Monthly Archives: June 2017

Case Study: How Concrete Scanning Can Assist with Locating Structural Reinforcing

At Penhall, safety is our #1 priority. So we didn’t hesitate to help when a general contractor called us to help out with an investigation of a potentially hazardous project. He suspected of safety issues in the construction of a

Fake Quake! False Alarm Earthquake

On June 21st, the USGS mistakenly announced the occurrence of a 6.8 magnitude earthquake 10 miles west of Santa Barbara. This announcement wasn’t a total fluke, rather it was a blast from the past because this quake did in fact

Seismic Code Improvements Over The Years In California

The evolution of the seismic codes in California over the years is a tale of discovery and ultimately safety. The seismic code improvements are welcomed by many, but more importantly necessary for the personal safety of many California families. The particularly

Penhall Company Continues its Growth in the Washington DC Market by Adding an Office in Upper Marlboro, MD

Penhall has been the go-to concrete services partner for a wide-range of industries since 1957. What began as a single flat saw operation has developed into an expansive offering of concrete solutions, including concrete scanning & utility locating, cutting, sawing and breaking/removal.

5 Factors that Affect GPR in Underground Utility Locating

When looking for a utility line locator to locate anything from underground water lines, gas lines, electrical/power lines to underground storage tanks, it is a good idea to know the capabilities and limitations of the technologies used in those detection

FAQ: Private Underground Utility Locating

When it comes to our private undergroud utility locating services, we know you have questions, and we have answers! Why do I need to contact a private locator, like Penhall Technologies, if 811 is available? It is a good idea

Case Study: Locating Grave Sites using GPR at a Church in Locust Grove, VA

Earlier this year, Penhall Technologies’ GPR Analyst, Elizabeth G., was asked to help identify gravesites for a church in Locust Grove, VA. Church leaders wanted to be sure they would not accidentally disturb any existing gravesites, marked or unmarked, when