Resource Development Consultants Ltd specialises in geotechnical engineering and geotechnical consulting throughout New Zealand

Roads. Tunnels. Dams. Mines. Ports. Residential. Commercial. Groundwater. It's too important to guess. 

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Have you met the Brights?


We are taking a light-hearted look at a serious issue: mitigating risk from a significant seismic event. Most New Zealanders understand this is a 'when' not 'if' scenario. But what can really be done to protect assets, and people?
Find out here

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Know where you stand


Understand ground conditions before you design and build. Establish site class, identify seismic hazards and liquefaction risk potential. RDCL apply in-situ ground testing, advanced geophysical testing coupled with insightful geology and engineering knowledge to reduce risk to assets, avoid over-engineering and reduce insurance costs. Take a look at some of our recent projects

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Get the full picture

RDCL provide detailed geophysics to extend the value of your drilling and sampling. Our geophysicists get out and dirty to acquire the data, and work with our geologists and geotech engineers to interpret it and give you the answers you need. We work with developers, contractors, structural engineers and others to add assurance to large-scale construction projects and save you money on problems you didn't see coming. Here's an overview of our capability

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The right people - and the right tools - for the job


RDCL have a significant investment in special people and specialist equipment. More importantly, we have the in-house resources to interpret geophysical data and provide you with meaningful advice. We have built a smart, mobile team of engineering geologists, geophysicists and geotechnical engineers who understand real-world construction and development issues. Meet our team