Category 'News'

23
Jan

Save-the-date: May 30th, 2019 – CME Celebrates 10 Years!

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In spring of 2009, the senior managers of the Construction Services Group of Stantec Consulting purchased the Reno Construction Services business from Stantec, beginning operations on May 30, 2009 as Construction Materials Engineers, Inc. In celebration of a successful 10 years in business (and our new office building!), we will have an open house on […]

7
Jan

2018 International Building Code (IBC) Adopted by Reno City Council

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Following adoption by the Reno City Council, new building and construction codes are now in effect on a voluntary basis. The newly adopted codes and standards include the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and 2018 International Residential Code (IRC). Compliance with the codes will be mandatory in local jurisdictions beginning July 1, 2019. This region-wide […]

15
Sep

NAQTC Qualification Exam Hosted by CME, October 1-3, 2018

Nevada Alliance for Quality Transportation Construction (NAQTC) was formed through the Nevada Quality Initiative in an effort to improve the quality of transportation construction materials in Nevada. CME currently has 30 NAQTC certified testing technicians and will be hosting the performance exam in our laboratory from October 1-3. Through this NAQTC qualification process, field testers […]

4
Sep

Virginia Street Bus Rapid Transit Extension Project is Underway!

CME is proud to be on the construction management team for the Regional Transportation Commission’s (RTC’s) Virginia Street Rapid Bus Project, providing project inspection and materials testing services. After four years of planning and design, the Utility Relocation Phase of construction has begun! This $80,000,000 project will improve transit connectivity, efficiency, and timeliness through connecting […]

1
May

NOW HIRING – Materials Testing Technician/ Project Inspector

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Job Description: Both laboratory and field materials testing of soils, concrete, asphalt, etc. on public & private projects in northern Nevada. Flexible hours, night shifts possible for certain construction activities (especially during the summer). If currently a student, part-time during school (very flexible), full-time during breaks/summer. Job Requirements: Must have a valid driver’s license and […]

29
Apr

We’ve Moved!

Please note our new address at 300 Sierra Manor Drive, Suite 1 – Reno, Nevada 89511

10
Mar

CME Now Offers Synthetic Turf Testing

1
Jan

NEW Testing Capabilities

CME has recently acquired new testing equipment and obtained new testing certifications in order to widen our scope of testing capabilities. We now have a Relative Humidity meter for concrete moisture testing and two Holiday Detectors (both High Voltage and Low Voltage) for testing of coatings. We also acquired a NACE (National Association of Corrosion […]

6
Dec

ASCE/APWA Joint Holiday Luncheon

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and American Public Works Association (APWA) teamed up for a holiday luncheon to support the local charity, Kids Kottage. CME is a proud member of both the ASCE and APWA organizations and were happy to be a part of the luncheon to learn about and support Kids Kottage.   […]

8
Oct

UNR vs Fresno State Football Tailgate

CME hosted a tailgate for families and clients prior to the UNR vs Fresno State football game. It was a beautiful fall day, with food from Paisan’s to enjoy and cornhole to play. Around 50 people participated in the fun and then stayed to watch the Wolf Pack hold off the Bulldogs for a victory!