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Geocon Instrumental in Completion of Award Winning Gold Run Pipeline Replacement Project

Geocon was awarded CalGeo’s 2011 Outstanding Project of the Year Award for our work on the Placer County Gold Run Pipeline Replacement Project. Jeremy Zorne, Geocon Project Manager, received the award on behalf of the Company and Placer County Water Agency. …

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Geocon Supports The Water Project

It is estimated that one billion people in developing third world countries don’t have clean water to drink. During this holiday season where we take this basic necessity for granted, Geocon has made a contribution and is matching employee donations …

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Geocon Completes Emergency PCB Cleanup Adjacent to Elementary School Site

Geocon recently completed rapid removal of over 4,500 tons of PCB-impacted soil from a vacant Imperial Irrigation District (IID) substation property located adjacent to an elementary school play field in Brawley, California. The cleanup was performed under voluntary agreement with …

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Geocon receives Sacramento Regional Transit District’s Partners in Business Outstanding Professional Services Award

Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) recently awarded Geocon the prestigious RT Partners in Business Outstanding Professional Services Award. Geocon has provided engineering consulting services to RT since 1994 and has participated on every light rail extension and capital improvement project. …

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V & T Railway Bridge Construction Completed

On a cold night in March the long awaited V&T Railway Bridge overcrossing of US 50 was completed. The 77 ton sections of the bridge were placed on reinforced concrete abutments and center pier by the use of a single …

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Geocon Ranked No. 1 Geotechnical Consultant for State Parks and Recreation

Sacramento, California, May 2009: Geocon was recently selected as the No. 1 Ranked Geotechnical Engineering Consultant for the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), Northern Service Center for 2009 – 2012. Over 20 geotechnical firms submitted qualifications …

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Geocon Leads the Way in Promoting Engineering Sciences

Geocon leads the way in promoting geotechnical engineering, engineering geology and environmental sciences to young people. The demand for candidates with the appropriate technical education and background is rising while the number of students in these fields is dropping. Geocon …

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Geocon Inland Empire Announces Name Change to Geocon West

To better reflect our southwestern United States operations, Geocon Inland Empire announces a name change to Geocon West effective September 1, 2009. Geocon West operates offices out of Burbank, Murrieta, and Palm Desert California.Neal Berliner, PE, GE, based out of our …

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Geocon Consulting on Hawaiian Island Development

The approximately 1000-acre Kukuiula resort community is located on the beautiful south shore of Kauai. This exclusive development is positioned on gently sloping volcanic terrain with spectacular panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. The up-scale community boasts a variety of …

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Geocon Awarded Caltrans Hazardous Waste Site Assessment Contracts

Geocon was recently awarded five regional hazardous waste contracts totaling over $15M to support transportation infrastructure projects statewide. Since 1994, Geocon has provided the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) with statewide on-call hazardous waste site assessment and environmental contracting services. …

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The Ranch House at Del Sur – High Profile Platinum LEED Project

The new community of Del Sur has achieved many acknowledgments such as the 2006 Smart Growth Project Award from ULI San Diego, 2007 Sustainable Community of the Year from BIA of Southern California, Recycler of the Year 2006 and 2007 …

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City of Sutter Creek Awarded EPA Brownfields Remediation Grant

The City of Sutter Creek was recently awarded two $200,000 EPA Brownfield grants to be used in the assessment and cleanup of two historic sites within the city – the Central Eureka Mine and the Knight Foundry. The grants were …

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More Accurate and Less Intrusive Device for Geotechnical In Situ Testing

While working on his Ph.D. at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the mid-1990s, Wesley Spang learned of an innovative technology that would change the way he did business. The technology, which was discovered by an Italian geotechnical engineering professor …

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