Corporate Profile

Harbourside Geotechnical Consultants (HGC) is an Atlantic Canadian engineering firm that specializes in geotechnical engineering in support of construction, transportation, and heavy civil infrastructure with an emphasis on highways, bridges, marine structures, and construction engineering. Although recently established, our principals have provided geotechnical support to many of Harbourside’s projects since their inception in 2008 and we have worked closely on many challenging projections throughout Eastern Canada.

We strive to provide exceptional service for our clients by combining modern geotechnical analysis techniques with sound engineering fundamentals to develop practical solutions. Our principals are known for their ability to tackle challenging and complicated geotechnical engineering projects and have developed a keen interest in geotechnical instrumentation and structural performance monitoring. Recently, we have completed numerous site investigations, design and construction engineering projects, and foundation testing and instrumentation programs. Our senior engineers and technicians have experience in numerous aspects of a wide-variety of projects including:

Geotechnical Investigations Slope Stability Analyses
Rockfall Analysis and Mitigation Excavation Design
Design Recommendations for Retaining Walls Geotechnical Design of Marine Structures
Site and Soil Improvement Techniques MSE Wall Reinforcement Design
Design and Testing of Ground Anchors and Micropiles Geotechnical Design of Shallow and Deep Foundations
Cofferdam Design Design of Geosynthetics
Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA) Testing HDPE Liner Inspections
Footing Inspections Structural Monitoring
Soil and Rock Slope Monitoring Geotechnical Instrumentation
Automated Data Acquisition and Remote Monitoring Pyritic Slate and Acid Rock Drainage Management