Services

With senior engineers with over 30 year of experience, GMTS provides expert geotechnical engineering consulting and soils / materials testing services in related projects. GMTS is also an AASHTO and USACE accredited soils and construction materials testing laboratory. Accreditations include: Quality Systems R18, C1077 (aggregate), C1077 (concrete), and D3740 (Soil), as well as Hot Mix Asphalt and Sprayed Fire-Resistive Material.

Geotechnical Engineering Consulting Services:
  • Site evaluation:
  • Geotechnical investigations
  • Sinkhole investigations
  • Geologic surveys
  • Geophysical surveys
  • Geomorphologic studies
  • Hydrogeologic studies
  • Rippability analyses
  • Interpretation of aerial photographs
  • Sitting of structures
  • Borrow material investigations
  • Assessment of potential quarry sites
  • Geotechnical evaluation of:
  • Shallow and deep foundations
  • Retaining walls (concrete, MSE walls)
  • Slopes
  • Harbor and pier facilities
  • Dikes and earth damts
  • Landslide correction
  • Riprap shore protection
  • Site improvement:
  • Earthwork observation
  • Design and observation of grouting applications
  • Design and observation of surcharge installations
  • Pile load tests monitoring and evaluation
  • Static axial and lateral load tests
  • Dynamic load tests (PDA)
  • Pile Integrity Tests (PIT)
  • Osterberg Cell load tests
  • Forensic engineering
  • Expert witness
Soils Testing Services:
  • Drilling:
  • Hollow Stem-Augers and Wash Borings for drilling in soil
  • Sampling by Standard Penetration Test (SPT) and Shelby Tube (Undisturbed)
  • Rotary drilling for coring in rock
  • Monitoring well & piezometers installation
  • Inclinometer installation
  • Field testing
  • Field density test (nuclear method)
  • Superficial percolation test
  • Field California Bearing Ratio test (CBR)
  • Electrical resistivity surveys
  • Seismic refraction surveys
  • Microgravity surveys
  • Laboratory Soil testing:
  • Standard testing:
  • Classification and Index Tests of soils (moisture content, Atterberg Limits, visual-manual description, etc.)
  • Grain Size (sieve analysis and hydrometer)
  • Other (pH and chloride, electrical resistivity, etc.)
  • Advanced testing:
  • Strength tests (triaxial testing, direct shear, etc.)
  • Volume changes tests (consolidation tests, potential volume change, etc.)
  • Other:
  • Proctor compaction tests (Modified & Standard)
  • Laboratory California Bearing Ratio (CBR) test
Materials Testing Services:
  • Concrete and Aggregates:
  • Casting, curing, and compression testing of concrete cylinders
  • Field tests (slump, air content, spread, etc.)
  • Concrete core recovery and testing
  • Steel testing
  • Miscellaneous materials testing:
  • Plastics
  • Ceramics
  • Wood
  • Glass
  • Others, as required
Aditional Services:
  • Welding inspections (AWS / CWI)
  • Non-destructive testing:
  • Visual inspection (VT)
  • Radiographic inspection (RT)
  • Dye penetrant inspection (PT)
  • Magnetic particle inspection (MT)
  • Ultrasonic inspection (UT)
  • Corrosion testing (NACE)
  • Sprayed-On Fire Resistive Inspection (SFRM)
  • Coatings testing / inspection
  • Structural Investigations
  • Quality Control & Inspection Services for Civil Engineering Projects

For additional tests not included here, or for price quotes, please Contact Us