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 Desktop Study 

Sometimes this is named a preliminary risk assessment. A geotechnical report based on maps, and other data, a walkover survey is often included.

Desktop Study Page

More Detail on Desk Study ?

What information is in a Desktop Study?
How does a Desktop Study Work?
Can I read about an Example Desktop Study?

Site Investigation

In difficult ground it is often necessary to undertake a site investigation to take soil samples and gauge soil or rock strength.

Site Investigation Page

More Detail on SI?

Subsurface Geotechnical Investigations
Surface Geotechnical Investigations
Types of Drilling Rig

Geotechnical Design

Following a site investigation a foundation design to suite conditions is designed. Piles or a raft foundation for example.

Geotechnical Design

More on Geotechnical Design?

How do geotechnical engineers assess soil strengths?
Geotechnical Design Standards
HD 22
Building Near Trees

Restoration Quality Assurance

Engineered fill will often require that the quality of the fill placement is verified during and post works.

Restoration Quality Assurance Page