XCEL has delivered surveying solutions on a number of major resource projects for engineering construction (EC) and engineering procurement construction management (EPCM) contractors throughout Western Australia & Queensland

Take advantage from XCEL’s major project experience with the following surveying services.

  • Audit Surveying

    Audit Surveying

    XCEL provides auditing surveying services to EPCM contractors (engineering procurement Construction management) on major projects in WA & QLD

    Some key task that are completed on behalf of our clients in the role of Audit Surveyor:

    • Establish and maintain primary survey control network,
    • Audit checks on contractor’s secondary control networks,
    • Earthworks conformance,
    • Earthworks volume calculation,
    • Check on contractors monthly and final claims,
    • Concrete and HD bolt conformances,
    • Road construction conformances,
    • Settlement and deformation monitoring,
    • Piling monitoring,
    • Structural and mechanical verticality and alignment checks,
    • Offshore/marine control checks,
    • Offshore stickbuilt fabrication checks,
    • Underground service asbuilts,
    • General survey support for clients miscellaneous requests.  

    XCEL has worked in the role of Auditing Surveyor on two key major projects.

    • WICET Project (Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal), Gladstone QLD
    • Fortescue Metal Group Anderson Point Port Facilities, Port Hedland WA
  • Civil / Concrete Construction

    Civil / Concrete Construction

    Xcel Surveying can provide specialist civil surveyors for your construction project to ensure all civil structures are constructed to design specifications.

    Survey Task involves:

    • Control Surveys
    • Formwork set out
    • In-situ & precast foundation set out
    • Hold down bolt set out
    • Drainage set out
    • Building set out
    • "Asbuilt" surveys
    • Quality control reporting
    • Road set out and "asbuilt"
    • Construction camps
  • Dimension Control

    Dimension Control

    Utilising the latest and most advanced surveying technology XCEL can efficiently collect accurate 3D data to verify, analysis and compare objects and structures. 

    This service is supplied to a number of different industries and applications including:

    • Mining
    • Marine
    • Engineering
    • Manufacturing

    XCEL is experienced in providing dimension control on the following structures:

    • Modules (pre-assembled)
    • Vessels & tanks (Internal)
    • Spools (marine application)
    • Flange face and bolt hole alignment
    • Rotating equipment alignments (car dumpers, ball mills, compressors & motors)
    • Fabrication checks (ensure compliance to design specifications)
  • Earthworks / Site Preparation

    Earthworks / Site Preparation

    Xcel Surveying has the capabilities and experience to efficiently service earthworks projects of all sizes.

    Survey task includes:

    • RTK GPS/GNSS surveys
    • Stockpile pickups
    • Volume calculations
    • Drill and blast pattern surveys
    • Machine control
    • Formation surveys
    • Clearing surveys
    • Topographical surveys
    • Road construction

    Xcel Surveying has the latest Leica GNSS technology to increase productivity and reduce costs.

  • Marine Construction

    Marine Construction

    XCEL has a team of experienced marine surveyors that have a large range of coastal engineering surveying experience on Wharf, Jetty, Quay and Canal Projects

    • Survey Tasks Include:
    • Pilling set out (racked and vertical)
    • Positioning of rock armour and break water material
    • Conformance surveys
    • Intake / outfalls pipeline shore launching alignments
    • Retaining wall set out
  • Pipeline Construction

    Pipeline Construction

    XCEL can assist our clients with the initial definition of the Right Of Way (ROW) and also work closely with the environmental team, along with pegging of any culture heritage zones.

    Xcel can provide a range of survey task that are required during the construction phase:

    • Control Surveys
    • Construction feature surveys
    • Clearing set out and photographic reports
    • Centreline set out
    • Survey calculations for special crossing and large bends
    • Pipeline feature set out
    • Asbuilt & conformance surveys
    • Rehabilitation surveys
  • Road Construction

    Road Construction

    XCEL havea broad range of experience working on road construction projects in the resource industry and also urban and regional Main Road projects.

    Survey Tasks include:

    • Topographic surveys
    • Clearing & Environmental Surveys
    • Batter staking
    • Drainage and Culvert set out
    • Formation set out
    • Machine Control support and setup
    • Kerbing set-out
    • Pavement & Line marking set out
    • Conformance & Verification surveys
  • Structural / Mechanical / Piping

    Structural / Mechanical / Piping

    XCEL prides itself in providing high precision surveying using the most advanced equipment to ensure that all mechanical and structural components are constructed to design tolerances. We have a team of certified engineering surveyors with vast surveying experience in installing: Rotating equipment Tanks, Bins and Vessels Skids (Motors, Compressors, Pumps) Pre – assembled modules and pipe racks Structural steel Conveyor Alignment Nozzle and flange alignment Pipe work above and below ground

You will have peace of mind knowing XCEL has experience working on some of Australia’s largest resource projects.

  • Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal

    Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Pty Ltd (WICET) is owned and being developed by existing and potential coal exporters located in Queensland to provide increased long term export coal capacity.

    Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal

    Client: Worley Parsons on behalf of WICET Pty Ltd
    Location: Gladstone, QLD
    Sector: Resource Infrastructure
    Service: Audit Surveying
    Duration: October 2011- Current Date (expected completion January 2015)
    Staff: 6 FIFO & Residential Project Surveyors & Survey Technicians

    Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Pty Ltd (WICET) is owned and being developed by existing and potential coal exporters located in Queensland to provide increased long term export coal capacity.

    Xcel Surveying is contracted by Worley Parsons to provide audit surveys as the client surveyor on behalf of WICET Pty Ltd. This $2.5 Billion project comprises a rail receiver facility to handle 7600 tonnes per hour, a 5.5 Km long overland conveyor, a stockyard area for 1.9 million tonnes of coal, a 2Km long jetty conveyor to a single berth travelling ship loader filling ships at 8250 tonnes per hour.

    Our services included:

    • Establish and maintain primary survey control network
    • Audit checks on contractor’s secondary control networks
    • Earthworks conformance, design, machine control setup and support
    • Earthworks volume calculation
    • Concrete and HD bolt conformances,
    • Road conformances, existing road asbuilt
    • Settlement and deformation monitoring, piling monitoring
    • Structural and mechanical verticality and alignment checks
    • Offshore/marine control checks, offshore stickbuilt fabrication checks
    • Underground service asbuilts, service set outs
    • Bill of quantities calculations, check on contractors monthly and final claims
    • General survey support for clients miscellaneous requests
  • Newmont Mining Boddington Gold Mine Expansion

    Xcel Surveying was contracted by Survey Link to provide it’s surveying services for the erection of structural steel and the installation of 4 Ball Mills. 

    Newmont Mining Boddington Gold Mine Expansion

    Client: SurveyLink
    Location: Boddington
    Sector: Resource Infrastructure
    Duration: 2008

    Xcel Surveying was contracted by Survey Link to provide it’s surveying services for the erection of structural steel and the installation of 4 Ball Mills. These mills were the largest ever constructed. Survey work on the ball mills was conducted to the strictest tolerances being +/- 1mm for XY and +/- 0.25mm for Z. All work had independent checks by Metso engineers (vendor) and were found to be within tolerances.

  • Fortescue Metal Group Anderson Point Port Facilities

    XCEL was contracted by Survey Link to provide project surveyors to audit all contract surveyors on site and provide primary control for the construction of rail, wharf, roads, mechanical structures, civil foundations and a train unloader.

    Fortescue Metal Group Anderson Point Port Facilities

    Client: SurveyLink
    Location: Anderson Point Port Hedland
    Sector: Resource Infrastructure
    Duration: 2008

    XCEL was contracted by Survey Link to provide project surveyors to audit all contract surveyors on site and provide primary control for the construction of rail, wharf, roads, mechanical structures, civil foundations and a train unloader.

    This project was developed for a phase 1 capacity of 45Mtpa and including the following packages:

    Marine facilities, comprising conveyor trestles traversing 1,400m over complex ground conditions, a 90m approach jetty, two dolphin berths to accommodate vessels up to 270,000dwt and a ship loader support structure. The expansion of the ship manoeuvring area, departure area and berthing basin included some 4.5 million m3 of dredged silt and sandstone used in strategic reclamation of the stockyard area. Work included full delivery of all marine structures, ship loading equipment, dredging, stockyard areas and rail interfaces.

  • XCEL has had more than $100 billion in major project experience

    When you engage XCEL for your next major project, you can feel comfortable in the knowledge that we’ve been working for our clients over the last 6 years on Australian infrastructure projects worth more than $100 Billion. This puts you in the perfect position to partner with one of the most experienced major project surveying companies.

  • Enjoy more responsive services from a medium sized enterprise with an expert team of 30+ major project surveyors

    XCEL is a medium sized enterprise providing world class surveying solutions on major infrastructure projects throughout Australia. We take pride in being recognised by our clients and the surveying industry as experts in providing solutions on major infrastructure projects.

    We remain focused on strengthening our relationships with our clients to ensure we are a company of choice for surveying solutions on major projects and are guided by our company core values of professionalism, integrity and excellence.

    You will benefit from our experienced management and administration team that is able to provide a dedicated and prompt service. With proven success mobilising multiple project surveyors and resources at short notice on Australia’s largest major projects.

  • You can engage XCEL if your major project is in Australia

    Head Office in Perth and supporting offices in Gladstone QLD and Darwin NT. Xcel has the capabilities and experience to service major projects Australia Wide and is currently sourcing opportunities globally.

  • Benefit from XCEL’s latest most advanced surveying technology

    You can trust that XCEL utilises the latest and most advanced surveying technology to provide surveying solutions of the highest degree of accuracy and efficiency.

  • You can rest assured with XCEL’s focused commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment.

    XCEL’s commitment to the health and safety of its personnel is paramount. Our objective is to provide an incident and injury free working environment for all personnel involved with our company. XCEL recognises that many of its activities and services can impact on the environment. To address this and in turn add value to our client’s projects, surveying operations shall be undertaken in a manner which minimise and where possible, avoid environmental impacts from surveying operations.

    Xcel Surveying is certified to health, Safety and Environmental management systems. AS 4801 & ISO 14001

  • Keeping you our customer satisfied with our service at all levels

    Xcel Surveying is certified to ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems. ISO 9001 is the world's most popular standard for quality management. The principles upon which ISO 9001:2008 is based include:

    • Customer Focus
    • Leadership
    • Involvement of People
    • Process Approach
    • System Approach to Management
    • Continual Improvement
    • Factual Approach to Decision Making and
    • Mutually Beneficial Supplier Relationship.

    The execution of this is through XCEL’s Health, Safety, Environment and Quality Management System, (HSEQ).

  • Take advantage of XCEL’s competitive rates due to our mid-tier size and niche focus

    Our clients benefit from our competitive rates which we are able to provide due to the size of our company requiring less overheads when compared to our larger competitors. In addition we are a specialist company focusing 100% of our resources on a target industry which enables us to provide more cost effective solution than are competitors that spread their resources between a broader range of services and industries.

  • You will be partnering with a major project team that is "the best of the best"

    XCEL’s spatial professionals have dedicated their careers to working on the most technical and challenging major projects worldwide. With our team on your project you can have the confidence that your surveying requirements will be delivered accurately, efficiently and within budget.

  • Take advantage of a complementary consultation to discuss the requirements of your next major project

  • You will be in good company next to our current clients