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Soil Surveys

Specialists in Applied Geotechnics

About Soil Surveys

Soil Surveys Engineering Pty Limited is well known throughout the construction industry and is one of the longest continually operating geotechnical engineering consultancies in Queensland, Australia, with offices in Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Our commitment to our clients is to provide practical solutions for geotechnical issues. We are extremely proud of our standing in the geotechnical community, this comes from longevity, we started with a modest staff of 6 in 1972 and have experienced the ebbs and flows of the industry we are in and stand today at over 40. In that time hundreds of Engineers, Geologists, Technicians, Drillers and Admin Staff have become part of the Soil Surveys Family many going on to successful careers in other industries, something we are very proud of. Our business philosophy today centres around commitment to the supply of a geotechnical engineering consultancy service with technical merit and a focus on practical excellence.

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Engineering

Soil Surveys is a leading Geotechnical Engineering consultancy based in South East Queensland, Australia with offices located in Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Field Services

Cost efficient and rapid response to field investigation is the hallmark of Soil Surveys.

Laboratory Services

The laboratory arm of Soil Surveys provides a comprehensive range of NATA accredited geotechnical focused laboratory testing

Company at a glance history

Soil Surveys has been around for over 45 years, this has been achieved on the basis of practical solutions and client service. Here are some of our more memorable milestones

Soil Surveys comes into being with a staff of 6 at our Moorooka Office

1972

Purchase first rig a Jacro200

1974

We open a Gold Coast lab

1976

Purchase another rig a Jacro350

1978

Name change to Soil Surveys & Exploration

1980

Brisbane Office moves to Heussler Terrace at Milton

1983

Engineering comes to the gold coast

1984

Another rig purchased a Jacro500

1989

Major restructure and Soil Surveys Engineering is born

1993

Major change to shareholding with three new directors appointed

1994

Head office moves up the hill to Finchley Street, Milton

1996

A number of projects in Malaysia

2000

Another Director is appointed

2002

Explorer purchased

2005

Gold Coast Office moves to Helensvale

2006

Two Associates join the management team -First Scout purchased

2007

Second Scout purchased

2008

Drilling Shed moves to Hemmant

2010

ASS Lab and Geotech labs merged

2014

Three new Associates join the management team

2017

Review from our clients

Soil Surveys The Foundation of a Successful Project

Every project needs a solid foundation on which to be built and Soil Surveys have been providing geotechnical services to do just that for over 45 years.

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Soil Surveys- The Foundation of a Successful Project. Every project needs a solid foundation on which to be built and Soil Surveys have been providing geotechnical services to do just that for over 45 years.