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Stormwater: A Frequently Overlooked but Potentially Costly Construction Management Issue

March 16, 2018

Storm management can be an overlooked aspect of construction management that can result in a multitude of unanticipated costs and the need for additional contractors on a project. For property owners, stormwater may be a …

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Building A Strong Foundation: Laying Groundwork for a Successful Hospital Project

March 15, 2018

Excellent healthcare facilities are essential to vibrant communities. The recently constructed Florida Hospital for Women is a great addition to the healthcare system in Orlando.  The way that the geotechnical engineer collaborated with the design …

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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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Terracon Announces Matt McElvogue as National Director for Building Enclosure Practice

October 9, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas — Terracon, a leading provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services, has named Matt McElvogue, P.E., as national director for its building enclosure practice. McElvogue joined Building Exterior Solutions (BES) in 2010, …

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Solar Power International

September 10, 2017

Join us at Solar Power International in Las Vegas Meet Terracon employee-owners at Solar Power International, September 10-13. We are passionate about solar and are looking forward to meeting with you at our booth, #919. …

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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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Incentive for Innovation: Assessment Strategies for Tax Incentives Drive Brownfield Site Redevelopment

April 26, 2017

Safely restoring a contaminated property and helping find purpose in its reuse is one of the most rewarding opportunities an environmental consultant can have. It requires a collaborative team with the creative vision to see …

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