Over the past 50 years, JR Paine has participated on literally thousands of infrastructure projects in a geotechnical and materials testing capacity. Such projects include municipal water treatment and distribution, sewage collection and treatment, storm water management, solid waste management, electricity distribution and communications
For projects in remote locations, rural environments, and urban settings, JR Paine has the local knowledge to complete sound geotechnical site studies, engineered designs, and technical services for infrastructure integrity and sustainability.
Our team provides an integrated range of services, starting at location or route options, soil surveys and field studies, field and site investigations, recommending solutions, completing geotechnical designs, to providing quality assurance with testing and inspections.
Our infrastructure clients include urban and rural municipalities, provincial and federal governments and agencies, industries, developers, and other professionals. Our team work alongside with civil engineers, facility designers and specialty contractors to ensure that infrastructure projects are completed to the designs, specifications, and standards required for sustained operations and service.
Our long history of providing services to infrastructure projects across western Canada includes the following:
Geotechnical site characterization for initial study and special design and construction
Slope Stability Assessment and design of stabilization works at planning stages
Dewatering and groundwater controls for deep excavations and infrastructure
Preliminary Design phase geotechnical water control structures and design studies
Projects for water management dams, canals, erosion, flood controls and dykes
Geotechnical Investigations for treatment plants pump houses, water pipelines and reservoirs
Materials specifications for lagoon liners, retention ponds, and water controls
Geotechnical investigations for Waste Management facilities, landfill cells, waste transfer facilities
Earth structures, sewage lagoons, engineered fill
Materials quality control and quality assurance testing of soils, asphalt and concrete and engineering inspections during construction
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