LGB is an entity integrated in the PCG Group that supplies services in the Geotechnical area, developing projects that go from the execution of laboratory and field tests (soil and bituminous), to work supervision and operation of laboratories, setting up and management of work laboratories (roads, railways and integrated projects), realization of Geotechnical prospecting and assessment of Geotechnical conditions of foundations.

Fields of Specialization

Laboratory Tests

The Laboratory tests are executed respecting the Portuguese standards and regulations in force, which are specifications of the National Laboratory of Civil Engineering(LNEC), A.S.T.M. and British Standards in:

  • Soils
  • Aggregates and inerts
  • Bituminous mixtures
  • Field tests

Geological studies

  • Sample collecting
  • "in situ" measuring
  • Soil and pavement wells
  • PDL
  • Seismic tests of refraction
  • Geoelectrical resistivity

Work supervision and operation of laboratories / Setting up and Management of construction laboratory / Quality control

  • Roads
  • Railways
  • Integrated Projects

Assessment of foundation’s geotechnical conditions

  • Penetration Tests
  • Static Plate Load Tests

Autoeuropa - Control of
ground leveling street
layouts of Ford/VW’s
Industrial Complex in Palmela


Control of ground leveling,
paving, and foundations


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