Archive for August, 2019:

Affinis Leader, Rick Worrel, Passes at Age 58

Posted on Saturday, August 31st, 2019 by Peggy Amor
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It is with heavy hearts that we share our co-founder, colleague, and friend Rick Worrel passed away on August 28, 2019. The thoughts and prayers of the whole Affinis team are with his family, including his wife Susan, their three daughters, three grandchildren, and his mother Betty. Active in the community is an understatement of […]

New Photogrammetry Software Takes Surveys to New Heights

Posted on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 by Chris Farney
In Surveying, tagged in Tags: , , , photogrammetry software affinis orthomosaic

In recent years, there has been a push for communities to maintain their existing infrastructure. But, assessing conditions across a city can take time. With drones and new photogrammetry software, Pix4D, our team can cover a lot of ground more quickly. The results of those efforts are multi-functional, offering valuable data long after a project […]

2019 Affinis Industry Summit

Posted on Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 by Lane Odle
In Culture, tagged in Affinis Instagram Library-51

Join us on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Lidia’s for our annual Industry Summit. We’ve invited an economic expert to discuss global and national trends and area leaders to share their insight on weather related emergencies. At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to trade valuable insight with peers and move your […]

Our 9 Step Approach to Utility Relocation

Posted on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 by Mike McKenna
In Surveying, tagged in Tags: , , 9 steps to relocate utilities

Utility relocation plays a large role in many of our projects. As a result, we’ve developed a tested process for coordinating with utilities. Here are the nine steps we take each time: We start by communicating early and often. During the survey process, our team will make the “one-call,” survey the flagged areas, prepare a […]

National PE Day

Posted on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 by Peggy Amor
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In 1907, the first professional engineering license was issued to Charles Bellamy in Wyoming. Since that time, the profession has evolved considerably with engineers designing and maintaining many of the facilities we rely on each day – water, roads, and electricity. To raise awareness about what it means to be a professional engineer (PE), recognize […]