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RMA Soils specialise in geological and geotechnical engineering, consultancy and soil testing across Queensland and northern NSW. We are known for our responsiveness, accurate and reliable data collection and our consistent recommendations.

RMA Soils is the only soil testing company in the Darling Downs and South West that has the expert knowledge of an RPEQ Geotechnical Engineer on staff. This expert knowledge enables RMA Soils to provide interpretation of soil testing results and data to providing our clients with fast, informed recommendations. Having this service in house enables RMA Soils to provide a wider range of soil testing capabilities and provide a faster turnaround to our clients.

We provide services across Queensland and Northern New South Wales, with office locations in Brisbane, Toowoomba and Bundaberg.

Using industry best practice techniques and test procedures we are able to investigate, analyse and develop recommendations for simple and complex challenges for contractors, developers, builders, infrastructure, mining and energy clients.

We provide services across Queensland and Northern New South Wales, with office locations in Brisbane, Toowoomba and Bundaberg.

Our People
Daniel Keogh
Managing Director

Bringing 10 years’ industry experience to the role of Managing Director, Dan is responsible for steering the strategic direction of the RMA Soils brand by optimizing business performance, strengthening operational processes and leveraging his technical capability.

Dan has proudly played a key role in the growth of RMA Soils through his passion for the professional development of his team, commitment to providing quality service and competitive pricing and dedication to building ongoing relationships with clients.

Daniel’s role sees him navigating the rapidly evolving construction and engineering industries, ensuring that RMA Soils consistently delivers quality service that meets current industry standards. Dan’s skills in the areas of strategic planning and direction, business growth and development and organisational expansion, play an integral role in the team's success.

Phone: 07 4639 4100
Danny Coleborn
Director, Technical Principal and RPEQ

Danny is a RPEQ, Director and the Technical Principal of RMA Soils. He brings to this role a high level of expertise in engineering geological and geotechnical engineering consultancy.

He provides technical and advisory services for all levels of projects from commercial buildings to complex, multi-discipline projects.

Danny has developed extensive knowledge of soils and geology through his 15 years working in private geotechnical companies and the Department of Transport and Main Roads, where he has provided geotechnical services on more than 8,000 investigation sites across Queensland and Northern New South Wales.

Danny has worked extensively on major infrastructure and built environment projects including hospitals and master planning projects.

Phone: 07 4639 4100
Dylan Burley
Team Leader | Laboratory Manager

Dylan is the Team Leader and Laboratory Manager for RMA Soils + Geotechnical.

With a demonstrated history in the civil construction industry, his primary roles entail maintaining ongoing adherence to quality assurance procedures and NATA requirements, and to nurture team cohesion and consistency.

Dylan is a qualified senior technical officer and has a proven skillset in construction materials testing, geotechnical investigations, data analysis and project management for a wide range of complex infrastructure projects.

Utilising these skills, Dylan works hard to ensure that the RMA Soils + Geotechnical team deliver quality solutions on time and in alignment with current industry standards and build long term relationships with our clients.

Phone: 07 4639 4100
Craig Adamski
Geotechnical Operations Lead

Craig leads Geotechnical Operations for the RMA brand. His role sees him manage day-to-day operations, as well as scheduling and resourcing for our geotechnical drilling investigations and testing projects.

Craig has an extensive background of over 15 years in drilling operations and management across regional Australia, which has provided him with a comprehensive understanding of the industry, in addition to his skills in all aspects of sampling, data interpretation and risk assessment.

Craig is the primary point of contact for our Geotechnical team and works collaboratively with our clients to ensure their projects are delivered on time and within budget.

Phillip Owen
Senior Technical Officer

As a qualified Senior Technical Officer, Phillip’s primary role is to provide quality assurance for construction projects through the provision of construction materials testing, project management and geotechnical investigations.

Phil brings with him over 15 years’ experience in planning, coordinating and supervising projects, and his extensive knowledge and experience, both on site and in the laboratory, enable him to maintain our clients’ needs and expectations with efficiency and professionalism.

Phillip’s demonstrated skills in environmental awareness, soil sampling, quality assurance and quality systems are key to the proficiency of the RMA Soils + Geotechnical team.

Tom Mahaffey
Technical Officer

In his position as a Technical Officer, Tom’s key role is delivering quality construction materials testing, including concrete compression testing and soil sampling.

Since commencing his career with RMA Soils + Geotechnical, Tom has seized the opportunity to expand his skills and broaden his practice.

Tom has over 4 years’ industry experience and has demonstrated proficiency and professionalism while working and liaising with clients both in the lab and in the field.