Engineering > Ground Improvement

Raison Foster Associates offer a high quality service founded on over 40 years experience in geotechnical and foundation engineering. The Company can provide a full design service in addition to practical advice and independent checking.

The Company can assist Clients at tender stage and subsequent construction design. Ground Improvement solutions involving more than one geotechnical system and alternative approaches can be developed. Construction specifications and CAD drawings can form part of the package.

The Company uses fully licensed state-of-the-art software to support a fully professional service to its Clients.

Services provided for Ground Improvement include:

  • A full design service covering a range of ground improvement systems, including stone columns, vibro compaction, dynamic compaction, vibro concrete columns, constrained modulus columns (rigid inclusions) and grouting techniques.

  • Design covers bearing capacity and settlement behaviour using state-of-the-art in-house and commercial software.

  • Trouble shooting of on-site problems.

  • Advice on alternative ground improvement solutions at tender and detailed design stage

Software Resources

  • In-house programs KVIBRO and KPILE

  • Oasys settlement analysis software PDISP.

  • LimitState GEO.