Geotechnical Services

Geotechnical Services

Geotechnical services engineer at work

Benefits to Clients


Highly qualified engineers with various specialties, where their combined expertise creates a holistic experience for our clients

ADE’s in-house NATA accredited CMT laboratory provides tangible benefits and savings for our clients by reducing turnaround times and prioritizing analysis depending on project requirements

ADE’s has a range of drilling equipment and our drilling team have gained a reputation for providing high quality, cost effective solutions for clients

Core Services

Construction Support, Inspections, Testing & Advice
Bored pile/pier inspections
Vibrations monitoring
Shallow footings (pad/strip footings) inspections
Excavated cut face assessment of face support requirement
Rock bolt/anchor design verification, installation and proof testing supervision
Compaction monitoring and field density testing including Level 1 and 2 Geotechnical Inspection and Testing as per AS 3798 – 2007
Piling platform and crane pad assessments and design
Pile construction verification and bearing capacity assessments
Earthworks proof rolling and ground improvement assessments
Geotechnical Engineering
Infrastructure feasibility
Geotechnical investigations, analysis and design services for a range of building structures (industrial, commercial and residential) and infrastructure projects
Roads and railways including pavements, cut/fill embankments, cuttings, bridges and tunnels
Geotechnical slope risk assessments
Cone Penetration Testing (CPT), interpretation and reports
Mines, dams and pipelines
Pavement investigation and pavement thickness design using CIRCLY VS software
Retaining wall design options for all types of walls using WALLAP V6 software
Earthworks quality control testing, coordination of laboratory testing, supervision and reporting

Support Services

NATA Accredited Laboratories

ADE partners with ISO 17025 NATA accredited laboratories to provide high quality analytical testing services for:


ADE boasts its own in-house drilling team that possesses a range of drilling equipment including the Comacchio GEO205 drilling rig.



Tim Bradley

National Geotechnical Lead

0414 709 019


1300 796 922