ABO’s expertise in soil comes with a broad experience in the area of soil remediation. Due to our expertise in these matters, we are yearly providing hundreds of studies and engineering projects for customers in various areas. Our multidisciplinary team of experts is strong in handling complex research projects as well as in developing and implementing policy supporting instruments. The cooperation between various departments allows for the creation of multidisciplinary teams which can provide a tailor made solution to any problem.


Soil assessment and remediation

  • Audits and due diligence
  • Preliminary soil investigation (Phase I environmental site assessment)
  • Descriptive soil investigation (Phase II environmental site assessment)
  • Risk assessment and risk management
  • Hydrogeological modelling
  • Geostatistics, GIS and other ICT applications
  • In situ pilot studies on remediation techniques
  • Detailed engineering of soil remediation projects
  • Development of specifications and assistance with tendering procedures
  • Follow-up and monitoring of remediation works
  • Interventions in case of environmental incidents and emergencies (24/24)
  • Judicial expertise

Earth moving research

  •  Soil investigation and reporting for earth moving projects
  • Risk analysis and advice on the reuse of excavated soil
  • Specifications for tender procedures
  • Environmental follow up of earth-moving works

Sediment and dredged material research

  • Determination of the quality of dredged material
  • Risk analysis and advice on reuse
  • Permits and authorisations
  • Environmental follow up of the implementation