FSG is a leading geotechnical consulting practice with key strengths in foundations, pile dynamics, retention systems, ground improvement, earthworks, expansive soils, slope stability, working platforms and site characterisation.
FSG’s vision is to provide state-of- the-art technical advice to our clients and partnering with them in winning work, delivering successful projects and solving problems with practical, real world advice.
Our Point of Difference
Our key point of difference is our people. FSG seek to employ specialists within their chosen area of geotechnical practice in order to provide our clients with the highest level of technical expertise. The Directors and senior personnel of FSG have over 100 years of combined industry experience spanning contracting, design, consulting, research and pile testing. Our construction experience combined with our internationally recognised technical expertise, makes us uniquely positioned to service our clients with the highest standard of technical and practical advice.
FSG is also the largest pile testing company in Australia which provides us with an extensive in-house database of pile load test data across Australia on which we base our pile designs. This makes FSG unique in the geotechnical consulting sphere and allows us to provide not only a high level of technical advice, but also ensure that our designs are practical and buildable.
What We Do
FSG provides end-to-end geotechnical services including site investigation and analysis, concept and tender design, detailed design, earthworks advice, constructability advice, construction phase verification, testing and sign off of all forms of geotechnical solutions, foundations and retention structures.
Our project involvement spans a broad range of industries, including infrastructure, building, energy, mining, marine, industrial, offshore and environmental sectors. Our clients include principal contractors, piling subcontractors, structural and geotechnical consultants, private and government owners, insurers and legal firms.
FSG has successfully delivered specialized geotechnical and foundation engineering services on more than 1,000 projects, to government, contractors, multidisciplinary and geotechnical consultants.
FSG operates using an integrated Quality Management System that is independently certified to comply with AS/NZS ISO 9001:2015.
Prequalifications and Certificates
National Prequalification Approvals:
- Geotechnical Site Investigation
- Geotechnical Design
- Pile Testing
- Geotechnical Proof Engineering
QLD Department of Transportation and Main Roads (DTMR):
- Geotechnical Engineering – GE3
NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS):
- Dynamic Testing of Piles
International Pile Testing Certificates:
Pile Dynamics, Inc. (PDI), in cooperation with the Pile Driving Contractors Association (PDCA), has developed a “Dynamic Measurement and Analysis Proficiency Test” for engineers providing high strain dynamic foundation testing services. To assure a high standard of testing, many organisations or agencies seeking testing services require a certificate demonstrating the tester’s competency in dynamic testing. Below is PDI-PDCA ranking system:
FSG has the most qualified pile testing team in Australasia with a total of 6 certified testers ranked from Advanced to Expert, summarised below: