EEI recently attended the grand opening for the Philadelphia House Authority’s new Lucien E. Blackwell Community Center. The $6.3 million community center was designed for community meetings, functions, and sporting events. Located at the intersection of 47th and Aspen Street in Philadelphia, PA, the community center is approximately 12,000 sq. ft. and contains a basketball/…Continue Reading
In October, each EEI office held a fundraising event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All employee donations were matched by EEI for a total amount raised of $2,222. All funds were donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
EEI received the “Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve” Award for supporting employee participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve Force. Ward McMasters, Chris Duerr, and Josh Heatherby were presented the award by Major General, US Army, Wesley Craig after being nominated by an employee in our Inspection Division. This award is given to…Continue Reading
EEI was honored to be a sponsor of the 36th Annual Tee Off Fore the Children Golf Outing last week at Cedarbrook Country Club in Blue Bell, PA. All proceeds from the event go to Committee to Benefit the Children (CBC). CBC helps to provide psychological support for families of patients at St. Christopher’s Hospital for…Continue Reading
Each year the Philadelphia Phillies host the “Phillies Phestival for ALS” at Citizens Bank Park. Over 4,000 fans attended this years event which consisted of autographs and auctions. A total of $725,000 was raised for ALS research and patient care. EEI was proud to be a sponsor of the event and support the Phillies Phestival and…Continue Reading
The American Society of Civil Engineer’s Geo-Institute will be holding their annual Geo-Congress conference on March 24-27, 2019 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. EEI’s Majid Khabbazian and Jay McKelvey have prepared a technical paper for the conference. Jay is also the chair of the local organizing committee and will serve as a…Continue Reading
On June 12, 2018, the Delaware Valley Geo-Institute (DVGI) held their annual golf outing at the Jeffersonville Golf Club in Jeffersonville, Pennsylvania. EEI was proud to be one of the sponsors for this event. Proceeds from the event partially fund DVGI’s scholarship program which provides yearly awards to local civil engineering students.
Cirque du Soleil’s latest touring show Volta will soon preform near the Greater Philadelphia Expo center in Oaks, PA. The show, which will run from July 12th until August 5th, will mix acrobatics and street sports and will include BMX, rope skipping, aerial acts and more. Cirque du Soleil constructed a massive three part tent…Continue Reading
The International Geosynthetics Society’s (IGS) Technical Committee on Reinforcement invited EEI’s Director of Geotechnical Design, Jay McKelvey, P.E., D.GE to present at their 1st Georeinforcement Workshop in Munich, Germany in June 2018. The requested lecture was on the Effects of Equipment on Veneer Stability, which is a series of technical papers…Continue Reading
The River Walk development will consist of two new 28 and 32 story mixed-use towers that will enhance the Philadelphia skyline. The project is located at 60 North 23rd Street and 2301 JFK Boulevard on the Schuylkill River across from University City. The two towers will consist of residential space, retail and commercial services, and…Continue Reading