Welcome to Alpha Adroit Engineering!

We are a Canadian consulting company providing geotechnical engineering, materials testing, and environmental consulting to various industry sectors. We provide our services in Western and Northern Canada Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Northwest Territories and The Middle East. We also provide services in other international locations through our main office in Edmonton.

Services

Geotechnical Engineering for site investigations, foundations, slope stability analysis, and other geotechnical works
  
Geotechnical Engineering   

Geotechnical Site Investigations, Foundation Design, Slope Stability, ...

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Materials testing (soil compaction, testing, concrete testing, advanced and routine soil testing, etc) and construction quality control
 
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Provider of Environmental Site Assessment, contamination clean up consulting, hydrocarbon and heavy metals

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Research and Development in Geotechnical Engineering and Materials Testing (soil testing, concrete testing, etc)

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100 Geotechnical Engineering and Materials Testing Services in Alberta  

Geotechnical Engineering,  Materials Testing, and Construction Quality Control services are offered throughout Alberta by Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd for buildings (residential, commercial, and industrial), land developments, infrastructures, oil and gas,  mining, dams and levees, and pipeline industries. 

— Call us Toll Free: 1-844-4-ADROIT (1-844-4-237648) or please contact us here for more information.

Geotechnical engineering services — such as foundation design, geotechnical site investigations,slope stability analysis, retaining wall and shoring design,forensic geotechnical engineering (failure investigation and expert witness) Materials Testing  (grout testingconcrete testing, and soil compaction testing), Permafrost Engineering, and Professional Geotechnical Engineer of Records (EOR) services are offered throughout Alberta. 

We accept all sizes of projects and no job is too small or too big for Alpha Adroit. Our Geotechnical Engineering Services in Alberta mainly include:

        • Geotechnical site investigation, geological characterization, and field and laboratory soil and rock testing
        • Geotechnical engineering for shallow and deep foundations, embankments, excavations, engineered fills, ground improvements, pavements, retention ponds, sewage systems, and flood diversion systems
        • Retaining wall and shoring analysis and design
        • Slope stability analysis, slope failure control, slope stabilization, and landslide remediation
        • Ground improvement engineering
        • Pavement analysis and design
        • Design and pile inspection services for cast-in-place concrte pile foundations including straight shaft piles, belled piles, CFA (Continuous Flight Auger) piles, Compacto piles, and heavy-duty caissons 
        • Design and pile inspection services for driven pile foundations including concrete and steel piles, wood piles, pipe piles, pre-cast polymer piles, and micro piles  all types of friction and end bearing piles
        • Design and foundation inspection services for footings, mat foundations, and basement walls
        • Design and construction inspection for excavations and utility trenches
        • Foundation consulting services including analysis, design, load testing, inspection, confirmation, failure investigation, instrumentation, monitoring, upgrading, remedial consultation, and Materials Testing (soil compaction testing, concrete testing, grout testing, etc )
        • Permafrost and Frozen ground engineering, insulation design, and permafrost construction consultation
        • Soil compaction testing using nuclear densometer, baloon test, sand cone, and Proctor compaction tests
        • Advanced and routine field and laboratory testing, geotechnical instrumentation, specialty soil testing, soil compaction monitoring, soil engineering, specialty borehole logging and coring, and construction inspection
        • Geotechnical investigation, analysis and control of geohazards, including: landslides, groundwater seepage, frost heave, thaw instability, swelling, settlement, liquefaction, sensitive soils, soft soils, ground collapse, buried valleys, underground cavities, and large scale subsidence
        • Numerical modeling and geotechnical risk analysis
        • Specialized geotechnical engineering, testing, and monitoring services for land developments, buildings, roads, bridges, dams, tunnels, tank farms, towers, specialty infrastructures, open-pit mines, mining site support facilities, pipelines, oil and gas and manufacturing infrastructures
        • Pile inspection, footing inspection, and bearing capacity inspection for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings 
        • Foundation repair consultation and engineering for underpinning, grouting, mud-jacking, and other remedial measures 
        • Senior and peer review of reports, construction quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC), and project management
        • Provision of advanced geotechnical engineering and technological consultation, knowledge, design specifications, methodology, failure and performance criteria, and specialty testing procedures for unique projects
        • Forensic, preventive, and remedial geotechnical engineering (failure investigation)

 

A Summary of some of Alpha Adroit's Geotechnical Engineering Services in Alberta is provided below:

Site Investigation and Characterization

Each site investigation and characterization project is planned for the specific requirements and objectives of that particular project, and may consist of:

    • Conducting desk study and field reconnaissance
    • Identifying, mapping, analysing, and controlling geotechnical hazards
    • Field sampling via drilling, coring, test pitting, Shelby Tube sampling, Osterberg cell sampling, SPT tube sampling, and ground freezing techniques
    • Conducting SPT (Standard Penetration Test), CPT (Cone Penetration Test), SCPTu (Seismic Cone Penetration Test with pore-water pressure measurement), PMT (Pressuremeter Test), DCP (Dynamic Cone penetrometer Test), SCP (Static Cone Penetrometer Test), shear vane, field load test, groundwater measurement, field permeability test, hydraulic fracturing, and other testing techniques as required
    • Conducting Standard, advanced, and custom-designed lab tests on field samples or on specimens prepared in the lab
    • Installing geotechnical instruments and monitoring field performance
    • Developing geological, geotechnical, and hydrogeological conceptual models for soil, rock, ore, discontinuities, and groundwater  interconnected with databases of material properties and chronological instrument data required to establish technical knowledge for geotechnical analysis and design  
    • Investigating failures and evaluating performance of geo-structures (Forensic Engineering)

Instrumentation and Monitoring

Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides:

    • Planning and designing instrumentation and monitoring programs for the specific objectives of the projects
    • Installing instruments, logging data, and interpreting the collected data for evaluating geotechnical safety and performance, as well as, for using with Observational Method based design and construction
    • Installing and monitoring a wide range of instruments such as piezometers, inclinometers, tiltmeters, deformation bench-marks, settlement cells, seepage meters, geophones, load and pressure cells, crack meters, and other instruments as needed
    • Developing new instruments as needed for specific applications

Foundations Analysis and Design

 Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides:

    • Bearing capacity and deformation analysis for footings, rafts, piles, caissons, anchors, pile-rafts, diaphragms, shear-keys, and floating foundations
    • Analysis of complex soil-structure and soil-structure-liquid interactions 
    • Machine foundations
    • Pile load tests, plate load tests, embankment load tests, proof rolling, and interpretation of the test results for developing site and practice specific designs and verification of designs based on Observational Method
    • Instrumentation and monitoring

Slope Stability Analysis and Landslide Remediation 

Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides:

    • Stability analysis of natural and man-made slopes including excavations, embankments, dams, dykes, dumps, and fills
    • Design of shallow and deep open excavations, open pits, waste dumps, and high embankments including structural stability of rock masses as well as general stability of soil, rock, ore, and waste masses
    • Advanced coupled stress-deformation, seepage, seismic, and limit-equilibrium analysis
    • Design of alternative instability prevention and landslide remediation measures (45 methods available)
    • Instrumentation, monitoring, and Observational Method based analysis and design

Excavations and Retaining Systems Analysis and Design

Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides:

    • Evaluation of short-term stability of unsupported vertical and sloped excavation walls
    • Design and monitoring of short-term shoring for excavations
    • Analysis and design of long-term retaining systems such as concrete gravity walls, concrete cantilever walls, concrete diaphragm (slurry) walls, modular blocks, secant and tangent piles, steel sheet walls, timber walls, gabions, masonry walls, mesh and shotcrete stabilized soils, and Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) retaining walls
    • Evaluation and control of excavation induced deformations to adjacent buildings and infrastructures, ground loss, and groundwater seepage
    • Instrumentation, monitoring, advanced numerical modeling, and Observational Method based analysis and design

Ground Improvement

 Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides:

    • Site investigation and characterization and development of site-specific knowledge required for optimizing ground improvement procedures 
    • Design of geo-structures on, within, or with problematic soils and rocks
    • Design and evaluation of ground improvement for soft soils, soft or fractured rocks, swelling and shrinking soils, collapsible soils, Karstic soils, liquefiable soils, thaw instable soils, frost susceptible soils, saline and acidic soils, and other problematic ground conditions
    • Instrumentation, monitoring, advanced numerical modeling, and Observational Method based analysis and design

Advanced Modeling and Analysis

 We use advanced analytical analysis, numerical modeling, and laboratory modeling for:

    • Seepage analysis and groundwater control
    • Modeling of load-deformation, creep, and relaxation behavior of geo-materials, soil structures, soil-structure interactions, and soil-liquid interactions under various static, dynamic, and thermal loading and boundary conditions
    • Staged construction modeling, Observational Method, and calibration of computerized models for predicting short and long term behavior and stability
    • Scenario-based risk analysis, geotechnical stability, and performance evaluation
    • Risk analysis and development of site-specific and project-specific factors of safety and Limit States Design (LSD) load and resistance factors
    • Optimizing design of artificial geo-materials  such as soil-cement, RCC (Roller Compacted Concrete), plastic concrete, grout, shotcrete, light-weight fill, and recycled waste fill

Pavement Design

 Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides design for:

    • Pavement superstructures for rigid and flexible pavements in residential and industrial applications
    • Mining haul roads and temporary dirt or gravel roads
    • Concrete block pavements
    • Helipads and airfields in problematic soils
    • Proof rolling of paved roads

Permafrost and Frozen Ground Engineering

 Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides:

    • Geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering for frozen and partially frozen soils
    • Determination of frost depth, frost heave, thaw settlement, and thaw instability
    • Design of foundations, slopes, insulation systems, excavations, and retaining systems in permafrost
    • Ground seepage control and temporary shoring using frozen cut-off wall
    • More Permafrost and frozen ground engineering services

Forensic and Remedial Geotechnical Engineering

 Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides:

    • Failure and mal-performance investigations including cracks, settlements, heaves, fire-induced and flood-induced damages, slope failures, foundation failures, and other geo-structure instability or general failures
    • Design and conduct of specialty and unique field and laboratory testing to develop accurate analytical knowledge required for forensic geotechnical engineering investigations
    • Design of remedial solutions such as underpinning, mud-injection, grouting, dewatering, and construction of berms and retaining structures
    • Forensic geotechnical engineering and expert witness services for litigations, insurance claims, and arbitration settlement procedures 
    • Special designs for remediation or prevention of slope failures (45 methods available)

 

 Call us Toll Free: 1-844-4-ADROIT (1-844-4-237648) or please contact us here for more information.

 

Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides services for construction compliance with Alberta Building Code, Alberta Transportation, City of Edmonton Specifications, City of Calgary Specifications, and other municipality and county specifications throughout Alberta including and not limited to the following major centers and rural areas.

Mileage (if applicable) will be calculated using one of the following closest municipality addresses (or hotel/camp address for remote projects) for large projects - PLEASE confirm at the time of requesting services:

Contact us now!

Edmonton:

780-708-4110

Calgary:

403-918-4110

Red Deer:

403-918-4115

Fort McMurray:  

780-607-4114


Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides geotechnical engineering, materials testing, concrete testing, soil compaction testing, and QA/QC services for construction compliance with Alberta Building Code, Alberta Transportation, City of Edmonton Specifications, City of Calgary Specifications, and other municipality and county specifications
 throughout Alberta including and not limited to the following major Alberta regions.

For special or large projects — to better serve our clients — we have an option to offer adjusted mileage and travel time that are based on the distance of the municipality address of the closest city to the project site. Mileage (if applicable) will be calculated using one of the following closest municipality addresses (or hotel/camp address for remote projects) for large projects - PLEASE confirm at the time of requesting services:

City in Alberta

Address 

Airdrie

400 Main Street SE, Airdrie, Alberta T4B 3C3

Brooks

201 1st Avenue West, Brooks, Alberta T1R 1B7

Calgary

800 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M5

Camrose

5204 - 50 Avenue, Camrose, Alberta T4V 0S8

Chestermere

105 Marina Rd, Chestermere, Alberta T1X 1V7

Cold Lake

5513 - 48 Avenue, Cold Lake, Alberta T9M 1A1

Fort McMurray

9909 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurray (Wood Buffalo), Alberta T9H 2K4

Fort Saskatchewan   

10005 - 102 Street, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta T8L 2C5

Grande Prairie

10205 - 98 Street, Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 2E7

Lacombe

5432 - 56 Avenue, Lacombe, Alberta T4L 1E9

Leduc

1 Alexandra Park, Leduc, Alberta T9E 4C4

Lethbridge

910 - 4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 0P6

Lloydminister

50 Avenue, Lloydminster, Alberta T9V 0W2

Medicine Hat

580 - 1 Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 8E6

Red Deer

4914 - 48 Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 3T3

Spruce Grove

315 Jespersen Avenue, Spruce Grove, Alberta T7X 3E8

St Albert

5 St Anne Street, St Albert, Alberta T8N 3Z9

Wetaskiwin

4705 - 50 Avenue, Wetaskiwin, Alberta T9A 0R8


Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd provides geotechnical engineering, materials testing, concrete testing, soil compaction testing, and QA/QC services for construction compliance with Alberta Building Code, Alberta Transportation, City of Edmonton Specifications, City of Calgary Specifications, and other municipality and county specifications
 throughout Alberta including and not limited to the following Alberta regions.

For special or large projects — to better serve our clients — we have an option to offer adjusted mileage and travel time that are based on the distance of the municipality address of the closest city to the project site. Mileage (if applicable) will be calculated using one of the following closest county addresses (or hotel/camp address for remote projects) for large projects - PLEASE confirm at the time of requesting services:

County in Alberta

Specialized or Rural Municipality

Athabasca

Athabasca County

Banff

Improvement District No. 9 (Banff)

Barrhead

County of Barrhead No. 11

Bashaw

Camrose County

Bassano

County of Newell

Beaumont

Leduc County

Beaverlodge

County of Grande Prairie No. 1

Bentley

Lacombe County

Black Diamond

M.D. of Foothills No. 31

Blackfalds

Lacombe County

Bon Accord

Sturgeon County

Bonnyville

M.D. of Bonnyville No. 87

Bow Island

County of Forty Mile No. 8

Bowden

Red Deer County

Bruderheim

Lamont County

Calmar

Leduc County

Canmore

M.D. of Bighorn No. 8 and Kananaskis Improvement District

Cardston

Cardston County

Carstairs

Mountain View County

Castor

County of Paintearth No. 18

Claresholm

M.D. of Willow Creek No. 26

Coaldale

Lethbridge County

Coalhurst

Lethbridge County

Cochrane

Rocky View County

Coronation

County of Paintearth No. 18

Crossfield

Rocky View County

Daysland

Flagstaff County

Devon

Leduc County

Didsbury

Mountain View County

Drayton Valley

Brazeau County

Drumheller

Kneehill County / Special Area No. 2 / Starland County / Wheatland County

Eckville

Lacombe County

Edson

Yellowhead County

Elk Point

County of St. Paul No. 19

Fairview

M.D. of Fairview No. 136

Fort Macleod

M.D. of Willow Creek No. 26

Fox Creek

M.D. of Greenview No. 16

Gibbons

Sturgeon County

Grande Cache

M.D. of Greenview No. 16

Granum

M.D. of Willow Creek No. 26

Grimshaw

M.D. of Peace No. 135

Hanna

Special Area No. 2

Hardisty

Flagstaff County

High Level

Mackenzie County

High Prairie

Big Lakes County

High River

M.D. of Foothills No. 31

Hinton

Yellowhead County

Innisfail

Red Deer County

Irricana

Rocky View County

Killam

Flagstaff County

Lamont

Lamont County

Legal

Sturgeon County

Magrath

Cardston County

Manning

County of Northern Lights

Mayerthorpe

Lac Ste. Anne County

McLennan

M.D. of Smoky River No. 130

Milk River

County of Warner No. 5

Millet

County of Wetaskiwin No. 10

Morinville

Sturgeon County

Mundare

Lamont County

Nanton

M.D. of Willow Creek No. 26

Okotoks

M.D. of Foothills No. 31

Olds

Mountain View County

Onoway

Lac Ste. Anne County

Oyen

Special Area No. 3

Peace River

County of Northern Lights
Northern Sunrise County
M.D. of Peace No. 135

Penhold

Red Deer County

Picture Butte

Lethbridge County

Pincher Creek

M.D. of Pincher Creek No. 9

Ponoka

Ponoka County

Provost

M.D. of Provost No. 52

Rainbow Lake

Mackenzie County

Raymond

County of Warner No. 5

Redcliff

Cypress County

Redwater

Sturgeon County

Rimbey

Ponoka County

Rocky Mountain House

Clearwater County

Sedgewick

Flagstaff County

Sexsmith

County of Grande Prairie No. 1

Slave Lake

M.D. of Lesser Slave River No. 124

Smoky Lake

Smoky Lake County

Spirit River

M.D. of Spirit River No. 133

St. Paul [N7]

County of St. Paul No. 19

Stavely

M.D. of Willow Creek No. 26

Stettler

County of Stettler No. 6

Stony Plain

Parkland County

Strathmore

Wheatland County

Sundre

Mountain View County

Swan Hills

Big Lakes County

Sylvan Lake

Red Deer County

Taber

M.D. of Taber

Thorsby

Leduc County

Three Hills

Kneehill County

Tofield

Beaver County

Trochu

Kneehill County

Turner Valley

M.D. of Foothills No. 31

Two Hills

County of Two Hills No. 21

Valleyview

M.D. of Greenview No. 16

Vauxhall

M.D. of Taber

Vegreville

County of Minburn No. 27

Vermilion

County of Vermilion River

Viking

Beaver County

Vulcan

Vulcan County

Wainwright

M.D. of Wainwright No. 61

Wembley

County of Grande Prairie No. 1

Westlock

Westlock County

Whitecourt

Woodlands County

 

 

 Call us Toll Free: 1-844-4-ADROIT (1-844-4-237648) or please contact us here for more information.

Alpha Adroit Engineering Ltd is a professional member of APEGA (The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta), EGBC (Engineers and Geoscientists BC), APEGS (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan), CNSC (Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission), CCIL (Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories), ACSA (Alberta Construction Safety Association), and CGS (Canadian Geotechnical Society).