Fun Fact Friday: Atterberg Limits Testing Mar 29

Fun Fact Friday: Atterberg Limits Testing

Atterberg Limits Testing is just one of the testing methods that Encorus’s Civil Testing Group uses to determine properties of soil. According to ASTM International, Atterberg Testing Limits are six limits of consistency in soils that were defined by Albert Atterberg.... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Fire Protection Engineering Mar 22

Fun Fact Friday: Fire Protection Engineering

One of the in-house design services offered by Encorus Group is fire protection engineering. This discipline is relevant to almost any building design since it helps to prevent fire and keep buildings safe in the event that a fire does occur. Fire Protection / Life... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Drafting Mar 15

Fun Fact Friday: Drafting

For this week’s Fun Fact Friday, we will focus on one of the more technical aspects of engineering: drafting. Encorus Drafter Doug Acquard gave us some information about what drafting is and why it is important. Drafting, also known as technical drawing, is the... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Photo Edition Mar 8

Fun Fact Friday: Photo Edition

Fun Fact Friday: Photo Edition Did you know that wind turbines can be 300 to 400 feet tall and weigh up to about 350 tons? Encorus has had hands-on experience with wind turbines, providing Civil Testing services for the Arkwright Wind Farm! Learn more about Encorus’s... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: SPCC Plans Mar 1

Fun Fact Friday: SPCC Plans

One of the environmental engineering services that Encorus Group offer is the creation of an SPCC Plan. Environmental Engineer Mary Padasak gave us some insight into what exactly SPCC Plans are and why they are important. Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Meet the Fresh Faces of Encorus Group Feb 22

Fun Fact Friday: Meet the Fresh Faces of Encorus Group

Encorus has experienced an increase in growth, especially in the number of our employees. Most recently, Encorus has brought on John Bard as Electrical and Controls Project Manager, Gerald (Jerry) Sullivan as Senior Structural Engineer, Cheyenne Ricley as a Drafter,... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Mechanical Engineering Feb 15

Fun Fact Friday: Mechanical Engineering

Encorus Group’s wide variety of in-house design services includes mechanical engineering. Mechanical engineering is a discipline that applies concepts from physics, engineering, and materials science for the design, production, operation, and maintenance of mechanical... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Engineering Month Feb 8

Fun Fact Friday: Engineering Month

As we move on to a new month, it happens to be an engineer’s favorite time of the year. February is Engineering Month! This month, we take the opportunity to appreciate the engineering discipline and the dedication that every engineer puts into their work. For this... Read more
Encorus Welcomes Heather Stevens! Feb 7

Encorus Welcomes Heather Stevens!

Encorus is pleased to announce the addition of Heather Stevens to the drafting department.  Heather has 20 years of drafting experience, with the last ten of that in civil and traffic design.  Welcome, Heather! Read more