Protecting People and Infrastructure
Our team at Abaxa are passionate about protecting people and infrastructure, we care about you and your project safety and delivery.
Experience and Accreditation
We provide over 30 years of experience in the specialist utilities field, the largest capacity of trained and accredited technical experts that deliver success to your projects each and every day.
Available to Keep Projects Moving
We are available to meet your project needs from discovery to field response on time every time to keep your project moving.
Reducing Asset Strikes
We are experts in risk management and deliver a quality service to a measured 99.9% accuracy over hundreds of thousands of utility clearances. We track it, we quality assure it and we guarantee it.
Quality Risk Reporting
We deliver a detailed project risk assessment report to Australian Standards for your accurate decision making at all times to reduce asset strikes and protect the public and your people.
Value
We are able to assess your project needs and manage a response to reduce risk while managing safety, quality and budget, bringing your project in on time with our specialist team.

Brands We work with

Sub-Surface Utility Locating and Survey Specialists - Perth WA

OUR SERVICES

Utility Location
Home

Utility Location

Plan your project safety with Abaxa’s systemised, accurate utility location services completed by highly trained, experienced & approved technicians.

Utility Survey to AS5488
Home

Utility Survey to AS5488

Eliminate avoidable costs, time delays and project set-backs by utilising Abaxa’s Subsurface utility engineering support service.

Survey Feature / Topographical
Home

Survey Feature / Topographical

Abaxa combines the latest in surveying technology with highly skilled staff to deliver cost-effective, high accuracy surveys, tailored to meet your project requirements.

High Pressure Gas Supervision
Home

High Pressure Gas Supervision

Protect your team and site from potentially hazardous damage.

Ground Penetrating Radar
Home

Ground Penetrating Radar

Improve safety, accuracy and speed using Abaxa’s 3-dimensional ground penetrating radar.

Concrete Scan
Home

Concrete Scan

3D Optical Structure Scan Radar Technology quickly, easily and safely locates embedded metallic and non metallic targets within concrete.

Vacuum Excavation
Home

Vacuum Excavation

A safe, non destructive method of excavation that prevents damage to utilities.

Our official Utility locating and Survey Guide

Download The Official Abaxa 3 Degrees Safety System Utility Locating and Survey Guide for the civil industry in Western Australia.

Abaxa Utility Locating & Survey Guide Ebook

Accreditations and Affiliations

Client Feedback

Quality Assured Company
Andrew Thomson
Andrew Thomson
06:14 19 Mar 18
Adam Papworth
Adam Papworth
17:55 23 Sep 11
chirag talaviya
chirag talaviya
00:55 08 Sep 18
Great service and flexible, accommodating account managers.Easy to organise HP spotting, recommend highly if you want to get the job done.
Johnathan Loh
Johnathan Loh
14:16 31 Oct 19
My initial dealing with abaxa has been fantastic. Booking enquires prompt, service from Customer Support ( jean) excellent. in arranging ATCO gas permits fast and efficient. Staff again prompt and great experience and service. well done to all. Job was a success with little intrusion.
Michael Cunnane
Michael Cunnane
02:45 25 Oct 19
Excellent and prompt service, thank you very much.
Peter Paterson
Peter Paterson
00:15 04 Nov 19

High quality dedicated sub-surface detection company

As Western Australia’s largest sub-surface detection company and trusted experts of the underground with over 30 years industry experience, we are committed to quality, safety, and the environment.

Risk mitigation, safety, and a superior outcome for your project are our top focuses. Our team is fully qualified and delivers excellent results, as seen in projects such as the New Metro Perth to Mandurah Rail and the Mandurah to Bunbury Highway.

Why Choose Us

Home

Experience

Western Australia’s largest dedicated sub-surface detection company with utility industry experience spanning 30 years, our single focus remains on “Protecting People and Infrastructure”.

Home

Team

Abaxa has the largest capacity of trained and accredited technical experts, compliant to Utility Provider, Authorities and Australian Standards that deliver success to your projects each and every day, covering all underground assets including Telstra, Power, Communications, Water, Sewer, Gas, and Rail.

Home

Customer Success

Customer success and satisfaction is a priority to our team. We strive to surpass your expectations and will do whatever we can to make sure your project runs smoothly.

Home

Flexibility

Abaxa have technicians available to keep your project moving and are capable of reducing risk on projects both large and small and can offer flexible, tailored services depending on your unique needs.

Home

Innovation

We invest in research and development and have led the market in introduction of technology, and are active in testing all new technological innovations in the sub-surface detection industry so you can rest assured that you're in good hands.

Home

Value

From start to finish, our aim is to add value to your project, through a risk based assessment to provide a targeted response reducing unforeseen costs, and keeping your project on the desired timeline.

Process for Risk Reduction

Home

Desktop Survey

Investigate and obtain all utility and relevant authority plans and duty of care documents AS5488 Quality Level D

1 of 9

Site Reconnaissance Survey

Conduct a visual site inspection to validate all utility features and a work plan assessment. AS5488 Quality Level C

2 of 9

Utility Detection Survey

Location of utilities using appropriate geophysical method including pit Investigations. AS5488 Quality Level B

3 of 9

Utility Detection Survey

Location of utilities using appropriate geophysical method including ground penetrating radar. AS5488 Quality Level B

4 of 9

Verification

Physically expose all utilities to confirm exact location before excavation to determine horizontal and vertical alignment to a Utility Risk Assessment. AS5488 Quality Level A

5 of 9

Survey Utilities and Features

Recording Data to AS5488 Sub surface Utility Information

6 of 9

Client Report and Meeting

Project Utility Risk Assessment Report and Survey to AS5488 Sub surface Utility Information

7 of 9

Supervise High Risk Assets

Supervisor High Risk Assets to Utility Provider Duty of Care and Safe Work Instruction

8 of 9

Download Sample Report

9 of 9

Case studies & Projects

Home

Replace & Upgrade Cast Iron Reticulation Project

The project required a Utility Survey to identify, locate utilities and complete a site features and utility survey to support engineering final design in a replacement plan for water mains constructed more than a century ago in Fremantle. The replacement of water mains was scheduled by the Water Corporation from August to October 2019.

Read More
Home

Freeway Modification Design & Construction Project

For this project, Abaxa was involved with Perth’s first Smart Freeway including creation of an additional lane from Canning Highway to Narrows Bridge. The Smart Freeway will use smart technology to open and close traffic lanes in the event of an incident and adjust speed limits to get more traffic through during busy periods.

Read More

Book Site Visit

Download the Guide