Construction Materials Testing

The Best to Test in Central Iowa

Construction Materials Testing (CMT) was founded in 2001 and has since become a premier geotechnical engineering and testing laboratory for the industry. CMT specializes in geotechnical design, Portland cement concrete (PCC), Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA), aggregates, and smoothness (profilometer) testing. CMT provides NDT testing, such as visual steel inspections and forensic investigations (rebound hammering). CMT is based in Des Moines, Iowa and maintains AASHTO and U.S. Army Corps accreditations.

CMT Workers

Quality Materials Ensure Quality Construction

Each of the technicians carries Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT), American Concrete Institute (ACI) and National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certifications. We also staff full time engineers who are Licensed Professional Engineers in the state of Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Illinois and Wisconsin.

Soil Testing

Gravel being poured into bowl

Aggregate Testing

Concrete Testing

Asphalt Testing

Geotechnical Testing

Metallurgical Testing

Metallurgical Testing

Environmental Testing

Additional Services

Additional Services

Our Recent Projects

From runways to highways to the residences in between, CMT can assist with your project! We provide geotechnical assistance for all sizes of projects, for all steps along the way.

Test with the Best Today

From the initial planning of your project to final completion, CMT works with you to ensure the safety and quality of your construction materials throughout your entire process. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with your project.