Tagged: Telecommunications

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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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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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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The Age of the Drone: How Unmanned Aircraft Systems Expand Building Investigation Boundaries

July 21, 2017

When a window is too high to reach, a building is difficult to access by scaffolding, or a facility is too large to survey—call in the drones! The introduction of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), …

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Cell Tower Welding Inspection Requires Expertise

June 19, 2017

It’s not every day you get to climb a cell tower, and if you are afraid of heights this is not the job for you! Terracon was recently retained by Wirenet Company to perform a …

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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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Securing the Facility: Historic Data Center Roof Reconfiguration

July 29, 2015

When you’re responsible for housing the data center operations for the Southeast’s largest concentration of telecommunications companies, the words “leaky roof” are likely to cause you more than just a little anxiety. So when a …

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