MEA is a leading expert in advanced subsidence and geotechnical engineering challenges. With over 36 years of experience, Marino Engineering Associates, Inc. (MEA) has provided services across a wide ranging scope of geotechnical engineering and subsidence engineering. MEA provides subsidence and geotechnical services including shallow and deep foundation systems, all types of retaining structures, and underground excavations, as well as numerical 2D and 3D seepage, soil-structure interaction analyses, sophisticated slope stability analyses, and rock engineering.
In the areas of mining and subsidence engineering, MEA has serviced over 100 major mining projects, site subsidence studies, mine stability designs, and failure analyses in coal fields across the U.S. MEA also utilizes it’s knowledge and experience on projects where land subsidence from karst terrain is a concern. In addition, MEA has worked extensively in the areas of prediction of subsidence displacement and damage potential, subsidence inspection, and grouting and monitoring for stabilizing mine voids. Being a technical leader in this field, MEA’s staff has authored over 100 publications on related topics.