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Recent Projects where PSS dedication have aided our clients:

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Positive Survey Solutions’ knowledge, broad experience and willingness to embrace modern technology have proven to ensure efficiency for a vast array of Survey projects. Using a combination of our Robotic Theodolites, GPS receivers and Laser Scanner, PSS has all the capabilities to provide a positive solution for all of your Projects’ survey requirements.

HEX GPS Survey Control
Kooragang Island Water Scheme
Laser Scanner Survey
Hunter Expressway (M15) Control Upgrade - Kurri Kurri to Belford (27km) 


PSS was contracted by AbiGroup to assist in reinstating the state control network disturbed by construction of the Hunter Expressway.


Under liaison with Land and Property Information (LPI) and Roads & Maritime Services (RMS), PSS designed a survey to meet the standard of the LPI for the 32 new permanent marks to be recorded in the Survey Control Information Management System (SCIMS).


PSS were responsible for overall survey design and methodology for both levelling and a GNSS network over the 27km project scope.


AbiGroup completed all levelling survey work based on PSS survey design, while PSS performed all GNSS work including a preliminary network adjustment for submission to LPI.

Secondary Schools Renewal Program 


PSS are providing comprehensive site surveys to assist the design team in the preparation of drawing documentation requirements for the upgrade of the entrances and administration buildings to a number of NSW Educational High Schools in the Newcastle area.

GNSS Control Survey, Menangle Park, Sydney - RMS


PSS undertook the GNSS Control Survey on a project which has received accolades from the RMS and  NSW Spatial Services.

International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney 


PSS are currently undertaking 3D Laser Scanning Surveys of Asia Pacific's premier convention, exhibition and entertainment venue during its construction. 

The Belle Apartments, Belmont - 5 Level Residential and Commercial units - Base Build


PSS are providing all Survey requirements from construction setout through to the final strata plan. The Belle Apartments consists of 101 modern residential apartments and 6 commercial units.

Hunter Expressway Construction Survey
Kooragang Island Water Scheme - Hunter Treatment Alliance - Mayfield West Water Treatment Plant


Construction of a reverse osmosis water treatment plant by HTA for Hunter Water Corporation at Steel River, Mayfield West.

Project included various construction activities including:

- main plant building concrete, drainage and electrical conduits

- concrete footings for 5 above ground steel tanks

- 5 pumps stations and/or pads, concrete and electrical

- large concrete chemical bunds

- underground piping from 100mm to 750mm

- stormwater drainage above and below ground

- concrete access way, kerbing and pavement

- amenities and education annex buildings

BOC Gases, Koorangang Island - Laser Scanning and Detail Survey


Laser scanning and detail survey for plant upgrade merging scanning and traditional survey techniques.


Scope included laser scan and 3D modelling of existing tanks and specific service piping plus detail survey of surface structures, access ways and services.

Rural Road Detail
Marine Construction Setout
Hunter Expressway (M15) Construction – AbiGroup


PSS assisted AbiGroup Surveyors with survey for the construction of 27km of dual carriageway expressway, 4 interchanges and associated ramps and local road realignments.


The variety of survey included:

- bulk earthworks setout and conformance

- blasting surveys

- machine guidance

- drainage setout and conformance


- large network control surveys

- pavement setout and conformance

- roundabout construction

Waste Transfer Station - Tea Gardens


PSS created 3D models for machine guidance for the onsite bulk earthworks and established a control network for calibration of the machinery. In the construction of the Waste Transfer Station PSS assisted with the design & setout of associated roads, drainage, infrastructure and plant.

Tattersalls on Watt, Newcastle - 8 Level Residential apartment block - Base Build


PSS are providing all Survey requirements from initial boundary determination through to construction setout and final strata plan of 53 apartments.

Bunnings Warehouse construction Boolaroo - Drayton Group


PSS are providing all Survey requirements from footings, columns, pre-fabricated concrete panels to car park and drainage.

Cardiff Link Ramp - Cardiff Railway Station - Burtons Contractor


PSS has been assisting Burton Contractors in the construction of the Cardiff Railways Station upgrade.

Boral Asphalt Plant Upgrade, Carrington - Construction Survey - Thiess Services


Setout for construction of new plant footings, weighbridge, covered storage building, drainage tanks and access ramps.


PSS also setup machine guidance infrastructure and 3D models for site regrading and pavement construction.

The Newcastle University Extension and Upgrade of Carparks - Burton Contractors


PSS are providing all Survey requirements for the construction setout and conformance of the extension to Carpark No.1 and the Upgrade of Carpark No.15

Star Hotel Site Detail Survey & 3D Wireframe Measure Up


Full interior measure up to generate 3D wireframe model for architectural design along with detail survey for exterior structures and services.


Survey combined laser scanning, traditional detail survey and basic tape measurements.

Stockpile Volume Surveys - Grain & Coal - SGS Australia


Volumetric Surveys on Wheat storage facilities throughout Rural NSW, Queensland, Victoria & South Australia to determine volumes by calculation.


Additionally, PSS continue to provide biannual reports for coal stockpile volumes at several Power Stations in the Lithgow region for SGS Australia.

Mayfield to Broadmeadow Sewer Main line construction - AJ Lucas 


PSS undertook the Survey setout, ‘As-Built’ for construction and re-design of gravity and rising main sewer lines from Mayfield to Broadmeadow. Preparation of final Work As Executed plans for Hunter Water Australia.

Bucketts Way Road Corridor Survey


Craven to Taree via Gloucester, total surveyed length approximately 30km.

17 separate project areas of rural road detail spread over 90km of the Bucketts Way.

TEJV Rail Corridor - Newcastle to Casino


Land Acquisition Surveys of multiple parcels of Torrens and old system land for rail corridor widening along the Main Northern Railway.

KEP K7 Wharf Construction and Transfer Houses refurbishment


A 330m wharf, rail and conveyor extension with associated drainage structures.


PSS was involved in survey for marine and land piling, precast concrete installation, conveyor gantry manufacture, installation and alignment, drainage washout and detention structures, rail installation and general earthworks. 


Control & Detail Survey of conveyor belts, transfer houses & proposed railway corridor.

Remediation of the former Asphalt Plant - Black Hill


PSS has been assisting Burton Contractors in the remediation of the former Asphalt Plant at Black Hill. Our work has consisted mainly of volume calculations for remediated areas and the setout of critical areas as flagged by the Environmental teams. For the completion of remediation PSS is designing the site to be used in future industrial developments utilising material currently onsite.

Construction Set-out Survey Services, various locations, Upper Hunter - RMD 


Positive Survey Solutions are panel members for RMS works and currently provide all Survey requirements for the Regional Maintenance Division involving the construction setout and conformance survey services in accordance with RMS specifications. These works are located at various locations along the Upper Hunter District Road Network primarily along the New England Highway and the Golden Highway but also include other roads within the Maitland, Singleton, Cessnock, Muswellbrook and Upper Hunter LGA's

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