Soil Testing and Drilling

CQ Soil Testing is a soil testing company specialising in the investigation and sampling of soil. With over 25 years of experience, we are recognised as one of the most experienced materials and site investigation teams in Central Queensland, the Wide Bay Burnett, and the Mackay & Whitsunday region.

CQ Soil Testing is committed to accuracy, quality, environment and safety. We are ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001 certified, are QBCC licensed to carry out site classifications, and are an active member of the Footing and Foundation Society.

Whether you are involved in commercial or industrial development, building a new home, altering/extending your existing home, or requiring a wastewater or sewerage design for your property, our helpful expert team can deliver. We have a fleet of state-of-the-art drill rigs designed to meet all your contract drilling needs.

Soil Testing Services

CQ Soil Testing provides a comprehensive range of soil testing services to a wide variety of industries including:

CQ Soil Testing - Queensland Servicing Areas CQ Soil Testing services Mackay Region, Rockhampton Region, Gladstone Region, Agnes Water And Seventeen Seventy, Central Highlands Regional Council Area (Emerald, Blackwater, Moranbah, Clermont, Capella, Nebo), Banana Regional Council Area, and the Wide Bay Burnett Region

The Importance of Soil Testing

Understanding the unique composition of your soil is crucial to the health of your land. Servicing Central Queensland, the Wide Bay Burnett, and the Mackay & Whitsunday region, CQ Soil Testing offers a suite of tailored services to meet your industry needs. Whether you need to facilitate the growth and health of crops on your land or access ground stability, predict potential hazards and comply with relevant regulations your next construction project, our team can help.

If you need soil testing for agricultural, construction or environmental management purposes, our comprehensive testing services provide invaluable insights into your soil quality, offering a detailed snapshot of nutrient levels, pH balances, salinity, contaminants and overall fertility.

Benefits of Choosing CQ Soil Testing

When you engage with CQ Soil Testing, you're not just another customer – you're a partner in our commitment to soil health and environmental sustainability. We pride ourselves on our:

  • Expertise: Our team comprises of seasoned professionals with industry experience and an in-depth understanding of soil science.
  • Speed: We understand that time is of the essence. Our efficient process ensures you receive comprehensive soil reports in a timely manner.
  • Accuracy: We use state-of-the-art technologies in our soil testing lab, providing precise, reliable data you can trust.
  • Service: Whether you're a farmer, builder or environmental manager, we offer tailored solutions to meet your unique soil testing needs.

We're here to support your goals, ensuring you have the information necessary to optimise your land use and make strategic, informed decisions.

Our Clients

CQ Soil Testing has become Central Queensland’s trusted Engineering, Geotechnical,
Mining, and Construction industry experts.

  • Bravus | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Decmil | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Aurizon | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Glencore | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • BHP | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Queensland Rail | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Queensland Government | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Santos | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Golding | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Ergon Energy | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • GHD | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Coffey | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Rockhampton Regional Council | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Livingstone Shire Council | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Gladstone Regional Council | CQ Soil Testing Client
  • Banana Shire Council | CQ Soil Testing Client


  1. Why is soil testing important?

  2. Soil testing is vital as it provides detailed insights into the condition of your soil, highlighting nutrient levels, pH balance, salinity, contaminants and overall fertility. This information is important for various industries, including agriculture, construction and environmental management, allowing for strategic land use.

  3. What areas does CQ Soil Testing service?

  4. We service a broad range of areas, predominantly in Central Queensland, the Wide Bay Burnett, and the Mackay & Whitsunday regions. Our team is equipped to handle diverse soil testing needs across these regions.

  5. What services does CQ Soil Testing offer?

  6. We provide a suite of soil testing services, catering to different industries. Our services include analysing nutrient content, pH levels, salinity, contaminants and overall soil fertility. All tests are conducted in our state-of-the-art soil testing lab, with accurate and reliable results.

  7. How long does the soil testing process take?

  8. While the exact duration may vary depending on the complexity and scope of the tests required, we strive to provide timely and efficient services. Our team will inform you of the estimated timeframe once the sample collection process is complete.

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