We provide geotechnical site assessment reports highlighting the geotechnical project-specific issues and recommendations for the design of the proposed residential and commercial projects. We add value to these projects by providing reliable and cost-effective solutions to the potential geotechnical challenges of these projects.
Our capabilities include the following:
We provide professional services for the followings:
GCI provides state-of-the-art services in geo-environmental engineering and specialized services in Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I & II ESA. The professionals at GCI have conducted several Phase 1 & 2 site investigations throughout British Columbia.
GCI Core Competencies
We offer various consulting engineering services, including geological, geotechnical, and environmental sectors. The main areas of service are listed below:
GCI Geotech Consulting Inc. puts your business requirements and needs first. We provide cost-effective and innovative solutions to your projects and ensure you are cared for with the best services. We are a company with a few years of experience in consulting engineering market with associates with +30 years of Canadian and international experience.
With over 30 years of experience in geological, geotechnical, and environmental consulting engineering, we are prepared for professional challenges and cost-effective solutions.
Our team comprises qualified and experienced engineers and geoscientists.
Mark is a Specialist with 20 + years’ experience in infrastructure, mining and environmental sector. He has extensive experience in geotechnical, geo-environmental, hydrogeology, mining and civil engineering. Mark has solid experience in foundation design, preload design, and settlement analyses for numerous geotechnical projects throughout the lower mainland. He has carried out numerous drilling supervision programs, logging soil samples, inspecting footings, monitoring installation of piles and vibro-compaction soil improvement. Mark has supervised and administered the contracts of numerous construction projects, which include industrial buildings, parking garage restoration, marina upgrades and various other civil engineering projects. He has prepared investigative reports for more than 50 buildings for various deficiencies. He has conducted numerous training, supervision of client's staff and QA/QC of field data projects.He has executed hydrogeological work at various mine sites include airlift recovery testing, packer testing (pneumatic and hydraulic (IPI SWIPS), collecting water samples, performing slug tests, installing piezometers, vibrating wires, pumping wells and monitoring wells.
Khalid Zaka has extensive experience in scoping, designing geotechnical, environmental, hydrogeological and geological site investigations, drilling supervision, in-situ testing, soil and rock mass characterization, analysis, interpretation and reporting of data.
Khalid has through understanding of environmental legislation and policies, and their application to plans and projects. He has carried out environmental investigations (Stage 1 & 2) for over 100 projects, developed remedial action plans and has successfully applied remediation techniques for a variety of contaminants such as petroleum hydrocarbons, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and heavy metals.
Khalid has Canadian and international experience in scoping, ground support design, project management, underground works, and quality assurance. Highly adept in ground analyses with a solid professional background in open pit mining.
Most recently Khalid was an Expatriate Consultant with Asian Development Bank (ADB) Joint Venture (JV) and he has conducted a due-diligence review of 300 MW Balakot Hydropower Project’s feasibility study report. He developed additional site investigation scope to bring the feasibility study report to a bankable feasibility report.