Geotechnical Engineering

The geotechnical team of Coffey, A Tetra Tech Company, in the United Kingdom (UK) provides all aspects of geotechnical engineering, engineering geological, and geoenvironmental consultancy services for clients in Europe.

Geotechnical Engineering

The core of our service is geotechnical assessment and design for infrastructure projects (road and rail), buildings, and land developments. Our geotechnical engineering specialists use a range of analytical techniques including numerical modelling to identify specific geotechnical design requirements. We provide geotechnical design services for foundations; soil and rock slopes; retaining structures; ground improvement; dams and reservoirs; marine and near-shore structures; deep basements; temporary works; quarries, landfills, mines, and tailings dams; and contaminated land. We also offer value engineering services, providing alternative design solutions for more cost-effective construction.

Engineering Geology

Our Coffey UK engineering geology group specialises in inspection, hazard and risk assessment, and design of remedial works for steep soil and rock slopes, as well as the management of slopes, tips, and lagoons for quarrying. Our qualified rope-access specialists can physically assess, analyse, and monitor steep slopes with challenging access points. Coffey has sector-leading engineering geology experience and expertise in analysing and presenting data using advanced commercial and customised software. We have the thorough technical understanding and high-level IT capabilities required to collate, manage, and present surface mapping and 2D and 3D survey data. Our engineers and geologists combine these attributes to produce accurate 3D ground models depicting surface terrain, sub-surface stratigraphy, and geotechnical features.

Geoenvironmental Engineering

We combine our geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering skills to complete contaminated land feasibility studies, ground and groundwater investigations, risk assessment, engineering evaluation, detailed design of remedial works, and construction supervision. Our geoenvironmental engineering services can be applied to a broad range of scenarios including pre-acquisition assessments, standard site assessment, brownfield redevelopment, remediation assessment, and validation. We advise clients on contaminated land issues and provide expertise in technical, sustainability, and financial aspects of development and operation of modern waste disposal facilities. Our geoenvironmental engineering team has specialised expertise in issues related to landfills and industrial lagoons with complex geotechnics to accommodate hazardous or special wastes.

Expert Services

Our expert services include technical investigations and reporting, forensic engineering, advice on claims and contract matters, and assistance with adjudication. We also provide expert advice and expert witness services at public enquiries, arbitration, and High Court proceedings.

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