Tagged: Energy

Terracon Leads Efforts for “Legacy” Oilfield Site Reclamation

November 17, 2017

Thousands of oil and gas wells have been drilled in North Dakota over the past six decades – many long before the environmental regulations of today were in place. Today, some of the sites damaged …

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Corpus Christi

October 11, 2017

Eager to help assist in the continuous growth of the region, Terracon has opened a Corpus Christi office to meet the needs of our existing clients and reach potential clients throughout Texas. We pride ourselves …

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Using Collaboration and Communication to Reduce Geotechnical Project Risk

August 25, 2017

One of today’s buzzwords is “Risk.” We all have experience with the prime example of risk and risk mitigation: insurance. Simply stated, insurance mitigates financial risk by paying some money to make sure that we …

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Olathe

August 20, 2017

Olathe, Kan. is home to our national headquarters. From this office, our talented professionals provide a wide-variety of services including environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials consulting engineering services and support. Our employee-owners support clients and …

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Demolition and Clean Up Heat Up: Commissioned demolition of an incinerator

June 23, 2017

Many communities have obsolete infrastructure that represents an underutilized asset, often posing an environmental or safety hazard to the community. Terracon recently assisted one such community with a former municipal solid waste incinerator removal to …

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Solution to Challenging Terrain Saves Millions of Dollars on North Star Solar Project

September 9, 2016

When Community Energy Solar came to Terracon with a significant foundation concern for the largest solar project in Minnesota, the North Star Solar Project, the Terracon team recommended a solution which ultimately saved the client …

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Generating Results: Collaborative Team Keeps Alta Wind Energy Project on Track

July 22, 2016

On the heels of the landmark 2015 climate accord at which nations around the world committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the U.S. government extended tax credits for wind power development. These events led to …

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When it Comes to Geotechnical Exploration: Know Before You Explore

April 13, 2016

Terracon is applying big data concepts using our vast amount of historical and publicly available data regarding the subsurface to add an important first step in our geotechnical site characterization for project sites. We are …

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Life-Saving Medical Facility Faces Moisture Issues

April 4, 2016

Ryder Trauma Center is recognized as one of the world’s leading healthcare facilities and is credited with saving thousands of lives every year as a part of the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Medical …

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Setting the Standard: Innovative Solar Panel Foundation Testing

October 22, 2015

Harnessing the power of the sun is certainly not a new concept. What is new is the large number of solar powered facilities being built across the country thanks to recent declines in the cost of …

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