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UMA Goes Deep to Anchor Georgia Pump Station

You need to build a stable foundation for improvements to a pump station but you're located in a 5-ft. water table within proximity to a creek. How do you keep the foundation from rising?One Georgia county's engineer chose to pin it down with rock anchors and UMA Geotechnical Construction was the right fit for the job....


UMA Geotechnical Construction Grows Sales Team

UMA, a North Carolina-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, has bolstered its sales team with the hiring of Tom Henkel and Ken Pasols. Henkel will serve as regional technical sales manager, focusing on promoting UMA's range of geotechnical services in western North Carolina, eastern Tennessee, West Virginia and South Carolina....


UMA Preserves Vital Retaining Wall Structures for N.C. Bridge Demolition

UMA Geotechnical Construction, a North Carolina-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, this past May helped its customer avoid failure of retaining wall structures during the demolition of a bridge spanning Blanket Creek in the Winston-Salem area....


Design Under Way for New UMA Geotechnical Headquarters

UMA Geotechnical Construction, a geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic region, has announced that construction will soon be under way on its new headquarters in Colfax, N.C. The company acquired the 15.5-acre parcel at 8051 National Service Road in December 2020 and currently is engaged in the design process....


UMA to Break NCDOT Record for Largest Square Footage of Soil Nail Wall

UMA Geotechnical Construction, a North Carolina-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, is working on a project that will become the largest square footage of soil nail walls done under a single contract in North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) history....


UMA Supports South Carolina Manufacturer's Expansion with Micropiles

Specialty subcontractors like UMA Geotechnical Construction Inc. (UMA) rarely get the credit, but the work they do often lays the foundation for stimulating the global supply chain. The North Carolina-based contractor worked two shifts to install more than 300 micropiles to support a fabrication facility addition for a manufacturer in Goose Creek, S.C....


UMA Scales up Production on Unusually Large Soil Nail Wall

UMA Geotechnical Construction constructed all of the eight required permanent soil nail walls along a roughly 2-mi. stretch of the Greensboro Western Loop (Interstate 73) project but they were all dwarfed by the Wall 4....


UMA Geotechnical Construction's Brian DeSpain Promoted to President

Brian DeSpain has been promoted to president of UMA Geotechnical Construction. The active, day-to-day involvement of the top officers will not change, according to the company. Former president Jim DeSpain, now CEO, will continue to focus on finance and contractual relationships with customers....


UMA Geotechnical Construction Earns SDVOSB and NC HUB Designations

UMA, a North Carolina-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, announced its newly acquired designations of both Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and North Carolina Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)....






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