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WLC President, Shane Porter, Embodies Company Motto

Corporate President, Principal-in-Charge, Senior Project Manager. Shane Porter, P.E. has collected many titles at WLC; the first that includes overseeing the overall direction of the company since 2017. However, his extensive experience with the company and in the industry goes much farther back.   

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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 and Surveying: Casper Office Highlight

WLC Engineering and Surveying (WLC) has evolved over our 70-year history. While still providing the excellence we’ve been dedicated to since day one, we offer additional locations, services and team members to provide our clients with better service and more in-house expertise. With three offices around the state in Casper, Cheyenne, and Rawlins, our team offers expertise in a variety of civil engineering and surveying services.

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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 →

Civil Engineering Perspective: 2018 to be Stable but Not Booming for Central Wyoming

It’s no secret that the economic climate in Casper and throughout Wyoming has been very difficult for the past several years. The economic downturn resulted primarily from drastically reduced oil prices, continued low gas prices, and the push for cleaner energy greatly impacting the demand for coal. As a result, nearly every individual and every sector of Wyoming has been impacted and Wyoming has experienced population migration from the state. Specifically, education and municipality funding have been hit hard and had to reduce budgets substantially. As we move forward in 2018, there are positive influencers and markers of note. 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 →