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Subsurface Exploration, Sampling and Testing Services

CME provides subsurface exploration, sampling and testing to the geotechnical and environmental professional community. Subsurface Exploration and Testing, Instrumentation Installation and Subsurface Materials Sampling are conducted by well-trained and experienced CME personnel using late model, dependable, well-maintained CME equipment. CME has completed projects on land, over water and indoors using low-overhead and specialized-use equipment.

CME routinely provides the following Subsurface Exploration and Sampling Services:

  • Test Borings, Standard Penetration Testing

  • Hollow Stem Auger Borings

  • Diamond Core Drilling

  • Cased Borings and Mud-Rotary Drilling

  • Undisturbed Shelby and Piston Tube Sampling

  • Vane Shear Testing

  • All-Terrain Vehicle (track and high floatation tire) Mounted Drill Machines

  • Earth Resistivity Testing

  • Seismic Exploration and Testing

  • Surface and Subsurface Settlement Point Installation

  • Infiltration Testing per NYS SWMD Manual, Appendix D

  • Geotechnical Instrumentation Installation

  • Rock Bolt, Rock Anchor & PT Anchor Installation

  • Bolt and Anchor Load and Pull Tests

  • CBR, Plate Bearing and Subgrade Modulus Testing

  • Site Characterization and Summary Reports

  • Pump and Packer Testing, Drawdown Tests and Permeability Testing

  • Well and Piezometer Installation and Decommissioning

  • Downhole Shear Wave Velocity Testing

  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Testing

  • Percolation Testing per NYDOH Standards

  • Truck, Skid and Trailer Mounted Drill Machines

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