All posts by Glen-Burkitt

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TEA ANYONE

Recently Soil Surveys were asked to undertake a site investigation for a proposed extension for an inner-city nearly 100 year old Club located on the river. Access was tight...

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CALYPSO BAY ESTATE CONTINUES

Everyone is coming to the coast and Soil Surveys Engineering are proud to continue our involvement with the Calypso Bay Estate.  The current stage includes retaining wall construction, filling...

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ADDITION TO THE FLEET

Introducing our new MC-T3 rig!  This 4WD medium sized rig is just as capable as it’s larger predecessors, while being compact enough to get into those hard to access...

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THE BEAST AT BALLYMORE

No we don’t mean the late great Stan P or the infamous Richard L we are referring to our Explorer 500 which we needed to use to carry out...

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FRIDAY FUN – PUTT PUTT

Times have been tough so the Milton crew got the afternoon off to do some team building at Victoria Park’s Putt Putt course. Dodgy shots were made, beers consumed...

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RUOK?

Every year a special day has been put aside to help us recognise the issues our colleagues may be experiencing and encourage us to talk through issues affecting their...

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SHRINK/SWELL TESTING

Soil Surveys has been in business for nearly 50 years and we have been testing soil in our labs almost from day one. We were early adopters of the...

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THE SITE SLOPES A BIT

Occasionally we have no choice where we drill and sometimes the surface isn’t as rig friendly as it could be. This is when we use our hydraulic legs to...

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SOMETIMES YOU JUST NEED TO DIG A HOLE

One of our experienced laboratory technicians collecting a field density sample on an earthworks site.

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