Western Technologies’ - Farmington, New Mexico location was formerly known as San Juan Testing Laboratories, this office has provided engineering, testing and consulting services since 1979. Our experience and technical resources combine to produce cost-effective response and solutions to our client’s needs. Areas of service include:
Engineering and Consulting Services
- Construction Materials Testing
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Special Inspection
- Materials Engineering
WT - Farmington has a staff consisting of engineers, materials technicians, and administrative personnel. The unit is located in a 6,000 sf facility housing offices and laboratories. The laboratories are equipped to perform conventional tests on soils, aggregate, asphalt, concrete and masonry products. The laboratory is accredited by AASHTO re:source (AMRL and CCRL) and in conjunction with our Durango, Colorado office, the Colorado Department of Transportation. Appropriately equipped and staffed mobile field offices and laboratories are established for on-site operations in remote locations or on large-size projects.
Western Technologies’ - Farmington routinely provides geotechnical engineering services to assist developers and designers with site evaluations and soil reports containing foundation and earthwork recommendations. Under the umbrella of the International Building Code (IBC) and local building departments, Western’s Farmington based Special Inspectors perform inspections of reinforced concrete, structural masonry, structural steel and bolting, welding, soils and foundations including post-tensioned systems, and fire-resistant materials.
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The Fort Defiance Sports Complex in Window Rock, Arizona included the construction of a two-level 130,000-square-foot arena, an auxiliary building, parking lots, and associated infrastructure for the Window Rock Unified School District. Western Technologies was selected to provide geotechnical engineering involving a subsurface exploration and soil report; and construction materials testing and inspection services that included earthwork, concrete, masonry, asphalt, spray-applied fireproofing, structural steel, and high-strength bolting.
Tibbetts Middle School – This Farmington, New Mexico facility included a 100,000-square-foot, two-level building; parking lots and drives; and associated infrastructure for the Farmington Unified School District. Western Technologies was selected to perform a subsurface exploration and prepare a design phase soil report. Western was also engaged to provide construction materials testing and special inspection services that included observing fill placement and compaction, asphalt, concrete, masonry, structural steel, high-strength bolting, spray-applied fireproofing, foundation observation, and pavement subgrade preparation.
Western Technologies Inc. has been providing geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing, and special inspection services for various senior centers and Chapter houses throughout the Navajo Nation. Western’s services for these projects typically includes fill placement observation and compaction, concrete, asphalt, structural steel, high-strength bolting, non-destructive testing, foundation excavation observation, and pavement subgrade preparation. Prior to construction Western has prepared a geotechnical evaluation in support of the structural design.