"Unfortunately, soils are made by nature and not by man, and the products of nature are always complex"
Karl von Terzaghi, 1936
What is geotechnical investigation?
Geotechnical Site Investigation is the process to determined the surface and subsurface conditions in the proposed construction site.
Why geotechnical investigation is necessary?
Information regarding the surface conditions is necessary for planning construction technique. These information helps a civil engineer to design a cost effective foundations for the buildings, construction equipment to be used, safety measures to be taken.
Where is geotechnical investigation is necessary?
Almost for all types of construction. deconstruction, excavation and rehabilitation works geotechnical investigation is needed.
What is the cost of it?
It cost only 1-2% of the entire construction cost but saves lots of unnecessary expenditures later.
A step wise services we provide to the client
o Preliminary Conceptual design
o Desktop study and walk over survey
o Standard ground investigation tests
o Determination of soil parameters
o Conceptual design of foundations, slope. Earth structures etc.,
o Technical report