Survey Camp at Tuskegee University

Posted by on May 2, 2017
Survey Camp at Tuskegee University

Author: Roger Joiner, Survey Team Leader For students at Tuskegee University pursuing an Architecture or Construction Science degree, part of their curriculum is a class about surveying. This year, students were also asked to complete a day camp as a part of that course.  Jake Bonds, another Birmingham-area surveyor, and I led this camp on […]

A Day in the Life: Construction Staking

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017
A Day in the Life: Construction Staking

Construction staking is essentially the process of putting construction plans and designs on the ground by marking the location of proposed new structures. It’s an important part of the construction process because it ensures that the project is begun according to very specific engineering designs.

A Major Construction Obstacle May Be Lurking Beneath Us

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017
A Major Construction Obstacle May Be Lurking Beneath Us

By Matt Stoops, Infrastructure Project Manager As a project manager in construction, I often encounter a number of different challenges on any given day. Many times those challenges are unseen because they are underground. That’s right: utilities.

Engineering A Win with Kamtek

Posted by on Nov 1, 2016
Engineering A Win with Kamtek

Sain Associates was honored to receive a Merit Award for the Kamtek K-3 Expansion project from the Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. Alabama Chapter in this year’s Excellence in Construction competition.