We can carry out testing to NZ and/or International Standards

Our tests include site subsurface and foundation testing for roads, bridges, buildings, airports, wharves and dams, geothermal temperature monitoring, landfills and greenfield sites.

On site testing includes:

  • Investigation pits
  • Hand auger
  • Sampling of layers
  • Core drilling, supervision and logging
  • Scala penetrometer
  • Pilcon or geonor shear vane
  • CPT, seismic CPT
  • Photographing and logging cores
  • Insitu CBR/undisturbed CBR
  • Plate bearing tests
  • Permeability
  • Rock anchor strength
  • Pore water pressure monitoring (vibrating wire piezometer)
  • Settlement monitoring (profilometer)
  • Slip/lateral movement monitoring (inclinometer)
  • Water level measurements/monitoring