Darin Payne

Darin Payne now President of Geo-Solutions

Darin Payne has accepted the position of President. Bob Schindler, one of the Principals of Geo-Solutions and current President and CEO, will retain the position of CEO.  In addition to his current responsibilities, Darin will assume day-to-day operations responsibility for the entire company.  Darin will provide operational leadership for all aspects of the business from client and project initiation […]


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Dan Ruffing, P.E.

Dan Ruffing, P.E. Vice President of Engineering

Dan Ruffing, P.E. has advanced to Vice President of Engineering. Ken Andromalos, P.E., currently Vice President of Engineering, will assume the role of Technical Director, which will allow for increased focus on complex and challenging aspects of our work.    In addition to being responsible for all technically oriented aspects for the company including quality control, Dan will oversee and […]


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Mike Fisher

Mike Fisher Northeast Regional Manager

Mike Fisher has stepped up as Northeast Regional Manager for Geo-Solutions.  In his new role, Mike will provide project direction for special projects and oversee the project management group in the northeast as well as Geo-Solutions’ company-wide Project Management administration.  Mike started as a Project Engineer for Geo-Con (now a part of Geo-Solutions) back in 1994 straight out of […]


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Rob Winters, CSP

Rob Winters, CSP – Vice President of Risk Management

Rob Winters, CSP, has re-joined Geo-Solutions as the Vice President of Risk Management. Rob works out of the Pittsburgh, PA office and is responsible for supporting the overall administration of the risk management and insurance programs of the company focusing on risk identification, risk transfer, and risk preservation. He has over 20 years of experience in Risk, Health and […]


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Remediation Conference

Florida Remediation Conference

Many thanks to all who visited our exhibit  at the 2018 Florida Remediation Conference in Orlando. The Florida Remediation Conference is the Southeast’s premier annual soil and groundwater cleanup conference. The Florida Remediation Conference was two days of technical presentations on cleanup techniques and technologies The Southeast exhibition includes equipment and technology vendors; in-situ bio technologies; industrial service firms […]


Go Penguins!!!

Right before the holiday, a group of Geo-Solutions employees and their guests attended a Pittsburgh Penguins game.  We all enjoyed watching the Penguins beat the Wild with Bryan Rust’s game winning goal!


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Rob Winters, CSP Rejoins Geo-Solutions

Rob Winters, CSP, has re-joined Geo-Solutions as the Vice President of Risk Management. Rob works out of the Pittsburgh, PA office and is responsible for supporting the overall administration of the risk management and insurance programs of the company focusing on risk identification, risk transfer, and risk preservation. He has over 20 years of experience in Risk, Health and […]


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GeoEdmonton 2018

Geo-Solutions’ Nathan Coughenour continues his tour around Alberta, Canada this week with presentations at GeoEdmonton in Edmonton, AB. Nate’s tour started last week with a presentation at the Enviro Workshop in Calgary, AB titled “Specialty Construction Techniques for Environmental Applications”. Nate will be presenting about self-hardening slurries at GeoEdmonton with a presentation titled “Lessons Learned: Self-Hardening Slurries in Slurry […]


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Immediate Job Opening

Geo-Solutions has an immediate job opening for an HSE Coordinator to fill various roles on jobsites throughout the country.  Job assignments can very from a few months to a few years depending on our clients’ needs and requirements.  Extensive travel is required with this position and 3 week rotations home are available.  Preferred candidates will have a 4 year […]


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Geo-Trencher

Introducing the Geo-Trencher

Ideally suited for deep and narrow cutoff walls, in lieu of more conventional construction methods like slurry trenching, the Geo-Trencher is essentially a large mixing chain mounted on a tracked chassis. As a result, it can be used to mix soils in place with wet or dry reagents for creating an in-situ mixed-low-permeability cutoff wall or it can be […]


Geo-Solutions gets SMART

Evading Canadian winter field work, Canada Geo-Solutions’ Regional Manager Pete Craig snuck into the Smart Methods in Advanced Remediation Technologies (SMART) seminar series in Toronto (January 26) and Ottawa (February 16) to present on cutting-edge Permeable/Passive Reactive Barrier (PRB) technologies and related installation methods, including biopolymer slurry trenching, soil mixing and the Geo-Trencher™ single pass continuous trenching machine. Pete’s […]


Gold Shovel Certification

Geo-Solutions, Inc. has been approved for the Gold Shovel Standard Certification.
It’s a first of its kind effort to create a North American scale program, driven by industry and underpinned by data technology, to unify excavation safety under a single broadly meaningful professional brand. The mission of Gold Shovel Standard is to both certify that excavators and locators have adopted […]


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Meeting Presentation

Geo-Solutions would like to thank the Pittsburgh Geological Society and the Pittsburgh Chapter of ASCE’s Geo-Institute for allowing Dan Ruffing the opportunity to present at their joint dinner meeting held at Foster’s Restaurant on January 18, 2017. Dan’s presentation was titled “Slurry Supported Excavations for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Applications”. Dan would like to thank the 70+ engineers, geologists, and […]


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Piano Key Excavation in Calgary, Alberta

Geo-Solutions recently completed a mass excavation and replacement using the cement-bentonite slurry supported excavation technique. This technique, sometimes referred to as a piano key excavation, can be used to excavate impacted or undesirable soils without the need for expensive dewatering or conventional excavation support systems. The cement-bentonite (CB) slurry serves as a liquid shoring and hardens in place to […]


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Regional Technical Seminar – Fall 2016

Thanks to everyone who attended Geo-Solutions’ 2nd Regional Technical Seminar held in Denver, Colorado on October 27. We had close to 40 attendees from a variety of stakeholder groups including engineering consultants, contractors, academics, and regulators.
The seminar titled “Specialty Construction Techniques: Geotechnical and Environmental Remediation Applications” was similar to the presentation given at the Spring seminar held in Pittsburgh […]


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Steven Day Retires

After more than 4 decades in the geotechnical and environmental construction industry, Steve Day has retired. Steve began his career in 1973 after graduating from South Dakota State University, partnering with his father in their family utility and excavating company, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He continued his studies earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering from the […]


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