The equipment can identify breathing and heartbeats, but gas leaks and other factors can result in false positives.
The team stopped digging overnight.
Ambulances on Friday brought a group of remains to the grave.
"We have to drill through the concrete to be able to verify and access the victim", he told AP.
Australia has committed $5.5 million so far to the relief effort after Friday's quake and tsunami.
Local rescuers continued to dig at the collapsed four-star hotel.
"There are so many challenges with this disaster, it's never been so bad", said Frida Sinta, an aid volunteer trying to get help out to fellow residents of Palu.
Worldwide aid offers have picked up since Jakarta's belated request for help, with the UN's Central Emergency Response Fund announcing late on Tuesday that it was releasing US$15 million (RM62.11 million) in aid.
The damage at Mutiara Sis Al-Jufri airport.
As help and supplies began arriving, there were other signs of progress: Trucks were hauling in new electricity poles to replace broken ones and restringing the wires.
"The scale of the relief effort required following last week's natural disaster and tsunami is becoming increasingly apparent, and there are many people in need of urgent humanitarian assistance".
The instruction came following dozens of arrests by police involving people looting in the disaster zone around the seaside city of Palu, which has much of its buildings and houses decimated from the natural disasters.
Palu city on Sulawesi island has been left in ruins after it was hit by a powerful quake and a wall of water which razed whole neighbourhoods to the ground, with the official death toll now 1,571.
People and heavy machinery were struggling to unearth victims from expanses of earth that surged sideways due to liquefaction, a phenomenon in which an natural disaster turns loose, wet soil into quicksand-like mud.
Doctors said many patients have been at high risk of infection because they were buried in mud. The friend died, leaving a message to have him buried in front of his church, he said.
"I hope my dead son has gone to heaven because he was in the middle of praying", said Abu Shamsuddin, who attended Friday prayers in the afternoon outside the damaged Agung Mosque in Palu city.
A report from Reuters cites a minister who leads the fiscal policy unit of the financial ministry of the Indonesian government stating that the country wants to be better prepared and make use of the available financial tools to help mitigate the costs of disaster and aid with recovery. We sent out three teams, on different routes, with as many supplies as they could carry to ensure we could reach people as fast as we could but the journey has taken days.
Thousands of people living in tents and shelters in the Indonesian city hit by a powerful quake and tsunami are facing an uncertain future, unsure when they will be able to rebuild. The United Nations has said some 200,000 people, including tens of thousands of children, are in need of help.
"What is important is we are alive and for that we should be grateful", he said.
Interpol said Saturday that it has requested notification from China of the status of its missing president. The only clue has come from the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post , which has strong sources...
Mr Gandhi took aim at Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, accusing him of remaining silent over the rupee crisis. The greenback also shot to its highest so far this year on the yen and an all-time high against the Indian rupee.
She also makes a joke about last year's address which saw parts of the backdrop fall away and an intruder hand her a P45 form. Mamma Mia 2 came out a couple of months ago; maybe she hasn't been able to get the songs out of her head.
It marked the sharpest criticism by Trump of Ford since she came forward publicly with the allegation last month. The audience laughed as Trump, at times inaccurately, recounted what he described as holes in her testimony.
The celestial object is "big and weird by solar system standards", said Columbia University astronomy professor David Kipping . And the third is moons forming from the disc materials that created the planets in the early days of the solar system.
Kenya is the third stop on Mrs Trump's African tour, which began on Tuesday in Ghana and continued in Malawi on Thursday. A white woman on the roadside held up a handmade sign as the first lady's motorcade passed that said "Melania Me Too".
The cascade of condemnation - from the Australian, British and Dutch governments - does more than just point the finger at Moscow. GRU operatives are also said to be behind the attempted hacking of the World Anti-Doping Agency in Switzerland previous year .
The " bothie " feature that has become a trademark of Nokia-branded smartphones will be included in the Nokia 7 .1 as well. Interestingly, the smartphone also has a dedicated 16-bit engine that can convert SDR content to HDR in real-time.
Both the countries are now locked in a trade war slapping billions of dollars of tariffs on each other's export products. In past years, military ties have been somewhat stable but a series of events this year have roiled the waters.
Elizabeth Warren greets demonstrators protesting US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on October 4, 2018 , in Washington . In the short term he could provide the decisive fifth vote for a conservative majority on the nine-member court.