Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering




Our team of geotechnical engineering experts have been assisting businesses and residents in Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain Region since 1977. We provide engineering and material testing services, drilling, design, and more to architects, engineers, contractors, and other clients. We have over 100 years of combined experience, and our team of geotechnical engineers has provided foundation recommendations for nearly every type of subsoil condition in the area. IME has our own drilling equipment and laboratory testing equipment. This allows us to respond quickly to our clients and adapt promptly to changes as needed. If you’re looking for cost-effective solutions for your geotechnical engineering needs, IME is here for you.

Types of services we perform:

  • Contract drilling
  • Foundation analysis & recommendations
  • Foundation observations
  • Slope stability
  • Load testing
  • Geophysical testing
  • Pressure meter testing
  • Roads and pavement section design
  • Earth dam design
  • Design of retaining structures
  • Site specific seismic classification
  • Pile installation monitoring
  • In-situ permeability testing
  • Finite element analysis modeling
  • Slope stability modeling
  • Geologic studies
  • Hydrogeologic studies
  • Settlement analyses including elastic and plastic
  • Subsurface exploration and drilling
  • Geotechnical studies
  • Foundation excavation and construction observation (including Special Inspections)
  • Mobile laboratory services

Our rigs & equipment:

IME has a wide range of geotechnical engineering equipment and drilling methods to offer our clients, including Hollow-Stem Augers (HSA), Solid Flight Augers (SFA), Air Rotary, Mud Rotary, and a continuous sampling system with HSA. In addition, we operate various sizes of geotechnical/environmental drilling rigs including Mobile B-57, Central Mining Equipment CME-45, CME-55 and CME-85.