The community relies heavily on a network of roads, bridges, tunnels, railways, ports, airports and public transport.
However, as Australia and New Zealand’s populations soar, these assets will come under increasing pressure, requiring an innovative and efficient approach to maintenance and remediation. Continue reading “Transport infrastructure maintenance solutions”
Local councils and government departments are responsible for a significant range of assets, from roads, bridges and footpaths, to water, sewerage, and drainage.
What is your role at Mainmark?
I’m a civil/structural engineer by trade and have worked in sales and business development for the last 15+ years. My role with Mainmark is very much about identifying new opportunities in civil, infrastructure and asset preservation industries, whilst also managing the NSW/ACT sales team. Continue reading “Inside Mainmark: Introducing Laurie Andrews, NSW and ACT Business Development Manager”
As the exclusive partner of STRAAM technology in ANZ, Mainmark was particularly proud to be present as Dr Alan Jeary won the Research, Development and Technology category at the National Professional Excellence in Building Awards for 2018 on 7th September. Continue reading “Dr Alan Jeary wins AIB Professional Excellence Award highlighting local STRAAM project”
Some of the biggest challenges facing manufacturing and warehousing facilities are ongoing maintenance and safety hazards.
When reviewing your workplace health and safety practices and business efficiencies, ask yourself, are the foundations beneath your warehouse, loading dock, transport hub and driveway stable?
Can you explain your ground engineering experience and qualifications?
I have a PhD in earth sciences. After completing an undergraduate degree with Honours at The University of Melbourne, I undertook a PhD at Deakin University majoring in palaeontology, which is a specialist field examining the fossil remains of animals and plants. Continue reading “Inside Mainmark: Introducing Dr Phil Irwin, VIC and TAS Area Manager”
With unique climates and landscapes, homes in Australia and New Zealand face diverse ground conditions that can cause subsidence, affect building foundations and result in structural issues.
While most issues are due to unstable ground, extreme weather conditions including drought and floods can be common contributors to subsidence. Continue reading “Underpinning versus resin injection: choosing the right underpinning solution for foundation issues”
Mainmark presents STRAAM at International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management in Melbourne
When the 9th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS) takes place in Melbourne this July, the topic of safety will be high on the agenda. Continue reading “Mainmark presents STRAAM at International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management in Melbourne”
Last year, Mainmark announced it was among only a handful of organisations in our industry to hold a 2015 ISO certification for Environmental Management and Quality Management.
This is a significant achievement and demonstrates Mainmark’s commitment to complying not only with Australian Standards, but also those recognised internationally. Continue reading “Mainmark’s commitment: working towards environmental excellence”
If you have a structural problem with your building, whether it be a house, commercial property or other infrastructure, it is important to understand the underlying cause.
Cracking walls and uneven floors are often symptoms of the problem. Many structural issues relate to unstable ground conditions or subsidence. Continue reading “Different Soils, Different Solutions”