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SAM Extends Its Geographic Reach into New York

December 16, 2022

SAM Hosts STEM Showcase for Dell Children’s Medical Center

December 16, 2022

SAM Promotes David DeBerardino to Corporate Transportation Market Lead

December 05, 2022

SAM Awarded Contract by National Renewables Company to Support Development of Wind Farm

December 02, 2022

SAM Announces the Promotion of Manny Fernandez to Corporate Telecom Operations Director

November 29, 2022

SAM Awarded Contracts by Texas-Based Electric Utility to Provide SUE and Survey Solutions

November 15, 2022

SAM Announces the Promotion of Andrew Costell to Director of Damage Prevention

November 14, 2022

Beyond November 11th: SAM Launches SkillBridge Internship Program for Veterans

November 11, 2022

SAM Awarded Upper-Mid-West Electric Contract by Major Investor-Owned Utility Company

November 10, 2022

SAM Announces the Promotion of Casey Adams to Central Region Electric Market Lead

November 09, 2022

SAM Named Top Workplace for Eleventh Consecutive Year

November 07, 2022

SAM Announces the Promotion of Luke Klos to Director of Middle Mile Services

November 02, 2022

The Package Deal: Investing in Technology to Drive Advanced SUE Solutions

November 01, 2022

SAM Senior Project Manager Appointed to UESI Board of Governors

October 26, 2022

SAM Announces Acquisition of Echezabal & Associates, Inc., Expanding Client Solutions in Florida

October 18, 2022

SAM Wins Contract for Ohio-Based Gas Distribution Company

October 06, 2022

Tripp Corbin Joins SAM’s Atlanta, GA Office as a Business Development Manager Focused on GIS

September 27, 2022

SAM Awarded Contract to Survey Seven Solar Projects Across the State of Louisiana

September 22, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Phil Sublett

September 20, 2022

SAM Announces Shane Nichols as New Chief Growth Officer

September 16, 2022

SAM-CS Granted Pre-Qualification Eligibility by the City of Denton, Texas

September 13, 2022

Vivek Arora Joins SAM as Chief Administrative Officer

September 09, 2022

SAM Awarded 5-Year SUE Contract by Illinois Department of Transportation

September 07, 2022

Governor of Michigan Appoints Chris Marbach to Michigan-Indiana State Line Commission

August 26, 2022

SAM Announces Susan Ball As New Chief Financial Officer And Treasurer

August 17, 2022

SAM Announces 2022 Sam G. Hanna Honorary Scholarship Recipient

August 15, 2022

SAM Announces Acquisition of Linewise Aerial, Expanding Client Solutions in the Western U.S. and Canada

August 08, 2022

SAM Expands Advanced UAS Training with “Operation Toolkit”

August 05, 2022

SAM Awarded Contract by WSP for SUE Services along Prospective Bus Route in Indianapolis, IN

July 21, 2022

SAM Awarded Contract to Conduct ALTA Survey for 2,400+ Acre Solar Farm

July 14, 2022

SAM Awarded Contract for Fiber Engineering, Inspection, and GIS Services

July 08, 2022

SAM Named 2022 Top Workplace USA

July 07, 2022

Steve Valdez Joins SAM Telecom Team as Business Development Manager in Denver, CO

June 21, 2022

Greene County, Missouri Awards SAM a Contract for GPS Mapping and Web-Based Services

June 16, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Zeke Zieschang, P.E.

June 14, 2022

SAM Team Recognized with Outstanding Environmental Project Award

June 10, 2022

Rick Jacobs Joins SAM’s Chicago, IL Office as a Business Development Director Focused on Utility Engineering

June 06, 2022


June 01, 2022


May 26, 2022

SAM Companies Welcomes 2022 SAM Summer Interns

May 23, 2022

TJC Surveying and Geomatics Program Presents SAM CEO with Distinguished Alumnus Award

May 12, 2022

SAM Ranks 103 on ENR Top 500 Design Firms for 2022

May 04, 2022

SAM Wins a Contract with CTRMA for Utility Locating Services

May 03, 2022

SAM Team Members Volunteer Big During National Volunteer Month

April 29, 2022

SAM Awarded Contract to Provide Multiple Geospatial Services for Solar Project

April 21, 2022

SAM Awarded Contract by S.J. Louis of Texas on Water Infrastructure Project

April 14, 2022

SAM Selected for Aerial Mapping, Surveying, and SUE Services

April 13, 2022

Digitizing Job Hazard Analysis Reports for Safer Work Zones

April 12, 2022

SAM-CS Awarded Contract for CEI Services by FDOT District 1

April 05, 2022

SAM Awarded Fiber Network Design and Permitting Services Contract in North Carolina

March 17, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Kelly Adams

March 11, 2022

Chris Adkins joins SAM Telecommunications Market Sector as PM in Columbus, OH

March 08, 2022

Smithville, Missouri Awards SAM Contract for GIS Mapping and Web-Based Services

March 03, 2022

SAM Deploys the Next Generation 3D-Ground Penetrating Radar

February 16, 2022

SAM Companies Announce 2021 Internal Leadership Promotions

February 09, 2022

SAM Awarded Contract for $1.5 Million in Surveying Services by Atkins on TxDOT Project

February 08, 2022

Scott North Joins Atlanta Office as Survey Department Manager

February 04, 2022

SAM Partners With Engineering Firm To Conduct Geospatial Services For USACE

January 26, 2022

SAM Announces Regional Operations Manager Brian Wood, PLS, RPLS

January 24, 2022

Chris Smith, PE Joins SAM as Regional Operations Manager

January 21, 2022

SAM Wins Contract with National Gas Distribution Utility Company

January 20, 2022

SAM Awarded Contract to Support 50 New Electric Vehicle Changing Stations

January 14, 2022

SAM-CS Awarded CEI Contract in TxDOT Odessa District

January 06, 2022

SAM Hosts STEM Showcase for Dell Children’s Medical Center Patients with $5,000 Gift for New Facility

December 14, 2021

SAM Announces Acquisition of Ghiotto & Associates, Accelerating its Expansion in Florida and the Southeast U.S.

December 06, 2021

SAM Selected by AECOM to Serve as a Preferred Provider

December 02, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Brian Belcher

November 29, 2021

SAM Named Top Workplace For Tenth Consecutive Year

November 15, 2021

SAM Recognizes and Honors Our Veterans

November 11, 2021

SAM Awarded Five Year Inclusion in Texas A&M’s Real Estate Services Pool

November 10, 2021

Mitch Long Joins SAM to Support Federal Market

October 29, 2021

SAM Awarded Telecom Contract With Fiber Infrastructure Provider

October 22, 2021

Peak Rock Capital Affiliate Completes Acquisition Of SAM Companies

September 29, 2021

SAM 2021 Summer Internship Ends, Scholarship Recipient Announced

September 15, 2021

Hybrid UAS Solutions: Expanding Mapping Scope and Scale Opportunities

September 14, 2021

SAM Awarded Contract On Design-Build Project To Improve Mobility On U.S. 183

September 08, 2021

SAM-CS Awarded Contract for CEI Services by FDOT District 3

August 31, 2021

SAM Awarded Contract with Iowa City for GIS Mapping Wastewater Infrastructure

August 30, 2021

SAM Announces Acquisition of Johnson Surveying and Mapping

August 15, 2021

Prevent Gas Line Damage: Remember to Call 811 Before you Dig

August 10, 2021

SAM Announces Acquisition of The Whiddon Group

August 09, 2021

SAM-CS Awarded CEI Contract in Florida with City of Tallahassee

July 29, 2021

Beyond the Runway: Using UAS to Manage Vegetation in Charleston, South Carolina

July 23, 2021

SAM Wins Three-Year Statewide, On-Call Contract with SCDOT for Aerial Mapping and Land Surveying Services

July 15, 2021

SAM Introduces Senior Project Manager, Yvonne Harding

July 08, 2021

SAM Introduces Senior Project Manager, Matt Doty

July 08, 2021

SAM Wins Telecom Design/Permit Contract in North Carolina

July 06, 2021

SAM Announces Acquisition of Marbach

June 28, 2021

SAM Partners with Architecture Firm to Preserve and Remodel Federal Structures in KS and MO

June 24, 2021

Stan Hicks Joins SAM to Support Southeast Transportation Market

June 18, 2021

SAM Wins Two Awards for New Corporate Identity and Website

June 18, 2021

SAM Recognized for Exceptional Safety Program and Technologies

June 11, 2021

SAM Wins One-Year, $1.2M Contract With National Gas Distribution Utility Company

May 24, 2021

SAM Ranks No. 98 on ENR Top 500 Design Firms

May 21, 2021

Facilitating a FRZ-Located Substation Mapping Project

May 13, 2021

SAM Celebrates Over 10,000 UAS Flights in Three Years

May 10, 2021

Fast, Accurate Utility Location Keeps Transportation Project on Track

May 07, 2021

SAM Celebrates Our Administrative Professionals That Help Drive Our Success

April 21, 2021

SAM Announces Acquisition of R&S Digital Services

March 30, 2021

SAM’s Proprietary Technologies Propel Win with National Energy Firm for Multi-Year Agreement

March 18, 2021

SAM Announces Acquisition of John F. Watson & Company

March 08, 2021

SAM Managers Give Thanks on Employee Appreciation Day

March 05, 2021

No Wi-Fi, No Problem: Mobile GIS Technology That Solves Field-to-Database Connection Issues

February 24, 2021

Knowledge and Experience Wins SAM-CS Contract for OVTI Services on TxDOT NEX Project

February 11, 2021

COVID-19 Business Update

February 05, 2021

Get Experience, Not Coffee: Real-World Experiences That Benefit Now and Later

February 05, 2021

SAM’s Proprietary Technology Helps Drive New GIS/Web Application Contract

February 04, 2021

Multi-Service Capabilities Drive SAM's Contract Win with Major Telecommunications Company

February 01, 2021

SAM Awarded $3M, 1-Year New Task Order by GDOT

January 28, 2021

SAM Family of Companies Rebranding

January 19, 2021

SAM Awarded $1 Million Contract With Dallas Community College For SUE Services

December 22, 2020

SAM Awarded Two-Year MSA With Texas A&M University Systems For Utility Engineering And Surveying Services

December 22, 2020

Reuben Chandler Joins SAM To Support NC Transportation Market

December 22, 2020

Joe Allegra Joins SAM as a Senior Project Manager in NoVA Region

December 10, 2020

SAM Announces November 2020 Leadership Promotions

November 30, 2020

Internships that shape your career: Former Intern Michael Medina discusses his success at SAM

November 23, 2020

National Drone Safety Awareness Week: SAM leads the Geospatial Industry in UAS Safety and Maintenance

November 17, 2020

SAM Named Top Workplace by Houston Chronicle

November 16, 2020

SAM Honors our Veterans, an Interview with Ashlin Day

November 11, 2020

SAM Named Top Workplace For Ninth Consecutive Year

November 09, 2020

SAM Awarded Three-Year Contract With NCDOT For Aerial Mapping Services

October 27, 2020

SAM Announces October 2020 Leadership Promotions

October 08, 2020

SAM awarded Kiewit Safety Crew of the Month in Niles, Michigan

September 28, 2020

Matt Thomas Presents Case Study on Aerial LiDAR Systems at Virtual Expo on September 17

September 17, 2020

SAM Awarded GIS Services Contract with City of Beeville, TX

September 08, 2020

Employee Spotlight: John Braden; Taking Photography and his Career to Greater Heights

September 03, 2020

How SAM Uses Advanced Technology to Enhance SUE Services

September 02, 2020

SAM Announces Acquisition of HALIS

August 31, 2020

National Aviation Day 2020: Take a Look from Our View

August 19, 2020

SAM Awarded $2M, Two-Year Contract with TxDOT Houston District

August 05, 2020

SAM Announces Acquisition of Midland GIS Solutions

August 03, 2020

Carlos Montoya Joins SAM as Senior Project Manager for Aerial Mapping and GIS

July 28, 2020

SAM Awarded Three-Year, On-Call Contract with TDOT for Photogrammetric and Mapping Services

July 16, 2020

SAM Awarded $2M, Three-Year Contract with TxDOT Northwest Districts View Details

July 13, 2020

David Hoffman Joins SAM as Utility Engineering Operations Manager

June 30, 2020

SAM Expert Speaking at IEEE PES ESMO Conference June 24

June 24, 2020

SAM Awarded Three-Year, Multi-State Contract for a National Energy Company

June 23, 2020

Rik Dunham Joins SAM as Oil and Gas Market Project Manager in Salt Lake City

June 11, 2020

SAM Ranked as Top Design Firm in Texas and Louisiana

June 09, 2020

Marc Broussard Joins SAM as Oil and Gas Market Senior Leader

June 08, 2020

George Totten Joins SAM as Transportation Lead in Houston Office

June 01, 2020

SAM Awarded $6M, Five-Year Contract for CEI with TxDOT

May 29, 2020

COVID-19 Business Update

May 21, 2020

COVID-19 Business Update

May 21, 2020

Rick Ward Joins SAM-CS as Florida Area Leader

May 07, 2020

SAM Ranks 93 Among ENR's Top 500 Design Firms for 2020

May 04, 2020

SAM Engineer Helps Fight COVID-19 With Home-Grown Tech

April 06, 2020

SAM Awarded $5M Survey and SUE Contract for Electric Utility Client

April 02, 2020

SAM Wins Five-Year Contract for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)

March 27, 2020

Brandon Miller Joins SAM as Senior Project Manager

March 25, 2020

SAM Awarded $2.5M, Five-Year TxDOT Contract for Surveying and Mapping

March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Business Update

March 23, 2020

A Message From SAM Regarding COVID-19

March 16, 2020

SAM Awarded $5M, Five-Year Contract for Utility Engineering with TxDOT

March 03, 2020

Women in Construction Week: SAM PM, Michelle Powell, on the Construction Industry

March 02, 2020

SAM Names Oliver Pollard Austin Office Operations Manager

February 25, 2020

SAM Names Jeff Solberg Houston Office Operations Manager

February 25, 2020

SAM-CS Awarded $8M, Five-Year CEI Contract with TxDOT

February 21, 2020

Engineers Week: SAM PE, Christina Kim, on Engineering and Education

February 17, 2020

SAM Hires SUE Expert and Author for Learning and Development Program

January 21, 2020

SAM Conducts Advanced Training Program

January 14, 2020

SAM Announces 2019 Leadership Promotions

January 04, 2020

SAM Announces Acquisition of JMC Professional Surveying and Mapping, LLC

December 02, 2019

SAM Opens Office in Lindale, Texas

November 19, 2019

SAM Ranks Two Offices As Top Workplaces for 2019

November 18, 2019

SAM Ranks As A Top Workplace for 2018

November 05, 2019

SAM Northern Virginia Office Recognized for Community Service

November 04, 2019

Ashley Speaking at Rowan College October 25

October 25, 2019

Jason Caskey Joins SAM as East Regional Business Development Director

October 16, 2019

SAM Leadership Conference Builds Engagement and Excellence

October 03, 2019

SAM First in North America to Deploy Advanced Aerial Scanning Technology

October 01, 2019

SAM Featured in LiDAR News

September 27, 2019

SAM-CS Vice President, Gregory Cleveland, Speaks about TxDOT's Design-Build Quality Assurance Program

September 25, 2019

SAM Uses Advanced Technology for SUE Inspection

September 23, 2019

SAM Seeks Merger and Acquisition Partners

September 13, 2019

Mario Martinez Joins SAM Companies as Business Development Director for Telecommunications

September 11, 2019

Nobles to Speak On Modernization of the NSRS and New Florida SPCS Zones

August 23, 2019

SAM Awarded Major UAS Mapping Project for Electric Utility

August 14, 2019

SAM Ranked as Top Design Firm in Texas and Louisiana

June 14, 2019

SAM SUE Expert Speaking at ACEC Training May 22

May 22, 2019

SAM Orthophotography Expert Speaking at NCAUG Symposium May 17

May 17, 2019

SAM LiDAR Experts Speaking at ISPE Conference May 17

May 17, 2019

SAM Ranks 92 Among ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms for 2019

April 26, 2019

SAM Celebrates 25th Anniversary

April 18, 2019

SAM Announces Acquisition of Haag 3D Solutions' New Jersey Operations

April 08, 2019

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