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Addressing Corrosion Extends Concrete Service Life

July 1, 2019

Concrete is generally thought to be a resilient material. Yet, those responsible for maintaining today’s concrete structures are finding their buildings and bridges may not last as long as they’d like, partly due to the …

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Investing in Your Future

June 26, 2019

  How You Benefit from Equipment, Technology, and Experience Tiger Woods won the recent Masters golf tournament in dramatic fashion.  You can be sure that he was not playing with rented clubs.  The pros use …

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Terracon Acquisitions Enhance Environmental, Geotechnical Resources in the Southeast

June 4, 2019

Purchases Build Upon Strong Presence in Georgia, Florida, North Carolina OLATHE, Kan. – Terracon is pleased to announce its acquisition of Environmental Services, Inc. (ESI) and Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (GEC). Bringing these two …

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Easing the Headache of Industrial Stormwater Submittals

May 22, 2019

Industrial stormwater can be a reoccurring administrative headache or a simple submittal. This runoff, caused by rain in locations as varied as manufacturing facilities to airports, can be polluted by materials onsite, and facilities are …

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Developing Rail-Specific Asbestos Management Safety Plans

May 22, 2019

Asbestos was commonly included in building and construction materials prior to 1980, due to its durability and heat resistance. The product was also used extensively in the rail industry for a wide-variety of materials including: …

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Wind Resistant Structures Protect Valuable Assets

May 22, 2019

Designing structures to withstand extreme  winds   Severe weather often serves as a disastrous reminder of the need for strong, wind-resistant structures. In an average year, approximately 1,000 tornadoes occur across the country – 75% …

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An Important Note About Potential Recruitment Fraud

May 16, 2019

Unfortunately, recruiting scams that target potential job candidates have recently been reported. To safeguard against these scams, there are a few important things to know about Terracon’s recruiting process. Terracon has a formal application and …

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Alain Gallet, P.E., FACEC, Recognized for Lifetime Professional Achievement Award

May 15, 2019

Alain Gallet, P.E., FACEC, of Terracon’s Birmingham, Ala., office has been recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Alabama with a Lifetime Professional Acheivement Award. Details in news release.

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Terracon Names Jacob Spinsby as National Manager of Geophysical Services

May 7, 2019

DENVER — Terracon, a nationally known and respected consulting engineering firm, has named Jacob Spinsby, P.G., MSc, as national manager of geophysical services. Spinsby joins Terracon with more than 15 years of  geophysical and management …

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Legionella, Water Management Planning

April 25, 2019

  In recent years, the number of cases of Legionnaire’s disease reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has risen at an alarming rate. Building water systems can favor the growth of Legionella …

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