North Queensland Bulk Ports Geotechnical

Key Elements

Service: Geotechnical Drilling
Year: 2011


 Hagstrom Drilling was engaged by North Queensland Bulk ports to complete a nearshore geotechnical drilling and cone penetration investigation for a proposed loading facility in Bowen, North Queensland.

This nearshore marine project involved the use of marine subcontractors to provide support and supply of two Jack-up barges with two rigs (DR005 and DR010) and a stand alone cone penetration rig (PR003).

In total over sixty four PQ boreholes where drilled (just over 1,600m) and one hundred CPT tests completed (1,300m) during the course of the project.