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

February 25, 2019

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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DFI 43rd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

October 24, 2018

JOIN US for DFI 43 Annual Conference on Deep Foundations October 24-27, 2018 Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim, Calif. Plan to visit us at our booth, #806, during DFI’s 43rd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, October …

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Deep Excavation Support: Innovation in an Urban Environment

April 16, 2018

When you plan to construct a 35-story high-rise in Downtown Seattle, you must also plan to go into the ground as well as up.  Structures of this type can commonly require temporary excavations on the …

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IEEE PES PowerForward 2018

April 16, 2018

Join Us At POWERFORWARD April 16-19, 2018 Colorado Convention Center Denver, CO Booth #1575 Through our nationwide geographic coverage, technical capabilities, and risk understanding, we help our clients identify, prioritize, and deliver energy safely and …

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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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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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Terracon Expands New York Resources with Dente Acquisition

July 6, 2017

Builds Upon Growing Northeast Presence OLATHE, Kan. – Terracon is excited to announce its acquisition of Dente Engineering, located in the Albany, N.Y., area. Dente is a privately owned firm founded in 1993 providing geotechnical, …

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Paving the Way: Preserve and Maintain Your Investment with Pavement Management Programs

June 26, 2017

You wouldn’t consider driving your car 20,000 miles without changing the oil, rotating the tires, or having it inspected. Similarly, it is not a good idea to ignore needed maintenance of your pavements. Postponing timely …

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Beyond Drilling: Using Geophysics to Understand What’s Beneath the Surface

April 19, 2017

Drilling and soil sampling has traditionally been the way to explore subsurface conditions. But what if your project site encompasses 18 acres and you know that highly variable conditions exist? Consider a site where drilling …

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