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Celebrating National Surveyors Week // 03.23.2017

This week marks National Surveyors Week, a time set aside by the profession to promote public recognition of surveying and honor the role surveyors play in the nation’s economy. National Surveyors Week aims to highlight both surveyors’ contributions throughout history and the new technologies that are influencing the future direction of the profession. Our survey team works […]

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ASCE Philadelphia YMF Social // 02.02.2017

Borton-Lawson was proud to be one of the sponsors of  the Younger Member Forum (YMF) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Philadelphia Section annual winter social. The event brought together over 150 engineers in the local Philadelphia area. The ASCE Philadelphia Younger Member Forum (YMF) is an organization for members of the American Society of […]

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Think About Energy Briefing // 01.20.2017

Borton-Lawson joined Cabot Oil & Gas, UGI Energy Services and Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Mike Stack earlier this week for the Think About Energy Briefing held at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute. The event featured three panel discussions: “Pennsylvania’s Energy Revolution,” “Fueling the Region,” and “Natural Gas: Working for Businesses and Families.” Borton-Lawson’s Scott Bush was part of […]

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A Day in the Life of Our Surveyors // 01.09.2017

Borton-Lawson’s Survey Manager Chad Keating takes us behind the scenes to look at what a typical day is like for his teams. The work life of a surveyor is one of variety, whether it be in project types, work conditions or skills required. A typical day for our surveyors starts at 6:30am, when they begin to load their […]

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Keystone Northeast Chapter of PSPE // 01.06.2017

The Keystone Northeast Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) recently hosted their December Holiday Luncheon. Borton-Lawson’s A.J. Speicher, P.E. conducted the technical instruction portion of the meeting which counted for 1.0 PDH (professional development hour). Mr. Speicher’s presentation was “Building Commissioning: A process to Save Energy” and described the commissioning process, how […]

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SR 0555 Bridge Replacement over Trout Run // 01.05.2017

Borton-Lawson Vice President Mark Boris presented a poster display board to PennDOT District 2-0 officials to commemorate the SR 0555 bridge replacement over Trout Run, in Benezette Township, Elk County PA. Mr. Boris presented the board to Assistant District Engineer-Design Tom Zurat and District Engineer Karen Michael. Borton-Lawson was the prime consultant responsible for Preliminary Engineering, Final Design, […]

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Temple University’s College of Engineering Commencement // 01.04.2017

Borton-Lawson’s John Caperilla recently had the honor to speak at Temple University’s College of Engineering Winter Commencement Ceremony. John spoke as the Alumni Association Representative for Temple University College of Engineering. He serves as the Immediate Past President of the College of Engineering Alumni Association.  Joining him on stage was PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards, who was the graduation’s keynote speaker. […]

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Grotto Pizza’s Annual Parade of Trees // 12.21.2016

Borton-Lawson employees and their families got into the holiday spirit together by decorating a tree for Grotto Pizza’s annual Parade of Trees. Grotto Pizza at Harvey’s Lake holds this event for local businesses to sponsor a local charity. Each participating organization decorates a tree that is kept up until the first week of January. Borton-Lawson is sponsoring Domestic Violence Service […]

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Boys Scouts of America Badge Fest Day // 12.20.2016

The Minsi Trail Council, Pocono District of the Boys Scouts of America recently hosted a Badge Fest Day at Northampton County Community College – Monroe Campus.  Borton-Lawson’s Heather Heeter, who is a registered Merit Badge Counselor for Engineering, spoke to the scouts about the different fields and types of engineering. Ms. Heeter covered what engineers do, achievements in […]

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PENNVEST Homeowner Septic Program // 12.15.2016

Borton-Lawson Senior Water/Wastewater Engineer David Wieller attended a PENNVEST  outreach event this week hosted by the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission. The event focused on funding and the types of projects which are applicable. Speakers from the Planning Commission, Lehigh County Conservation District, DEP and PENNVEST covered topics related to non-point source, storm water, wastewater, drinking water project […]

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