Northern Geotechnical Engineering-Terra Firma Testing, Inc. (NGE-TFT) was incorporated in the State of Alaska following the merger of Northern Geotechnical Engineering and Terra Firma, Inc. and on July 1, 2004. Northern Geotechnical Engineering (NGE) was formed in 2000 as a sole proprietorship in Anchorage, Alaska, focusing on geotechnical engineering in cold regions. Terra Firma, Inc. (TFI) was incorporated in 1998 as an independently owned company authorized to provide material testing and Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) services in the State of Alaska, operating out of Anchorage, Alaska. The incorporation of the company (NGE-TFT) combined the talents of the two companies, increasing the talents of both entities. The company owners have been residents of Alaska continuously since 1983 or before. The company operates from a single facility at 11301 Olive Lane, Anchorage, Alaska, 99515, including the engineering department, laboratory, field testing/inspection staging, and office operations (AK Business License #411679).
NGE-TFT provides their expert services throughout the State of Alaska and in select areas throughout the United States and around the world. These services are provided to other engineering firms, architects, developers, general contractors, home owners, and state, federal, and local agencies. NGE-TFT’s core staff has over 100 years of combined experience in geotechnical and civil engineering, materials testing and special inspection services. NGE-TFT’s employees are required to build on their knowledge and skills through a combination of research, training, working in the field, and continuing education.