Category: Featured

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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Construction of Specialized Healthcare Facilities Deliver Advanced Treatment Options

February 19, 2019

Proton therapy is a fast-growing healthcare technology that requires a specialized construction approach. An advanced form of radiation therapy, proton therapy is highly effective and typically causes fewer side effects in patients than other cancer …

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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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