A new, official height for Denali has been measured at 20,310 feet, just 10 feet less than the previous elevation of 20,320 feet which was established using 1950s era technology.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 9th technical institute, Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute (UESI), will be the first national organization designed to embrace professionals engaged in utility and pipeline infrastructure engineering regardless of the products they transport, as well as surveying professionals.
A new GPS survey of Mount McKinley, the highest point in North America, will update the commonly accepted elevation of McKinleys peak, 20,320 feet. The last survey was completed in 1953.
The U.S. Navy awarded NAVGeo LLC a $30 million contract to provide geographic information systems, surveying and mapping services.
Lansing, Mich. The American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) recently honored firms for engineering and surveying excellence during the associations 50th annual Engineering and Surveying Excellence Awards ceremony. Design professionals and guests gathered at The Henry Ford in Dearborn to recognize outstanding Michigan engineering and surveying projects from the past year, as well as engineering professionals who have significantly contributed to the profession.
Norcross, Ga. Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, based in Elmwood Park, N.J., expanded its surveying and mapping capabilities by purchasing the Leica Pegasus mobile mapping solution. The multidisciplinary firm is already providing mobile mapping services on several major transportation projects and has had inquiries from other agencies, organizations and existing clients that are interested in exploring the benefits of the Leica Pegasus solution.
Clifton Park, N.Y. Ryan-Biggs Associates, P.C., and Clark Engineering and Surveying, P.C., announced a new firm name after the two consulting engineering firms merged earlier this year. Ryan Biggs Clark Davis Engineering & Surveying, P.C., is now one of the largest women-owned engineering firms in Upstate New York, providing structural engineering; civil engineering; repair and restoration; construction support, inspection, and testing; and surveying services.
R.A. Smith National provides surveying, sitework engineering for rehabilitation of Milwaukee neighborhoods
Brookfield, Wis. R.A. Smith National, a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm, is providing surveying, site planning, and grading and erosion control design to Gorman & Company, Inc. for the rehabilitation of homes in inner-city Milwaukee neighborhoods. R.A. Smith National has provided surveying services for more than 200 sites since 2006 and engineering services for more than 60 new home sites since 2011.
Michigans top engineering and surveying projects recognized at annual ACEC Excellence Awards Ceremony
LANSING, MICH. The American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) recently honored firms for engineering and surveying excellence during the associations 49th annual Engineering and Surveying Excellence Awards ceremony. On February 22, design professionals and guests gathered at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids to recognize outstanding Michigan engineering and surveying projects from the past year, as well as engineering professionals who have significantly contributed to the profession.