Company History

30 Years of Excellence

Anderson Engineering Company Inc. Established

January 1, 1985

1985: Anderson Engineering Company Inc. opens for business. Co-founder Steve Anderson recalls the experience, ” “When my Father and I started the company, it was just me, my Dad, and…

Yerington Reclamation

May 14, 1986

1986: Anderson begins work on their first “major” project near Yerington, Nevada assisting site remediation of the former Empire Nevada Mine. Site History: Copper was discovered in the Yerington District in 1865,…

International Smelter

June 5, 1987

1987: Anderson is contracted to begin the reclamation of the International Smelter in Tooele County. Active work to transform this expansive EPA Superfund into usable open space would continue for approximately 20…

Great Falls Copper and Zinc Refinery

March 5, 1988

1988: Anderson is contracted to begin the site clean up  of the Great Falls, MT. Copper and Zinc Refinery facility. Site History: The Boston & Montana Consolidated Copper and Silver Mining…

Bluewater Uranium Mine

January 10, 1990

1990: With the passing of the Uranium boom, Anderson opens a permanent office location in Grants, New Mexico to help close the once largest open-pit uranium mine in the world. The…

Bingham Canyon Cleanup

February 1, 1992

1992: Anderson completes the clean-up of portion of the historic Bingham Canyon in the southern Salt Lake Valley. Mining activities have a long history in the ore rich Oquirrh  Mountains. Today,…

Copperton Tailings

January 5, 1993

1993: Anderson’s team of engineers and geologists begin the design to recontour the former Anaconda Minerals Copperton Tailings impoundments. About the Design: The impoundment design included the creation of five earthen cells,…

LDS Conference Center

April 3, 1997

1997: Anderson is retained by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to participate in the civil design and project management of the 1.4 million square foot (130,000 m2) Conference…

2002 Olympic Games

February 5, 2002

  2002: With the world watching, Anderson was hired to perform the survey layout for the Olympic cross country skiing course at Soldier Hollow and the illuminated mountain olympic rings….

Top Engineers Award

October 1, 2005

2005: Anderson receives the Top Engineering Firm award from the F.W. Dodge Intermountain Contractors Magazine

Pine Canyon Conservation Area

August 10, 2010

2010: The International Refinery and Smelter (IS&R) project, which began in 1987, area is removed from the EPA NPL Superfund listing. The former smelter site is converted to over 1,200…

Mobile Island Model

April 20, 2011

2011: Anderson enhances coastline oil well decommissioning by introducing the Mobile-Island Model (MIM). The MIM would first be deployed along a diminished shoreline in southwest Louisiana. After successful completion of…

10 Consectutive Perfect Safety Awards

July 8, 2012

2012: In 2012, the Utah Safety Council awards Anderson Engineering with their 10th consecutive Perfect Safety Award. The “Perfect Record Award” recognizes organizations that have completed a period of 12 consecutive…

Top Growing Firm

July 1, 2013

2013:  In 2013, Anderson was ranked #15 on the ZweigWhite Hot Firms List and the only firm representing Utah. The ZweigWhite Hot Firm List has become one of the most…

Best of State 2014

May 1, 2014

2014: Anderson wins the Best of State award for outstanding Civil Engineering and giving back to Utah. About the Best of State Award: The Best of State Awards were created…

New Office Building

June 1, 2014

2014: Anderson moves from their long time home in Salt Lake City to a newly built office in Saratoga Springs, Utah. The new facility doubled the amount of usable office…

30 Year Anniversary

January 1, 2015

2015: Anderson Engineering Company Inc. celebrates 30 years of excellence!  

"I’ve done a lot of work in my life, but it never ceases to be rewarding to see the results of your planning and design take shape right before your eyes."

− Virgil B. Anderson | 1924-2011