About Us

History of the Company

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Sauls Seismic, LLC has been in the seismic consulting and vibration monitoring business for nearly four decades. Our team of engineers, geologists and technicians has gained a reputation in the industry for professionalism and excellence. As an unbiased third party, Sauls Seismic specializes in a broad range of seismic services designed to ensure compliance and optimize performance associated with blasting activities in the mining, aggregates and construction industries.

Sauls Seismic began operations in Birmingham, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia in 1980. Initial jobs included monitoring for surface coal mining operations in Alabama for an international coal company; monitoring blasting on renovations at a working hydroelectric dam for a major electric utility; and monitoring and preblast inspections on the Atlanta transit system. From those considerable beginnings, Sauls Seismic quickly grew to be one of the most respected, seismic consultants in the industry.

In the past 40 years, services have expanded and been constantly updated using the latest technology to meet the ever changing needs of the business. Other significant jobs have been undertaken in these years representing the broad range of our services and the variety of projects we can address.


Representative projects we’ve worked on include:

I-10 Bridge Demolition – Vibration monitoring, Pensacola, FL
I-10 (new) Bridge – Vibration Monitoring for Pile Driving, Pensacola, FL
Natural historic caves near quarry – Study effects of blast vibration, Juana Diaz, PR
Nuclear Power Plant – Surveys and monitoring for blasting inside plant, Tennessee
Route 9 Expansion – Existing conditions video and monitoring, Virginia
SmartFIX40 – PBS, monitoring, public relations, complaint handling, Knoxville, TN
Nelsonville By-Pass - Monitoring and surveys, Nelsonville, Ohio


Sauls Seismic Today

Services include: vibration/sound monitoring, preblast/preconstruction inspections, pile drive monitoring, environmental monitoring, right-of-way video, complaint handling, expert testimony in litigation, community education and public relations, and Nomis Seismographs support.

Company headquarters are in Birmingham, Alabama with other locations conveniently located. We have ongoing projects nationally and can effectively provide service anywhere in the country.


Why Use Sauls Seismic?

If a construction, mining, quarrying or demolition job calls for vibration monitoring, you need the assurance of using a company with the experience to provide complete, accurate and timely documentation. With Sauls Seismic, you get that assurance and that experience.

Sauls Seismic has been specializing in seismic consulting services for nearly four decades. In those years, we have worked on a broad range of projects in many diverse venues.

Being in the business as long as we have, we have staff with 30 to 35 years’ experience in this field. We have conducted thousands of preblast/preconstruction inspections, taken millions of photos/videos documenting existing conditions, talked to thousands of homeowners about projects in their neighborhoods and successfully assisted clients in addressing numerous litigation situations.

With Sauls Seismic you get more than you expect. Any company can lease a seismograph, or take some photos before a job begins; but by using Sauls Seismic, you get more. We take a personal and professional approach to every job. That means timely, accurate documentation, personal service and the knowledge that we will be here for years to come with all the needed records of compliance should you need it. We provide solutions before they become problems.