Site Engineering Helps Revitalize Urban Areas

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Site Engineering | One Comment
Site Engineering Helps Revitalize Urban Areas

When tackling site engineering projects in urban settings, such as downtown Birmingham, the areas we’re working on typically have been developed multiple times in the past. This means that they frequently involve environmental remediation or rehabilitation. Redevelopment of these old sites is a very sustainable approach for planning a project or revitalizing a city. As we focus on sustainable design, cleaning up and improving sites in decayed urban areas can be a real benefit to the community and environment.

Did You Know: Erosion Control

As civil engineers and surveyors, there are many aspects of our daily jobs that are second nature to us. But we hear common questions about our field often from the public. In this “Did You Know” blog series, we’ll answer some of these questions.

Sain Associates Wins Excellence in Construction Awards

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Awards, Site Engineering | No Comments
Sain Associates Wins Excellence in Construction Awards

One of the biggest government projects Sain Associates has been involved in is the Martin Army Community Hospital in Ft. Benning, Georgia. The state of the art facility will provide health care to more than 90,000 soldiers, family members and retirees.

Do Your (Early) Due Diligence

When it comes to due diligence, the sooner we do our front-end homework, the better off the project may be. While some developers may want to pinch pennies in the beginning of a project, early due diligence often requires only a small amount of money that’s well spent because it helps us flush out issues up front.

Coming Together with Online Collaboration

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Site Engineering | No Comments

The concept of using online collaboration for meetings has been out there for several years. In fact, we’ve been using this method effectively since 2007 at Sain Associates. It comes in handy especially with federal projects.

Pursuing Government Projects

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Site Engineering | No Comments
Pursuing Government Projects

In 2000, I was the leader of Sain Associates’ first design-build government project. This was Phase 1 of the Von Braun Complex at Red Stone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. Since that first project, our government work has increased significantly.

Sain Associates Welcomes New Member of Site Engineering Team

Posted by on Sep 10, 2013 in Site Engineering | No Comments
Sain Associates Welcomes New Member of Site Engineering Team

We are pleased to introduce our newest team member to Sain Associates, Caitlin Williams. Caitlin started work in July and is the newest designer in our Site Engineering Department.

Getting Creative to Handle Increased Storm Water Regulations

Posted by on May 28, 2013 in Site Engineering | No Comments

When we start talking about storm water run-off and related regulations, most people’s eyes glaze over pretty quickly. But it’s an area of expertise for Sain Associates, and one that’s important in our Site Engineering division.

Sain Associates doing site engineering for new ThyssenKrupp facility

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in New Projects, Site Engineering | No Comments

Sain Associates was busy this summer working on two large site engineering projects – Von Braun IV at Redstone Arsenal and what was called “Project Deepsouth” until a couple of weeks ago.

Topping Out at Fort Benning

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Site Engineering, Survey | No Comments

After years of brainstorming, collaboration, creative coordination, effort and prayers, Sain Associates was proud to be involved in the topping out ceremony of the Martin Army Community Hospital in Fort Benning, Georgia on September 14, 2012.