Geocomp: News & Events
January 2015 | Kajima Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, has contracted with Geocomp to provide engineering services on the construction and evaluation of an "Ice Wall" groundwater barrier around the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.
January 11 - 13, 2015 | Visit Geocomp at TRB in Washington, D.C.
December 2014 | Geocomp is proud to have provided instrumentation & monitoring on ENR's 2014 Best Project for Airports/Tunnels: 2nd Avenue Subway, 96th St. Station/Contract C 26005, NYC.
December 4 - 5, 2014 | Geocomp will be at the National ABC Conference in Miami.
November 24, 2014 | Dr. Harl P. Aldrich, founder of Haley & Aldrich, and a leader in the geotechnical profession, died yesterday. Dr. Aldrich was also instrumental in the founding of the Engineering Center in Boston. More information can be found here.
October 27 - 30, 2014 | Visit Geocomp at the Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference (STGEC) in Mobile, Alabama
September 2014 | Dr. Allen Marr, PhD, PE, will serve on the Advisory Board for National Science Foundation-funded Partnership for International Research and Education project "Advancing Earth Dam and Levee Sustainability through Monitoring Science and Condition Assessment."
September 2014 | Happy faces at University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, after the upgrade of the Large Cyclic Direct Simple Shear system to the all-new Version 5. With Version 5, equipped with adaptive control for stress and strain control in cyclic tests over a wider range of frequencies, you can run high quality cyclic and monotonic Direct Simple Shear and Direct Shear tests in drained and undrained conditions. For more information, contact Finn Mwape email@example.com - click to see YouTube video
August 2014 | Geocomp is working with HAKS Engineers and Architects under contract with the Delaware River Port Authority to extend the service life of the 57-year-old suspension bridge over the Delaware River in Philadelphia.
August 2014 | Managing Risk with Rock Testing.
July 2014 | A bridge replacement project on I-70 over Smith Road and the Union Pacific Railroad in Aurora, Colorado, will be the first in the country to use Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil - Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS) for a multi-span bridge on an Interstate.
June 2014 | North American Tunneling Journal interviews Dr. Allen Marr.
June 22 - 25, 2014 | Geocomp/GeoTesting Express will be at the North American Tunneling (NAT) conference in Los Angeles
June 2014 | Geocomp performs R&D on field instrumentation
June 2014 | GeoTesting Express offers overflow testing services to augment your lab's capacity and capabilities
2014 | Ashley Mac Millan, P.E. has successfully completed the Geosynthetic Certification Institute's Inspectors Certification Program for "Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls, Berms and Slopes Using Geosynthetic Reinforcement"
May 15, 2014 | ASCE New York Metro Geotechnical Group's 38th Annual One-Day Seminar
May 13 - 14, 2014 | Allen Marr, PhD, PE, NAE taught at CEATI DSIG Workshop in Atlanta.
May 2014 | Geocomp Products will be sending out feedback surveys to our customers. Each month a winner will be selected to win a prize.
April 16, 2014 | Tom Weinmann presented at the 2014 ASDSO Southeast Regional Conference on Risk Mitigation through Instrumentation and Monitoring during the Kentucky Lock Addition Project near Paducah, IL.
April 14 - 16, 2014 | Geocomp will be exhibiting at the 2014 ASDSO Southeast Regional Conference in Montgomery, Alabama.
April 10, 2014 | Dr. Allen Marr presented at the 38th ASCE Iowa Section Geotechnical Conference on Data Acquisition and Data Management for Geotechnical instrumentation.
April 3, 2014 | Dr. Allen Marr presented at the 2014 Structures Congress technical session Instrumentation for Monitoring and Assessment of Structures.
March, 29 2014 | Dr. Allen Marr took part in ASCE Seattle 31st Annual Spring Seminar as the Keynote Speaker on "Instrumentation and Monitoring to Help Manage Risk".
March 2014 | Finnegan Mwape, P.E. joins Geocomp as our Products Sales Manager.
March 2014 | Geocomp awarded Hogentogler Award!
March 19, 2014 | Dr. Allen Marr was at the CEATI International workshop Risk Management in the Hydropower Industry, presenting his paper "Performance Monitoring as a Risk Management Tool in Dam Safety".
February 27, 2014 | We are hosting an Open House at our new Atlanta office.
February 23 - 26, 2014 | Geocomp will be exhibiting at the 2014 Geo-Congress in Atlanta, Georgia.
February 24 - 25, 2014 | Geocomp will be exhibiting at the 2014 Public - Private Partnership Conference in Dallas, TX - Dr. Allen Marr, Founder and CEO, will be participating as a speaker in the breakout session, "Assessing and Management Risks of P3 Projects".
December 20, 2013 | Honoring the Life of our Friend and Colleague, Dr. Rachid Hankour
September 2013 | An Exciting Announcement About Company Growth, Geocomp & GeoTesting Express' Atlanta office moves to a new location.
September 9, 2013 | Dr. Allen Marr has been elected to a three-year term as an At-Large Trustee on the Academy of Geo-Professionals Board.
August 5, 2013 | Mark P. Dobday, P.G. GeoTesting Express' Rock Laboratory Manager has been appointed the Subcommittee Chairman for ASTM D18.12 on Rock Mechanics.
August 2, 2013 | Geocomp Engineering has been awarded the instrumentation and monitoring work for the reconstruction of the Bayonne Bridge connecting Staten Island, NY with Bayonne, NJ over the Kill Van Kull River.
July, 2013 | Fired Up: Structural Health Monitoring System on I-10 Twin Span Bridge Powered and Collecting Data
July, 2013 | Congratulations to Jeremy Kruger of Thiess for winning a new iPad Mini in our "Guess the Rock Strength" contest at the 2013 Rapid Excavation & Tunneling Conference (RETC)
July 11, 2013 | Dr. W. Allen Marr, Founder and CEO of Geocomp to lecture on Active Risk Management at Harvard Business School's course on, "Leading Complex Capital Projects" this July 11, 2013.
April 25, 2013 | Gary T. Torosian, GeoTesting Express' Vice President and Director of Testing Services will be the keynote speaker at WPI's Civil & Environmental Engineering Department's Senior Banquet.
April 12, 2013 | Dr. W. Allen Marr, Founder and CEO of Geocomp Corporation, provided pivotal expert witness testimony in the long-standing Hurricane Katrina litigation known as the Armstrong case, which persuaded U.S. District Court Judge Stanwood R. Duval, Jr., to rule in favor of the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Washington Group International, Inc.
April 8, 2013 | GeoTesting Express brings on-line an Okamoto surface grinder for rock sample preparation.
April 7 - 9, 2013 | Dr. Allen Marr, is scheduled to speak at the University of Florida's course on Geotechnical Instrumentation for Field Measurements.
March 6, 2013 | Dr. Allen Marr, CEO of Geocomp, will serve as a Keynote Speaker at the 2013 GeoCongress Conference in San Diego, California.
January 2013 | James Brady, PE, expands his role at Geocomp to take on the position of the Southeast Regional Manager.
November 30, 2012 | Dr. Allen Marr delivers the 2012 Spencer J. Buchanan Lecture at Texas A&M University.
September 2012 | William J. Rizzo, Jr., joins Geocomp as the new President and Chief Operating Officer responsible for directing the day-to-day operational leadership of the company. Working with the Geocomp leadership team, he will focus his efforts on expanding and positioning the firmâ€™s product and service line for our next stage of expansion.
September 2012 | Geocomp enjoys a great turnout while attending the National Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) conference in Denver, Colorado.
September 2012 | Geocomp completes expert witness testimony presenting technical analyses in defense of the US Government in the Hurricane Katrina Litigation.
September 2012 | Scott Bamford, PE, Senior Project Manager completes a 10 day Cape Wind monitoring project in Nantucket Sound where he was responsible for overseeing drilling activities for the wind turbine foundations.
May 2012 | Jim Brady, PE, starts at Geocomp as the Practice Area Leader for Tunneling and Active Risk Management bringing extensive industry knowledge focused on the identification and management of risk for tunneling and underground projects.
May 2012 | Tom Weinmann joins Geocomp as the Practice Area Leader for Structural Monitoring bringing over 30 years of experience related to instrumentation design, installation and software control in performance monitoring of large structures and geotechnical applications.
March 2012 | Geocomp exhibits at the Geo-Congress 2012/Geo-Institute of ASCE in San Francisco, California.