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April 14, 2021
Design Underway for New UMA Geotechnical Headquarters Featured Image

Design Underway for New UMA Geotechnical Headquarters

UMA Geotechnical Construction, a geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, has announced that construction will soon be underway on its…

February 9, 2021
UMA to Break NCDOT Record for Largest Square Footage of Soil Nail Wall Featured Image

UMA to Break NCDOT Record for Largest Square...

UMA Geotechnical Construction, a North Carolina-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, is working on a project that will become…

February 7, 2021
UMA Shores Up Failed Slope for TDOT Featured Image

UMA Shores Up Failed Slope for TDOT

UMA Geotechnical Construction worked as a subcontractor on the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) CNT234 Project, which was an emergency…

January 28, 2021
UMA Supports South Carolina Manufacturer’s Expansion with Micropiles Featured Image

UMA Supports South Carolina Manufacturer’s Expansion with Micropiles

Specialty subcontractors like UMA Geotechnical Construction, Inc. (UMA) rarely get the credit, but the work they do often lays the…

September 9, 2020
UMA Scales up Production on Unusually Large Soil Nail Wall Featured Image

UMA Scales up Production on Unusually Large Soil...

UMA Geotechnical Construction constructed all of the eight required permanent soil nail walls along a roughly two-mile stretch of the…

June 10, 2020
UMA Geotechnical Construction’s Brian DeSpain Promoted to President Featured Image

UMA Geotechnical Construction’s Brian DeSpain Promoted to President

Brian DeSpain has been promoted to President of UMA Geotechnical Construction. The company stresses that the active, day-to-day involvement of…

April 14, 2020
UMA Geotechnical Construction Earns SDVOSB and NC HUB Designations Featured Image

UMA Geotechnical Construction Earns SDVOSB and NC HUB...

UMA, a North Carolina-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, is proud to announce its newly acquired designations of both…

Client Testimonials

Fred Smith Company

We’ve partnered on several interesting and unique state and municipal projects. In each case UMA has played a key role in helping us deliver excellence to project owners and the neighboring public. Their expertise in drilled foundations have played critical roles in completing projects successfully. We appreciate the relationship.

Fred Smith Company

Catlin Engineers and Scientists

UMA responded very quickly to the needs of our project with the appropriate solution, and they provided the means and methods to implement that solution in a way that accommodated the complex site conditions.

Catlin Engineers and Scientists

City of Durham

The City has worked on two larger projects with UMA. Both projects exceeded our expectations and were delivered on-time and on–budget. I would encourage anyone seeking soil and structure stabilization to consider UMA based on the successful projects they have delivered for the City of Durham.

City of Durham