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EWeek 2017: Part 2

Posted on February 23, 2017

As part of our Engineers Week series, we’re also featuring members of our Mining & Engineering Geology department. We asked them to share why they entered the profession – and what they love about it. Erick Staley, CEG Why did you decide to become an Engineering Geologist? I love geology! I’m a natural scientist at heart. […]

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EWeek 2017

Posted on February 22, 2017

This Engineers Week, we decided to ask some of our staff what inspired them to become engineers! Here are their responses:   Greg Schaertl, PE Why did you decide to become an engineer? When I was a kid, I had a friend whose dad was an industrial engineer. He would take his family to live […]

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Are Brownfields Worth it?

Posted on February 15, 2017

There’s a lot of discussion in the property development community regarding what a brownfield is and whether buying a brownfield to redevelop is a good idea. Technically, the “Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act” defines a brownfield as: “… real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence […]

Categories: Blog, Technical

Project Focus: OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building

Posted on January 4, 2017

This groundbreaking facility is currently under construction, and we are excited to be working with Catena Consulting Engineers, SRG Partnership, Inc., McCarthy Building Companies, Andersen Construction, and the rest of the incredible project team. Fast Facts: The new facility will be 320,000 square feet It will house up to 600 researchers and administrators Located just […]

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GeoDesign Plays Kickball Without Borders

Posted on August 25, 2016

Playing kickball to benefit Engineers Without Borders? Sign us up! GeoDesign’s “Pebbles” braved the heat Saturday and joined over 20 teams to compete in EWB Portland’s 8th Annual Kickball Without Borders Fundraiser (in partnership with Architects Without Borders). A fun (and very, very sweaty) time was had by all. EWB supports community-driven development programs worldwide […]

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