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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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Teamwork Keeps Construction On Schedule

April 12, 2019

Data Center Damage Quickly Evaluated   It’s something construction manager dreads – a phone call late on a Friday about a construction problem. In this case, the call was about the fire damage to a …

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Making Quality Your Top Priority

March 24, 2019

Using an accredited laboratory adds confidence the work being performed is completed in accordance with nationally recognized standards and procedures, and with proper equipment.  The accreditation process involves an on-site laboratory assessment including staff certifications …

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What we know will help you

March 24, 2019

Innovation Reduces Subsurface Risk Would you like to know how subsurface conditions will impact your construction cost and schedule—even before you select the location for a new retail site or an alignment for a transmission …

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GEOPHYSICAL Investigations: Finding the right application for your site

March 20, 2019

Want to know what is below the ground?  Drill a boring.  Geotechnical exploration has taken that approach for hundreds of years.  But this approach has its disadvantages, the most significant one being the fact that …

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