In a highly competitive operating environment, clients are under pressure to develop projects quickly, efficiently, and sustainably. Advisian understands the need for continual innovation and flexibility in dealing with unplanned changes resulting from the geotechnical risks associated with extractive industries and infrastructure development.
Innovative solutions through informed problem solving
Managing unexpected site conditions, such as soft ground, coastal or clayey soils, foundation installations, represents some of the most significant cost and schedule risks to asset development.
Having an improved understanding and management of these risks by characterizing site features, interpreting and understanding these features, and then developing designs which appreciate the risk of any particular site supports successful project completion.
Through a truly integrated and streamlined approach, we identify project requirements, undertake complex geotechnical studies, and provide comprehensive specialist design and advice to clients throughout the project lifecycle.
Our consultants bring a unique blend of technical expertise and extensive practical, on-site experience. Through our global network, we bring holistic, sustainable solutions to design and construction challenges that expedite development time frames, while providing quality, value, and safe working environments.
We have proven through implementation that innovation is most often driven by an understanding of the whole solution, working across disciplines to understand, challenge, and redefine the critical design cases. Our design works hand-in-hand with adjacent engineering disciplines to continuously pursue optimal and innovative design.
Our services include:
- Engineering geology: desktop studies, aerial photo interpretation, site reconnaissance, in situ testing, geophysics, laboratory testing, site instrumentation, and monitoring
- Geotechnical engineering design: foundations, excavations, slopes, retaining structures, tunnels, and ground improvement
- Numerical analysis in 2D and 3D optimized design and assessment of ground displacements and soil-structure interaction
- Tunnel engineering: investigation, planning, design, documentation, and construction supervision of tunnels for roads, rail, power supply, water supply, and sewerage systems
BY THE NUMBERS
years delivering innovative Geosciences solutions safely to thousands of clients
countries across the globe with clients benefiting from the value we bring to their market sectors
projects where we’ve significantly enhanced our clients’ understanding of geotechnical challenges and reduced geo-risk
of borehole core drilled to depths as great as 800m to develop detailed project geotechnical models
Geotechnical specialists: enhanced project value through integrated teams
The number of potential sites that are considered unsuitable or geotechnically difficult to develop is increasing, particularly in high-density coastal areas. This poses significant issues for energy and resource clients who generally require production and export facilities to be constructed in these areas.