Gulf Laboratories specialise in providing geotechnical, geological and material testing services to international and local clients in Qatar. Supervised by highly qualified experienced geotechnical engineers and geologists, we undertake ground investigations for a wide variety of civil and industrial construction, infrastructure and pipeline projects both onshore and nearshore. We pride ourselves by adopting the same professional approach to both large multi-disciplinary investigation projects as well a small simple structures. SERVICES Borehole drilling Trial pitting and trenching Cone penetration testing Probe-hole drilling Pumping tests and permeability testing Plate bearing tests and in-situ CBRs Desk studies Walkover surveys and geological mapping Laboratory testing Geophysical surveys Preparation of factual and interpretative reporting Design and planning of ground investigations   LABORATORY TESTING SERVICES Physical Properties Testing Our physical properties laboratory is fully equipped to carry out any testing that may be required to compliment the drilling and situ testing performed during our geotechnical investigation works as well as for testing of construction materials. All testing is performed in accordance with the latest BS, ISRM or ASTM standards. Concrete testing facilities include fully automatic compressive strength machines. We offer a full range of BS tests for concrete as well as offering a service in mix design and trial mix testing. We also carry out a full range of aggregate testing as required by BS812, Qatar National Building Specification or ASTM. We are equipped to perform asphalt testing to British and American Standards and are also capable of Marshall mix designs. Establishment and operation of site-based laboratories and in-situ testing services are also provided.   Chemical and Environmental Laboratory Our fully equipped chemical and environmental laboratory can perform a wide range of chemical analyses on soils, rocks, water, concrete, metals and cement. We also have the facilities undertaking GCMS and ICP Spectrometry for a range of contaminant species to support environmental investigations and monitoring.