Month: February 2014

Technician Profile – Ron Anderson

Ron Anderson What city of cities have you worked in for GPRS? Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Key West among others. How long have you been with GPRS? Since Oct. 2010 What person accomplishments are you proud of achieving at GPRS? Learning to continually improve no matter what the circumstances. Tell us about your spouse,

GPRS of St. Louis Surveys Cell Tower

In January of 2014 Sam Heisman of GPRS St. Louis surveyed a cell phone tower near Festus, MO. A local contractor needed to install anchor bolts for stabilization.  With Ground Penetrating Radar and Radio Detection, Sam was able to find a number of electrical lines. The bolt locations were moved and the project proceeded on

Rebar Mapping in San Diego, California

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. was contacted by a contractor in San Diego to locate and map out structural reinforcing in an elevated concrete slab. Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. used a 1600 MHz GPR antenna to perform the survey. The findings were marked directly on the surface with blue tape as seen in the

GPR Used to Locate Conduit in Denver, CO

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. of Denver, CO was contacted by Western Summit/McCarthy joint venture to locate reinforcement and conduit in a concrete slab at the Metro Wastewater Reclamation Plant in Denver, CO. The customer was wished to penetrate the slab in several areas and did not wish to strike any reinforcement or conduit. GPRS,

Conduit Mapping at Kumi Manufacturing in Alabama

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems was contacted by a contractor to locate possible utilities in a concrete slab on the factory floor on Kumi Manufacturing.  The contractor was asked to remove the existing slab and replace it with a reinforced floor to prepare for heavy machinery.  They were concerned of hitting utilities, particularly live power, and

Locating Rebar Prior to Core Drilling in New York, NY

Tomahawk Coring was contracted to core drill in 150 locations in a new development in Midtown Manhattan.  The engineer for the project determined that any compromising of the top layer of rebar in the concrete could weaken the strength of the building.  Tomahawk contacted Jim James of the GPRS Manhattan office and Jim explained that