Category Archives: Field Services

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CAMO RIG

We recently undertook some further drilling in the carpark of a well-known Brisbane hotel site. Sometimes things need to be done undercover and it’s not easy to hide a...

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ANNIVERSARY

Thirty years ago, a fresh faced (his description not ours) Engineering Geologist joined Soil Surveys. He is now our Business Manager and Principal Engineering Geologist. We have been around...

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ST HELENA ISLAND INVESTIGATION

Never a dull day drilling for Soil Surveys with a recent project at the St Helena Island National Park, the wildlife and historical landmarks helped making the day trip...

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MYER CENTRE

The year was 1986, Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen was enjoying the final years of his reign as the longest-serving premier of Queensland, Parrammatta Eels are to be become NRL premiers,...

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DAMS

Given the extremes in the climate across the country, as experienced in Queensland from the 1 in 500 yr rainfall and flood event in North Queensland to the extended...

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FOOTING IN ROCK – NO PROBLEMS

Sometimes when we arrive on a site to check out the bearing capacity of the material at the base of footings, there is usually still a fair bit of...

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GOLD COAST THEME PARKS

Soil Surveys Engineering have a long history providing geotechnical engineering services to the Gold Coast Theme Parks, including the two attractions in this newspaper article. We trust that all...

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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.