Monteath & Powys are one of the largest Surveying firms in NSW providing services to all major sectors, with offices in Newcastle, Sydney, Muswellbrook and Gunnedah.
Our clients consist of government entities, large scale industry, land and property developers, energy suppliers, universities, architects and many more. With our size, experience and wide range of expertise we can cater for any sized project.
We are active panel members for many government organisations including Transport for NSW Technical Services Registration Scheme for surveying services (formerly RMS), Transport for NSW Technically Assured Orgainisation for Rail Survey (formerly AEO), Subsidence Advisory NSW, Approved Field Data Capture Surveyors for the Department of Education, to name a few.
We are prominent in the survey industry having won six major awards in recent years, showing both our commitment and standing in the profession of surveying.
Our large contingent of qualified, experienced and licensed surveyors in NSW utilise our robust systems to make Monteath & Powys the perfect fit for your survey needs.
Monteath & Powys have extensive experience in TfNSW road surveys and rail surveys on the ARTC, Sydney Trains, CRN and light rail networks.
We are accredited for all relevant TfNSW schemes for road projects as well as being a TfNSW Technically Assured Organisation (formerly AEO) for rail surveys.
We have a range of innovative solutions catering for all size, accuracy and budget requirements.
We offer complete survey solutions in the energy sector on both new and existing infrastructure.
These include tailor-made solutions for solar farms, wind farms, gas pipelines, and gas fired power stations. Ongoing survey upkeep can be provided on existing coal fired plants and survey works associated with the rehabilitation of redundant coal fired plants.
We utilise a range of survey techniques to achieve the desired outcomes ranging from large scale LiDAR and laser scanning surveys, to high precision sub-millimetre surveys for turbine alignment.
Monteath & Powys specialise in large scale major projects having operated as the head survey contractor for many award winning major projects in industrial, residential and Defence sectors.
We have the ability to provide great flexibility in on-site staff numbers along with the technical abilities, a wide range of equipment and diverse knowledge base. We can cater for any stage of the project, from concept design right through to final as-built and ongoing maintenance through our skilled and experienced team.
In our 70 years, Monteath & Powys have created some of the largest subdivision sites throughout NSW.
From simple two lot subdivisions to multi-stage sites involving thousands of lots, complicated cadastre, easements and other restrictions.
Our holistic approach integrates the planning, project management and surveying teams, providing our clients with a single point of contact for the entire project.
Monteath & Powys are industry leaders in strata and community title projects, providing a range of services from initial draft strata plans and boundary redefinitions through to complicated mixed use developments, management plans and shared facilities advice and plans.
Robert Monteath was instrumental in building our capability in this space as a Licensed Strata and Community Title Manager and Registered Surveyor. This unique skill set has allowed Monteath & Powys to become a leading authority in strata and community title developments, with other survey staff also now specialists.
By partnering with Monteath & Powys from project inception you can be assured of receiving the best advice, saving critical time and money at project completion.
Monteath & Powys are leaders in the creation of high accuracy monitoring systems and ongoing monitoring using our range of technologically advanced equipment and specialised software packages.
Our experience in the industrial sector has allowed us to build robust monitoring procedures which can be adjusted to suit projects of any size. We can monitor deformation in horizontal and vertical movement with sub-millimetre accuracy and monitor structures in 3D using our high accuracy total station, levelling and/or laser scanning equipment to identify change over time. Reporting is tailored to the clients’ needs ranging from simple tabulated reports to 3D deformation plots.
Bathymetric surveys are available for a variety of applications through rivers, dams, settlement ponds, break walls and any other aquatic application.
We utilise a variety of custom made survey vessels to access difficult areas. This includes inflatable boats, small vessels, or the use of large scale multi-beam echo sounders using our network of industry partners.
Monteath & Powys provide precise volumetric surveys with a range of robust methodologies available, developed from our experience in mining and industrial sectors.
We have a variety of solutions depending on accuracy requirements, size and access issues for the site including innovative remote methods using photogrammetry and 3D laser scanning.
Monteath & Powys complete topographical surveys for multiple purposes ranging from small house blocks to large scale projects, forming the base model for design of any size project.
Topographical surveys can be tailored to clients’ requirements depending on use and budget as well as being produced in a variety of formats to suit client software and data management needs.
Monteath & Powys utilise a range of innovative techniques to provide a premium service within the clients’ budget. Surveys include high accuracy traditional ground surveys using total station and GPS through to large scale LiDAR and aerial photography models, as well as integrated surveys combining our survey techniques to produce a solution fit for purpose.
Monteath & Powys specialise in Defence base works providing services to all bases throughout NSW and Australia.
Our ability to provide spatial data compliant with the DEQMS – Spatial Data Management Plan (SDMP) has made us a preferred supplier to many of the major projects undertaken by Defence in recent times.
With our holistic approach to spatial data management, we have developed systems to assist our clients in providing SDMP compliant data streamlining the entire process from initial survey control to final deliverables.
Monteath & Powys have supplied our services to major Defence contractors including Lend Lease, CPB, Downer, GHD, Beca, WatPac, Aecom, and ACOR.
Monteath & Powys have a great deal of experience undertaking work for mining, quarrying and gas projects throughout New South Wales. With offices based in Newcastle, Muswellbrook, Gunnedah and Sydney, we are well placed to service any project in the Hunter Valley, Central West, North West and Illawarra areas of the state.
Our Surveyors have many years of experience in both underground and opencut operations for coal, metalliferous, coal seam gas and pipeline projects. We can carry out surveys for any purpose to meet contractual conditions or legislative needs, including meeting the requirements set out in the Survey and Drafting Directions for Mining Surveyors.