Yearly Archives: 2017

Kari Frumento – Employee Spotlight

Kari has worked at Penhall for three years. She is the Administrative Services Manager for Penhall Technologies. What does a typical day look like for you? My day starts by taking my son to day care in the morning. I

Scanning Concrete from a Vehicle Mounted Boom Lift

Our Santa Clara office performed concrete scanning services for a local overpass project. The bridge needed a new water pipe installed. This pipe had to be installed on the side of the bridge due to seismic regulations. To ensure safety

CoreLogic’s California Earthquake Risk Report

Discussion centered around the topic of the “big one” that is expected to hit California in the next 30 years has been ongoing, as research has been conducted in order to assess risk and prepare as much as possible for

Penhall Company Involved at the Westin Hotel Demolition

Construction has begun for a new luxury Westin hotel in Anaheim, CA. The project is taking place at the previous location of the Anabella Hotel, which Penhall took down to make room for the $245 million project. The project is

Santa Monica Seismic Retrofit Updates

As you may already know, the Santa Monica City Council approved a stringent seismic retrofit ordinance on March 28th, 2017. While the retrofit of single family homes is voluntary in the city, there are a list of other building types

FAQ – Concrete Scanning and Underground Utility Locating

There is usually a lot to cover when deciding to utilize concrete scanning or underground utility locating services. We put together this list to answer your questions and guide you in the right direction for your project. How long will

Hurricane Maria Relief

Amidst all of the chaos associated with the multiple natural disasters over the last few months, it is so inspiring to see people reaching out to truly try and help those who have been impacted by these tragic events. Hurricane

Los Angeles Buildings Conference & Expo

Penhall Company’s Seismic Retrofit Services department attended the Los Angeles Buildings Conference & Expo on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017. This wonderful event, hosted by Income Property Management Expo and Apartment News Publications, was a great opportunity for industry leading professionals

10 terms you need to know to better understand concrete scanning and utility locating

Concrete scanning and underground utility locating are a must when performing any excavating, coring, drilling on concrete or on any other surface. If you are still deciding whether or not to utilize this service, this list will help you understand

What Is Liquefaction?

Liquefaction can be explained as the phenomena when soil behaves as a liquid when there is seismic activity occurring in that area. How does liquid behave? Liquid flows down and causes the soil particles to separate and lose contact. What