Our Services

One of the fastest growing Geotechnical Engineering services firms in the Baltimore, Virginia, Washington, DC area. Our commitment is to provide high quality and innovative engineering services. Our mission is to be the engineering firm of choice in the markets we serve.

From subsurface exploration to geological studies and design recommendations, CenKen delivers a complete spectrum of geotechnical consulting services including:

  • Laboratory Soil, Rock and Concrete Testing
  • Construction Monitoring, Field Inspection and Testing
  • Geotechnical Engineering

Laboratory Soil, Rock and Concrete Testing

Our state of the art laboratory is equipped to handle any civil engineering material testing requirement and is accredited through the AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL). We have the resources and equipment to perform in a timely manner a wide allay of material testing which includes and not limited to:

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  • California Bearing Ratio (CBR)
  • Moisture density (proctor) testing
  • Soil Compressive strength testing
  • Rock core compressive strength
  • Swell tests
  • Organic content determination by loss-on-ignition
  • Grain size distribution (sieve and hydrometer)
  • Atterberg limits
  • Shrinkage limits
  • Natural density and moisture content determination
  • Permeability
  • Concrete Compressive Strength
  • Construction Monitoring, Field Inspection and Testing Services
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Soil, Concrete and Foundation Testing

CenKen provides a wide range of services during the earthwork and foundation phases of a project. The services include inspection, sampling, and testing services for concrete and soil. Inspection staff is well trained and consists of Project teams led by an experienced Professional Engineer who is the single point of client contact, and a high degree of principal involvement. Our vast experience with soil conditions allow us to quickly recommend proven solutions to any troublesome soil and foundation issues. Services provided include:

  • Soil Sampling and Laboratory Analysis
  • Sub-grade Evaluation
  • Grading and Fill Placement Monitoring
  • Compaction Testing of In-Place Soils
  • Footing Inspection
  • Bearing Capacity
  • Shallow Foundation Inspection
  • Deep Foundation Inspection and monitoring
  • Concrete Sampling and Testing
  • Concrete Inspection and Monitoring
  • Reinforcing Steel Inspection

Geotechnical Engineering Services

At CenKen, we provide comprehensive geotechnical and geo-environmental evaluations and consulting for every phase of a project. Our experienced team of engineers and geologists perform a wide variety of professional engineering and geologic services. We offer services that begin from the initial site characterization to providing the most suitable/economic foundation system that will finally support your structure. At CenKen, we have the capacity to offer the following services:

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  • Subsurface Investigations and in-site testing
  • Feasibility Studies, Soils and Groundwater Characterizations
  • Foundation and Slab Design Recommendations
  • Earthwork and Soil Stabilization Engineering
  • Pavement Evaluation and Design
  • Slope Stability Analysis and Slope Failure Correction
  • Seepage Analyses for Stormwater Management, Dams, Landfills
  • Failure Investigations and Remedial Recommendations
  • Construction Dewatering and Groundwater Control
  • Geophysical Surveys and Testing
  • Specialized Instrumentation