This is a process that has been designed, developed and described in detail in “Australian Standard AS 2870-2011″ and … Read More... about House Site Investigation and Classification
What We Do
We carry out Soil Tests and Site Classifications for residential, Institutions, Commercial and Industrial building projects. These may be entire sub-divisions, one-off buildings, extensions or pre-purchase.
Owner operated and backed by more than thirty years experience. Based on the Sunshine Coast since 1992.
At CSI Soil Testing we make it our business to not only offer the most in depth service we can in finding a suitable material for you to build on, but also to offer the best customer service so you walk away from the process satisfied.
Services We Provide
We provide the following services to Builders, Engineers, Organisations and Individuals.
Australian Standard, AS 1726-1993 sets out, in detail, the minimum requirements for the carrying out of a geotechnical site investigation. AS … Read More... about Geotechnical Drilling and Sampling
Drilling is an important and necessary part of soil sampling in order to provide information regarding the characteristics of the … Read More... about Hydraulic Auger Drilling
A septic tank or treatment system treats and disposes of waste water from toilets and kitchens (black water) and … Read More... about Septic Testing and Waste Water Management Design
Acid sulphate soils (ASS) are soils and sediments that contain iron sulphides, commonly pyrite. When exposed to air due to drainage or disturbance … Read More... about Acid Sulphate Investigations
CBR (California Bearing Ratio) is a test to determine the bearing capacity of a soil or aggregate sample. It is used to determine the strength of a soil usually for the … Read More... about CBR Sampling
DCP Testing provides a measure of a material’s in-situ resistance to penetration. The test is performed by driving a metal cone into the ground by repeated … Read More... about Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP)
Foundations could be damaged by the extent to which clays expand with increased moisture and contract under dry conditions. A tube sample of the clay … Read More... about Shrink Swell Testing
The plasticity index (PI) is a measure of the plasticity of a soil ie. The range of moisture content in which the soil remains plastic in nature, … Read More... about Plasticity Index Testing
Owner operated and backed by more than thirty years experience. We carry out Soil Tests and Site Classifications for residential, Institutions, Commercial and Industrial building projects. These may be entire sub-divisions, one- off buildings, extensions or pre-purchase. We provide these services to Builders, Engineers and also to Organisations or Individuals who are considering building or the purchase of land for building. A Soil Test is the first step in what may be the largest single investment that an individual will make.Make an Enquiry