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Welcome to Sacramento’s New Sports/Entertainment Center!

The Sacramento Entertainment and Sports Center (ESC) will be the home for the National Basketball Association (NBA) Sacramento Kings starting with the 2016 season. The ESC will also be host to other sporting events and a variety of family and …

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Happy Holidays from all of us at Geocon!

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Sharing our Love of Geology at the Gem-o-Rama

In October, Mike Conkle & Gerry Kasman (Burbank office) led a group of over two dozen cub scouts and boy scouts to the annual Gem-o-Rama in Trona, California.  Trona is an unincorporated community in San Bernardino County located about 30 …

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Los Angeles River Revitalization Project

The Los Angeles River Revitalization Project is aimed at reconnecting and revitalizing the river’s neighborhoods by creating a network of trails, parks, habitat areas, recreational facilities, green streets, portals, and bridges. The City of Los Angeles adopted the long-range Los …

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Geocon Part of Award Winning Team for the Lopez Adobe Rehabilitation Project

The Los Angeles Conservancy is awarding the Lopez Adobe Rehabilitation project the Preservation Award for outstanding achievements in historic preservation. The Lopez Adobe is one of the oldest private residences and the first two-story adobe built as a residence in …

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CalGeo Cal Poly Student Recreation Center Field Trip

Students from CalGeo’s Cal Poly Pomona student chapter were invited to attend a technical presentation and construction jobsite walk at the new Student Recreation Center site. Rod Mikesell (Geocon San Diego) and Neal Berliner (Geocon Burbank) educated students about the geotechnical …

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Burbank lab and technicians are now Caltrans certified!

Geocon’s Burbank testing laboratory and field personnel are now certified by Caltrans to perform both soils and concrete testing. We are proficient in the following tests: 105, 106, 125 for Plain Cement Concrete, Aggregate and Asphalt Concrete, 201, 202, 206, …

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A day at Millennial Tech Middle School

Earthlab operates a 5-acre parcel of land adjacent to Millennial Tech Middle School in the Chollas View area of San Diego. The middle schoolers at Millennial are currently studying contamination associated with heavy metals. Joe Vettel presented the 120 twelve- and thirteen-year-olds …

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