Agriculture & Horticulture

Agriculture & Horticulture

Melbourne Soil Testing do nutrient testing of soils for cropping, turf, vineyards, orchards, organic free certification. This includes recommendations for N:K:P fertilizers, and the addition of Lime or sulphur to make Ph changes to the soil . It is vital to measure the nutrient value of the land in order to make agricultural and horticultural decisions. Soil testing for this purpose helps to find out the nutrient sufficiency and pH level of the soil. A collection of soil sample are taken for tests. The results makes it easier for us to manage the nutrient level accustomed to plants for the suitable growing conditions. Agricultural Testing Soil Testing for agricultural purpose gives us a clear idea about the quality of the soil so that We can improve the quality and quantity…
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LCA Reports

LCA Reports

Land capability Assessment reports (LCA) are provided by Melbourne Soil Testing for rural areas of Victoria, where sewer is not available. These reports provide the design and recommended area of these systems in accordance with EPA requirements.( pub. 891.4- 2016 ). Call us on 0408 170 367 or 039 435 1698 for our services or to get a quote. Contact Us to get the job done.
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Soil Testing (AS 2870.1 -2011.)

Soil Testing (AS 2870.1 -2011.)

Melbourne Soil Testing has excellent track record for providing accurate data regarding soil testing. The purpose of soil testing as per Australian Standard is to determine strength of the soil for engineering of houses and buildings. Soil testing is the first step taken in construction planning in order to determine the suitability of the soil and assess whether it can withheld your construction project. Furthermore, it also helps to identify different types of soil on the site and determine the strength, density, compaction, contamination and other aspects. As a result of lack of understanding the value or importance of soil testing, there could be possible damage to the building or structure. In accordance with Australian Standard, (AS 2870.1 -2011.) At Melbourne Soil Testing, we conduct: 1. Site classification, 2. Recommend…
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Mining & Remote Location Specialists

Mining & Remote Location Specialists

Melbourne Soil Testing has a team of mining and remote location specialists that will provide you with detailed survey, supervision and reports for private as well as government bodies. Current operations are conducted by our team for mining and oil companies in remote locations which include: 1. Field surveys and reconnaissance, 2. Sampling and assay, 3. Supervision of oil well drilling, including monitoring of drilling parameters, 4. Cuttings description, monitoring oil and gas shows, 5. Preparation of a lithology and drilling log, and 6. Government reporting Call us on 0408 170 367 or 039 435 1698 to get a quote or hire our services. Contact Melbourne Soil Testing to get the job done.
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Geological & Groundwater Consulting

Geological & Groundwater Consulting

We, at Melbourne soil testing provide geological and groundwater consulting and reports where required : 1. Mapping 2. Strata identification 3. Gold prospecting 4. Groundwater Investigation 5. Table water identification Call us on 0408 170 367 or 039 435 1698 to get a quote or hire our services. Contact Melbourne Soil Testing to get the job done.
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Contaminated Site Assessment

Contaminated Site Assessment

Melbourne Soil Testing undertakes a four phase program for contaminated site assessment : 1. A desktop study, 2. Field inventory gathering study, 3. Sampling program, 4. Verification program and 5. Re sampling where required Final recommendations are made following the phased program. Especially, this kind of service is mainly used for sites that have been contaminated by former waste disposal, industrial uses and activities such as petrol stations, storage facilities, gold mining and processing. Additionally, soil sampling is undertaken for proposed childcare centers in accordance with EPA requirements For contaminated site assessment, a site history and feature survey is conducted, followed by a site assessment and sampling program in accordance with : EPA Publication IWRG702 (2009) “Industrial Waste Resource Guidelines –Soil Sampling”, EPA Publication IWRG 621 (2009) “Industrial Waste Resource…
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Site Surveys

Site Surveys

Melbourne Soil Testing conducts feature surveys, locating trees, buildings, and natural features in a scaled drawing . Additional services include site levels and contour level survey.
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Bushfire Reports

Bushfire Reports

BUSHFIRE ATTACK LEVEL (BAL) Melbourne Soil Testing provides a Bushfire Attack Level Assessment (BAL) of your property and proposed construction. One of five categories will be assigned. This assesses your property’s fire danger index, which will depend on the slope of land, types of surrounded vegetation, and recommends building location . BUSHFIRE MANAGEMENT OVERLAY (BMO) Recommendations are also made where a Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO) is required , which will assess the requirements of CFA vehicles to access and exit the site as safely as possible . This includes a site plan illustrating the defend-able space for 150m+ around the construction area, where to draw water for firefighting purposes , and showing access and exit tracks for fire fighting vehicles.
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