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About LADS

LADS (Locate and Detection Specialists) is a Gold Coast-based service locator offering a range of innovative and effective underground locating services to clients in Queensland and Northern NSW.

With over 50 years of combined subsurface investigation experience, our professional team has the knowledge and expertise to deliver thorough and comprehensive location services while minimising the inherent risks associated with working around underground services and utilities.

Our Capabilities

Here at LADS, we offer a wide range of innovative underground locating services and techniques to cater for all your investigations. We pride ourselves on innovation and ensuring we always stay ahead of the competition, offering state-of-the-art technology that makes us a one stop shop for all your location services.

Our services include:

    • EMF locating & utility mapping
    • GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar)
    • Push Camera with recordable footage 
    • Cable Fault Finding (Conditions apply) 
    • Concrete/Slab Scanning 
    • Onsite PDF photo reporting/Service Mapping Surveying 
    • Project managing and consulting
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Our Team

Our team of service locators is made up of highly qualified, licensed and experienced operators who can expertly utilise our equipment, whether its ground penetrating radar, utility mapping technology and more. Our team has undergone extensive training to make sure you’re getting a reliable service carried out by people who know how to get the job done. We have all the necessary accreditation to ensure we’re meeting relevant legislation to give you peace of mind on the job.

We also have project management experience from small jobs all the way through to large-scale telco builds, as well as the resources to ensure your location services are carried out on budget, and on time.

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Where We Work

LADS is based in Ashmore, on the Gold Coast, but we frequently work as underground service locators all over South East Queensland and even as far as Northern NSW. We service areas including the Gold Coast, Logan, Brisbane, Ipswich, the Sunshine Coast and Byron Bay.

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Get In Touch Today!

If you’re interested in hiring our team of underground service locators, then be sure to Contact Us today and talk us through your needs. We’ll be happy to advise you on the best course of action and get started ASAP!


Looking for quality, affordable underground locating services in Queensland & Northern NSW? LADS is the perfect choice - book us for a job today!