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SynTerra Corporation has acquired Duncklee & Dunham, a firm of environmental geologists and engineers who have worked on projects throughout the United States. Learn about the expanded capabilities and reach of the combined operation.
Congratulations to LafargeHolcim, longtime SynTerra clients, was recently awarded the Land Stewardship Award from Portland Cement Association. The awards recognize plants across the U.S. for outstanding environmental and community relations efforts. The 2020 awards are evaluated for environmental efforts completed in 2019.
Gather the family for an edible aquifer building activity right in your own kitchen. This tasty activity will explain how aquifers work and how human activity can have an effect on groundwater.
September is National Preparedness Month, and the theme is “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.” Our SynTerra experts have highlighted resources to use when planning for disasters or emergencies, and the top three areas to plan for.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.