Soil Surveys

Large Rigs

Soil Surveys large rig fleet comprises a Hydrapower Explorer 500, two Hydrapower Scout rigs and an EVH2100.

These truck mounted and powerful rigs are equipped for deep borehole drilling (in excess of 150m). These rigs have auger (solid and hollow stem), cased wash bore, wash bore, wireline and core drilling facilities, along with full sampling (U50, U75) and testing (SPT, Vane Shear) capabilities.

These large rigs are available for hire. We can respond quickly and efficiently to your most urgent needslarge or small, anywhere in Australia.

To complement our drilling services, Soil Surveys can provide engineering supervision of our drilling rigs. Our team of experienced Geotechnical Engineers and Geologists are available to manage and coordinate the most demanding of investigation programs and ensure all works are carried out to the highest standard

Hydrapower Explorer

Capabilities

  • 100mm solid flight auger to 12m
  • 100/75mm washbore to >150m
  • NMLC/NQ/HQ/4C core up to 150m
  • 75-200mm air drilling to >100m
  • NW/HW casing
  • U50’s, U75’s
  • SPT, Vane Shear

Dimensions

  • Vehicle: Isuzu Bogey Drive & support ute
  • Weight: 19 tonnes
  • Length: 12.5m
  • Width: 2.5m
  • Height: Traveling – 3.8m/ Drilling – 13.5m

Hydrapower Scouts

Capabilities

  • 100mm solid flight auger to 12m
  • 100/75mm washbore to >50m
  • NMLC/NQ/HQ core to >50m
  • 100/75mm air drilling to >50m
  • NW/HW casing
  • U50’s, U75’s
  • SPT, Vane Shear

Dimensions

  • Vehicle: 4WD Hino/Isuzu & support ute
  • Weight: 13 tonnes
  • Length: 9.5m
  • Width: 2.5m
  • Height: Travelling – 3.7m / Drilling – 10.0m

EVH 2100

Capabilities

  • 100mm solid flight auger to 9m
  • 100/75mm washbore to >25m
  • NMLC/NQ core to>25m
  • NW/HW casing
  • U50’s, U75’s
  • SPT, Vane Shear

Dimensions

  • Weight: 10 tonnes
  • Width: 2.25m
  • Length: 7.5m
  • Height driving: 3.6m
  • Height drilling: 8.5m

Ph: (617) 33696000
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PO Box 317
Paddington, Qld, 4064
Australia
Email: info@soilsurveys.com.au

 

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Helensvale, Qld, 4212
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