Akins provides a wide range of geotechnical and other specialist services to both public and private sector clients, either as part of a multidisciplinary service, or on a stand-alone basis.

The Geotechnical skills and services we deliver include:

– desk studies
– ground investigation design, procurement and management
– geotechnical designs
– environmental geotechnics
– engineering geology and geohazards
– rock and soil slope assessment and stabilisation
– earthworks
– foundations – deep and shallow
– construction supervision
– construction monitoring
– geotechnical asset management for infrastructure & property

These skills have been developed through a diversity of projects including:

– roads
– rail
– river and coastal
– water supply and sewerage
– tunnels and shafts
– mining (opencast and underground)
– private development (residential, commercial or industrial)
– contaminated land/water
– environmental assessments
– due diligence and expert witness services
– wind farms

These projects were undertaken and completed in variable and challenging ground conditions and terrain in Ireland and abroad including:

– Peat bogs
– Soft ground including marsh land, alluvium and softened glacial deposits
– Drumlins
– Glacial Deposits
– Rock
– Karstified terrain
– High groundwater/tidal areas