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Mass Transit Rail Inspection Improves Safety

March 11, 2020

Did you know that Terracon helps the traveling public stay safe by performing quality assurance inspection on rail for mass transit projects? Rail construction integrity is vital to the mass transit industry because rail flaws …

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Concrete Life Extended by Effective Repair Approach

February 18, 2020

Concrete deterioration can be a major problem for facilities managers anywhere, but it’s especially challenging to address when a facility needs to remain in operation during repairs. A Terracon client in the amusement park industry …

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Terracon Foundation Awards $67,450 in Community and University Grants

February 18, 2020

OLATHE, Kan. – The Terracon Foundation is pleased to announce the award of $67,450 in community and university grants and scholarships. The Terracon Foundation was established as the community investment arm of Terracon with a …

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Resurrecting the Site of a Former Funeral Home

February 11, 2020

Property in Florida, especially in a waterfront community like the City of Cocoa, can be a scarce commodity. Yet a property, located within walking distance to the thriving historic Cocoa Village community redevelopment district, sat …

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Terracon Purchase of Skelly and Loy Expands Environmental Resources in the Mid-Atlantic

February 7, 2020

Builds Upon Growing Presence in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia OLATHE, Kan. – Terracon is excited to announce its acquisition of Skelly and Loy (S&L), headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa. S&L is a privately held environmental consulting …

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DFI Educational Trust and Terracon Foundation Announce a New Scholarship Fund

January 30, 2020

Hawthorne, N.J. (January 30, 2020):  Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust and the Terracon Foundation announce the establishment of the DFI Educational Trust/Terracon Consultants Scholarship Fund, which will provide scholarships to engineering students attending any …

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Water Penetration and Air Leakage Testing of Flanged Window Details

January 23, 2020

For full article information please visit: http://ow.ly/y6IU30q6H7V Multifamily building has been one of the fastest growing market sectors over the past five years, and outlooks predict this trend will continue. Nationwide, authorities having jurisdiction have …

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Why Facility-care is Critical for Healthcare

January 8, 2020

  When is the last time you got a physical from a doctor? Buildings like humans are constructed with systems that wear out and need maintenance. Buildings have skin (building envelope), bones (structure), pulmonary systems …

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Installation Research Improves Window Performance

January 7, 2020

  The market for low-rise, wood-framed, multifamily construction has been one of the fastest growing market sectors over the past five years, a trend that’s expected to continue. Water penetration around openings is consistently an …

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Lead-Based Paint Hazards: Understanding and Managing the Impacts of Lead-Based Paint

January 7, 2020

  The U.S. government banned lead-based paint more than 40 years ago, but it’s still prevalent. According to government statistics, more than 75 percent of the housing stock in the U.S. contains lead-based paint. Such …

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