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Terracon Can Help You Interpret Accessibility Requirements

July 29, 2021

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is a federal civil rights law that covers employment, state and local government, and telecommunications, in addition to places of public accommodation and commercial facilities. It is …

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Protecting Our First Responders

July 27, 2021

The dangers for our intrepid firefighters do not necessarily end when the flames are extinguished. The potential for exposure to a wide variety of toxic substances like asbestos, carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, and carcinogenic volatile …

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Pile Driving Capabilities Enhance Terracon’s Solar Services

July 27, 2021

Test Pile Installation and Critical Data Recording Keeps Projects Moving Forward Two things have become clear as the U.S. solar industry has matured. First, the market has become more competitive and power purchase agreements (PPAs) …

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Terracon Foundation Awards $70,950 in University and Community Grants

July 27, 2021

OLATHE, Kan. — The Terracon Foundation is pleased to announce the awarding of $70,950 in grants and scholarships. The Terracon Foundation was established as the community investment arm of Terracon with a goal to reach …

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2021 ENR Rankings

July 19, 2021

Terracon, a leading provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services, is committed to growth and market presence expansion as evidenced in Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) annual listings of The Top 500 Design Firms and Sourcebook …

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How 3D Printing Is Providing Building Enclosure Engineered Solutions for Fenestration Testing

June 30, 2021

If you have ever worked on a project involving water penetration testing of doors, windows, curtain walls, or similar systems, you know that the challenges faced in terms of equipment, difficult transitions, and interfaces can …

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Delivering Success Newsletter – June 2021

June 30, 2021

Delivering Data to Drive solar Projects Forward As U.S. energy demand climbs, solar power is increasingly the preferred solution to produce energy cost-effectively and sustainably. Learn more about one critical aspect of the geotechnical process for …

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Delivering Success Newsletter – May 2021

June 14, 2021

Viewpoints: sustainable energy solutions Renewable energy is rapidly gaining ground in the U.S. as wind and solar power technologies become more sophisticated and cost-competitive with traditional energy sources. In this short video interview, Blair Loftis, …

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Reducing Carbon Emissions Through Superior Geodesign

June 11, 2021

Terracon’s Second-Generation Pier Foundation is the Future of Wind Turbine Foundation Design Hoover Dam, completed in 1933, was an engineering marvel, requiring more than 3 million cubic yards of concrete to harness the power of …

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Terracon Foundation Awards Grant to Tennessee Technological University

June 8, 2021

Annual STEAM Scholarship for Diversity and Inclusion Established COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — The Terracon Foundation has announced a $5,000 grant to Tennessee Technological University. The grant will be used to create the Terracon Foundation Annual STEAM …

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