Our team of Geotechnicians based in Sydney conduct geotechnical and construction materials sampling and testing for a diverse range of clients throughout NSW, in accordance to the Australian Standard as well as the Roads and Maritime Services standard.

Our own NATA accredited materials testing laboratory supports the detailed investigations undertaken by the Geotechnical Engineers for a wide variety of client projects, from large infrastructure projects to small residential developments.

We provide geotechnical and construction materials sampling and laboratory testing of:

  • Rocks
  • Soil
  • Aggregates
  • Concrete
  • Asbestos Contaminated Materials

Tests include:

  • Soil Compaction Testing
  • Soil Unconfined Compressive Test
  • Soil Classification – Atterberg limits and Linear shrinkage, Shrink-swell index (Iss) tests
  • Nuclear Density Testing
  • Rock Strength Test – direct unconfined compressive strength (UCS) tests and point load strength index testing
  • Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP)
  • California Bearing Ration (CBR) testing – AS & RMS Standards
  • Particle Size Distribution Analysis
  • Bearing Capacity Assessments
  • Dispersion – Emerson Class Number
  • Aggregate Testing – RMS methods
  • Concrete Testing
  • Thermal resistivity testing as per ASTM D5334 – 14
  • Chemical or asbestos contamination
  • TR Testing
  • Benkelman beam

ADE’s Sydney Laboratory Services – Accreditations

For details on the accreditation of our Sydney geotechnical laboratory, visit the NATA website and search our accreditation number (14664).

Our Clients

  • Multinational Organisations
  • Private Organisations
  • Private Individuals

Our Projects

  • Road and Rail Infrastructure Projects
  • Large and Small Development Sites
  • Piling Works
  • Excavation and Site Preparation

Find out more about our services:

Geotechnical Engineering
Geotechnical Drilling
Environmental Services