Category Archives: Field Services

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LOOK OUT BELOW

Site investigations almost invariably involve the digging of holes, usually with one of our drilling rigs. Whilst these boreholes are small in diameter we often drill to depths in...

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BEACH WORK

Some sites are more pleasant than others. An acid sulfate investigation recently undertaken on an island near Brisbane by one of our small rigs. Hope the driller was able...

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ANYONE FOR CRICKET

Soil Surveys was recently involved in the redevelopment of a sports field close to Brisbane. Working closely with environmental consultants @Range Environmental we undertook drilling and sampling for a...

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STATION UPGRADES

Soil Surveys Engineering recently continued our association with the upgrade of QLD Rail stations around Brisbane. These investigations involved external works using both our large and small drilling rigs,...

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A SWEET TRIP

Recently one of our small rigs carried out an investigation in an old sugar cane field, close to the coast, for a government agency looking to redevelop the site...

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BRINGING THE BIG ONE TO WORK

One of our large rigs has undertaken deep drilling for a new project close to the city. The explorer was needed to undertake deep drilling and then coring into...

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UNI IS BACK EARLY

Before students return from their Christmas hibernation to QUT, we had one of our small rigs carrying out an investigation for a small development on an old Tennis Court....

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OUR SMALL RIGS ARE PART BLOOD HOUND

Maybe that should be beer hound, there are times that some field work sites are slightly more pleasant that others, one of small rigs experienced one last week.

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LAZY DAYS AT THE RIVER

One of our large rigs setting up beside a river in western Queensland. The site is a proposed new tourist facility in a town more known for gas and...

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THE 80’S WERE SIMPLER TIMES ON BUILDING SITES

Doing a clean out of old photos and came across this flash back safety gem, I suppose we should be grateful at least one was wearing shoes. Times certainly...

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