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The Robert B. Balter Company Continues To Offer Unparalleled Laboratory Capabilities
The Robert B. Balter Company recently expanding our list of accredited laboratory procedures offered in our fully automated laboratories.  Utilizing equipment primarily available only in research institutions, material samples and investigative test results are completed more efficiently and with a higher accuracy. Faster turn-arounds from us equate to dollars saved for our clients. Balter holds 93 ASTM/AASHTO and 53 US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) laboratory accreditations for earthwork, building and roadway materials.

Intercounty Connector (ICC)
As a result of The Robert B. Balter Company's extensive tranportation experience and in-house resources, the Company has been selected to be a member of the GEC for the ICC.  In this role, Balter is providing extensive geotechnical services on this $1.35 billion transportation project.  Services performed include subsurface explorations comprised of hundreds of soil and rock borings; materials and laboratory testing specifically classification and sophisticated triaxial, consolidation, and direct shear materials testing; and geotechnical and geological engineering.  As a member of the GEC, Balter is working closely with team members to ensure success of this project. 

Cumberland Gap Landslide
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About Our Team
Bruce H. Schlaich, Manager of Subsurface Explorations, celebrated his 43th anniversary with The Robert B. Balter Company.  A leader and mentor to many, Bruce embodies the highest ideals of integrity and professionalism.

Tony Lord and Dennis Strawderman celebrated over 30 years with our firm.

James Stangenberg, PE will be working on an assignment basis as he transitions to enjoying personal time.  Jim's career over 50 years has taken him worldwide to the Middle East, South America, and throughout the US.  With a 20 year relationship with Balter, Jim has managed Dam, major roadways and bridge, mass transit, and Federal projects.  A pretty exceptional portfolio of professional accomplishments.