In addition to working assignments in every state in the U.S., we have also provided services in more than 70 foreign countries. As we expand our footprint of offices to be more accessible to our clients and their needs, we believe that it is important to branch out to other countries. We have done so, with offices in the United Kingdom and Canada and have plans for offices in other countries.

United Kingdom

Our London and Bristol offices operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. We conduct forensic investigations across a wide range of countries and serve not only Europe but also the Middle East, Africa and Asia. From our London office, we provide experts to address all aspects of the power industry as well as the oil and gas industry. We also offer those services for which we are most known, including construction, biomechanical, environmental and property damage investigations. A sampling of our international investigations has included the following:

  • Power generation including steam and gas turbines, boilers, renewables and reciprocating engines
  • Fire and explosion investigation
  • Heat exchangers, steam generators, pumps, condensers, turbines and tanks
  • Electrical including networks, motors, generators, switchgear and transformers.
  • Machinery including rotating equipment, drive systems, crushers, material handling, filters, screens
  • Chemistry including issues with process, contamination and hazardous materials
  • Pipeline issues with Horizontal Directional Drilling, subsurface, overland and polymers
  • Environmental losses involving gas cleaning, water management and treatment, asbestos and debris removal
  • Renewables including wind, solar and biomass
  • Construction losses involving project management, performance testing, contract disputes, construction accidents and variation orders. Reinstatement issues after a loss
  • Metallurgy including material selection, fatigue, failure analysis, material testing

Canada

Our Toronto office is also a wholly owned subsidiary of Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Rimkus Consulting Group Canada, Inc., and offers a full slate of investigative skills with our local personnel and augmented by U.S.-based experts when needed with specialized skills. With the acquisition of Canada-based IRC Building Sciences Group, Rimkus added 15 additional offices and expanded our company's Architectural and Engineering services network.

Our Canadian assignments have included the following:

  • Biomechanical investigations relating to:
    • Seat belt use and injury analysis in high-speed accidents and rollovers
    • Effectiveness of a bicycle helmet for an un-helmeted rider in a cyclist impact
    • Consistency of injury with the events described
    • Determining the fatality-inducing event in multiple-impact accidents
  • Construction disputes including:
    • Issues over the engineering design of a facility
    • Construction litigation, design issues and professional negligence
    • Assessment of engineering omission and error
    • Failure analysis of the structures, buildings, bridges and foundations
    • Risk management and construction design review
    • Environmental Damages
    • Lost loads of hazardous materials in transport
    • Hazardous materials released from a pipeline failure
  • Architectural and Engineering Services
    • Assessment, design, remediation, and quality observation of systems including:
      • Roofing
      • Building envelope
      • Structural
      • Pavement