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Terracon in the News

Spotlight: David Gaboury, CEO, Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Kansas City Business Journal - July 23, 2010

Terracon in the News

Kansas City Business Journal Reveals Women Who Mean Business for 2010

Kansas City Business Journal - July 2, 2010

Technical Papers Library

Perspectives from the Field - Meth Labs: Your Neighborhood Hazardous Waste Facility

Dallas Whitmill, PE. Environmental Practice Journal, June 2010.

Terracon in the News

Chile Quake 'good for us to look at'

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce - June 9, 2010

Press Releases

Terracon Named to Employee Ownership 100

OLATHE, Kan. — Terracon has been named #48 on the list of the top 100 largest majority employee-owned companies in the country. Since 1965, Terracon has grown from a small Iowa geotechnical firm to a large, multifaceted national firm.

The list is compiled annually by the National Center for Employee Ownership, a private, nonprofit membership and research organization in Oakland, Calif. Overall, there are about 11,400 companies in the U.S. with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), the most common form of broad-based employee ownership. A complete list is available at
Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 2,700 employees providing geotechnical, environmental, construction materials and facilities services from more than 100 offices in 38 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 41st on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit

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Texas City Turns Brownfields Challenge into Opportunity

John B. Sallman, PG. Environmental Protection Online.

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Aquaterra to Terracon: A Local Firm Goes National

Ricky Simon. Marketers Update.

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The Mw 8.8 Chile Earthquake of February 27, 2010

Dr. David Baska, PE, CEG. EERI Special Earthquake Report.

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A Most Challenging Project: Repair of the Sophia D

Uwe Aschemeier. The American Welder, May 2010.

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Terraced Transition

Larry Keefe and Erin Perrott. CE News.