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Geo-Institute 2016-2017 Awards Video

The Geo-Institute’s Geo-Frontiers conference was held recently in Orlando Florida. On March 14, 2017, they presented their awards, including the prestigious Karl Terzaghi Award, the Ralph Peck Award and others. This video was shown at […]

Shannon and Wilson Promotions for 2017
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Shannon and Wilson Announces Promotions for 2017

Shannon & Wilson, an employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington and with 12 offices across North America, recently announced a series of promotions for 2017. The promotions, announced Jan. 10, are Christopher Darrah to […]

Terracon Acquires Geotechnical Consulting & Testing Inc. (GC&T)
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Terracon Acquires GC&T

Terracon is expanding into the Virgina market through the acquisition of Geotechnical Consulting & Testing Inc. (GC&T), headquartered in Woodbridge, with a laboratory in Dulles. This is Terracon’s 4th acquisition of 2016. Formed in 1990, […]

terzaghi_birthday
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Happy Karl Terzaghi’s Birthday, 2016

Every second of October, geotechnical engineers around the world remember Karl Terzaghi on his birthday! Terzaghi is the father of soil mechanics, and I don’t think it is cliche to say he is also the […]

Terracon acquires Mayes Testing Engineers
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Terracon acquires Mayes Testing Engineers

Terracon has acquired Mayes Testing Engineers based in Lynnwood (Seattle) Washington. Mayes is a 115 person firm specializing in welding, concrete, soils, masonry, asphalt, and non-destructive testing in the Pacific Northwest. From the Terracon Press […]

Introducing Quanta Subsurface
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New Specialty Geotechnical Contractor in North America

There is a new player in the ground engineering and specialty geotechnical construction market in North America…well, sort of. Quanta Subsurface is a collection of (at present) 9 specialty contractors all owned by Quanta Services, […]