May 13, 2019

Pavement Investigation Rig

The XP60 can diamond core asphalt or concrete using a range of core barrel sizes up to 350mm diameter. The rig incorporates a 200 litre water tank, supplying coolant to the diamond drill bit and a wet/ dry vacuum to clean any spoil. Drilling c...

November 4, 2018

Project: Newcastle East End

Location: CBD

Client: Keller Pty Ltd - Mine Fill


Drilling of 300 holes initially with more holes to be added as voids are encountered. Currently drilling 145 boreholes through two separate voids down to 90m. Borehole imaging used for devia...

August 22, 2018

We are at once delighted and saddened to announce that Trevor Higgs is retiring after 35 years of work with Terratest. His last day is tomorrow, Friday 24th of August. Trev has been a brilliant and appreciated member of the team and retires as perhaps the most experien...

July 18, 2018

We’re excited to announce that Terratest has established a new UAV Geospatial operation, Terratest Aero, specialising in LiDAR and Photogrammetry data acquisition for engineering projects. After working for more than 50 years obtaining underground geotechnical and envi...

June 19, 2018

PROJECT:               Land development, Geotechnical investigation  

LOCATION:             Underground Carpark, Melbourne CBD

CLIENT:                  Golder As...

November 15, 2017

What is Heat Illness?

The body normally cools itself by sweating. During hot weather, especially with high humidity, sweating isn’t enough. Body temperature can rise to dangerous levels if precautions are not taken such as drinking water frequently and resting in the...

November 14, 2017

The Comacchio 405 and one of the DB-8s undertaking a series of Geotechnical Boreholes over 4 shifts over a 48 hour period. 

November 6, 2017

Our Safety Focus this month has been on the hazards of working near live traffic. It has been identified that the fence compounds that are commonly required on major infrastructure projects in NSW and Victoria actually serve as a hazard when under impact from a vehicle...

October 26, 2017

Our CPT is capable of undertaking testing through the ballast on railway projects

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