Category: Delivering Success

OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Standard: New Solution to a Very Old Problem

January 24, 2019

In March of 1930, Mohandas Gandhi was in the midst of his Salt March to the Arabian Sea, the industrialized world was about to experience the lowest point of the Great Depression, and ground was …

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Benchmarking Energy Usage Lowers Operating Costs

January 22, 2019

Increasingly, municipalities and states are requiring disclosure of energy and water use during commercial building real estate transactions. This trend is creating demand for energy and water usage analysis and documentation, including benchmarking similar buildings …

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Helping Healthcare Facilities Meet Seismic Requirements

January 2, 2019

Healthcare facilities must meet a high standard of excellence. It’s the strong relationship of trust, combined with technical experience, that Mayes, A Terracon Company (Mayes) brought to Seattle Children’s Hospital’s continued expansion. The hospital serves …

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Maintenance Maximizes Parking Structure Investment

October 24, 2018

When we park our vehicles in a parking deck structure, we don’t typically think about the safety of the structure itself. Fully exposed to the elements in addition to facing the added wear of vehicle …

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Innovation Reduces Subsurface Risk for Transmission Lines

October 24, 2018

With the growing demand for reliable and affordable energy in the U.S., the design and construction of power generation facilities and transmission infrastructure is happening at a rapid pace. To keep pace with the required …

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Using an Established Technique For A New Application

October 24, 2018

Have you ever seen a solid concrete structure with no apparent seams and wondered, “How did they build that?” The answer is slip-form placement. The primary advantage of slip-form construction over stacked concrete is that …

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Preserving Remarkable Artifacts for Future Generations

September 21, 2018

The City of Phoenix and its surrounding suburbs make up one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Beneath this bustling metropolis lie the remains of the Hohokam, a Native American culture which …

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Addressing Facilities Asset Management Challenges for School Districts

September 21, 2018

Basketball hoops, band towers, light poles, and bleachers are just some of the physical assets a typical independent school district facility manager might oversee. Add the countless other assets a school may own, multiply them …

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Creating a Safe Environment: Does Your Healthcare Facility Have Water Intrusion?

August 9, 2018

Water intrusion can cause a host of issues impacting buildings and the health of the people who use them. Hospitals and other medical facilities must be particularly aware of this sometimes-invisible threat to protect the …

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Transforming a Brownfield into an Innovative Multi-Tenant Site

August 3, 2018

Featuring the first marine terminal on the Savannah River, the SeaPoint Industrial Terminal Complex designated as a Georgia Brownfields site, offers a full range of industrial services and infrastructure that makes it unique in the …

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