Alpha Testing is currently providing
materials testing services to TRWD for the
George Shannon Richland Chambers
Constructed Wetland project.
May 2013 - Alpha is pleased to announce that Mr. Michael Batuna, PE has joined Alpha's Dallas office and a Senior Geotechnical Engineer. Mr. Batuna brings a strong background in pavement design and client program management to Alpha, and can assist you with any geotechnical engineering needs. Email Michael
May 2013 - Alpha's Dallas office is pleased to announce the addition of Nic Albritton and Griffin Kane to the Environmental Services team. For assistance with your environmental needs, please contact Chris Talamini, PG (email Chris).
May 2013 - The Houston office of Alpha Testing now holds A2LA Accreditation for Geotechnical (click here for scope of accreditation) and Construction Materials Engineering (click here for scope of accreditation). For more information on A2LA, click here.
April 2013 - Alpha is exhibiting at Texas Water 2013 on April 9-13 in Galveston, TX. Texas Water is the largest regional water conference in the United States. Click here to visit their webpage, and look for Alpha at the event!
April 2013 - Alpha was an exhibitor at the CEFPI Southern Region Conference in Austin, TX. Alpha's Larry Goodrich (email Larry) also participated in the golf tournament. Click here for additional information about this event.
March 2013 - While celebrating 30 years of service in 2013, it is only fitting to announce that Brian Powell, PE has been named President of Alpha Testing, Inc., completing a 10-year transition process for the firm. Email Brian
March 2013 - Alpha Testing was pleased to sponsor the 4th Annual WEAT-NTS Sporting Clays Tournament for the fourth consecutive year. Proceeds from the tournament go toward the Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT) Scholarship Fund (click here for additional information). Alpha's Greg Silva and Jacob Wadlington also participated in the event.
March 2013 - Alpha Testing is pleased to announce that Mr. Mark McKay, PE, has joined Alpha's Dallas office as a Senior Geotechnical Engineer. Mr. McKay brings a wealth of local experience to the Alpha team, and can assist you with any geotechnical engineering needs. Email Mark
January 2013 - Alpha Testing is celebrating 30 years of service in 2013. Alpha's mission since 1983 has been to embrace and solve our clients' project challenges as our own. Alpha looks forward to continued service for the next 30 years!
December 2012 - Alpha Testing is pleased to announce that Joe Culley, SET, has joined Alpha as the CMT Field Services Manager for our Houston office. Mr. Culley brings over 19 years of experience in the industry to Alpha, including experience in the K-12, institutional, and municipal markets. He can assist with your construction materials testing needs. Email Joe
November 2012 - Alpha Testing is pleased to announce that Larry Goodrich, PMP, has joined Alpha as the South Texas Regional Manager. Mr. Goodrich brings over 25 years of experience in the industry in the Houston, TX area. He can assist with your geotechnical, construction materials, and environmental needs. Email Larry
August 2012 - The Houston office is up and running! Here are some of Houston's recent soil samples.
July 2012 - Alpha Testing is proud to announce the addition of Paul Muller to the business development staff in San Antonio, TX. Please feel free to contact him directly with any geotechnical, construction materials, or environmental needs in the San Antonio area. Email Paul
July 2012 - The Houston, TX office is open for business! With a senior geotechnical engineer, laboratory, and field staff in place, Alpha is able to efficiently handle your south Texas needs. Click here for location information.
June 2012 - The San Antonio office moves to its new location! Alpha's San Antonio office has expanded and moved into larger and new offices. Its new address is 12766 O'Connor Road, San Antonio, TX, 78233. Click here for complete location information.
May 2012 - Alpha Testing is proud to announce the addition of Adam Heiman, PE, to the geotechnical staff in San Antonio, TX. Mr Heiman brings 7 years of local geotechnical experience to Alpha. Please feel free to contact him directly with any San Antonio geotechnical needs. Email Adam
April 2012 - University News: Southern Methodist University (SMU) selects Alpha to provide construction materials testing services for the new Residential Commons project. The new facility will house 1,250 students and will also include dining facilities, classrooms, and faculty housing. Click here for more information on this project.
Texas Tech University selects Alpha to the consultant pool for geotechnical and construction materials testing services for all campuses in the TTU System. Alpha is proud to be a part of the growth of these institutions.
March 2012 - Alpha Testing was a proud sponsor of the 3rd Annual WEAT-NTS Sporting Clays Tournament for the third consecutive year. Proceeds from the tournament go toward the Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT) Scholarship Fund (click here for additional information). Alpha's Greg Silva also volunteered at the event (email Greg). Alpha looks forward to sponsoring the event in the future!
March 2012 - Alpha Testing is a Silver Sponsor of the OAC 2012, the ICSC Open Air Summit in Dallas, Texas. We are happy to support this retail event, and all of our national and regional retail clients, including Trader Joe's, Kroger, McDonald's, Wal-Mart, and many more. The 3-day event is being held at the Dallas Ritz-Carleton February 29-March2, 2012. Contact Alpha for your next retail development!
February 2012 - Alpha Testing is pleased to announce the addition of Rick Hagmeyer, EIT, to the geotechnical staff in Dallas. Email Rick
January 2012 - Alpha Testing is selected by the City of Cedar Hill to provide geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing under a master services contract.
December 2011 - Alpha Testing - San Antonio recently completed the AASHTO Accreditation and USACE Validation processes. Click here for a copy of their certificates.
October 2011 - Alpha Testing has been awarded a University of Texas System OFPC contract for geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing. The contract covers multiple campuses within the UT System. We are honored by, and excited about, this multi-year award!
September 2011 - Alpha Testing is now on the City of Fort Worth master contract for Geotechnical, Materials Testing, and Environmental services. The effort was led by Alpha's Greg Silva. Email Greg
August 2011 - Alpha Testing is pleased to announce the addition of Andrew Adams, EIT, to the geotechnical staff in Dallas. He is a recent graduate of Missouri University of Science & Technology, and has completed two summer internships with Alpha.
April 2011 - Alpha Testing is pleased to announce that John Styron, PE, LEED AP, has joined as San Antonio Region Manager. Mr. Styron brings 15 years of geotechnical engineering experience in the San Antonio, TX area. Styron can also assist with construction materials testing and environmental engineering needs. For San Antonio, Austin and south Texas projects, please contract Mr. Styron. Email John
February 2011 - The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) issues Alpha Testing a Notice to Proceed (NTP) for the construction materials testing for Chisholm Trail Parkway Section 2B. Alpha is currently completing similar services on Section 2C of the project.
January 2011 - The Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) has awarded the construction materials testing and inspection for the multi-year George Shannon Richland Chamber Constructed Wetland, Phase II. Alpha is excited to be an integral part of this significant water supply project, working closely with Alan Plummer Associates, McCarthy, and TRWD.
November 2010 - Methodist Hospital for Surgery in Addison opens its doors to patients. Alpha provided both geotechnical and construction materials testing services on the $60 million facility. Working under strict time deadlines, Alpha was able to provide prompt, accurate services. Click here for additional information on this project.
April 2010 - Alpha is awarded the construction materials testing consultant contract on the Chisholm Trail Parkway Section 2C, by the NTTA. Alpha serves the North Texas Tollway Authority from our Fort Worth office.
June 2009 - Alpha welcomed Brian Hoyt, EIT to the firm in June 2009. Brian is assisting with major water retention and transportation projects in Texas. email Brian
March 2009 - "Alpha goes to the SCCA Runoffs in 2008" Jeff Wilt participated in the 45th Annual SCCA Runoffs, carrying the Alpha Testing logo to Heartland Park in Topeka, KS in his Formula Vee racecar. Click here for the Dallas/Fort Worth Construction News article about the race.
November 2008 - Star-Telegram quotes Alpha's Chris Talamini, PG on Oilfield Cleanup — Click HERE to read more.
September 2008 - Trinity University Recognizes Jeff Wilt — Click HERE to read more.
May 2008 - Alpha Sponsors the 2008 SCCA Sunburn Grand Prix. The sponsorship benefitted the Transition Resource Action Center (TRAC), a program within CitySquare that helps youth leaving the foster care system at age 18. More information about TRAC can be found HERE.
President Jim Hillhouse, PE tests fits the Tired Dog Racing Formula Vee email Tired Dog Racing
June 2007 - "Passing the Reins" - Alpha Testing, Inc.'s Jim Hillhouse, PE and Brian Powell, PE are featured in an article about the ongoing leadership transition., with a background of our work at Dallas Cowboys Stadium. Click here for the full article.
April 2007 - Alpha office personnel meet, greet and stand on our new team member.