Geotechnical services

Dealing with transportation, industrial & commercial development, clean energy, oil and gas, and water sectors, Amec Foster Wheeler's clients receive comprehensive geotechnical services from site or route selection through innovative investigation and design, to construction monitoring. 

Amec Foster Wheeler’s geotechnical group has an established record of solving problems in difficult ground conditions and is experienced with virtually every combination of rock, soil, and water known on earth. With more than 750 geotechnical specialists, our clients can expect practical and innovative solutions engineered to fit perfectly with their business challenges. 

Working with natural geological hazards, geomorphology, applied soil and rock mechanics, infrastructure regions, tropical climates and dams, Amec Foster Wheeler’s industry-leading professionals provide practical innovations that integrate client needs with cost efficient solutions. Recognising the different requirements our clients have, we focus our expertise to serve their specific needs. 

Our commitment is to provide the best technical expertise available from leading professionals in the field. From a simple environmental assessment to a complex, multi-disciplinary project, our technicians are able to provide the full range of engineering procurement, construction management and staff capabilities to meet your project needs. 

Since the 1950s, Amec Foster Wheeler’s geotechnical engineers have contributed and continue to contribute to the development of the geotechnical field by providing high-level expertise in the following service areas: 

  • Foundation engineering
  • Engineering geology
  • Earthquake engineering and engineering seismology
  • Arid region geotechnics
  • Risk and hazard assessment
  • Geo-environmental engineering
  • In-situ and laboratory testing
  • Arctic and permafrost engineering
  • Marine geotechnics
  • Ground improvement design
  • Engineering geophysics
  • Geotechnical monitoring
  • Terrain analysis
  • Embankment engineering
  • Hydrogeology


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