Tagged: Misc

Innovating a safer work site

April 4, 2018

Terracon was recently recognized by the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation for their 2018 BWC Safety Innovation Awards. The awards, designed to encourage and recognize innovative solutions to reduce the risk of workplace injuries and …

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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 Foundation Awards $86,390 in Community and University Grants

January 24, 2018

OLATHE, Kan. ­­– The Terracon Foundation is pleased to announce the award of $86,390 in grants to six universities and 12 community organizations. The Terracon Foundation was established as the community investment arm of Terracon …

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The Advantages of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Techniques for Evaluating the Compressive Strength of In-Place Concrete

November 17, 2017

The evaluation of compressive strength of in-place concrete is often needed for projects of new constructions, structural additions and remodeling, and structural repairs. Traditional method of testing the compressive strength of concrete cores retrieved from …

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A Historic Homecoming: Relocation of the Livermore Depot

September 27, 2017

Without tracks, trains, passengers, or freight, is a railroad depot still a railroad depot? Old buildings, no matter their significance, are always inextricably connected to the ground they sit on. However, when a historic building …

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Geotechnical Engineering in the 21st Century

September 26, 2017

Do you have the latest smart phone? Have you checked out the new crowd-sourcing app or trending Twitter hashtag? Change is fast-paced these days. Contrast that for a moment with geotechnical engineering.  For more than …

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We have an App for that: Bringing Efficiency to Process

September 24, 2017

Saving time and money on your next environmental site assessment just got a little easier. Terracon’s new Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) Field App allows assessors to be more efficient while conducting the site reconnaissance and …

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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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Terracon Announces Topping Out Event for New Headquarters Sept. 5

September 1, 2017

Company to celebrate construction milestone for new facility in Olathe OLATHE, Kan. — Terracon announced it will be “Topping Out” the frame of its new headquarters at 11 a.m., Sept. 5 at its new building …

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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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