Yearly Archives: 2017

Three Reasons Why You Should Scan First

A lot of underground hazards lie beneath the surface you will be working on. It is essential to scan first to avoid all of the following scenarios we will touch on. Hitting a utility line Hitting a utility line during

Penhall Technologies To Offer Digital Concrete X-Ray Services In Multiple Locations

Penhall Technologies, a division of Penhall Company, is excited to announce the launch of digital concrete x-ray services in their local Washington DC, Maryland, Las Vegas, San Francisco- Bay Area, Los Angeles, and San Diego branches. They are one of

Top 5 reasons homeowners call in for private utility locating

Are you wondering if you need to use private utility locating services? Here are the most common reasons why our clients hire us for their locating needs. 811 won’t do the locate 811 is a public utility locator. They can

Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge Reopening

Bridges all over California (and elsewhere) are undergoing improvement projects to ensure their security in the case of a large earthquake- some preemptively and some by necessity. Most recently the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge, which runs on Monterey County’s Highway 1,

Average Time Of A Retrofit

The answer to this question depends on a variety of factors, mainly the size and scope of your individual seismic retrofit project. Each property is unique and requires a different solution than another, so understand that your project may be

Employee Spotlight – Stella McAdams

Stella McAdams is the Sales and Marketing Manager for Penhall Technologies, specializing in concrete scanning, utility locating, and digital x-ray. Stella has experienced a lot of growth professionally while working for Penhall. In just three years, she went from being

Seismic Retrofit Solutions: Fibrwrap ®

The new seismic retrofit ordinances passed in cities across California have prompted many property owners to consider the best possible solution for their property’s retrofit, with the help of a professional engineer. While there are a variety of solutions for

How to Find a Leak in a Water Pipe

Our clients often call us asking if we can locate a water leak with our utility locating equipment. While this technology doesn’t give us the exact location of the leak, there are different ways to detect it. According to the

Meet our Team – Penhall Technologies

While our analysts work hard in the field for our customers, we have a dynamic behind the scenes team. Meet the dedicated service center team at Penhall Technologies!  Benny Bui – Division Administrator Benny has been working at Penhall for

Santa Monica Rent Control Decision Updates

The Santa Monica Rent Control Board met on October 12th to discuss the upcoming seismic retrofit ordinance and its impact on rent controlled apartments in the city.  It is not just the tenants that are upset about the potential for