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Thurber Engineering Ltd. - Materials Engineering

Materials

Thurber provides material engineering and testing of construction materials to achieve or increase the design service life of various structural components. In addition, we provide in-place condition evaluation services to determine conformance of construction procedures and materials to project specifications and good construction practices. Our work involves testing of soils, rock, tailings, concrete and asphalt.

Construction Monitoring

Thurber Professionals and Technologists offer a wide range of services to determine conformance of construction procedures and materials to the project specifications, design assumptions and good construction practices. Our services include materials testing of soil, aggregates, asphalt, grout, concrete, shotcrete and mortar, pile load testing, site grading operations, aggregate crusher control, in-situ testing of clay liners and pavement testing.

Lab Testing

Thurber’s well equipped laboratories are designed to conduct a wide range of tests on a variety of construction materials to assist engineers select representative design parameters and also for quality assurance purposes. Our testing capabilities range from routine tests on a variety of construction materials to advanced testing such as triaxial strength, deformation, consolidation, shear and swelling potential of soils.

Materials Engineering

We add value to projects by providing materials engineering consulting for the selection and design of construction materials to achieve the design service life of structural components. Additionally, we provide in-place condition evaluation services to assist in the design of repair and remediation measures required to extend the service life of structural components.

Other Areas of Expertise

environmental engineering

Environmental

Thurber’s environmental scientists and technologists oversee the assessment and remediation of contaminated sites in the context of due diligence, land development and provincial certification.

geotechnical engineering

Geotechnical

Thurber provides a complete range of geotechnical services including site investigations, geo-hazard assessment, foundation design, slope stability engineering, seismic design, deformation analysis, testing and monitoring.