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Drilling Services

Drilling has been a core offering of Protest since our inception as the majority of site investigations first begin with drilling. Protest’s fleet of drilling rigs in South East Queensland ranges from Landcruiser mounted auger rigs through to track mounted Commachio GEO 305’s.

Drilling Services

With our capable and diverse fleet and highly skilled drillers, we specialise in Environmental and Geotechnical drilling with capabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Continuous soil soring using wireline hollow augers in various sizes
  • SPT testing in accordance with AS1289.6.3.1
  • Undisturbed sampling to AS1289.1.3.1
  • Conventional and wireline diamond drilling sizes N to 4C
  • Washboring and casing in unconsolidated formations
  • Packer testing using mechanical and wireline packers
  • Installation of VWP, inclinometer and monitoring equipment
  • Overwater drilling (from barge)
  • Tight access and soft terrain sites

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