Women in Concrete
Jul03

Women in Concrete

A Historic Renovation 100 Years in the Making – The 1909 masonry two-story Pitt Carriage Factory Building is located in the East Des Moines Industrial Historic District and has a unique and admirable history. The location donned the first woman-owned carriage works factory in the U.S. in 1910, ten years before women even had the right to vote . . .

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GPR Scanning & Flood Damage
Jul03

GPR Scanning & Flood Damage

During the spring of 2017 in southern Quebec, Canada there was unprecedented rainfall and widespread flooding. Rivers in the Montreal area burst their banks and submerged entire communities. In one area, a pedestrian pier was completely submerged under three feet of water for two weeks . . .

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A Peer Inside the Peer
Sep06

A Peer Inside the Peer

On the banks of the Willamette River at a bustling port in Portland, Oregon, a Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) analyst and a core drilling operator inspected a series of reinforced octagonal concrete piles and drilled cores for crucial structural integrity tests on an aging pier.

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Vision of Success
Sep06

Vision of Success

Metropolitan areas in the U.S. are enjoying an upsurge in concrete construction, and growing number of architects, engineers and general contractors are specifying the use of subsurface imaging technology to identify hazards.

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Helipad Under the Radar
Mar01

Helipad Under the Radar

The University of Utah Hospital’s Air Medical Transport Services (AirMed) needed help locating several post-tensioned cables.

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Cell Inspection
Nov30

Cell Inspection

A major petroleum company had to inspect the 1-foot-thick outer rings of four large 45-foot-diameter reinforced concrete docking cells at the Port of Jacksonville, Florida.

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