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PRI Engineering Launches First Geotechnical Services Laboratory in the Kawartha Lakes

By December 11, 2020April 24th, 2023Canada, Laboratory Testing, Press Releases

EMAIL: info@priengineering.com
PHONE: (705) 702-3921 Ext. 131

CONTACT: Janet Janzen, PRI Engineering

The laboratory will soon be fully certified by Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories (CCIL) and is equipped for high-end materials testing.

PRI Engineering, a company specialized in providing geotechnical services for construction, civil engineering, and solar projects, announced today the launch of an advanced laboratory for materials and performance testing.

The laboratory is currently undergoing the rigorous certification process set by CCIL and when complete it will perform in-house testing of soil and concrete samples. The laboratory has been certified for concrete testing and is expected to be successfully certified in soils testing over the coming month. Once officially validated, the laboratory will be the first of its kind in the Kawartha Lake’s area and is well-situated to deliver high-quality, specialized testing for local projects.

According to Arash Yazdani, Director of Engineering Services for PRI Engineering, “As the first of its kind in the area, local companies will now be able to access high-end testing in a timely fashion without facing the high costs of laboratories in larger metropolises.”

“Our team of experienced engineers and technicians are committed to providing quality materials testing to the Kawartha Lakes region,” says Vikki Gledhill, Geotechnical Engineer and Laboratory Manager, who is leading the efforts to certify the laboratory. “We have worked hard to the meet the standards set by CCIL and expect to announce our successful certification shortly.”

Replete with the latest and best-in-class technology and equipment, the laboratory will offer high-end testing services for soil and concrete, with testing methods that range from routine to highly specialized.


About PRI Engineering: With over 100 years of combined engineering consulting and construction experience and 100’s of completed geotechnical investigations, PRI Engineering provides full project support, from preliminary studies to detailed design and construction support, specializing in a range of projects in both the public and private sectors.

If you would like more information about this topic, please call Janet Janzen at (705) 702-3921 x131 or email media@priengineering.com.

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