Dave Tepke presents on Rehab of Existing Concrete Structures for ACI

November 17, 2021 - Recently, Dave Tepke spoke on the “Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures: Providing an Avenue to Safe, Quality Structural Repairs”, a webinar hosted by ACI. The webinar focused on the benefits of implementing a Concrete Repair Code for Code Officials, Engineers, Contractors, Owners, and the Public; deterioration mechanisms that affect buildings; and some important aspects of…

November Work Anniversaries Giving Thanks for Family

November 17, 2021 - At SKA we have much to be thankful for. Not the least are these employees seen & celebrated here. Todd Hall, Michael Parker, Kent Yarborough, Dave Tepke, and April Jones.

Dave Tepke publishes an article in Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure Journal

November 16, 2021 - Dave Tepke, PE, was a co-contributor on a recent article “Best practices for measurement, sensing, and quantifying corrosion in existing reinforced concrete structures” published in the Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure journal. The article shares that reinforced concrete structures are frequently exposed to environmental conditions in which active corrosion of embedded reinforcement occurs. Understanding the currently…

David Keatts presents at ICRI Mega Demo

November 10, 2021 - David Keatts, PE, recently spoke at ICRI Carolinas Chapter Mega Demo in Raleigh. The two-day event featured technical and educational presentations from eight companies. SKA presented a case study covering the restoration of exterior concrete basins at the Mitchell Filter Plant in Greensboro, NC. SKA was the engineer of record on this project and was…

SKA Scott Singleton speaks at IIBEC 2 Day Course

November 03, 2021 - Our employees often participate in learning opportunities and, also present when it is appropriate to do so. We are fortunate to have many experts and thought leaders in the industry as part of our team. Scott Singleton is presenting a course for IIBEC entitled Exterior Wall Quality Assurance. Exterior Wall Quality Assurance is a two-day…

SKA Project Wins ENR Award of Merit

October 22, 2021 - Winning engineering awards… it’s not why we do what we do, but it’s always nice to get recognition. NCSU Memorial Belltower won the 2021 ENR Award of Merit for Restoration. Putting the mechanical systems for heating and cooling underground was just one of the challenges. Structural challenges abounded with adding in a winding staircase and…

October Work Anniversaries Celebrating Hard Working Folks

October 22, 2021 - Fall festivities bring with it hayrides, bonfires, pumpkin carving and oodles of festivals. In between bites of apple pie, we pause a moment to celebrate the October Work Anniversaries for these hard working SKA teammates: Bob Kennerly, Ron Coleman, Mike Smith, Todd Capps, and Tim Norton.

September Work Anniversaries Cooler Temperatures Bring Cool Celebrations

September 23, 2021 - As the cooler weather sets in, we pause a moment to celebrate the September Work Anniversaries for these great SKA teammates: Emerson Crawford, Hilary Vickerman, Nick Tribble, Tim Cook, and Aaron Bopp.