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DIAMOND CORING

  • Conventional coring NMLC
  • Wireline coring NQ3, HQ3, PQ3.
  • Track mounted compact machines for limited access locations.
  • Vertical and angled holes.

CONE PENETRATION TESTING (CPT)

  • NOVA CPT cone offers 18 bit resolution
  • Operable on light track mounted machines for difficult access locations
  • Anchor system to ensure rig stability
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SPT & SHELBY TUBE 

  • Fully automatic SPT hammers.
  • Large and small track mounted machines with SPT capability. 
  • All SPT hammers enclosed in safety cage. 
  • Multi purpose sonic rigs with automatic SPT hammers.
  • Shelby tubes (U-Tubes)
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TUBEX AND CASING ADVANCE SYSTEMS

  • PWT tubex (Simcas) system for advancing casing through fractured rock formations with air.
  • HWT Casing advance allows fast continuous casing of unconsolidated formations with wire-line removal of the bit to allow sampling.
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INSTRUMENT INSTALLATION

  • Vibrating Wire piezometers (VWP)
  • Inclinometers
  • Extensometers
  • Water level monitoring wells
  • Landfill thermocouple installation

PNUMATIC & HYDRAULIC PACKER TESTS

  • Straddle Packer test equipment  for pressure testing specific zones within cored holes once drilling is complete.
  • Single packer system for pressure testing during coring.
  • Mono pumps for constant pressure

SONIC GEOTECH

  • Get a continuous sample and case off overburden in a single run in all formations.
  • Drill through overburden on dam walls without fluid circulation.
  • Seat sonic casing on competent rock and start wire-line diamond coring.
  • Sonic rigs with mounted SPT hammers
  • Fast, efficient, high volume sampling on tailings dams.

Geotechnical Drilling Services, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide.