Meet the MI Team – Nick Zwara Jan 15

Meet the MI Team – Nick Zwara

Nick Zwara is a Mechanical Integrity Project Manager with a background in API pressure vessel, process piping, and storage tank inspections. His certifications include API 510 – Pressure Vessel Inspector, API 570 – Process Piping Inspector, API 653 –... Read more
What is a SDVOSB? Jan 11

What is a SDVOSB?

Small businesses can be categorized based on their ownership.  Classifications include Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), Women Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), 8(a), HubZone, and others.  Firms... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Architectural Services Jan 4

Fun Fact Friday: Architectural Services

As a full-service professional engineering firm, Encorus Group offers services across several different engineering disciplines. But did you know that Encorus also offers architectural services? Architecture is the perfect complement to our engineering services! The... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Seismic Design Dec 21

Fun Fact Friday: Seismic Design

During the design phase of a structure, there are certain loading conditions that engineers need to take into consideration. One of those loading conditions is seismic load, which is a dynamic load caused by the acceleration of the earth supporting the structure.... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Magnetometer Surveys Dec 14

Fun Fact Friday: Magnetometer Surveys

What is the largest magnet you have ever seen? I’ll give you a hint: You are standing on it. Yup, it’s the Earth! But you say, “How can that be?” Deep under our feet, buildings, and roadways, is the Earth’s core. The core is about 4500 miles wide and the outer part is... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Hydrometer Analysis Testing Dec 7

Fun Fact Friday: Hydrometer Analysis Testing

This Fun Fact Friday article will describe the procedure for hydrometer analysis of soils. This procedure measures the particle-size distribution of fine-grained soils and is one of the services offered by our Civil Testing Group to ensure the integrity of subject... Read more