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Michael Grear Surveys Underground Service Locating services across Adelaide and South Australia (including Whyalla and Port Lincoln). 

Before any kind of excavation work commences, it is wise to gain the expertise of an underground service locator.

Michael Grear Surveys Underground Service Locating uses a variety of electromagnetic and high frequency induction methods to capture information regarding underground and subservice features.

Michael Grear Surveys Underground Service Locating is a DBYD Certified Locating Organisation.

Using electromagnetic technology, Michael Grear Surveys Underground Service Locating, locates underground cable and pipe accurately and efficiently. This supports clients to prevent damage to underground services and utilities, being a cost effective and proactive method of building and design.

With our team’s surveying experience, we are able to match in with any survey data and produce information into the necessary format that our clients are working with.

What can be expected when using Michael Grear Surveys Underground Service Locator?

Accurately locating and marking buried assets saves time, money and assists with design. Radiodetection (RD7100/7000) Locators use magnetic fields and radio frequency to assist with the location of buried utilities.

Service LocatingAbility to Locate
  • Conductive (generally style or copper)
  • Restrictive in access for trading due to danger
Highly Likely
Communications (NBN/Telstra/Optus)
  • Copperwire - conductive
  • Optic fibre - untraceable unless it can be rodded through conduit
Copperwire — Highly Likely
Optic Fibre — Likely
  • Copper pipe work
  • PVC pipe work
Copper — Highly Likely
PVC — Unlikely
  • Steel or copper pipe work
  • Plastic - perhaps can look at from start to finish
Steel/Copper — Likely
Plastic — Unlikely / Unclear
  • PVC or concrete pipe work
Unless can be rodded, then more Likely
  • PVC/concrete - perhaps can look at from start to finish
  • Would be dependent on if it could be rodded (+ bends)
Unless can be rodded, then more Likely


Contact our office for any queries you may have in this area

Phone: 08 8278 8732    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

What our clients say

We are very happy with the service provided by your company & will recommend you to future friends/ family etc.

N Elliott

Thank you for your help. Very professional and punctual.

E McGowan

Fantastic service, easy to contact and plenty of updates throughout. MG surveys were the most reliable part of the boundary alignment/sale process for us.

T Modra

Easy to deal with and good communication.

M Montgomery

The whole service was great, from start to finish. 

T Duggan

When designing a building project, accurate detailed site information is critical. Michael Grear Surveys are always my starting point because I know that I can rely on all aspects of the service provided.

Richard Simmons

I really appreciated the quick action and help that you and your team have provided to have this project completed.

G Standing

You guys were awesome to work with! Thanks so much for being patient and understanding to someone who knew nothing about Land Divisions.

D Vaughan

Get in touch with us

Adelaide Office

  5 Gulfview Road, Blackwood SA 5051
  08 8278 8732  

Whyalla Office

  37 Patterson Street, Whyalla SA 5600
  08 8644 2040  

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