Drilling

Macquarie Geotechnical are at the forefront of the Geotechnical Site Investigation Industry combining conventional investigation methods with innovative techniques to deliver ground investigations to meet our client’s needs.

 

With a large team of Drilling Crews, Field Technicians, Engineering Geologists, Geotechnical Engineers and Experienced Management Team, we can deliver site investigation projects efficiently and to the highest quality.

Drilling Site Investigations

  • Solid Stem Auger Drilling.

  • Concrete coring.

  • Sonic Drilling Techniques to depths of up to 100m.

  • Wireline Diamond Drilling (HQ3) and NMLC coring capabilities to depths of up to 450m.

  • Continuous sampling (1.5m liner) utilising windowless sampling equipment and techniques.

  • In situ Testing comprising Standard Penetration Tests (SPT) and undisturbed push tubes (< 75mm).

  • Windowless sampling (96mm) utilised for undisturbed sampling of rail and road formations.

  • Packer Testing (Single and Straddle).

  • Groundwater Standpipe Installation.

  • Vibrating Wire Piezometer Installation.

  • Inclinometer Installations.

  • Single and Multipoint Extensometer Installation.

  • Downhole imaging including Acoustic and Optical Televiewers and Full Waveform Sonic

  • Instrumentation monitoring.

  • Supervision by experienced Engineering Geologists / Geotechnical Engineers, provision of geotechnical logging in accordance with AS1726 and Macquarie Geotechnical Standard Procedure.

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DRILLING

Our Rigs

Comacchio Geo 305
(MG1, MG41, MG53, MG67)

Comacchio Geo 405 (MG68)

Truck Mounted D4TAPG (MG5)

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Truck Mounted Christie (MG25)

Eijkelkamp Fraste CRSXL 170 Sonic Duo (MG64)

Comacchio Geo 300 (MG7)

Hanjin D&B-8D (MG24)

Sampla 24T (MG32)