TTL Receives Low EMR of .58

Recently TTL Associates received official notification that our Experience Modification Rate (EMR) was reduced from .61 to .58.  Safety is primary concern for us at our work sites and at our office.  When you are in the process of awarding a contract for environmental, geotechnical engineering or material testing services, please contact us. With our [...]

Materials Testing NICET Certification

John Rust, TTL’s  manager of the construction materials testing and inspection department, is pleased to announce that over 50% of TTL’s construction materials testing engineering technicians are now Level II Certified by the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET).  This certification program, though its three subfields of Asphalt, Concrete and Soils , was [...]

TTL Associates Receives Michigan Concrete Awards

The Michigan Concrete Association (MCA) recently presented three awards of excellence to TTL Associates, Inc. (TTL) for Construction Materials Testing (CMT) work performed out of the firm’s regional Plymouth, Michigan office.  Jeff Elliott, P.E., TTL’s Vice President of Michigan Operations, accepted the awards at the MCA’s annual meeting in late February. “We are pleased to [...]

Key Changes to ASTM E 1527-13

The All Appropriate Inquiries Rule at 40 CFR Part 312 (“AAI Rule”) protects prospective purchasers of property from liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”) for certain environmental conditions if the prospective purchaser conducts an investigation that meets the requirements of the AAI Rule. The AAI Rule provides that prospective purchasers [...]

TTL Names Robert Ruse President

Robert S. Ruse, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP has been named President of TTL Associates, Inc. Robert most recently served as Executive Vice President after moving through the ranks as Project/Department Manager coordinating hundreds of geotechnical, brown field, and environmental remediation projects along the way.  He joined TTL Associates in 1992 while completing his Master of [...]