Services & Projects

Why Choose Our Services?

Artech follows testing and inspection procedures performed in accordance with recognized ACI, ASTM and CSA standards of practice, and our lab testing machines are professionally calibrated on an annual basis. By maintaining strict adherence to industry standards and project specifications, we provide our clients with an effective and reliable service.


  • Marshall method testing for asphalt quality criteria
  • Pavement and asphalt mix specifications
  • Inspections of asphalt placement
  • Core analysis of pavement
  • Mix design reviews, consultation and approvals
  • Pavement condition evaluation


  • Mix design preparation and trial testing
  • Mix design reviews, consultation and approvals
  • CSA/ACI concrete field testing and inspections
  • Compressive strength of test cylinders and cores
  • Concrete structure condition evaluations
  • Reinforcing steel installation inspections
  • Specifications for structural concrete applications

Soils & Aggregates

  • Gradation analysis of soils and aggregates
  • Aggregate application specifications
  • Quality acceptance tests
  • Soil identification investigations
  • Fill construction inspection and monitoring
  • Nuclear field density testing of structural fills
  • Proctor analysis of structural fills
  • Plasticity indices of cohesive soils
  • Fully-equipped mobile testing laboratory

Major Projects

For nearly 40 years, Artech has been a reliable resource for clients, trusted to deliver professional materials testing and inspections services for a wide range of structural, civil, and geotechnical projects in diverse sectors: government, highway and bridge infrastructure, engineering and mining, forestry, environmental, as well as residential, municipal, and commercial developments.

We are a regional specialist with unique expertise on local soils and how they behave, knowledge of regulatory requirements and municipal bylaws, as well as access to an extensive professional network. Our inspection and material testing services are enhanced by our fully equipped in-house testing laboratory, certified by the Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories (CCIL).

Recent Projects

Curzon and Kingsgate Bridges

Concrete bridge deck resurfacing and deck joint replacement of two Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure bridges on Highway 95 and 3/95 in Yahk.

Highway 3 Elko Overhead Replacement

Replacing the bridge over the rail tracks and installing a pedestrian tunnel under the highway.

400 Evergreen Crescent

Affordable housing in Sparwood, providing 30 affordable homes for seniors, families and people with disabilities.

Innes Avenue

Upgrading storm sewer and widening road, installing sidewalk.

Joseph Creek Substation Upgrade

Replace the 60 kV/25 kV Wood pole distribution system with a low-profile feeder section.

Kootenay West Mine

New 135-hectare Kootenay West Mine under construction 10 km northeast of Canal Flats will mine 400,000 tonnes of gypsum annually over a 43 lifespan for the mine.

Legacy Lookout Subdivision

61 lot subdivision in Cranbrook, BC.

Marina Estates Subdivision

17-lot subdivision located in Koocanusa Village on Koocanusa Lake.

Marysville Views Phase 3 Subdivision

30-lot subdivision in Kimberley, BC.

Rockyview Place

Construction of 300 rental units, including 4 apartment buildings and 10 townhome buildings.