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Geotechnical 

Challenges

WorleyParsons recognizes that our customers face an increasing number of challenges, driven by a highly competitive operating environment in a world with increasing pressure to develop quickly, efficiently and sustainably. Continual innovation and flexibility is required to deal with the geotechnical risks inherent in the ground.

Key challenges often cited by our customers include the need for:

  • Developing holistic solutions with innovative multidisciplinary and experienced teams
  • Gaining rapid access to world class expertise
  • Pressure to shorten investigation and development times, while also providing quality, best value, and a safe working environment
  • Development of brownfield and marginal ground in congested environments
  • Reducing risk and implementing sustainable approaches in design and construction

Services

The Geotechnical Consulting Practice is a global network of consultants focussed on providing an integrated service in Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering.

Operating from within the larger WorleyParsons organization, they bring a unique blend of technical expertise and extensive practical and on-site experience. Core capabilities offered by the team include:

  • Engineering Geology - desk study; aerial photo interpretation; site reconnaissance; onshore, nearshore and offshore site investigation; in situ testing; geophysics; laboratory testing; site instrumentation and monitoring
  • Geotechnical Engineering - onshore, nearshore and offshore foundations; excavations, slopes, retaining structures, tunnels, ground improvement
  • Numerical Analysis in 2D and 3D for the 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.
Geotechnical brochure

Contacts

General enquiries
geotechnical@
worleyparsons.com

Global
Brad Fuge
Global Director
Calgary, Canada
Ph: +1 587 952 1565

Australia & New Zealand
David Haskins
Principal Consultant
Perth, Australia
Ph: +61 8 9278 8111

Asia & China
John Poh
Principal Consultant
Singapore
Ph: +65 6735 8444

Canada
Nicolas Payne
Principal Consultant
Calgary, Canada
Ph:+1 403 247 0200

Europe & Africa
KC Law
Principal Consultant
Brentford, Middlesex
Ph: +44 20 8121 6030

Latin America
Ciro Humes
Principal Consultant
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ph: +55 11 8686 8514

Middle East
Alexander Chmoulian
Principal Consultant
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Ph: +971 4 339 7342

Sub-Saharan Africa
Mark Richter
Principal Consultant
Westville, South Africa
Ph: +27 31 254 5700

United States & Caribbean
Wade Anundson
Principal Consultant
Reading, PA
Ph: +1 610 855 2000

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