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Terracon Consultants, Inc. Overall Winner of 2018 ARTBA Foundation’s “Helping Hand” Awards

June 6, 2018

Terracon is honored to be awarded the 2018 ARTBA Foundation’s Helping Hands Award. The awards “recognize extraordinary programs — outside the scope of normal business operations — that demonstrably benefit and help improve the quality …

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Deep Excavation Support: Innovative Geodesign in an Urban Environment

April 16, 2018

When you plan to construct a 35-story high-rise in Downtown Seattle, you must also plan to go into the ground as well as up.  Structures of this type can commonly require temporary excavations on the …

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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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Terracon Announces Jared Mechetti as Senior National Account Manager

January 19, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Terracon, a leading provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services, has named Jared Mechetti, P.E., as senior national account manager. Mechetti joins Terracon with a proven track record of delivering engineering …

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Terracon Expands Facilities Services with North Carolina Acquisition

January 5, 2018

OLATHE, Kan. – Terracon is pleased to announce the expansion of its facilities services capabilities through the acquisition of Engineered Concepts of Greensboro, N.C., effective immediately. Terracon retains Engineered Concepts’ 10 employees. Engineered Concepts, founded …

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Construction Inspection Uncovers Dinosaur Discovery

November 21, 2017

One of the most complete triceratops skeletons ever found was uncovered last summer by the watchful eye of Dan Wagner, engineering technician in Terracon’s Denver office. While Dan was working on site, inspecting drilled piers, …

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Terracon Continues to Rise in ENR Rankings

September 11, 2017

OLATHE, Kan. —Terracon, a leading provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services, has continued a pattern of growth and market presence expansion as evidenced in Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) annual listing of Top Design Firms …

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2017 ENR rankings

August 24, 2017

Engineering News-Record has announced rankings in its listing of the Top Design Firms. Terracon ranks as the following in 2017: Top 500 Design Firms  #30 Top 500 Design Firms – General Building #12 Education  #14 Multi-Unit …

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Structural Steel and Welding Inspection – A Critical Service for Building Construction

August 20, 2017

Structural steel and welding inspection is a critical service for building construction. Poor welding or misalignment of steel components can adversely affect the structural performance or safety of a building. This is important for all …

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What’s Under the Hood (Concrete)?

August 20, 2017

Using ultrasonic echo tomography is a very useful structural diagnostic technique for diagnosing surface and internal concrete defects. Cracks, spalls, and surface defects such as voids, honeycombing, exposed rebar, etc., are typical symptoms of distress …

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