AGS has well organized soil and material testing laboratory section providing laboratory services for its own projects and external clients.   AGS owns and runs modern and regularly calibrated soil and material testing laboratory facility at its head office in Addis Ababa.  All laboratory tests are performed according to known International standards such as BS, ASTM and AASHTO standards.

The following laboratory tests are performed by our laboratory section for foundation design and construction material assessment applications

  • Index and Classification Tests on soil samples
  • Direct Shear
  • Unconfined Compressive Strength
  • Swelling Pressure
  • Consolidation Test
  • Unconfined Compressive Strength test on rock sample
  • Compaction
  • CBR
  • Tests on fine and course aggregate
  • Concrete testing
  • Water Quality Test

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