Soil Testing & Investigation

South Qld Soils (SQS) understands the challenges of the efficient and effective management of the earth and is committed to adding value by helping our clients utilise the most practical methods and materials for their projects. Whether your project involves roadworks, siteworks, building structures or has cultural heritage or environmental considerations, you can rely on the team at SQS to deliver services specifically tailored to the needs of your project and budget.

We offer a comprehensive range of geotechnical engineering and materials testing services including:

  • Soil classification
  • Soil testing services
  • Compaction control
  • Concrete sampling and testing
  • Construction control and compliance testing
  • Pavement design (CBR)
  • Pavement investigations (including maintenance and review reports)
  • Level 1 supervision of earthworks projects (AS3798)
  • Laboratory testing for the engineering properties of soils  
  • Aggregate testing (size, shape, density, strength and durability factors)
  • Analysis of stockpile
  • Permeability testing
  • Site classification
  • Construction and development site investigation
  • Quality control testing in areas of roadworks, subdivision, resources, mining and construction project sites
  • Drilling services

SQS has specialist knowledge of a diverse range of testing systems and materials and is committed to utilising the correct management methods to ensure sustainability and structure durability. Our testing laboratories are accredited by the National Association of Testing Laboratories (NATA) ensuring that the investigations we conduct are of the highest accuracy and standard possible in the industry.