vibracoring and marine geoscience
Australia's leading provider of vibracoring services for geotechnical and resource assessments
Quaternary Resources offers a total solution to all nearshore and offshore marine survey requirements. Our core business includes vibracoring (vibrocoring), offshore mineral exploration for mining companies, as well as marine geophysical & hydrographic surveys in support of port development, engineering and dredging. Vibracoring is a specialist sediment sampling technique used to sample unconsolidated sediments.
Quaternary Resources has extensive experience undertaking offshore mineral exploration programs for marine aggregate, iron sand, shell sand, heavy minerals, diamond and phosphate. This includes all facets of project management including; desktop studies, survey planning, data acquisition, sediment sampling, coring, geophysical and data interpretation, ore calculations and report writing.
Specialist areas of operation:
Marine mineral exploration programs
Mineral resource assessments
Contaminated sediment surveys
Scientific research investigations
Ground-truthing sub-bottom geophysical interpretations
Vibracorer operator training
Quaternary Resources has sold vibracoring systems to customers across the globe - Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Namibia, New Zealand, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, USA