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Surveying Equipment for Mining Applications

PO Box 206 ,
4871 Mirriwinni,

Cross Solutions offers high-quality surveying and mapping solutions for the mining industry.

We have gained industry-leading experience and knowledge across the surveying and spatial science sector, for which we offer as a complete range of services.

These include mine surveys, geographic information system (GIS) support, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) surveys, laser scanning, drafting and visualisation.

With more than 25 years of successfully completed engineering survey projects, Cross Solutions can successfully perform port and rail surveys.
We provide complete underground service detection and mapping of underground utilities.
Our vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) RPAS system is capable of forward fixed-wing flight. It easily covers large distances with ease and has survey-grade RTK positioning.
Our Maptek scanner produces significant results, even in adverse environments.
We were one of the first companies in Australia to take ownership of the cutting-edge industry-leading Z+F 5016 HDS scanner.
Modelling from our Z+F laser scanner, this entire oil and gas plant was reverse-engineered into a complete digital twin, ready for use by engineers and designers.
A monitoring survey taking place before the steel expansion.
Scanning of a conveyor transfer station built in the early '70s for reverse engineering to modern-day 3D CAD solids package, in order to update the existing plant.
We have conducted a number of conformance surveys for major earthworks projects in the Northern Territory.
Our Gumatj Aboriginal recruits, ready for work.

Surveying services for the mining industry

Cross Solutions offers mine-ready and fully trained personnel, as well as the latest equipment and vehicles, to assist companies in the exploration, development and operation of their mining interests.

Our comprehensive service ranges from the initial lease surveys to operational mine support in order to ensure we deliver streamlined and cost-efficient solutions.

Our surveying portfolio includes 3D terrestrial or mobile laser scanning, exploration gridding, ore body reconciliation, extraction control, surface modelling, and mining leases. We also perform rehabilitation, auditing, mine planning and drilling programmes.

Geographic information systems and services

A GIS is designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyse, manage and display all types of geographical data.

Our GIS services include software training and support, web mapping website development and hosting, field capture and management systems, and spatial data management, conversions and integration into existing systems.

We also provide location feasibility studies, hydrological modelling, line-of-sight (LOS) and shadow modelling, land information system (LIS) development, and mapping and cartography.

Hydrographic surveys for marine environments

Cross Solutions has extensive experience with mapping and calculating water volumes particularly with mine tailings dams. We have also completed many previous surveys of flooded mine pits for dewatering calculations and rehabilitation projects

We perform hydrographic surveys for applications such as underwater 3D modelling, sedimentation monitoring and quantity calculations for dredging works.

We also have specifically developed unmanned remote-control solutions so we can undertake hydrographic surveys for hazardous caustic ponds.

High-performance mapping and surveying equipment

Using high-quality equipment and training capabilities, Cross Solutions supplies a comprehensive range of surveying and mapping services that enable our clients to deliver projects and make more informed decisions.

We offer multiple drone configurations, depending on the application requirements. With current senor technology and the right conditions, we can provide you with aerial red, green and blue (RGB) imagery up to 10mm in resolution.

Combined with accurate surveys to geo-reference and locate the image to real-world coordinates, this is suitable for planning monitoring and mapping applications.

Unmanned and remotely piloted aircraft system services

Cross Solutions offers inspection and mapping services using drones and remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) operated by personnel approved by the Australian civil aviation authority (CASA).

We also have certified pilots and operate with a ReOC certification for commercial applications.

Industry-accredited surveying personnel

Cross Solutions’ experienced team of licensed surveyors work closely with clients to understand your requirements and can streamline every stage of a property development.

Surveys lodged with the Surveyor General for approval require a process of examination of the survey plan, reports and digital data to verify compliance with the relevant legislation and standards.

We are certified to ISO 9001 (Quality), AS/NZS 4801 (OHS) and ISO 14001-(environmental).

Subdivision / Licensed Surveys

Cross Solutions have suitably qualified and experienced licensed surveyors with extensive experience in a cadastral survey for mineral leases, licences, retentions and permits. The relevant fieldwork plans and documentation can be undertaken by us to meet the requirements of the legislation. We can also provide surveying services to re-establish and mark existing parcel boundaries or easements.

Construction support

Over our 30 years of operation, Cross Solutions has been involved in many of the largest construction projects in the Northern Territory.

Projects for the construction of material processing plant, materials handling plant, roads, bridges, major civil, tailings ponds, high-density residential/commercial buildings, renewable energy projects, and oil & gas processing facilities, providing services such as:

  • Construction set-out
  • Volume and quantity surveys
  • Cut / fill reporting
  • Audit surveys
  • Installation of site control and establishment of site datums
  • Underground utility mapping and locating
  • Scan to BIM and collision detection of designs
  • As-built surveys and plan drafting
  • Aerial photography

Past projects

For more than 30 years, Cross Solutions has provided surveying solutions on projects across the Northern Territory (NT).

We have supported projects such as the Alcan G3 Expansion in Gove, Lendlease Delamere Defence Upgrades and Ichyth’s INPEX Gas Processing Plant Construction. In addition, our client base includes Alcan Gove, Rio Tinto, MMC, Thales, Aurecon and the NT Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics (DIPL).

Press Releases

PO Box 206
4871 Mirriwinni

Level 1, Building 4
631 Stuart Highway
0828 Berrimah
Northern Territory

Gove – Nhulunbuy
16 Traeger Close
0881 Nhulunbuy
Northern Territory

66777 Bruce Highway
4871 Mirriwinni

Suite 2, 51-53 Glynburn Rd
5070 Glynde
South Australia