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Terracon Announces Healthcare Sector Market Launch

March 29, 2018

OLATHE, Kan. — Terracon is pleased to announce the formal launch of its healthcare sector. Decades of experience in healthcare facilities has led Terracon to organize its services around the needs of thousands of healthcare …

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Modernizing an Airport Terminal: Expanding Concourse to Improve Customer Experience

March 16, 2018

As one of Arizona’s main transportation hubs, the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has experienced a significant amount of growth and expansion in the last five years. To meet the needs of its nearly 40 …

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Stormwater: A Frequently Overlooked but Potentially Costly Construction Management Issue

March 16, 2018

Storm management can be an overlooked aspect of construction management that can result in a multitude of unanticipated costs and the need for additional contractors on a project. For property owners, stormwater may be a …

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Building A Strong Foundation: Laying Groundwork for a Successful Hospital Project

March 15, 2018

Excellent healthcare facilities are essential to vibrant communities. The recently constructed Florida Hospital for Women is a great addition to the healthcare system in Orlando.  The way that the geotechnical engineer collaborated with the design …

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Terracon Foundation Awards $50,000 in National Partner Grants to Girl Scouts of the USA and Society of Women Engineers

February 25, 2018

OLATHE, Kan. — The Terracon Foundation is pleased to announce the presentation of two National Partner grants: $25,000 to Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and $25,000 to the Society of Women Engineers. To date, …

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Helping A Hospital: Diagnosing Indoor Air Quality and Building Operation Issues

January 31, 2018

Hospital culture demands that nothing is as important as the people in its care and those who serve them. So when a healthcare facility experienced elevated relative humidity levels, condensation on ductwork, and mold growth …

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Experience Prevails: Uncovering Hidden Obstacles

January 31, 2018

Located just 10 nautical miles from the Atlantic Ocean in Jacksonville, Fla., Dames Point Marine Terminal is JAXPORT’s newest marine facility. Opened in 2009, it includes a state-of-the art container terminal capable of handling an …

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Determining Stability: Evaluating a Tunnel to Predict Performance Under Catastrophic Loading

January 31, 2018

Could a tunnel constructed more than 50 years ago still rapidly drain a reservoir if a catastrophe happened? This was the question Terracon helped answer regarding the 185-foot deep reservoir at the Broken Bow Hydroelectric …

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Terracon Foundation Awards $86,390 in Community and University Grants

January 24, 2018

OLATHE, Kan. ­­– The Terracon Foundation is pleased to announce the award of $86,390 in grants to six universities and 12 community organizations. The Terracon Foundation was established as the community investment arm of Terracon …

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Brownfields Redevelopment: Revitalizing a Cultural Heritage Center

January 22, 2018

  A touchstone to the Hispanic community in Utah, Centro Civico Mexicano (Centro) is a place where generations celebrate the traditions of their heritage. Centro was first established in 1935 by Mexicans who came to …

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