The geotechnical and construction materials division of CCIL is the pre-eminent organization that represents the interests of testing and geotechnical consulting engineering organizations.

The member firms offer a broad range of services for materials such as:

  • Soil and backfill
  • Rock
  • Groundwater
  • Aggregates
  • Concrete and cementitious products
  • Asphalt cements and asphaltic concrete mixes
  • Masonry and blocks
  • Geosynthetics
  • Fenestration products including windows and curtain walls
  • Roofing products

Other services provided by member companies include:

  • Materials testing and quality control / quality assurance
  • Geotechnical and foundation engineering
  • Geo-environmental engineering
  • Hydrogeological services, including Permit to Take Water (PTTW)
  • Building sciences
  • Construction materials engineering
  • Pavement design and structure condition assessments
  • Inspection and field services
  • Forensic engineering investigations

The firms range from small local companies to large multi-national organizations, and there are lab facilities in almost every major market in Canada.

There is a geotechnical/construction materials division executive that meets regularly to address key issues that affect the industry. Under consideration are a broad array of topics such as: advocacy on critical issues, technical and industry leadership, certification programs, communication, updated standards, communication at conferences and seminars, identification of business opportunities, and industry-specific market surveys and analysis.

Division Executive Committee