About us

Who is SubScan?

  • Ground Penetrating Radar
  • Utility Detection
  • Concrete Scanning
  • Core Drilling

Subscan is a specialist sub-surface detection firm with the core focus being Utility detection and Concrete scanning by using state of the art Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Cable Avoidance Tools (CAT), Surveying and Core Drilling equipment. Complementary services offered by Subscan is aerial surveys, core drilling and the full spectrum of land surveying services.

With offices in Paarl and Roodepoort Subscan works across Southern Africa.

Concrete Scan

Why SubScan?

  • We use the best technology available globally.
  • Accurate georeferenced mapping of detected services using state of the art GPS and Total Stations.
  • Highly experienced teams.
  • We adapt to the client's specific needs.
  • By collaborating with Terracopta (drone surveys) and CDJ Land Surveys, Subscan offers end-to-end survey services to accurately capture and model any geospatial feature. We survey the full spectrum - aerial surveys, traditional land surveys and sub-surface surveys.

Jobs Completed

  • Telecommunication – Utility Detection and mapping of intersections for Directional Drilling across Johannesburg
    • More than 1500 intersections have been scanned by Subscan across Gauteng.
  • Architectural firms – Utility Detection and mapping of entire school facilities, factories & hospitals (pre-design phase).
  • Structural Engineering – 3D Concrete scanning across South Africa;
  • Consulting engineers and Infrastructure – Utility detection for various new water pipelines, cycle routes, solar farms, bus stations and roads in informal settlements across South Africa.
  • Contractors – Concrete Scanning with accompanying engineers report and Utility Detection survey.
  • Private Individuals or Body Corporates – Detection of bore holes and sewer lines.