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Consultant Services for Material Engineering Throughout Medicine Hat

Our team of technicians and engineers can consult with you about geotechnical engineering and material engineering for your project in Medicine Hat, or other areas in Southern Alberta and Southern Saskatchewan. GEM Testing Ltd. has over 43 years of combined experience amongst our employees, and we can expertly review designs as well as provide recommendations for projects.

Material Engineering Consulting Services

The following is a list of material engineering consulting services we provide:

Asphalt Marshall Mix design and review

Concrete mix design and review

Screw Helix pile foundation design and review

Foundation inspections

Concrete inspections

Steel reinforcement inspections

Settlement inspections (i.e. sidewalk, roadway, foundation)

Concrete and asphalt site inspections, comments and recommendations

Geotechnical Engineering Consulting Services

The following is a list of geotechnical engineering consulting services we provide:

Foundation inspection and settlement assessment

Foundation bearing capacity certificates

Geotechnical investigations/assessments for residential, commercial or industrial developments including roadways and slope stability assessments/analysis

GEM Testing Ltd. is able to provide the following information and recommendations:

Soil Stratigraphy

Borehole logs (including Atteberg limits, sulphate, SPT and groundwater elevations)

Soil classifications of each predominant soil encountered

Predominant soil type gradation and plasticity

Water table (including comments on potential high water table)

Site grading and backfilling recommendations

Underground utility construction recommendations

Structural pavement design

Site specific erosion control and protection recommendations

Setbacks for slope stability

Identify areas of unstable ground conditions or slopes

Foundation construction and design recommendations (including weeping tile and concrete recommendations)

Site specific storm water retention pond recommendations

Deep fill recommendations

Frost protection recommendations

Lateral earth pressure recommendations

Slope stability soil properties

Slope stability analysis

Slope stability comments and recommendations including slope setback and development recommendations

Let us know if you would like to set up an appointment to meet and discuss more on our geotechnical and material engineering expertise.

Gem Testing Ltd

13430 Box Springs Rd

Redcliff, AB T0J 2P0

Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Phone: 403-581-6026


Cell: 403-581-6026 (CEO, Scott Dooher)

Service Area
Southern Alberta
Southern Saskatchewan

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