Specialty Geotechnical Contractor DBM was excavating a drilled shaft for the I-5 interchange in Ridgefield, Washington when they dug up something unusual at a depth of 30-ft. At first the WSDOT inspector thought it looked like wood, but then called in a WSDOT archaeologist who took the fragments to University of Washington’s Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. The tusk is believed to belong to a Columbian Mammoth and date to approximately 13,000 to 15,000 years ago. Story and image from The Columbian.
Mar 10, 2011 – Odenton, Md. – John P. Rubright has been named president of Hayward Baker. He succeeds George R. Grisham as the fifth president of the company.
Rubright has been with Hayward Baker for 25 years. A civil engineer, he is highly experienced in geotechnical construction applications and has managed projects employing many of Hayward Baker’s technologies. Prior to being named president, he served for ten years as vice president and then senior vice president of the company’s Southern Region, where he directed financial, manpower and equipment resources along with being responsible for the design, management and installation of specialty construction projects in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and the Caribbean countries.
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Moretrench, a leader in construction dewatering and specialty geotechnical construction, is pleased to announce that Joseph M. McCann has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President. [Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release from GeoPrac.net sponsor Moretrench. [/Editor]