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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, Surveying & Planning, 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 →

WLC Hosts 2017 Employee Christmas Gatherings

There’s no better time than the holiday season to recognize and celebrate the dedicated employees that work for WLC. During the week of December 11, WLC held Christmas gatherings for the employees in their Casper and Rawlins offices. WLC provided the food and employees came together to prepare and serve the lunches. The WLC team enjoyed smoked prime rib, baked potatoes, salad, and good company. Happy holidays to all, especially those we work with! Read more →

Steve Langwell, Survey Technician, Joins WLC’s Rawlins Office

In September 2017, WLC Engineering, Surveying and Planning hired Steven Langwell as a survey technician in their Rawlins, Wyoming office. His is responsible for providing surveying support at the Sinclair Wyoming Refinery and other projects throughout Carbon County. He completed OSHA 10 training in September 2017.

Steven has eight years of surveying experience prior to joining WLC. He worked for a survey and engineering firm in southern California as a party chief, he gained experience with boundary and cadastral, property, construction layout and topographic surveys. In this role, he was responsible for many different projects including grading plans, road construction and minor sub-divisions.

When he isn’t working, he enjoys outdoor activities including fishing, hiking, shooting and hunting. Additionally, he enjoys spending time with his fiancé, Brianna.

WLC Recognizes Employees at 2017 Longevity Award Lunch

In August 2017, WLC Engineering, Surveying & Planning celebrated the company’s annual longevity awards. WLC values our employees as one of our greatest assets. As such, it’s important to us that we recognize and say thanks to those that are dedicated to WLC and its success. Awards are given to employees 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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5 WLC Presidents Get Together to Look Back at WLC

Shane Porter, Don Davis, Steve Kurtz, Doran Boston, and Brad Clow, five of WLC’s president and past presidents, got together in July 2017 to take a look back at WLC Engineering, Surveying & Planning’s 69-year history. Shane is WLC’s current president, taking on the role spring of 2016. Upon Don’s retirement this year on June 30, the group thought it was a good time to get together to step back and look at the company’s progress and success as well as the bumps it’s experienced along the way. Read more →

Don Davis, Past President of WLC, Retires After 40 Years with Company

Mr. Don Davis, P.L.S, past president of WLC, retired from WLC on June 30, 2017. Throughout his 40-year career with the company, he served as an employee, department manager, owner, board of director, and president. Since his resignation as president in March 2016, Mr. Davis has provided support and direction as Shane Porter transitioned into this role for WLC. Mr. Porter succeeded Don Davis, P.L.S. who served as WLC’s president from 2008-2016 and as a board of director since 1995.

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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, Surveying & Planning 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 Announces New Owner

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WLC ENGINEERING AND SURVEYING ANNOUNCES NEW OWNER
First WLC Owner in Rawlins, Wyoming Office

CASPER, Wyo., August 15, 2016 – WLC Engineering and Surveying (WLC), a Wyo.-based full-service civil and geotechnical engineering, surveying, materials testing, grants writing, and GIS firm, today announces Doug Boyd, Office Manager and Licensed Professional Land Surveyor in WLC’s Rawlins office, as an owner of WLC. Mr. Boyd joins a six-person ownership group that represents and manages operations for WLC. Read more →