• SYDNEY
  • NEWCASTLE
  • BRISBANE
  • MELBOURNE

Drill Methods

 

Truck Mounted 

Drill Rigs

             

Methodology

Hydrapower

500

Ausroc

400

Hydrapower

Scout

Geoprobe

4x4 QLD

Geoprobe

4x4 NSW

Explorer

6x6

 

125mm Solid Augers Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
200mm Hollow Augers Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
NMLC Diamond Coring Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes  
NQ Diamond Coring Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes  
HQ Diamond Coring Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes  
PQ Diamond Coring Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes  
MC Push Tube - - - Yes Yes Yes  
Dual Tube - - - Yes Yes -  
Mud Drilling Yes Yes Yes - Yes -  
125mm Down Hole Hammer Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes  
Rotary Air Blasting Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes  
Tubex Drill & Casing Yes Yes Yes - - -  
HQ Casing Advancer Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes  
HW Casing Advancer Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes  
200mm Solid Augers Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
SPT Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard  
50mm Undisturbed Sampling Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard  

63 & 75 Undisturbed Sampling

Available Available Available Available Available Available  
Packer Testing Available Available Available - Available Available  
Straddle Zone Packer Testing Available Available Available - Available Available  
Concrete Coring (150-300mm) Available Available Available Available Available Available  

 

Difficult Access

Drill Rigs

             

Methodology

Drillcat

 

Geoprobe

Track

MiniProbe

 

Comacchio

Geo 205

Comacchio

GEO 305

Comacchio

450P

 
125mm Solid Auger Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
200mm Hollow Augers - Yes - Yes - Yes  
NMLC Diamond Coring Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes  
NQ Diamond Coring Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes  
HQ Diamond Coring Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes  
PQ3 Diamond Coring Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes  
MC Push Tube - Yes Yes - Yes -  
Dual Tube - Yes Yes - Yes -  
Mud Drilling Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes  
125mm Down Hole Hammer Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes  
Rotary Air Blasting Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes  
Tubex Drill & Casing - - - - - Yes  
HQ Casing Advancer Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes  
HW Casing Advancer Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes  
200mm Solid Augers - Yes - - - Yes  
SPT Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard  
50mm Undisturbed Sampling Standard Standard - Standard Standard Standard  
63 & 75 Undisturbed Sampling Available Available - Available Available Available  
Packer Testing Available Available - Available Available Available  
Straddle Zone Packer Testing Available Available - Available Available Available  
Concrete Coring (150-300mm) Available Available Available Available Available Available  
               
               

 

Sonic

Drill Rig

             

Methodology

Sonic SDC390

           

Sonic 275mm

Yes            
Sonic 1210mm Yes            
Sonic 125mm Yes            
PQ Diamond Core

Yes

           
HQ Diamond Core Yes            
125mm Down Hole Hammer Yes            
150mm Down Hole Hammer Yes            
SPT Standard            
50mm Undisturbed Sampling Standard            
60 & 75 Undisturbed Sampling Available            
Packer Available            
Straddle Zone Packing Test Available            
Concrete coing (150-300mm) Available