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The geotechnical division provides extensive range of services from subsurface investigations to detailed designs for slope stabilization and retaining structures. Some salient services offered include:

  • Subsurface investigations and terrain analysis by borings, test pits,
  • geophysics, tomography and air photo interpretation for land development
  • geotechnical design of buildings, roads, runways;
  • Highrise, midrise and lowrise buildings, institutional, commercial and residential developments, subdivisions, dams, stormwater management ponds, and trails
  • Slope stability and streambank erosion risk assessment; slope stabilization/remediation
  • Design of retaining structures, foundation underpinning and engineered fill
  • Instrumentation & monitoring for slopes, tunnels, shoring, structures; settlement monitoring of weak compressible soils;
  • Expert consultation, review and testimony before municipal and conservation authority boards and environmental tribunal;
  • Geotechnical laboratory and field testing
  • Geotechnical design of highways, tunnels, bridges and culverts
  • Linear and municipal infrastructure
  • Soft clay engineering and settlement modelling, Finite Element modelling
  • Slope stability policy development and interpretation
  • Buried utility installation, route study assessments