A couple of months ago I helped cut the ribbon for a pretty amazing project at the Amos Herr Park in East Hempfield Township. It was the culmination of nearly three years of planning that resulted in the completion of a… Read more ›
The answer? It depends…
Bringing great people and ideas together to get things done is exactly what I try to do every day. Not only can we accomplish more together than we could on our own, but the process just seems to go much… Read more ›
Maybe the underdog actually has the advantage.
We can learn a lot from our failures, but given the choice, I’ll take success any day of the week.
What does it take to be a successful startup? Some reflections on Lancaster Civil’s first birthday.
Every profession has those unspoken truths that often aren’t even discussed among peers. Civil engineers are no exception.
There are certain areas in life where winning is the only thing that matters.
As the owner of a young company one of the questions I’m often asked is about my plans for future growth.
In a previous post I discussed the benefits of using a three-dimensional design model for civil engineering projects. And I’m not referring to sitting in an IMAX theatre with dorky, oversized plastic glasses
This year TurboTax changed some of the available features with their desktop software. The rollout didn’t go so well.
What can the creators of Buzz, Woody, Nemo and Lightning McQueen teach us about business? Plenty.
“Give a good idea to a mediocre team, and they will screw it up. But give a mediocre idea to a great team, and they will either fix it or come up with something better.”
Post by Lancaster Civil Engineering Co.
I’m old enough to have started my college education by drafting with a 2B pencil, a few right-angle triangles and a protractor…and young enough to have learned that method side-by-side with computer aided design (CAD).
92% of people trust recommendations from friends and family above all other forms of advertising (Nielson).
“You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” ― Charlie “Tremendous” Jones
“Want to lower your overhead by 30 to 40 percent? Switch from paper to electronic documents, advises Matt Peterson, president and CEO of eFileCabinet.
This is the second of two articles about understanding Pennsylvania’s process for projects located in areas that may have significant historical and archaeological resources…
Post by Lancaster Civil.
As explained in a previous post, most municipalities in Lancaster County updated their stormwater management ordinances in early 2014. These updates were often based upon a model stormwater ordinance created by the Lancaster County Planning Commission so there is now… Read more ›
DCNR just announced the recipients of their 2014 Community Recreation Conservation Grants list and I was thrilled that one of my projects made the list. Do you want to increase your chances of being on the list of next year’s awardees?… Read more ›
Few things strike fear into the heart of an owner or project manager as much as finding out that their building site has potential for containing “significant cultural resources”. Let’s talk about what that means for your project…
I pulled into the parking lot and I’m not ashamed to admit it…I was stumped.
Occasionally I’ll pick up the newspaper and there’s a story about a sinkhole that’s “big enough to swallow a car”…or a truck…or a house. Incidents like this tend to cause a bit of concern for those of us living in… Read more ›