Engineering Testing Services Pty Ltd, ABN: 89 119 263 366, NATA Accred.No.1833
ETS Geotechnical and Materials Testing
ETS GEOTECHNICAL & MATERIALS TESTING provides Construction Materials Testing, Geotechnical Consulting and Drilling Services to Private and Government Agencies Australia Wide. We have offices and laboratories, both permanent and mobile, throughout Australia. ETS’s head office is based in Cairns and has been operating for over 29 years.

ETS maintains a commitment to provide our clients with superior customer service. Our highly qualified staff are prompt and attentive, with a primary goal to provide our services within agreed timeframes and within budget requirements.

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ETS Engineering Testing Services NATA Accredited Lab No.1833

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World recognised accreditation

NATA accreditation recognises and promotes facilities competent in specific types of testing,measurement, inspection and calibration.

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ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
(QMS) Standard has widespread international acceptance as the quality benchmark for organisations.

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AS/NZS 4801 Safety Management Systems

AS/NZS 4801 is the Australian and New Zealand Standard for Occupational Health
and Safety Management Systems.

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INDUSTRY MEMBERSHIPS

Cairns Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Engineers Australia
Civil Contractors Federation
NATA- National Association of Testing Authorities
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ETS has been providing construction material testing and geotechnical testing services for almost 30 years.

RECENT PROJECTS
Cairns Bruce Highway Upgrade (2011 – Current)
ETS was engaged by Cairns Connect (a joint venture of Albiem and BMD) to provided construction material testing services (soils, concrete and aggregate)
for the upgrade project to the southern corridor of the Bruce Highway coming into Cairns. The project is valued at approximately $150M and includes at grade intersections and flyovers.
Bruce Highway (Woodland to Veale) (2010)
Thiess Pty Ltd engaged ETS to provide construction material testing services
(soils and concrete) for the Woodlands to Veale upgrade on the Bruce Highway, Townsville. The project was approximately $40M and involved the construction of
a grade separated intersection.
Northward Upgrade, Townsville (2010)
ETS were engaged by Seymour Whyte to provide construction material testing services (soil and concrete) for the upgrade of major arterial road running from Ingham Road to the city via Bundock Street. The project value was approx.$25M.
Bruce Highway Overtaking Lanes, Babinda 2011
Downer EDI engaged ETS to provide construction material testing services (soils and aggregates) for overtaking lanes south of Babinda. The project was worth approximately $8M.
Bruce Highway Rehabilitation Works (Cairns to Babinda)
ETS were engaged by LDI Constructions for construction material testing services (soils and aggregate) for sections of the Bruce Highway between Cairns and Innisfail. The project was valued at $25M and involved cement stabilisation works.
Local Council Roads - Cassowary Coast Regional Council NDRRA Works
Downer EDI engaged ETS to provide construction material services (soils) for the $60M rehabilitation works for the CCRC. Testing was completed to Main Roads requirements.
Landsborough Highway NDRRA Works
ETS were engaged by Seymour Whyte to complete construction material testing services (soils, aggregate and concrete) for the $45M NDRRA rehabilitation works. The project involved widening of current roads and cement stabilisation works. Testing was in accordance with Main Roads requirements.
QCLNG Early Works Contract
Thiess Pty Ltd engaged ETS to compete the construction materials testing (soils and aggregates) for the early works contract for the QCLNG LNG train on Curtis Island, Gladstone. This 18 month project was worth approximately $130M. ETS were involved on the earthworks, roads and acid sulfate testing for the project.
Caval Ridge Mine Development, Moranbah
ETS were engaged by Thiess Pty Ltd to provide the construction material testing services (soils, concrete and aggregate) for the Caval Ridge Mine Development. This 12 month project was worth approximately $150M.
Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (2011 – Current)
Abigroup Golding Joint Venture (AGJV) choose ETS to provide construction material testing services (soils, concrete and aggregate) for the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal currently being constructed in Gladstone. The project value is approximately $300M and is being constructed over a period of two (2) years.
Broadmeadows Sustainability Operations, Moranbah
ETS were engaged by Leighton Contractors to provide construction material testing services (soils, concrete and aggregate) for the $190M upgrade of the Broadmeadows Mine. The project was completed over a period of two (2) years.
References
The following referees can be contacted:-
Dean Wood Downer EDI 0418 302 832
Jeff Hughes Cairns Connect 0429 600 614
Michael Lee Leighton Contractors 0439 406 011

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Photo of dirt pile for testing and ETS employee making a soil test
Photos of ETS work sites including earth moving equipment and laboratory onsite testing