C.T. Male Associates News

Gratitude for Toilets?

By Lauren Sherman, P.E., Project Manager, Civil Engineering Division We’re over halfway through one unbelievably strange and scary year.  2020 has somehow managed to feel like both the longest and shortest year ever.  March through August blurred into one big, hazy month and suddenly we’re closing in on the end of summer. There are uncertainties regarding students going back to school, preparing for upcoming holidays/social events and no clear-cut path forward.  There are new fears…

C.T. Male Associates Celebrates the ADA 30th Anniversary

July 26th marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This sweeping civil rights legislation expanded on the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities by federally funded entities. The ADA covers all aspects of public life, prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public accommodations and telecommunications. ADA provisions cover approximately 20% of the U.S. population who have a…

Drone Applications for Dam Safety Inspections

C.T. Male Associates’ dam safety engineers are now using drones to supplement their dam inspections.  The use of a drone has the following benefits: Personnel safety Reduction in time and effort for field work resulting in decreased cost Access to difficult locations To capture photographs and videos of problem areas For example, drones can be used for: Special inspections General imagery Orthomosaic imagery 3D mapping Safety evaluations during emergencies and natural disasters Construction monitoring Construction…

C.T. Male Associates’ ‘We CAN Show You The World’ Canstructure Came in 1st Place for Best Use of Labels

C.T. Male Associates’ ‘We CAN Show You The World’ Canstructure came in 1st place for Best Use of Labels in our 2019 International Competition! We are so proud of our amazing in house team that design and create these amazing structures! Canstruction, Inc. is a U.S. 501(c)3 nonprofit charity known worldwide for our signature, trademarked CanSculptures® built entirely out of unopened cans of food. Since 1992, Canstruction® has raised nearly 70 million pounds of food…

C.T. Male Associates’ Survey Division Expands Services to Include Underground Utility Location Services

C.T. Male Associates is pleased to announce a new service provided by our Survey Division.  Our Surveyors now have expanded their capabilities to perform underground utility location services using conventional electromagnetic subsurface utility location equipment.  This equipment can be used to locate utilities on public or private property, in conjunction with the Dig Safe NY service (811) that facilitates utility locations within public road rights-of-way.  This service can be used to locate utilities to be…

A Message to Our Clients and Community

A Message to Our Clients and Community, Like all of you, we are concerned about the presence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States and abroad, and its potential effect on families, employees, and community members.  We are maintaining our business operations without interruption while at the same time making necessary changes to the way we conduct our work in order to protect the health and safety of our employees. Please know that…

Utilize C.T. Male’s Code Enforcement Officials to Reduce the Burden on Your Municipality’s Building Department

As building codes become more complex and staffing limitations increase, the availability of technical support for large, time-consuming projects can greatly assist a municipality with keeping development projects on budget and on schedule. As described in the Technical Bulletin (see link at the end of this article) issued by the New York State Department of State, Division of Building Standards and Codes regarding the provisions of 19 NYCRR §1203.2(e) with respect to contracted-for services for…

C.T. Male Associates | Summer Internships

Each summer C.T. Male Associates offers several internships spanning our multidisciplinary services. Starting himself as a C.T. Male Associates intern, our President & CEO, Dave Roecker, feels strongly that this program offers many benefits to both the students and the employees engaged in the process. Not only do the students gain valuable experience in a professional setting, our employees also receive support from an engaged assistant for several weeks and they have the chance to…

C.T. Male Associates Celebrates the Grand Opening of Frontier Town

On June 26th, C.T. Male’s Chad Kortz attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Frontier Town Campground, Equestrian and Day Use Area in North Hudson, NY. This ceremony marks the completion of two years of hard work, the signature project of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s master plan to establish a “Gateway to the Adirondacks,” an initiative launched to attract new visitors to the Adirondack Park and drive economic growth in New York State…