Rope access operatives are sometimes required to access rock faces, cuttings and bridges to carry out a wide range of geotechnical work.
As experts at height, we use our specialist techniques in industrial rope access along with rock drilling technology to deliver geotechnical services which are efficient and cost effective. Our state-of-the-art geotechnical engineering access methods allow us to undertake all aspects of slope stabilisation and rock fall prevention safely and efficiently.
Our geotechnical rope access services include:
- Rock face surveys
- Retaining walls
- Rock meshing
- Pressure pointing
- Rock netting dentition work
- Rock fall prevention
- Soil nailing
Rock face surveys
Rock fall prevention
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