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Terra Monitoring

Terra Monitoring is a leader in the installation and monitoring of Geophysical instrumentation for the Civil engineering, Mining, Railway and Road infrastructure industries.

Terra Monitoring was established in 1980 and is a level 2 B-BBEE registered company. Our management and technicians are highly skilled and experienced in their field. Each member of the team focuses on a core group of instrumentation, monitoring and testing solutions to ensure that the best service and advice is delivered to our clients.

Terra Monitoring supplies, installs and distributes monitoring equipment for Geosense in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

Projects

Road Interchange, Paarl

CPtu testing for a road interchange in the Paarl area. The project entailed 12 CPTu’s, with augering through the hard layers, to a total depth of 20m.  The benefits of the Geomechanics Pagani machine...

Khanyisa Power Station

The Apageo Pressure Meter test and other In-Situ tests were done to determine the soil characteristics to be used for assessment of excavation methods and for detailed design of foundations, ground improvement and earthworks.

Norwegian Hydrofracture

The Ministry of Energy and Natural resources in Malawi commissioned the geotechnical survey into the suitability of two locations for hydroelectric power stations one in the north and one in the south of Malawi. The project entailed PQ Rotary core drilling (by Geomechanics) and Lugeon and Hydrofracture. 

Vibrating Wire Piezometers

Tenke Fungurume Mine Project DRC Terra Monitoring (Pty) Ltd. was appointed by Golder Associates Africa (Pty) Ltd. to install eight Vibrating Wire Piezometers VWP in the North Embankment, North Saddle Embankment and Spillway Embankment of the TSF tailing dam.