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Diagnostics and Forensic Engineering

Building diagnostics and forensic engineering are both terms regularly used by engineers and other building professionals to describe the activities associated with identification and locating building faults and defects.

MJ Civil can provide diagnostic and forensic engineering services for almost all facets of the Civil and Structural engineering industry. Whether it be a water leak within a house or widespread cantilevering concrete balcony defects affecting 100 Units within a multistorey building. MJ Civil have the experience and capability of producing long term remedial solutions.

From the initial inspection, investigation and identification stage to the rectification and subsequent site supervision, MJ Civil is able to provide guidance, instruction and produce quality documentation for a cost effective permanent solution.

MJ Civil are recognised within the industry as being a small group of high quality building repair consultants.

Our diagnostics / forensic scope includes, but not limited to the following:

Concrete Spalling and concrete cancer 

Magnesite Induced Spalling

Concrete Balcony Defects

Retaining Walls

Shop awnings and other types of street Awnings

Timber Decks and Balcony structures

Building footings and general foundation faults with methods of repair

Building Repair Specifications

Water ingress investigation and rectification

MJ Civil's expertise also extends to the following post diagnosis activities, to ensure an appropriate and commercially viable resolution to any issues identified:

  • The preparation of tender packages for remedial works
  • Provision of guidance to the client through the tendering process and selection of capable contractors
  • Superintendant services for tender packages produced
For details of projects relating to the area of building diagnostics and forensic engineering, please click on the "Projects" link in the orange menu bar at the top of the page. Alternatively, for further information or to request a fee proposal, please contact us.