• Planning Minute with AICP President, Deborah Lawlor!

    Maggy Fermo

    The American Planning Association’s (APA) National Planning Conference (NPC) kicked off Saturday, April 21, in New Orleans! The four-day event will bring together the hottest topics, latest tools and leading voices. We caught up with the President of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and Maser Consulting Discipline Leader of Planning Services, Deborah Lawlor, ... Read More

  • Amendments Made to Well Construction and Maintenance

    Maggy Fermo

    NJDEP Approves New Well Monitoring Alternative The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) made amendments to the Well Construction and Maintenance; Sealing of Abandoned Wells regulations, which became effective March 1. The changes revise well-driller license classes, introduce new licenses, approve new technology, expand the applicability of site-wide permits, and create cost-saving opportunities for our ... Read More

  • Surviving Your First Year at an Engineering Firm

    Engineer gives career advice for engineering students
    Elizabeth Bell

    Career Advice for Engineering Students & Graduates Choosing a career is a daunting task, and engineering is not for the faint of heart. But some may argue that acquiring your ideal position and surviving the first year is an even more intimidating venture. Fret not! We invited a few of our engineers and recent graduates ... Read More

  • Maser Expands Construction Support Services

    Photo of the New York City Skyline
    Maraliese Beveridge

    Maser Consulting has expanded its construction support services through accreditation as a New York City Department of Buildings (NYC DOB) Special Inspection Agency (SIA)!  The NYC Building Code requires Special Inspections to verify that construction work is being performed in accordance with approved plans and specifications. ... Read More

  • Rising High in Philly!

    A picture of high rise development reconstruction
    Maraliese Beveridge

    I recently came across this neat, little living map of Philadelphia courtesy of philly.curbed that is tracking high-rise development and redevelopment projects across the City! ... Read More

  • Combining Data from Multiple Platforms Provides Accurate Deliverables

    Maraliese Beveridge

    Here’s a little substation eye candy compliments of our own CJ Ruch and Dan Palmer, Laser Scanning Technicians extraordinaire! Of course it’s an undisclosed location... Maser Consulting’s Static Laser Scanning department was tasked with scanning and modeling an electrical substation located in the US Northeast. The field scanning portion of this job required set-ups at 34 individual locations. The client was provided with a deliverable that included a model in AutoDesk Civil3D format. The cleaned and unified point cloud consisted of approximately 3.4 billion points, contained within a roughly 63 GB database. CJ used Leica Cyclone to model all the substation components, while Dan Palmer used Edgewise from ClearEdge 3D, to model all of the steelwork. ... Read More