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  • Word-of-the-Month: Ground-Penetrating Radar

    Ground-Penetrating Radar A ground-penetrating radar is a geophysical method that uses radar pulses to image the subsurface. This nondestructive testing method uses electromagnetic radiation to reflect signals from subsurface structures to detect concealed objects. It can be used to detect embedded objects through a variety of media including rock, soil,.. More

    3 Jun 2019 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Surcharge

    Surcharge A surcharge is a weight load which is placed on the surface of soil to cause lateral pressure. It is used to improve the weak compressible earth and provide a more sturdy, stable ground for construction. Some examples of a surcharge load include embankments, construction equipment, adjacent structures, and.. More

    1 May 2019 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Sealant

    Sealant Sealant is a substance that helps to prevent the passage of air, dust, fluids, or other items through an opening or surface. They can vary in flexibility, strength, and permanence to meet any functionality. In order to accommodate structural and thermal changes, there are various types of sealants used.. More

    2 Apr 2019 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Rebar

    Rebar Rebar, short for reinforcing bar, is a steel bar that is used to reinforce concrete. Concrete has strong compression strength, but weak tensile strength. The rebar is used as a tension device to increase the concrete’s tensile strength, providing more stability to a structure.  Fun Fact In the 18th.. More

    1 Mar 2019 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Remediation

    Remediation Remediation is a technique used to remove contaminants from an environmental media (i.e. soil, water, sediment). Contaminants can negatively impact human health and the environment; therefore, the act of removing them stops the damage and revitalizes the project site.  Fun Fact There are over 60 different approaches that can.. More

    1 Feb 2019 |
  • Stahl receives Mortarr’s Buzzworthy Awarrd

    POSTED JANUARY 2019 BY Mortarr Earned, not given. We're proud to announce we won the Buzzworthy Awarrd at the Mortarr Awarrds MMXIX! The Stahl team is passionate about “stirring up buzz” for our community-impact projects, and we are thrilled to be recognized for these efforts. See why we were honored alongside.. More

    31 Jan 2019 |