geotechnical investigation News

  • ARCADIS hires geotechnical engineer in Atlanta

    ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consulting and engineering company, today announced the hire of Tracy Hendren, a geotechnical civil engineer with 15 years of experience. Mr. Hendren will be working out of the ARCADIS Atlanta office and will be reporting to Paul Booth, senior geotechnical manager. Mr. Hendren has experience and training in geophysical site characterization, seismic ...


    By Arcadis

  • GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. conducts geotechnical offshore investigation for Block Island Wind Farm; Five Wind Turbine Farm - First of its Kind in the Nation

    Proud to announce its participation in the Block Island Wind Farm project. GZA would like to congratulate its client, Deepwater Wind, for achieving the milestone “steel in the water” on Monday, July 27, 2015, and for becoming the first US offshore wind farm to start offshore construction.  When completed, the Block Island Wind Farm will consist of five wind turbines within Rhode ...


    By GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

  • Bentley adds geotechnical and geoenvironmental capabilities through acquisition of gINT software

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced, at this invitation-only gathering of top users from around the globe, that it has acquired gINT Software. Headquartered in Santa Rosa, Calif., gINT Software has been a leader in geotechnical and geoenvironmental products since ...

  • MACTEC Providing Geotechnical, Environmental Services for Westside Subway Extension Heavy Rail Line and Regional Connector Light Rail Line Projects

    MACTEC has been retained as a member of PB Americas team on the Westside Subway Extension project and a member of AECOM/PB Americas team on the Regional Connector Project for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Allen Kibler, President of MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc., ( ...


  • RSK merges with Structural Soils to become the UK’s number one site investigation company

    A merger with the 130-strong site investigation contractor Structural Soils, a major player in the geotechnical industry with over 40 years of experience, has transformed RSK Group into the largest, most technically proficient geotechnical service provider in the UK. The merger – the largest in the company’s history – represents RSK’s first major strategic business decision since successfully ...


    By RSK Group plc

  • RSK merges with Structural Soils to become the UK’s number one site investigation company

    A merger with the 130-strong site investigation contractor Structural Soils, a major player in the geotechnical industry with over 40 years of experience, has transformed RSK Group into the largest, most technically proficient geotechnical service provider in the UK. The merger – the largest in the company’s history – represents RSK’s first major strategic business decision since successfully ...


    By RSK Group plc

  • ASTM D5777 - 00(2011)e1 standard guide for using the seismic refraction method for subsurface investigation

    This guide summarizes the equipment, field procedures, and interpretation methods used for the determination of the depth, thickness and the seismic velocity of subsurface soil and rock or engineered materials, using the seismic refraction method. Measurement of subsurface conditions by the seismic refraction method requires a seismic energy source, trigger cable (or radio link), geophones, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Geoquip Water Solutions to attend Geofluid, 3-6 October

    With over 12,000 visitors from 87 countries, Geofluid is the most prestigious geotechnical exhibition in Europe. Held in Piacenza, Italy, it is a specialist exhibition focusing on underground systems, drilling and prospecting, soil investigation and water extraction. Geoquip Water Solutions will be exhibiting alongside their Italian partners, Millars Products. They will be showcasing their ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Trimbath Joins CEC as New Vice President

    Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) welcomes William D. Trimbath, P.E., as a new vice president in the Civil Engineering practice of the firm's Pittsburgh headquarters office. Trimbath is a civil engineer with 39 years of experience in environmental investigations, site remediation, geotechnical engineering, mining, and water resource engineering for private and public sector ...

  • Keynetix announces strategic partnership with EarthSoft

    18th June 2008. Keynetix today announced that it has signed a collaborative development agreement with US environmental specialist EarthSoft, Inc. (EarthSoft), developer of the EQuIS environmental data management system. The two companies will cooperate on the emerging DIGGS (Data Interchange for Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Specials) format and will exploit the synergies between their ...


    By Keynetix Ltd

  • Golder wins AUD20 million LNG project in western Australia

    Chevron Australia has awarded Golder Associates a AUD20 million contract to conduct geotechnical investigations for construction of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plant, as part of the Wheatstone project in Western Australia. To commercialise the gas reserves of the Wheatstone and Iago gas fields, in the Western Carnarvon Basin off the north-west coast of Western Australia, an LNG plant will be ...


    By Golder Associates

  • KeyLogBook Wins "Product & Equipment Innovation" Award at GE Awards 2013

    This year’s GE Awards were especially exciting for us here at Keynetix as both KeyLAB and KeyLogBook were finalists in the Product & Equipment Innovation Category, with KeyLogBook winning first prize! It was a year when geotechnical ground modelling and BIM were also strongly represented with the editor’s choice award going to a BIM implementation project and the young engineer ...


    By Keynetix Ltd

  • New partnership: Geometrics Representation

    We are very happy to announce that our company is representing all Geometrics products, including seismographs, magnetometers and geoelectrics. Geometrics has supplied the world with rugged, portable, easy-to-use, and technologically-innovative geophysical instruments — and responsive, worldwide customer support, since 1969. Geometrics' line of seismographs, magnetometers, ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • ESG Shortlisted for GE Awards

    Scientifics Group (ESG), the UK’s leading environmental compliance company, is pleased to announce that they have been nominated for three Ground Engineering Awards at the 2012 GE Awards that are being held in London on 4 May. The GE Awards recognise geotechnical and geo-environmental excellence in projects, companies, individuals, products and services. This gave ESG the chance to ...

  • GEI`s Washington, D.C. Office Announces Work on Three Major Projects

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today work on three new projects under the leadership of its Washington, D.C. office. The Marriott Marquis Hotel and Blue Plains Tunnel are situated within the nation's capital. Wolf Creek Dam, the highest hazard dam within the purview of ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • Langan Acquires Treadwell & Rollo

    East Coast Firm Adds Four West Coast Offices to Establish Nationwide Footprint Elmwood Park, New Jersey  – Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, a privately held consulting firm with 500 employees in 14 offices around the world, has acquired Treadwell & Rollo, a premier geotechnical and environmental engineering firm based in San Francisco. The acquisition, the first in ...

  • DDM & TA’AZ Join Forces to Create TA’AZ Environmental

    DDM Geotechnical Services are based in the UAE, serving the Middle East markets. DDM’s Joint Venture with TA’AZ, will trade as TA’AZ Environmental, offering the Iraq market the complete array of onshore and offshore soil investigation and GeoSolutions services, plus MicroROV inspection and sand & sludge cleaning services. CPT ...


    By DDM Geotechnical Services

  • Army Corps Awards Sullivan Critical Levee Repair Project

    Sullivan International Group, Inc. (Sullivan) announced the award of a $17.8 Million levee construction project by the Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The levee project, which is located on the Missouri River in Freemont County, Iowa, includes the repair and construction of 3 breaches in the levee from the flooding in 2011. The project is estimated to cover a length of 3.6 miles of the ...

  • Entec remediating major Blyth regeneration scheme

    The first phase of work on a multi-million pound regeneration scheme on the former Bates Colliery site in Blyth, Northumberland, is underway. As part of the scheme, Entec will deliver the remediation of the site along with the contractor Vertase F.L.I. Remediation by Bates Regeneration Ltd, a joint venture between north east property firm Banks Developments and coal and property company UK Coal, ...


  • GEI Enhances Contaminated Sediments Practice with Shoreline Work

    GEI Consultants, Inc.,one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms announced today the accelerated growth of its national Contaminated Sediments Practice. The company has strengthened its offerings both through acquisition and the hire of a number of senior experts and mid-level technical staff in waste engineering, marine ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

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