Geotechnical

CARES engineers experience and expertise in investigative techniques has resulted in the commissioning of a wide variety and scale of projects throughout the UK and worldwide. This covers small housing developments to investigations for new port terminals. Our engineers can provide recommendations for all stages of a scheme from acquisition and reclamation to design and construction, and embraces desk research, ground investigations and foundation design.

CARES have a long tradition in investigating, assessing and designing innovative foundation design and ground improvement solutions in difficult ground conditions. Furthermore, our engineers have provided innovative bespoke instrumentation utilising the most current technology available to assist in the final geotechnical design. CARES provide specialist design services for all aspects of geotechnical engineering including foundation design, for onshore and offshore structures. We undertake slope stability analysis including reinforced earth design. CARES can carry out retaining wall design and include soil /structure interaction analyses.

We also work closely with a number of specialists which include contaminated land specialists, to ensure any intrusive investigative compliments and meets current environmental legislation and risk assessment requirements.