The Geotechnical (Ground Engineering) section (part of the Economic Division) provides support services on all Dudley Council Development and Civil Engineering projects ranging from highways to school schemes.
There are two key service areas:
Responsibility for the investigation and assessment of the condition of near surface soils and abandoned mine workings and there impact on potential development.
Engineering input on Council remediation of former industrial derelict and contaminated land including soil strength improvement, soil decontamination works and mine shaft stabilisation.
The group also provide general geotechnical advice to the private sector on Planning and Building control issues.