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Category: Soil

Keep River Return

We recently ramped up at our Keep River Annex facility after a brief pause in construction over the wet season.  Our team, lead be James Action, headed back to site last month to complete stage one of testing fill and base course layers on the Keep River bridge.  Stage two consists of sealing the remaining […]

Civil Contractors Federation NT (CCFNT) Laboratory Open Day

On the 7th of February HiQA Geotechnical and the Civil Contractors Federation NT (CCFNT) hosted a Laboratory Open Day for all CCF members in Darwin. This was a collaboration designed to assist the civil construction industry in understanding the art of construction materials testing. Attendees were given demonstrations in a range of laboratory testing, from […]

Christmas Closure 2019

The team at HiQA would like to wish you all a safe and festive Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We will be closed from Saturday 21 December 2019 and return on Monday 6 January 2020. For any urgent testing over this period, please contact 0418 836 460. Thank you for your support and we […]

Darwin Turf Club – New Grandstand Development

HiQA were engaged just before the launch of the 2019 Darwin Cup Carnival to design a scope and project manage a geotechnical investigation for the new grandstand development at the Darwin Turf Club. Working in collaboration with WANT Geotechnics https://ntgeotechnics.com.au/ for their engineering & geology expertise as well as Bores NT https://www.boresnt.com.au/ for their drilling, […]

HiQA Hosts the 2018 Rock and Soil Logging Course for the Northern Territory

On the 2nd of May HiQA Geotechnical Darwin in collaboration with the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) hosted the 2018 Rock and Soil Logging Course for the Northern Territory. Delegates from the NT Department of Infrastructure, Planning & Logistics, Mining, Civil Design and the Geotechnical industry including HiQA competitors participated in the day long course. The practical hands-on course focused on logging […]

Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) Update from HiQA

HiQA have been busy at our newest laboratory in Tennant Creek undertaking predominantly concrete testing at this stage for the Northern Gas Pipeline project. The 622km pipeline will link Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory to Mount Isa in Queensland. Construction of the $800 million project began in July 2017 and the first gas is […]

Soil Testing Leaders, HiQA wins Small Employer of the Year Award

HiQA are committed to training local talent in the Northern Territory. This commitment was validated when HiQA was nominated in the NT Training Awards. At the awards ceremony, HiQA won Small Employer of the Year 2015.  As a winner we have proven to be amongst the best of the best when it comes to skills […]