geotechnical boreholes

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  • Aerial view of Griffiths Drilling barge working on iRex Project in Wellington harbour

    iRex Interislander Terminals

    KiwiRail’s iReX project will provide faster, safer, more enjoyable Te Moana o Raukawakawa (Cook Strait) journeys, with less environmental impact. Our team have drilled multiple deep geotechnical boreholes and CPT tests, on land and in the harbour.

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  • Griffiths Drilling onsite at Muldoons Corner on State Highway 2

    Muldoons Corner

    This is a difficult section of SH2 which needed realignment. It’s located near the summit of the narrow Rimutaka Hill Rd and features tight corners, no shoulder and near vertical faces above and below the road.

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  • Griffiths Drilling crew members working on road improvements Dowse to Petone

    Dowse to Petone

    A $65 million road improvement carried out to enhance the traffic flow on SH2. Flexibility of resources was paramount on this project, which included 45 piles at 7 sites and a new service road, requiring soil nails.

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  • Griffiths Drilling barge and drill rig working on Centre Point Wharf piles

    Centre Point Wharf Piles

    This project was carried out over water on a barge in the very busy Wellington Harbour. As if this wasn’t enough, matters were further complicated as quality samples had to be recovered from very soft sediments.

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  • Griffiths Drilling doing geotechnical exploration work at Waiwhetu Stream

    Waiwhetu Stream

    This project required 35 boreholes and 23 CPTs. Sites included working on the road for bridge pile information, open public areas alongside the stream and in the confirms of industrial operations and a Holiday Park.

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