Geotechnical Engineering & Material Testing

    Similar to all types of foundations in life, foundations in construction are the most important aspect of a structure. A solid and well built foundation is the first and most important step in the building process. Geotechnical engineering is concerned with the behaviour of earth materials occurring on the surface and below ground. A good understanding of soil and rock mechanics can help determine all relevant properties of the material and evaluate how they respond.

    Our Geotechnical Engineering department provides many services but can be generally be summarized in the following sections: