Category Archives: Field Services

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WE GO EVERYWHERE

We recently reviewed our drillers’ travel over recent months prior to the border shut down, and we have completed over 55 successful investigations.  Soil Surveys have been to Cloncurry,...

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WORK CONTINUES

Our field crews are still working, obviously taking all the precautions of hygiene and social distancing into consideration.  Field work is the lifeblood of our company, the first step...

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MARGE MARGE, THE RAINS ARE ERE!

Good to see what we have been reliably informed is rain out on a site, west of Dalby. We had one of the large rigs out there for two...

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ACCESS CAN BE AN ISSUE

Sometimes there is just no machine access and hand methods need to be used. Here is one of our engineers praying to the crow bar gods with the hand...

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OUT IN THE BUSH

One of the Scout crews drilling a large site for a new health facility west of Brisbane. Looks like the boys found a nice spot to spend the day....

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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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