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Dial Before You Dig Utility Maps Written on the 8 February 2024

Before embarking on any excavation project in Queensland, understanding the invisible world beneath your feet is paramount. Striking underground utilities can lead to disastrous consequences: safety hazards, service disruptions, and hefty financial penalties. This is where Dial Before You Dig (DBYD), now known as Before You Dig Australia (BYDA)...

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Gold Coast's Light Rail Stage 4 Written on the 8 January 2024

  We're thrilled to announce our involvement in the groundbreaking Light Rail Stage 4 project on the Gold Coast, alongside Queensland's Transport Main Roads (TMR) and the City of Gold Coast! At Subsurface Mapping Solutions Pty, we've been hard at work providing invaluable underground utility mapping solutions that are instrumen...

Conquering tough soil conditions with StreamDP Technology

Conquering tough soil conditions with StreamDP ... Written on the 20 October 2023

Mitch recently travelled to a remote location in central Queensland where he used a state-of-the-art technology called the StreamDP. This location is known for being challenging for ground-penetrating radar (GPR), but Mitch was able to achieve impressive results for the client by combining GPR and EMF utility locating techniques. Soil conditio...

Endangered Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat Burrows mapped by Ground-Penetrating Radar

Endangered Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat Burrows ... Written on the 4 September 2023

In the remote wilderness of southern Queensland, Max Thomas, a geospatial technician, operates a complex piece of machinery, scanning the rugged terrain. His mission is not treasure hunting but conservation. Together with his team, he is mapping burrows home to one of the world's most endangered species, the northern hairy-nosed wombat. Onc...

Why Subsurface Mapping Solutions use 3D Multi-Array GPR

Why Subsurface Mapping Solutions use 3D Multi-A... Written on the 12 July 2023

In the utility locating industry in Australia, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) technology has revolutionized the process, increasing both efficiency and accuracy. However, as technology continues to evolve, the advent of Multi-Array GPR, also known as multi-channel GPR, has brought about a new dimension to the field.  Traditional GPR uses a...

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