DEFYING GRAVITY

Posted on: July 24, 2018

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Sometimes gravity makes life more difficult.  Case in point, when wastewater must travel from a lower elevation to a higher one to get to a treatment plant, gravity presents a problem.  One way to solve the problem is excessive excavation to dig deeper and deeper trenches to change elevation.  Not only is the environment disrupted, digging deeper results in longer runs of pipe which translates into higher costs. 

BRAVING THE ELEMENTS

Posted on: July 24, 2018

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Most of us have been complaining about the heat lately, but not too long ago, the ground was covered with snow.  With plenty of snow on the ground, Abonmarche assisted in a bathymetric survey of Lake Michigan for a water line intake project near Michigan City.

A bathymetric survey allows you to measure the depth of a body of water and map its features when its hot or cold.

NINE NEW ASSOCIATES FOR ABONMARCHE

Posted on: July 18, 2018

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The team at Benton Harbor-based Abonmarche is growing again. The engineering, architecture, and surveying firm announced nine new hires.

The company has hired 5 employees to work out of the firm’s Benton Harbor office.

Garrick Garcia - CAD Technician.  Garrick has his Bachelors of Science in Geoscience from Austin Peay State University in Tennessee.  He previously worked for Abonmarche in 2016 as a Survey Technician.

ABONMARCHE WELCOME INTERNS

Posted on: July 18, 2018

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Fourteen interns have joined the Abonmarche staff for the summer.

Richard Davila, Engineering Intern – Richard is working in our South Bend office this summer. He is enrolled in the Civil Engineering program at Trine University.

Courtney Drews, Business Services Intern – Courtney is returning to the Benton Harbor office for another summer.  She is currently attending Michigan State University in pursuit of a Business degree.

PLANNING A MEXICAN RESORT

Posted on: July 18, 2018

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Abonmarche staff are in Mexico site planning for a new resort

Graphic Designer

Posted on: July 16, 2018

Job Summary:

Responsible to work with the marketing department and other departments to design and develop creative graphic solutions specific to the civil engineering and architecture industry.  Work with internal customers to establish design needs, establish project scope, and oversee all aspects of productions ensuring customer satisfaction while meeting multiple deadlines. Develop overall layout and production design for advertisements, brochures, project presentations and other miscellaneous projects based on the needs of the firm.

THREE ABONMARCHE ENGINEERS EARN PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSE

Posted on: July 5, 2018

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Sam Jablonowski, Anmol Shrivastava, and Matt Zurbriggen, Staff Engineers at Abonmarche have been granted Professional Engineer (PE) licenses.  Each passed the Professional Engineer (PE) exam, completed experience requirements, and successfully applied for the license.

WHY SURVEY?

Posted on: July 3, 2018

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Most people think of surveying as part of a real estate transaction or used to settle property line disputes, but they are also important in construction projects.  For instance, surveys help crews make sure the bridge construction on each bank meets in the middle.

FLOOD PREVENTION

Posted on: June 29, 2018

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30-inch pipe is replacing the existing 15-inch pipe on Westnedge Avenue in Portage, Michigan to better handle storm water.

WALKING TO CLASS

Posted on: June 29, 2018

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Students at Southwest Michigan College will have no excuses for being late to class.  New sidewalks are being installed to make access to classes easy.