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2018 Oregon Brownfields Conference Roundup

Posted on May 22, 2018

Environmental principal Lon Yandell recently attended the 2018 Oregon Brownfields Conference. We asked him to give us a little bit of background on the event and to share his takeaways: For readers who haven’t attended before, what is the Oregon Brownfields Conference? The Oregon Brownfields Conference is held every two years at different locations to […]

Field Pics from the Archives

Posted on February 7, 2018

Drilled shaft rebar cage, Sauvie Island

While paging through our digital library looking for newer project photos, we discovered a number of pics from older projects that are definitely worth a share. Our geotech and environmental staffers get to see some amazing sights out in the field – and some of these amazing sights have been sitting hidden in folders, waiting […]

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Happy (Belated) Birthday to the Aerial Tram

Posted on January 31, 2018

Lower tram station

We’re big fans of the PDX Aerial Tram around here, especially since we were there at the beginning (we conducted geotechnical investigations for the site). The Tram’s big 10th anniversary was last year on January 27th, but we thought – why not celebrate number 11 with a few baby pics and fun facts? Happy birthday, […]

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Q&A with Kevin Cline: Environmental Staff

Posted on December 13, 2017

Environmental staffer Kevin Cline recently moved to Bellingham, expanding GeoDesign’s environmental services in NW Washington. We caught up with him about his work, his new home, and his controversial views on olives. What is your role at GeoDesign? As a part of our environmental group, I complete Phase I and II environmental site assessments (ESAs), […]

Hidden Portland

Posted on December 5, 2017

(or: Weird Things I’ve Learned about PDX because of My Job) Before I came to work for GeoDesign, my knowledge of PDX was limited to awesome places to eat and Powell’s Books. And that’s not a bad place to start, but there’s a lot more to Portland than meets the eye. I’ve learned a lot […]

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