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[OnDemand Webinar] Geotechnical Investigations: A Key Resource for Successful Parking Lot Projects
Did you know that a properly implemented geotechnical investigation can enhance the design, construction and performance of your parking lot project? Inadequate investigations can reduce the service life, which can be costly to repair. Our very own Principal Engineer, Dan Wegman, discusses elements of successful parking lot projects and how to conduct a proper geotechnical investigation. In addition, we’ll cover parking lot basics, subgrade characterizations, stormwater drainage and much more. Meet the Speaker Dan Wegman, PE Principal Engineer As a Principal Engineer, Dan is responsible for setting up project work scopes and consulting on all types of transportation and pavement...
May 18, 2018
Building a Future Workforce through STEM Education
At Braun Intertec we believe in giving back to the communities in which we serve. That’s why in 2016 we donated office space and resources to Science from Scientists, a non-profit organization that works with teachers, students, administrators and legislators to improve the attitudes and aptitudes of elementary and middle school students in Science, Technology, Education and Math (STEM) fields. Their during-school program supports STEM education with hands-on lessons for students and sends real scientists into the classroom every other week throughout the academic year to improve STEM competency and inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists. Recently, the...