Press Releases

From our work to clean up the environment at a major industrial facility to assisting a rural community with their infrastructure needs, EarthFax has built a reputation as a company that cares about quality, relationships, and the future.  Following are some of our press releases.  For more information, please contact:

Rich White, rbwhite@earthfax.com, 801-561-1555
 

April 2, 2015 - EarthFax Provides Engineering Support on Two Superfund Projects in Montana

EarthFax Engineering Group, LLC is providing engineering support to its parent company (Pacific Western Technologies, Ltd - “PWT”) on two Superfund projects in Montana.

January 14, 2015 - EarthFax President Reappointed to National Trade Advisory Committee

Richard White, President of EarthFax Engineering Group, LLC, has been reappointed by U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee.

January 12, 2015 - EarthFax Completes Evaluation of Soil and Groundwater Contamination in Southern Nigeria

EarthFax Engineering Group, LLC has completed an evaluation of soil and groundwater contamination near the Trans Niger Pipeline in the Ogoniland region of Rivers State, Nigeria. 

January 5, 2015 - EarthFax Prepares Plan to Reclaim Historic Silver and Gold Mining Operations

Teaming with Bio-West, a Utah-based environmental consulting firm, EarthFax Engineering Group, LLC has prepared a plan to reclaim land affected by waste from silver and gold mining operations near Park City, Utah. 

October 9, 2014 - EarthFax Designs Channel Stabilization Measures in Louisiana

Following failure of a sheet-pile retaining wall intended to stabilize a stream bank adjacent to a buried 16-inch diameter petroleum products pipeline, EarthFax Engineering Group, LLC was tasked with evaluating the cause of the failure and developing alternatives.

May 15, 2014 - EarthFax Completes a Geotechnical Investigation in Support of Pipeline Integrity Modeling

EarthFax Engineering Group, LLC performed a geotechnical investigation to support a soil-pipe interaction model being developed by a pipeline company’s integrity management consultant.

March 1, 2014 - EarthFax Receives Contract to Assist Salt Lake County with Surplus Canal Levee Improvements

EarthFax Engineering Group, LLC has received a contract to assist Salt Lake County with bringing the Surplus Canal levee into compliance with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“USACE”) standards.

December 19, 2013 - EarthFax Provides Engineering Support Services for Expansion of a Crude Oil Tank Car Loading Terminal

 A petroleum refinery in northern Utah needed to expand its crude oil tank car loading terminal to meet increasing demands for handling and shipping crude oil products via rail transportation.  EarthFax Engineering Group, LLC provided environmental, geotechnical, and civil engineering services.

October 7, 2013 - EarthFax Assesses the Impacts from an Accidental Release of Crude Oil at a Rail Car Loading Terminal

During filling of a rail tanker, the hose over-pressurized and ruptured, spraying crude oil on the surrounding area.  The rail terminal and several nearby residences were impacted.

August 6, 2013 - EarthFax Engineering, Inc Acquired by Colorado-based Consulting Firm

Pacific Western Technologies Ltd. (PWT) is pleased to announce that it has established an affiliated company and acquired the assets of EarthFax Engineering Inc. (EEI), a Utah-based consulting engineering firm. The new company will be known as EarthFax Engineering Group, LLC (EEG).

July 5, 2013 - EarthFax Provides Hydrologic Consulting and Design Services for Stabilization of a Stream Channel in Louisiana

Several years ago, the owner of a petroleum products pipeline installed a retaining wall adjacent to its 16-inch diameter pipeline located near Baton Rouge, Louisiana to divert Blackwater Creek away from the pipeline. Eventually, the wall bulged towards the creek and failed.

May 1, 2013 - EarthFax Provides Environmental Consulting and Field Services for a Diesel Fuel Spill Adjacent to a Northern Utah Fresh Water Bay

On March 19, 2013 Chevron Pipe Line Company detected a pressure drop in its 8-inch diameter refined products pipeline that runs from Salt Lake City, Utah to Spokane, Washington.  In response to the drop in pressure, Chevron field personnel initiated an investigation and discovered a release of diesel fuel near the Willard Bay State Park located in northern Utah.

April 5, 2013 - EarthFax Provides Civil Engineering Consulting and Design Services for Relocation of Administrative Offices at a Petroleum Refinery

A petroleum refinery located in northern Utah was required to relocate and update existing administrative and ancillary service buildings (the “campus”) to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Process Safety Management standard. 

February 12, 2013 - EarthFax Completes Environmental Planning Projects for a Binary Cycle Geothermal Power Plant

 A binary cycle geothermal power plant located in central Utah initiated a temporary shutdown of its operations to retrofit the plant with more efficient power generation equipment.  To ensure compliance with environmental and health regulations that would apply to the facility following the installation of the new equipment, plant personnel requested that EarthFax update the existing Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (“SPCC”) Plan and develop a Risk Management Plan (“RMP”) and Process Safety Management (“PSM”) plan.

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