BGC Engineering Inc. (BGC) is an international consulting firm that provides professional services in applied earth sciences. Our practice was established in 1990, based on a specialized appreciation of the impacts of geology on engineered structures. This continues to be our foundation today, enabling us to address a broad spectrum of engineering and environmental issues related to development in challenging terrain.
BGC’s specialized consulting services are integral to multiple industries:
BGC is composed of over 300 professional engineers, geoscientists, technicians and support staff who provide a full range of investigation, design, and construction review services in the applied earth sciences. We currently operate from seven Canadian offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; one US office in Colorado; and one South American office in Chile.
BGC's unique culture and practical approach to problem solving are rooted in a firm belief in our core values. By adhering to our core values, BGC is able to work in partnership with our clients to pioneer responsible solutions to complex earth science challenges. Learn more about our core values here.
BGC’s assignments range from pre-feasibility level studies and routing evaluations to detailed design, construction inspection and independent third-party review. We also provide services supporting and coordinating environmental impact studies, permitting and financial agency review. Learn more about BGC's services here.
As a complement to our consulting services, BGC operates a state-of-the-art soil and rock testing laboratory, offering a wide range of advanced geotechnical testing services to our clients. Learn more about BGC's advanced testing laboratory here.
BGC is a private, employee owned company with a flat management structure. All of BGC works together as one team, with coordination and integration of all offices and technical disciplines. This ‘One Team’ approach gives every client access to all of BGC’s resources, and allows us to assemble the best team of professional and support staff for each and every project, regardless of the project location. We are of sufficient size to offer a full range of services, while being committed to one-to-one contact between our people and our clients. We operate with a commitment to understanding our clients’ goals and contributing to each of their projects with high quality, high value, practical work delivered in the timing that our clients need to be successful. Learn more about our team here.