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Dynamic plate – ideal tool for determining soil constrained modulus

February 23, 2018

For the begining, let us consider a hypothetical scenario. A building has been constructed, e.g. a business warehose. The new owner has begin noticing cracks on the walls and even a light leaning of the building after a certain time. The problems are probably large settlements of soil under the buildings foundations. In that case, […]

Foundation design Rijeka

Former industrial complex Rikard Bencic – from tobacco factory to a cultural district

February 19, 2018

In 1851, the production of tobacco started in an existing building of the old Sugar Refinery. At that time, it served as administrative building for the tobacco factory, and then as an engine factory “Rikard Benčić”. The complex was expanded by a historicist four-story building called the T-object and in 1867, the production of the […]

Sanacija temelja

Foundation remediation – introduction

February 9, 2018

Foundation remediation   Whether you are an investor, an architect, a structural engineer, a supervising engineer or a designer, if you are interested in this subject you have probably come across this kind of problem. When the need for foundation remediation appears it is probably due to occurred unaccepted total or differential settlements. Regardless of […]

povijest geotecha

Geotech’s short history – first 10 years

February 2, 2018

This year we are celebrating our 10th anniversary, and as a manager and the owner of the company, I was chosen to write a short blog about the first 10 years of Geotech. My task was to describe the most memorable moments – the greatest successes and failures, most significant projects, some interesting moments, mistakes […]

Jet grouting - Geotech

Jet grouting – verification of the design requirements

January 24, 2018

Jet grouting is a soil improvement method that converts a certain volume of soil into a mortar, breaking down the soil structure using high energy fluid jets. The normal pressure used for jet grouting is approximately 500 bars, and the injection speed is about 300 m / s (1080 km / h). There are four […]

Rekonstrukcija gradskog bedema

Remidiation of eastern fortification walls in the town of Krk – from geotechnical report to building supervision

January 15, 2018

Krk’s fortification walls consists of several town gates, castles and two independent towers. These fortification walls date back to the 6th century BC. Those prehistoric walls were mentioned for the first time in an inscription of their renewal from the 1st century BC, which is situated today in Frankopans’ castle. This massive and unsightly stone, […]


Foundation design of the garage beside Hotel Adriatic in Opatija – a combination of shallow foundations and deep foundations

January 9, 2018

As part of the existing hotel Adriatic in Opatija, it is necessary to extend the parking capacity and it was decided to build a multi-storey parking building (G + 3 floors) at the back of the hotel. The location of the future garage is located on the southern edge of Opatija, between the streets of […]

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Meet Geotech team

December 19, 2017

  Morena Dujmović   When did you realize that you want to enroll in civil engineering college and for what reasons?   In high school. I was looking for something where I can apply mathematics and physics that isn’t boring.   What was your studying like in 5 words?   Interesting and persistent, sometimes difficult, […]

Geotech Company profile

Geotech | Company profile

December 15, 2017

Company Geotech Ltd is a company specialized in designing, supervision and consulting in geotechnical engineering. Our services are:   Geotechnical exploration and investigation for all kind of structure Open pit protection of hotels and touristic objects, shopping centers, residential and business buildings Retaining structures in the near vicinity of objects of transport infrastructure, retaining structures […]

Osiguranje predusjeka tunela Geotech Macedonia

Tunnel „T16“ precut protection- Construction of New Railway Section Kriva Palanka – Border with Republic of Bulgaria | Macedonia |

December 12, 2017

A challenging project we worked in the last couple of months is the precut protection for the tunnel „T16“ on the New Railway Section Kriva Palanka – Border with Republic of Bulgaria, as Part of Corridor VIII. A interesting fact about corridor VIII is that it’s crossing the Republic of Macedonia at a length of […]

Bim tehnologija Geotech

BIM World 2017 conference in Munich

December 11, 2017

Our trip to BIM World conference   On November 29 and 30, 2017, we participated in the conference BIM World 2017 in Munich within Munchnen Messea. The Conference represents one of the biggest events on the topic of BIM in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The Conference was attended by more than 120 exhibitors, 2000 visitors […]

Sanacija podmorskog ispusta Geotech Kraljevica

Repair of the Dražica wastewater outfall

December 6, 2017

One of our current untypical projects is located in the Kraljevica harbor, which is the Dražica wastewater outfall and it stretches from the seacoast wall to the center of the Kraljevica harbor towards the west. The outfall pipe is completely underneath the sea level, and the outfall ends at a depth of approximately 13.00 meters […]

Mirko Grošić

Interview – Mirko Grošić

November 28, 2017

MEET MIRKO GROŠIĆ   When did your love towards civil engineering start? My love towards engineering and technical science started when I was young, but I started to like civil engineering on my 3rd year of faculty when I got the true impression of what civil engineering is through lectures and after visiting a construction […]

Sanacija tunela Kupjak

Tunnel Kupjak remediation

November 17, 2017

Tunnel remediation   We remember one of our interesting projects on the Kupjak tunnel, which is located on the railway M202 Zagreb GK – Rijeka. The town of Kupjak was named after the nearby Kupjak peak under which is the source of the Kupica spring, and it is interesting that there are four places of […]

Roxanich Motovun

Building pit protection of Roxanich’s hotel and wine cellar in BIM

November 6, 2017

Pit protection of Roxanich’s hotel and wine cellar   At the site of the old cooperative cellar, built in 1902, at the foothill of the Istrian town of Motovun, a project whose investment worth 10.000.000,00 euros has been launched. This attractive project for the construction of Roxanich Heritage Wine Hotel and a 5-story wine cellar […]

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