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18.01.2024

Geotechnical Engineering in Brisbane

Brisbane has a varied geological landscape. From the riverbank soils to hills with sedimentary rock formations. Brisbane’s geotechnical engineers face unique challenges in constructing buildings, bridges, and more. To make the structures stable and long-lasting, understanding the geological canvas is the key. Success in any Brisbane construction project always starts with a solid foundation. Geotechnical […]

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20.12.2023

How Soil Testing Samples Works

What is a soil test? It’s a scientific analysis of a soil sample to evaluate its composition, nutrient levels, pH, and other characteristics. The main purpose of soil testing is to provide information that will help in making informed decisions about the best land use. Soil sample testing is a crucial process in agriculture, environment […]

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20.12.2023

What is a Soil pH Tester?

Soil pH testers are essential tools for growers, commonly used to assess the acidity and alkalinity of soil. Before embarking on gardening, analyzing and testing soil pH is recommended to ensure optimal conditions for cultivating healthy crops. Soil testing can be performed using various devices, including dye soil pH testers, soil test strips, and electronic […]

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09.11.2023

DIY Soil Testing: A Step-by-Step Guide for Home Gardeners

Are you an avid gardener looking to boost your garden’s productivity and the overall health of your plants? One essential aspect of gardening that often goes overlooked is understanding your soil’s characteristics. Soil testing allows you to assess its composition and vital properties such as soil thermal conductivity and electrical resistivity. In this comprehensive guide, […]

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31.10.2023

Queensland Geotechnical engineering explained

Tempsand and its sister company Civil Quality Assurance  employ the best engineer consultants for your particular service you require. Our senior geotechnical engineers have vast experience in all Civil aspects. Our senior geotechnical engineers have worked on wind farms, solar farms, dam construction, buildings and earthworks to just name a few. Our senior geotechnical engineers […]

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10.10.2023

Successful Soil Testing for Wynnum Manley Leagues Club

Recently, the Wynnum Manley Leagues Club undertook a massive overhaul of their premises. There was a lot of pressure to get the project done quickly to reopen the club without cutting corners. The Leagues Club hired Civil Quality Assurance for expert soil testing and earthworks on the project, working to strict deadlines. Soil Testing and […]

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23.11.2020

Soil Properties & Resistivity

Soil properties to determine soil thermal resistivity testing by Tempsand All soils are different so what makes up soil and how are they affecting soil thermal resistivity testing properties Soil usually consists of three basic constituents. 1. Solids in Soil In soil, solids can be anything from a clay particle to a gravel piece. Every solid can be made up of any element however the […]

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19.10.2020

Soil Thermal Resistivity Testing Basics

Soil thermal resistivity testing is a crucial stage in preparing to bury an underground utility line. The thermal resistivity of soil describes its ability to retain or dissipate heat. You Need to Know Thermal Resistivity Before You Bury: Power lines Phone lines Data lines Petroleum pipelines Solar power storage Why Thermal Resistivity Matters Heat retention is a key […]

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13.10.2020

Backfill Materials Needed to Measure Thermal Resistivity of Soil

Tempsand can assist companies and individuals with laboratory and field services that are designed to help measure the required amount of backfill materials needed for various pipelines and disposals and measurement services for the thermal resistivity of soils. They pride themselves on having both the technical expertise and the knowledge to guarantee their soil thermal […]

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23.11.2020

Soil Thermal Resistivity Testing Basics

Soil thermal resistivity testing is a crucial stage in preparing to bury an underground utility line. The thermal resistivity of soil describes its ability to retain or dissipate heat. You Need to Know Thermal Resistivity Before You Bury: Power lines Phone lines Data lines Petroleum pipelines Solar power storage Why Thermal Resistivity Matters Heat retention […]

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