Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) and Coastal Gas Link (CGL) – Pipelines through British Columbia and Alberta, Canada

Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) and Coastal Gas Link (CGL) – Pipelines through British Columbia and Alberta, Canada During 2021 & 2022, GCS Geotechnical provided sheet pile lateral support designs for 20No. deep pipe-jacking pits for the approximately 1500km long pipeline from Alberta to British Columbia, in Canada. The designs were based on the analysis…

Exxaro Coal Discard Facility

Exxaro Coal Discard Facility During 2021 and 2022, GCS Geotechnical was involved in the design and construction supervision of the HDPE liner system beneath the coal discard facility at Belfast. This included the design of the earthworks and Class B liner, and the construction supervision of the ground preparation and liner installation.

Empresarios Agrupado – Kathu PV Solar Project, Northern Cape

Empresarios Agrupado – Kathu PV Solar Project, Northern Cape In 2018, GCS Geotechnical carried out an investigation for a proposed PV Solar project in Kathu. The fieldwork included the excavation of test pits, the drilling of rotary-cored boreholes, DPSH penetrometer testing and pile pull-out tests to determine the founding conditions. Construction and foundation recommendations were…

DKG Engineers – Credi Reservoir Dolomite Stability Investigation, Vosloorus, Gauteng

DKG Engineers – Credi Reservoir Dolomite Stability Investigation, Vosloorus, Gauteng In 2018, GCS Geotechnical undertook a dolomite stability investigation in Kathlehong near Vosloorus for the proposed Credi Reservoir. The site was underlain by soft weathered altered dolomite (WAD) and overlain by syenite residuum. The investigation required the drilling of both percussion and rotary-cored boreholes as…