We are committed to delivering for our clients prompt, accurate, rigorous, innovative and independent advice and geotechnical engineering solutions for:

  • Dams and tunnels for water, wastewater and hydropower projects.
  • Foundations and earthworks for roads, bridges, infrastructure, industrial, commercial and residential buildings.
  • Ground improvement for earthquake and liquefaction mitigation.
  • Slope stability assessment and remedial stabilization.
  • Ground retention systems, temporary works and deep excavation support.
  • Independent peer review, geotechnical design & construction supervision and certification.

Geotechnical engineering expertise includes:

  • Ground investigation and the assessment of
    the geotechnical engineering implications of
    the ground conditions
  • Foundation & retaining wall design recommendations
  • Slope stability assessment
  • Earthworks and ground improvement
  • Retaining wall design
  • Independent checking and peer review of
    geotechnical design
  • Design certification.

Dam engineering experience includes:

  • Advisory services to dam owners on the NZ Dam Safety Guidelines (2015)
  • Classification of dam Potential Impact Category
  • Comprehensive safety reviews
  • Intermediate safety reviews
  • Routine dam safety surveillance, instrumentation and monitoring
  • Embankment design and construction supervision
  • Advisory services for dam Building Consent applications and regulatory review.


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