While 2020 was a challenging year, there were some good things that happened too. In that spirit, we wanted to share our top blog posts from the year.
Top 5 Blog Posts Published in 2020
- Field Technician to President | Tony Fiorillo began his career at ECS as a Field Technician in 1993 and was promoted to President of the ECS Group of Companies in April. Read more about his vision for the future and what inspires him.
- Fall Field Appreciation Week | Our field employees work hard every day in the elements to get the job done. In this post, we share a few notes of gratitude and appreciation from managers across the company
- ECS Employees Have GRIT – Meet Lindsey Lucas | Lindsey Lucas won an ACEC/NC Engineering Excellence Award for her work at Camp Lejeune. Read how she became interested in the sciences at a young age.
- Meet James. He Has GRIT | James Bowen, CWI was promoted to Corporate Level III, where he leads training, development and certification of ECS technicians performing non-destructive testing (NDT) services. Read how he discovered his passion for teaching.
- Concrete Design Specialists | ECS was part of HDR Engineering, Inc.’s Grand Award and Pinnacle Award winning team selected by the ACEC/VA for work done on HRSD’s Virginia Initiative Plant: Nutrient Reduction Improvements, located in Norfolk, VA. Read about our concrete mix design expert Bill Denison’s role in the project.
Top 5 Most Viewed Blog Posts in 2020
- Drying Soils Chemically Using Lime | When other drying methods have been exhausted and the schedule must be met, a common solution is to bring in lime.
- Building in Karst Environments | Karst is a term used to describe an area where limestone bedrock has eroded in an irregular manner. Read about ways to reduce the risk associated with development in karst environments.
- Field Technician to President | It is not every day we announce a new President, so it is no surprise this post made both lists.
- What is Forest Stand Delineation | While requirements and processes vary for “Forest Stand Delineations,” the general goals are consistent regardless of location. Read about what it means in Maryland.
- Changes to Virginia’s Asbestos Regulations | We have observed various minor interpretations and changes to asbestos regulations, as different state regulatory agencies amend or tweak local and state regulations. Read about one such change occurred in Virginia.