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By Land & Air! Aerial Surveying Offered at WLC

Surveying has been a core WLC service since the company’s inception over 70 years ago. With more than 275 years of combined experience, WLC surveyors have the expertise to execute any project on, under and even above the ground.  As part of our cornerstone Land Surveying services, WLC began offering Aerial Surveying via Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs) in 2017 and has since provided their aerial expertise on approximately 10 projects throughout Wyoming.  

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WLC Provides Wind & Transmission Services, Broadening Wyoming’s Energy Resources

Within recent years interest in commercial development of Wyoming’s wind resources has intensified.  Wyoming has seen wind production increase significantly within the past few years. According to the Center for Energy Economics and Public Policy , there are 23 wind farms currently complete and productive in Wyoming, with a combined 1,004 turbines across all facilities.  With a number of additional projects in the works including Choke Cherry and Sierra Madre, TB Flats, Cedar Springs and others, Wyoming’s wind energy capacity is projected to double, increasing power potential by as much as 5,000 megawatts over the next five to seven years.

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WLC Engineering & Surveying: Cheyenne Office Highlight

The WLC Cheyenne office focuses on identifying and coordinating funding strategy for the company’s clients, grants writing and administration, and government relations. The services offered from our Cheyenne office are vital to our company and invaluable to our clients. The office was established in 2006, when Brad Miskimins left the office of the Wyoming State Lands & Investment for a position at WLC. Brad Miskimins is the sole employee in the Cheyenne office.

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WLC Engineering & Surveying and Team Receive Award of Merit for NCHS Renovations

WLC Engineering & Surveying, and team members, received Engineering News Record’s Mountain State’s Award of Merit for the Natrona County High School Historic Renovations.  Read more →

WLC Providing Civil Engineering Design Services for Casper State Office Building

WLC Engineering and Surveying is providing the civil engineering design services for the Casper, Wyoming State Office Building. These services include land surveying; site and infrastructure design including water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and surfacing; and construction administration. Read more →

Celebrating 70 Years in Business, WLC Looks Back & Forward

Celebrating 70 years in business, WLC Engineering and Surveying (WLC) continues to provide services to Wyoming residents, businesses and governments just as it did in 1948.

Don Davis, WLC’s past president, retired in 2017 after more than 40 years with the company. He was part of WLC’s 5th generation of ownership and shared some thoughts about why he thinks WLC is celebrating its 70th anniversary.

“WLC has always held true to the values of professionalism and integrity,” said Davis. “After 70, years clients know that’s what they’ll always get from WLC. We have always had a commitment to excellence and known there’s only one way to do something, and that’s the right way.” Read more →

WLC Serves as Grants Writer & Secures Salt Creek Joint Powers Board Waterline Project

With the assistance of WLC Engineering and Surveying, the Salt Creek Joint Powers Board (SCJPB) was awarded a $500,000 Mineral Royalty Grant to replace approximately 5,500 feet of failing waterline. WLC served as a grants writer and submitted the grant to the State Loan & Investments Board that will fund 65% of project replacing the approximately 100-year-old waterline. In addition, WLC wrote an emergency Mineral Royalty Grant application for the SCJPB to fund 100% of the design the project. The Salt Creek Joint Powers Board is a joint powers board comprised of the Towns of Edgerton and Midwest. Read more →

Upcoming Fall Grant Deadlines

Business Ready Communities Grants

The Business Ready Communities program provides financing for publicly owned infrastructure that serves the needs of businesses and promotes economic development within Wyoming communities.

What Grants are Available?

Business Committed:

  • Infrastructure to facilitate the start-up, retention, expansion, or location of a specific committed business.

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Employee Certification & New Equipment Adds Drone Capabilities to WLC’s Resume

Joe Salveson, senior surveyor and CAD Technician for WLC Engineering and Surveying received his Remote Pilot Airman Certificate with Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) Rating from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on March 3, 2017. This certification and the purchase of a sUAS will enable WLC to provide a new survey and inspection tool to our clients. Read more →

WLC Engineering and Surveying Awarded Wyoming Engineering Society 2015 Survey Project of the Year

Sinclair Wyoming Refinery FCCU 3D Laser Scanning & Modeling Project Showcases Laser Scanning Capabilities

In February 2016, WLC Engineering and Surveying (WLC) was awarded the Wyoming Engineering Society (WES) 2015 Survey Project of the Year for the 3D laser scan and model of the Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company’s (Sinclair) Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) at its Sinclair, Wyo. refinery. This project created the first updated model since the initial design plans in the 1940s that will enable engineers to design accurate piping and structure improvements off‐site for easy installation and minimal in‐field changes. The award was presented at the 2016 WES Annual Conference. Read more →