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Determining Stability: Evaluating a Tunnel to Predict Performance Under Catastrophic Loading

January 31, 2018

Could a tunnel constructed more than 50 years ago still rapidly drain a reservoir if a catastrophe happened? This was the question Terracon helped answer regarding the 185-foot deep reservoir at the Broken Bow Hydroelectric …

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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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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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