Geotechnical Drilling & Investigation

Our Focus

At Hunter Civilab our trained and qualified geotechnical drillers offer a range of services regarding geotechnical and environmental drilling and investigations. We obtain information about the physical breakdown of soil and rock for the design of pavements and structures in key market segments.

Our services include:

  • Subsurface exploration including soil sampling and lab tests of samples retrieved
  • NATA Accredited for disturbed and insitu soil sampling
  • Geotechnical investigation and drilling
  • Environmental investigation and drilling
  • Installation & analysis of ground monitoring wells
  • Drillers hold certificate III in drilling operations
  • Ability to supply raw data and laboratory analysis for other major consultancy firms

Drilling Capabilities

geotechnical drilling rig
  • Solid Flight Augers 90mm & 350mm
  • Undisturbed Tube sampling
  • Bulk Sampling (pavement investigation)
  • Monitoring Wells
  • Environmental drilling and sampling
  • Concrete Coring

All operators have a Certificate III in Drilling Operations (RII31835)

Associated Tests

core sample testing
  • Shrink Swell Testing
  • Atterberg Limits
  • Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP)
  • CBR Testing
  • Aggressivity Testing
  • Acid Sulfate Soil Testing
  • Emerson Crumb Testing
  • Permeability Testing
  • Particle Size Distribution
  • Concrete Compressive Strength Testing

Drilling Rig Measurements and Capabilities

Truck Mounted Rig

geotechnical drilling rig
  • Toyota Landcruiser 4×4
  • 6m Long
  • 2.2m Wide
  • 2.4m high in travel mode
  • 4m high with raised mast
  • 90mm Solid Flight Auger 9m (minimum) subject to material
  • 350mm Solid Flight Auger maximum 2m
  • Undisturbed Tube Sample

Trailer Mounted Rig

geotechnical drilling rig
  • Toyota Landcruiser 4×4 & Off-road Trailer
  • 10.5m Long
  • 2.2m Wide
  • 2.2m High in Travel Mode
  • 3.5m High with Raised Mast
  • 90mm Solid Flight Auger 9m (Minimum) Subject to material
  • 350mmSolid Flight Auger maximum 2m
  • Undisturbed Tube Sample
Geotechnical Drilling & Investigation

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Contact our specialised team for more information about our services.