April 12, 2023

PRINCE GEORGE, BC – Thurber Engineering Ltd. (Thurber) and GeoNorth Engineering Ltd. (GeoNorth) announced today that GeoNorth is now a part of Thurber. Thurber is a Canadian consulting engineering company known for geotechnical and environmental engineering, and GeoNorth is a Prince George, British Columbia based geotechnical, geological, and materials engineering firm.

“We are pleased to welcome the GeoNorth team to Thurber. GeoNorth clients can expect the same great people, service, and expertise as before, with the added benefit of Thurber’s Canada-wide knowledge base,” said Chris Workman, President and Partner at Thurber Engineering Ltd.

“Joining Thurber was an easy choice given their people- and client-centered approach, their long history of providing high quality geotechnical engineering services, and their ownership by in-house senior engineers. I look forward to providing a wider range of opportunities for our employees and a wider range of services to our clients,” said Dave McDougall, Prince George Branch Manager.


About GeoNorth

Based out of Prince George, British Columbia, GeoNorth has provided northern and central British Columbia with geotechnical, geological, and materials engineering since 1997, and through the company’s predecessor firm since 1982. GeoNorth specializes in soil and rock mechanics, spread footing and pile foundation design and settlement analysis, highway pavement structure design, retaining walls, rock quarry and gravel pit development, and route assessment for utilities, roads, and highways. GeoNorth employs 29 people including engineers, geoscientists, and field and laboratory technicians.

About Thurber

Thurber is a Canadian consulting engineering company specializing in geotechnical, environmental, and construction materials engineering and testing. Thurber’s people are people located out of 14 offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario. Each of our offices specializes in serving its regional environment and has the professional skills and laboratory facilities to accommodate the local conditions. Thurber is owned by its senior practicing professionals.


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Thurber + GeoNorth Press Release