Geo-Technology Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Robert Dykstra, P.E., to Vice President.
Rob Dykstra is Vice President responsible for work performed out of GTA’s New York Metropolitan office, which he opened in 2014. Rob is a New Jersey and New York licensed geotechnical engineer, with 27 years of experience, who specializes in providing value-based geotechnical solutions to problematic soils and construction challenges.
Originally published in the Fall 2016 issue of Dimensions, New Jersey Builders Association’s (NJBA’s) quarterly magazine, GTA’s Richard Lake, LSRP, author, explains the when, why, and how of evaluating the environmental quality of soil that may be imported or exported in New Jersey.
GTA is pleased to announce that David R. Mazorra, P.E., has joined our Charlotte office as a Senior Engineer responsible for managing environmental consulting services, and for developing new clients and project opportunities in North and South Carolina.
Originally published in Maryland Building Industry Association’s (MBIA’s) Build Maryland, Sept/Oct 2016 magazine, GTA’s Andy McKeen, P.E., author, defines the parameters of a stable slope, provides insight on soil strength and its effect on stability, and presents general rules of thumb and guidance for limiting impacts of the Marlboro and Potomac formations on proposed slopes.
We are pleased to announce that Robert Howard, E.I.T., has been promoted to the position of Associate in our Quakertown, Pennsylvania office.
With 27 years of experience, Rob’s responsibilities include management of construction observation and material testing services (COTS) performed by the office, overseeing the quality assurance and quality control …
Since May 2015, when GTA hired Mike Whiteman as the Director of Safety, our EMR (Experience Modification Rate) has dropped below 1.00, and our OSHA Total Incident Recordable Rate has been lowered by 0.14.
One of the newest initiatives Mike has developed for GTA, which is sure to lower these rates even further, involves our “Near Miss Program.” Continue reading →
We are pleased to announce that Andrew J. Zmoda, P.G., P.E., has been promoted to the position of Associate in our York, Pennsylvania office.
Andy has been with GTA for five years, has a total of 28 years of experience, and specializes in geotechnical and materials engineering. In addition to helping to manage the 11-person York office, Andy provides geotechnical analysis…
This question is answered in an article published in Maryland Building Industry Association’s (MBIA’s) Build Maryland, Sept/Oct magazine, written by GTA’s Vice President, Ravi Malviya, P.E. The article also provides “dos” and “don’ts” to reduce the risk of problems and failures of retaining walls.