There’s always a lot going on at SynTerra.

This is where you’ll learn about our people, their professional accomplishments, and their community involvement. You’ll also find thought-provoking environmental insights, as well as some lighthearted information.

Check back soon to see how SynTerra is making news, view our calendar of events, and read the SynTerra blog.

Leadership program

SynTerra toxicologist, Kaleigh Sims recently completed the 10-month Leadership Anderson program. Part of the program was creating and implementing a project the whole community will benefit from, a mural in downtown Anderson. The mural is painted by an artist from Anderson, Herman A. Keith JR., and captures part of the areas history.

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Press Release

SynTerra is pleased to announce that its new president is Steve Precourt, an accomplished Professional Engineer, business executive, and former Florida lawmaker. Precourt succeeds Mark Taylor, who served as SynTerra president since 2006. Taylor will remain at SynTerra to assist in the transition of leadership and to complete several projects.

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Professional Engineers Day

The National Society of Professional Engineers celebrates the work of Professional Engineers all around the world. SynTerra joins in on the appreciation for our P.E.’s and their commitment to serving our community. Throughout Steve Gardner’s years, there have been many lessons, and he would like to share some of them for the benefit of those entering the Professional Engineer field.

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SynTerra Safety

August is Eye Health and Protection Month, and SynTerra is doing its part by raising awareness about the use of protective eyewear in the workplace and at home, the different types of hazards to the eyes, and the importance of regular eye exams.

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Mass Effect

In mass timber construction, structures are built out of wood, from the walls to the support beams. Not that concrete or steel don’t play a role in mass timber construction — they may be part of the foundation or stairwells — but wood products are the main construction material.

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Maintaining Water Frontage

In the Southeast, the summers are hot and everyone escapes the heat by heading to the water. Some, are lucky enough to have waterfront property on freshwater lakes and small bodies of water. While lake life seems easy, sediment can become a thorn in the side.

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SynTerra Safety

It’s July and summer is underway! Sunshine and warm weather mean more time outside. While enjoying the outdoors, don’t forget to protect yourself. Harmful UV rays can burn and lead to long-term skin damage, including wrinkling, premature age spots, and worse – skin cancer. That’s why the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has named July UV Safety Month.

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SynTerra Safety

The National Safety Council has made June National Safety Month®. At SynTerra, our professionals and staff take that seriously. As a core principle, we make safety a priority with our clients, our community, and each other – every day.

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