Geology and Geotechnical Engineering

Geological and geotechnical challenges are often very demanding when planning hydraulic structures. Hydropower, water supply and irrigation projects require detailed geotechnical investigations before the start of the actual design works. During planning and execution of the works continuous input by geological and geotechnical specialists is essential.

Our Competencies:

  • Establishing of Geotechnical and Geological Basics
  • Planning and Supervision of Geological Investigation Programmes
  • Geophysical Surface und Borehole Investigation
  • Preparation of Seismic Hazard Assessment Studies
  • Identification of Construction Material Quarries and Borrow Areas
  • Design and Implementation of Geotechnical Monitoring Programmes
  • Rockmass and Soil Classifications
  • Analysis of Ground Water Conditions

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September 21st, 2018

Start of construction for water tunnel in Sri Lanka

At the end of July, the groundbreaking ceremony was held for the construction of two water tunnels…

August 8th, 2018

Dam Complex of the Upper Atbara multi-purpose project – all power generating units in operation

The grid synchronisation of the last power generating unit of the hydropower plant of the Dam…

August 1st, 2018

Lahmeyer prepares master plan for water resources and hydropower development in Nepal

On 26 June, Lahmeyer International signed a contract for a major project in Nepal with the Water…

July 18th, 2018

Experiences and knowledge - New Lahmeyer Blog online

The new Lahmeyer Blog Website is online. More than 30 Lahmeyer employees are blogging about…

July 17th, 2018

Tractebel Activity Report presents cutting edge engineering solutions

The Tractebel Activity Report is available and highlights a selection of activities including…

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