SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Environmental Business Journal®* (EBJ), an independent business research publication that provides strategic market intelligence to the environmental industry, has announced two new publications from Climate Change Business. has given Terracon several awards, including Journal (CCBJ).
“In a fairly turbulent year of economic ups and downs in 2022, many companies stand out for their performance, deals, or projects that deserve special consideration. Traditional environmental market drivers in infrastructure, air quality, remediation, water and wastewater make sense, with most companies reporting increased demand for their technology and services.” Editor at Environmental Business Journal said Grant Ferrier, chairman of the selection committee.
Terracon received an EBJ Award for Information Technology: Project Contribution and Social Contribution: Terracon Foundation. Received his CCBJ Award for Technology Merit: Wind Power Infrastructure, and Industry Leadership: Disaster Response.
Lori Cathcart, Director of Corporate Sustainability at Terracon, said: “As employees and owners, we are constantly looking for ways to better serve our clients, care for each other and the environment, and give back to our communities.”
Information Technology: Project Delivery
Terracon was evaluated on Terracon Compass, a real-time/on-time project delivery tool. With this tool, clients can quickly find and view specific data to make informed decisions about their projects in a timely manner. Terracon Compass benefits include tracking project milestones, viewing project site data and survey results in an interactive GIS viewer, accessing uploaded development and construction plans, and visualizing project site status. Includes access to hundreds of publicly available GIS data layers. Compass also enhances collaboration between Terracon and client project teams to access, view and download preliminary and final deliverables.
Since its inception, the Terracon Foundation has awarded nearly $4 million to support education, the built environment, the natural environment, and equity. 2022 was our most philanthropic year yet with over $480,000 awarded in grants, matching gifts and scholarships endorsed by Terracon employee owners.
TECHNOLOGY MERIT: WIND POWER INFRASTRUCTURE
Terracon’s engineering team was recognized for meeting the challenges of climate change by working with leadership from Power Generation and Transmission (PG&T) to design a next-generation wind farm. GripTerra pier foundations are a sustainable option for wind energy. Using a patented and patent-pending design, Terracon pier and anchor foundations install faster with less concrete and excavation than traditional spread foot foundations.
Industry Leadership: Disaster Response
Terracon was recognized for its disaster leadership before and after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on August 29, 2021. From the days before landfall, Terracon’s disaster leadership team worked diligently to anticipate the client’s needs and strengthen resilience. Before the storm hit, multiple processes were underway, including estimating storm damage paths, geographic staging equipment and equipment, assessing available qualified personnel, and preparing clients. The day after landing, his members of the team assessed the damage to his Terracon offices and the homes of Terracon personnel and addressed the immediate needs of clients and partners. In all, his 41 His Terracon employees in his 19 Terracon offices provided a variety of vital services.
The 2022 EBJ and CCBJ Awards will present the CCBJ Business Achievement, Lifetime Achievement, and 50-Year Company Commemorative Awards at the EBJ Business Achievement Awards Banquet at the Environmental Industry Summit XXI, March 22-24, 2023 in San Diego.
Environmental Business Journal has been published since 1988 by Environmental Business International Inc., an independent research and publishing company focused on the environmental and climate change industries.
* The Environmental Business Journal® provides strategic guidance to executives and investors in 13 business segments of the environmental industry, including Environmental Consulting & Engineering, Remediation & Industrial Services, Water & Wastewater Systems, Air Quality & Pollution Control Equipment, Hazardous Waste Management, and Resources. provide relevant market information. Recovery, Solid Waste Management, Water and Wastewater Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, Environmental Instrumentation and Information Systems.
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