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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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SOIL SURVEYS SUPPORTS NATIONAL ROAD SAFETY WEEK

May 8, 2019 0 Comments soil-surveys

National Road Safety Week runs from 6th to 12th May with the aim of making everyone more aware of the potential damage done to lives and society. Every year...

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POOR GROUND IS NO BARRIER

May 1, 2019 0 Comments soil-surveys

Sites with geotechnical issues should not be a barrier to development. An appropriate geotechnical investigation, testing and analysis, followed by focused inspection and testing services, can make even the...

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DAMS

April 1, 2019 0 Comments engineering , field-services

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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TOP TUFF

March 27, 2019 0 Comments soil-surverys

There is nothing quite like a nicely cut and polished piece of Brisbane Tuff! One of our geologists recently spied walls of the stuff at Brisbane International Airport, nicely...

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CONTINUING TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT

March 20, 2019 0 Comments soil-surveys

At Soil Surveys we strive to keep our skills and knowledge to high standards. In that respect we recently held a workshop at our Milton office led by John...

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FUELLING OUR FUTURE

March 14, 2019 0 Comments soil-surverys

Soil Surveys Engineering is helping fuel our economy and keep both business and Government moving. In our 45 years of operation we have a long history of geotechnical investigations...

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FOOTING IN ROCK – NO PROBLEMS

February 27, 2019 0 Comments engineering , field-services

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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THE ‘KEY’ TO SUCCESSFUL EARTHWORKS

February 20, 2019 0 Comments soil-surverys

Whilst these guys are may be having a bit of fun, the ‘key’ to making your earthworks project run effectively is through efficient and competent geotechnical testing and supervision,...

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DISPERSIVE SOILS

February 13, 2019 0 Comments soil-surverys

Dispersive soils (highly erodible and potentially structurally unstable) can be found in many areas throughout Australia, including SE Qld. Failure to identify them and implement practical soil management measures...

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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.