Leading O&G Voices to Speak at Energy Summit

2013 Energy SummitColorado’s oil and gas forecast keeps getting better.  Denver was ranked the third oil and gas city in the world.  Northern Colorado has emerged as one of the nation’s premiere centers for energy development according to the Northern Colorado Business Report.  The leading voices in oil and gas will come together for the Energy Summit on July 16 at The Ranch in ...

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Key to Senior Housing – Give Them Community

civil-engineeringBy Noah Nemmers, PE

“Over the next 25 years, seniors will double in number to 70 million and represent 20 percent of the population – a first in the United States.” Ecumen

With stats like ...

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Supporting Greeley Central High School

newsGreeley V-Ball Sponsorship 1Greeley Central High School is known for its tradition of excellence.  Baseline is proud to contribute to it by supporting the Lady Wildcats Tennis Team.  These athletes are working as hard in the classroom as they are on the tennis court.  We look forward to hearing great news from a team that says it’s “engineered to do one more Baseline to net”.

 

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Rigzone Ranks Denver #3 Oil & Gas City in World

energyEarning exceptionally high marks for unconventional oil and gas activity, number of potential jobs and quality of personal life, Denver earned slot three on Rigzone’s Ranking of the Top 10 Oil and Gas Cities in the World. Denver was the only U.S. city to make the list. Dubai, United Arab Emirates earned the top slot and Calgary, Alberta, Canada took second.

Rigzone cited a report by the Institute for 21st ...

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Party for Parks Connects Children to Great Outdoors

newsIt’s amazing the average child spends only seven minutes a day outdoors.  What’s even more amazing is that this statistic applies to Colorado, a state where the outdoors is everything!  Due to the benefits outside activity gives to curtailing conditions such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease–and the potential health-care costs associated with them–Jeffco Outdoors Foundation (JOF) is on a mission to connect children and families to the outdoors.

Baseline shares this mission.  We’re ...

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Supplying Oil Boom with Affordable Housing

By Rick Behning, PE

energyFirst, the good news — the oil industry is boosting Williston, North Dakota’s economy.  Now, the bad news — workers inside and outside the industry are having a tough time affording the high prices on a limited housing supply.  What’s the answer?  Baseline’s project, Fendee Estates, has one underway.   This planned rural and residential community will provide 703 single-family units below $200,000.  Residents will have the option to lease or own them.

Baseline is proud to help ...

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Civil Engineers Rank #26 in 100 Best Jobs

By Noah Nemmers, PE

civil-engineeringU.S. News 100 Best Jobs of 2013 ranks occupations offering a strong combination of employment opportunity, salary, work-life balance and security. Civil Engineers earned slot #26 on the list. According to the report, a main reason is that the Bureau of Labor Statistics is projecting a healthy employment growth of 19.4 percent by 2020.

Baseline Corporation’s Civil Engineering Division is pleased to contribute ...

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Time Ticking to Comply with Floodplain Rules

By Chris Rundall, PE, LEED AP

civil-engineeringIn an effort to increase public safety and reduce flood losses across the state, the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) issued new floodplain rules and regulations on January 14, 2011. These rules were built off the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) rules to provide uniform standards for regulating floodplains and activities within them.

One of the more stringent criteria found in the CWCB rules concerns ...

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Demystifying the ALTA Survey

by Aaron Demo, PLS

land-surveyingProfessional Land Surveyors are constantly helping clients understand what they need when they say “survey”.  Surveys can range from Improvement Location Certificates (“ILCs”) to the infamous “ALTA Surveys”. Surveys are generally subject to state and local regulations, but can vary dramatically.  The ALTA survey is unique because it is governed by detailed requirements.  It should only vary based on specific, client-dictated requirements.

The American Land Title Association/American Congress on Surveying and ...

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NREL Roundabout Receives ENR Mountain States’ Award

newsBaseline’s design for NREL’s Moss Street Extension Project, which is now Research Road, received Engineering News-Record Mountain Sates’ 2012 Best Projects (ENR) Award of Merit.  The project was spurred by the need to reduce traffic volumes and increase safety for visitors and more than 1,000 on-campus employees.

Research Road consists of approximately a half mile of a new, two-lane collector roadway.  It includes bike lanes extending to the NREL campus along with ...

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