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Welcome to the Article Page for Icarus Engineering located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

We’ll be writing these articles now and then to provide educational or entertaining material for whoever is interested or whoever stumbles on our lovely little site. We will also be a will vary from snapshots of our design jobs to construction tidbits, or even a summary of a scholarly/technical topic when we feel like putting some real leg work into it.

Hydropower Plants, Now Fish Friendly

Hydropower Plants, Now Fish Friendly

Hydropower plants have become essential to many as a form of backup power and energy. Hydropower plants take the potential energy from the water into mechanical energy to power different facilities and power grids across the world. Most commonly, people know about...

Groundbreaking Technology: GPR

Groundbreaking Technology: GPR

Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) has been used for well over 20 years in the surveying and engineering industry. More recently, contractors and inspectors are using GPR to enhance their job accuracy. 811 call-before-you-dig has been around roughly since 2002 as part of...

Mission to Ground: Excavation

Mission to Ground: Excavation

Excavation is the process of removing the earth by the use of tools, equipment, or explosives. Excavators and builders have dealt with the rough ground as part of the job. Methods of improving the ground for construction have included two primary options of piling and...

Drumming up Concrete: Rolling innovation

Drumming up Concrete: Rolling innovation

As noted before, the construction and concrete industries thrive on innovative technology. When it comes to pouring concrete and large-scale projects, time management and productivity matter, without sacrificing quality.  In 2019, Realm Construction in Missouri...

Lobsters and 3D Concrete: Creative Approaches

Lobsters and 3D Concrete: Creative Approaches

3D Concrete printing (3DcP) has emerged as innovative technology, changing the construction industry. 3D Concrete printing promises to push the ideas of architectural innovation; however, the main concern with 3DcP is the reinforcement challenge it presents....

Subsidence Survey: What can we do.

Subsidence Survey: What can we do.

Continued article about subsidence surveying, more about what it is, and what we can do to fix or prevent it. When the ground drops, everything above it, and in it, drops as well, including the high-pressure pipelines carrying key fuels to the Wasatch Front. Imagine...

Subsidence Surveying: What is it

Subsidence Surveying: What is it

This is an interesting project that we have been working on for a few years now, that combines civil engineering, mining engineering, surveying, and ingenuity. This project is located along with one of the main utility corridors in Wyoming, where many natural gas and...

Icarus Engineering: A Brief Intro

Icarus Engineering: A Brief Intro

Good morning Vietnam! Welcome to the article page for Icarus Engineering located in Salt Lake City, Utah. We’ll be writing these article posts now and then to provide educational or entertaining material for whoever is interested and somehow stumbles on our lovely...