iGEM Listing of
Soil Testing Services and Equipment Suppliers
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Hand sampling equipment, which can be useful for very simple geotech work.
A.P van den Berg
They started out with design and production of CPT equipment and hydraulic systems in 1968.
US office P.O. Box 654, Milford PA 18337, Tel: 570-296-8224, Fax: 570-296-4886, E.mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. US Manager: Ed Brylawkski.
European parent company in Netherlands
Contact by eMail
Geotechnical Instrumentation products: Piezometers, Dipmeters, Data Loggers, Inclinometers, Magnetic Extensometers, Settlement Cells, etc.
Contact: by e-mail
They develop hardware and MultiLogger software for geotechnical data acquisition.75 Newport Road, Suite 211
New London, NH 03257 USA
V:(603)526-9800 F:(603)526-9004 eMail
Communicated by Debra Johnson, Office Manager of Canary Systems
A geotechnical and environmental site investigation contractor with offices in the U.S. and Canada. Their services include cone penetration testing, in situ, environmental, and geophysical testing.Vancouver Salt Lake City New Jersey Los Angeles San Fransisco Houston Aiken
(800) 567-7969 eMail
Communicated by Bruce Miller of Conetec
A small Australian firm specializing in design and manufacture of portable, hand operated
drilling and soil sampling equipment. They supply worldwide.
Tel: +61 (02) 6672 1533 Fax: +61 (02) 6672 1994
Specialists in the manufacture and supply of testing and monitoring equipment.ELE International, Loveland, CO
Phone: 800-323-1242 Fax: 970-663-9781
The Swedish company that makes the Memocone system - a cableless cone penetrometer system and Memovane
- electronic vane. These both use memory chip to remember the data in the probes.
GCTS Geotechnical Consulting and Testing Systems
Computer-controlled laboratory and in-situ testing systems for soil, rock, and construction materials; triaxial, direct shear, unsaturated soil testing, seismic cone, resonant column tests...
P. O. Box 23686; Tempe, Arizona 85285 - USA
Tel: (602) 456-0110; Fax (602) 456-4727; eMail
Computer controlled geotechnical engineering lab and field testing systems
Tel: +44 (0)1256 382450 Fax: +44 (0)1256 382451
Contact email for enquiries: email@example.com
Communicated by Kirstine Mayall, Sales & Marketing
Automated laboratory testing equipment (triaxial, consolidation, permeability) and Wireless instrumentation monitoring systems with web-based data reporting services
1145 Massachusetts Avenue; Boxborough, MA 01719 USA
Contact: Dr. Allen Marr Tel: (978) 635-0012 Fax: (978) 635-0266 eMail
Instrumentation Manfacturers of Vibrating Wire Gages, Piezometers, etc.48 Spencer Street; Lebanon, NH 03766
Tel: (603)448-1562; eMail
Contact Tony Simmons
GeoMil Equipment BVGeoMil Equipment B.V., Röntgenweg 22, NL - 2408 AB Alphen a/d Rijn, The Netherlands Tel: +31 172 427 800
Established in 1996 by the merger of the CPT department of GMF Gouda with Conewel B.V.; GeoMil Equipment designs, manufactures sells and services geotechnical and environmental static sounding equipment like CPT, seismic CPT, vane instruments, soil moisture probes, fuel fluorescence detection, video cones, sampler, acquisition and interpretation software etc.
Contact by eMail
The instrumentation company that emerged from NGIGEONOR, Inc., P.O. Box 903, Milford, PA 18337
Tel: 570-296-4884 Fax: 570-296-4886
Geonor in Oslo, Norway (fax: +47 67 14 58 46)
In US: Ed Brylawski in PA: Contact by eMail
Tools for the environmental and geotechnical industries, including Geoprobe,
a self-boring sapmpler.
Geotesting Express provides geotechnical testing services on soils, rocks, solid waste and geosynthetic materials. Our equipment's data reduction and reporting capabilities produce final test results within minutes of test completion. These results can be transmitted via e-mail or modem, or by fax, for immediate use.
Contact by eMail.
The Swedish company that distributes the flat plate dilatometer in North America.
Gregg Drilling and Testing
A service company that does CPT and related testing since 1985.
CBR/LBR, Data Logging Instrumentation, Consolidation, Flexible Wall Permeameter, and Triaxial machines in addition to regular classification tests.
Ing.firman Geotech AB
The company manufactures multipurpose site investigation rigs and focuses on cone penetration testing (CPT) and rotary/percussion sounding equipment. Other products are static and dynamic push rigs, consumables, vane instruments, samplers, acquisition software. Head office: Datavägen 53, S-436 32 ASKIM (Gothenburg), Sweden, Branch office: Sulkyvägen 15, S-163 43 SPANGAA (Stockholm), Sweden
Tel: +46 31 28 99 20 E-mail: info
From design to construction, MENARD offers a complete service for improving soil foundations.
Our technologies are cost-effective alternatives to founding above-ground structures on deep foundations. US-website
Tel: (+33) 01 69 01 37 38
Contact by eMail
Pagani Geotechnical Equipment Company
Producer of Geotechnical and Geophysical Equipment with specialization on Dynamic DPSH and Static Penetrometer
Loc. Campogrande 18, 29010 Calendasco, Piacenza, Italy
Tel: (Italy) 0523 781520 eMail
Roctest Telemac has been offering a wide range of cutting-edge solutions for geotechnical applications worldwide for more than 50 years. Our range of products is based on two established technologies: vibrating wire and fiber optic.
665 av. Pine
St-Lambert, QC, J4P 2P4
Canada J4P 2P4
Tel.: +1 (450) 465-1113; Fax: +1 (450) 465-1938
Distributers & Manufacturers of pressuremeters, stress cells, cone penetromters, piezometers. 94 Industrial Blvd.; Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2016
Contact: Dave Prentice Tel: (518) 561-3300 Fax: (518) 651-1192 eMail
RST Instruments Ltd.
RST is a Canadian based manufacturer of geotechnical instrumentation since 1977. Some of our instrumentation include inclinometer systems/casing, pressure cells, stress cells, load cells, tiltmeters, piezometers.
RST Instruments Ltd., 200-2050 Hartley Ave., Coquitlam, BC, V3K 6W5, Canada
Tel: +1-604-540-1100 Fax: +1-604-540-1005
Communicated by Richard Porayko of RST
Contact by eMail
Manufacturer of a full range of geotechnical and structural sensors for monitoring tilt, displacement, pressure, and strain.
Tel: 425-806-2200 Fax 425-806-2250
Contact Mr Pierre Gouvin by eMail
Soil Instruments Cells
The North American representative
Solinst Canada Ltd., 35 Todd Road, Georgetown, Ontario, Canada L7G-4R8
Tel: (905) 873-2255; (800)661-2023 Fax: (905) 873-1992
Contact by eMail
Evergreen AES assists small and large facilities in the areas of environmental engineering, regulatory interpretation, remediation, and proper disposal of waste products.
US Radar is a technological leader in the design and innovation of
ground-penetrating radar systems and software. Their testing software and
systems capabilities would be a beneficial addition for those performing
geophysical surveying projects, mapping, and more.
See their website (link above) or contact by e-mail: Spencer Taylor
They introduce themselves as "Leaders in Cone Penetration Technology"
South Royalton, Vermont 05068
Ph: (802) 763-8348, Fax: (802) 763-8283
Since its creation in 1991, VJ Tech has supplied high quality testing equipment to the civil engineering industry and continues to grow and develop innovative solutions for commercial, research and field testing that comply with all the major international standards.
Unit 1, io Trade Centre, Deacon Way, Reading, RG30 6AZ
Ph: +44 118 945 3737 Contact by eMail
A fully-accredited laboratory operating in several western American states (Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico, as well as in Sonoran Mexico): we offer full geotechnical field and laboratory analyses, full materials/construction field and laboratory analyses, post-building inspections by certified engineers, also environmental field and lab analyses and water-quality analysis.
Contact: The practicing geotechnical engineers
in Flagstaff, Prescott, Cottonwood, and Lakeside:
in Phoenix, Tucson, Glendale, Mesa, and Scottsdale: Mike Whitman
or Bruce Mac Ilroy PE, Vice President (602) 437 3737
Wykeham Farrance International
Major manufacturer and supplier of geotechnical testing equipment for over 60 yearsWeston Road, Slough, SL1 4HW, England
Tel: +44 (0)1753 571241 Fax: +44 (0)1753 811313 e-mail
Communicated by Sharon Lee, Project Manager
US representative: TransTech Systems
Thank you Evert Lawton for collecting some of the early data presented in this page and making it public by posting a message to an e-mail list. He expressed his thanks to Dick Campanella, Paul Mayne, Jean Benoit, and Teresa Taylor for providing input on push-in earth pressure cells. We also acknowledge the contributions of Clayton Dodd of GDS Instruments Ltd., and Dr Paul Mayne of Georgia Tech.