Mainmark attends 2017 Ground Engineering Awards in London
Last night, Mainmark attended the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards ceremony in London, where two of our projects were recognised as finalists in two separate categories – International Project of the Year and the Award for Technical Innovation.
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Q&A with Stephen Piscetek, Business Development Manager for Civil and Mining, WA/SA
In your role with Mainmark, how are you supporting the mining industry as it evolves?
Mining is a cyclical industry and our customers should, and do, plan through the cycle.
Continue reading “Inside Mainmark: Innovative ground engineering for the mining industry”
Q&A with James O’Grady, Sales and Business Development Manager, Mainmark
How are you delivering innovative ground engineering in your role with Mainmark?
In the infrastructure markets, I am excited about the possibilities of Mainmark’s solutions.
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We are delighted to announce that Mainmark has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards.
Our work in rehabilitating the True Blue mineshaft in West Wyalong, one of New South Wales’ most technically and physically challenging derelict mine shafts, has been shortlisted for International Project of the Year.
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Although Australia’s mining investment boom may be slowing down, production levels are not.
During the construction boom, new mining assets were built at break-neck speed to fast-track production. In some instances, this has resulted in production bottlenecks and operational problems, and in others, infrastructure is rapidly reaching the end of its design life.
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The summer holiday period is the perfect time to address many overdue maintenance projects around the home, and Mainmark is reminding homeowners to also check for wall cracks that could signify foundation damage.
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To rebuild or repair? How to fix earthquake affected structures earmarked for demolition
Many buildings currently slated for removal or rebuild in Christchurch and other earthquake affected geographies could be remediated with the help of proven ground engineering methods developed and tested by Mainmark. AMI Stadium at Lancaster Park is one such example.
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The risk of natural disasters, particularly earthquakes, is widely recognised in New Zealand and the recent events are an important reminder for every home to have a comprehensive emergency action plan.
Mainmark, one of New Zealand’s leading ground engineering firms, is very aware of the risks and problems associated with earthquakes Continue reading “Preparing for an earthquake”
Interview with Russell Deller – General Manager of Mainmark New Zealand
How did you come to work at Mainmark?
I joined Mainmark in 1991 after Australia had been hit by the Newcastle earthquake. By that time, Mainmark had developed a reputation as an industry innovator and leader in the specialised area of seismic remediation Continue reading “Inside Mainmark: How Mainmark is pioneering ground engineering excellence in NZ”
Mainmark has announced it will be the exclusive distributor of STRAAM, a world-leading structural monitoring technology, in Australia and New Zealand.
To mark the start of this exciting new partnership, the Mainmark team has had the pleasure of hosting Dr Alan Jeary, industry pioneer and creator of STRAAM technology, Continue reading “Mainmark welcomes industry pioneer, Dr Alan Jeary, to Australia and New Zealand for the launch of STRAAM”
Interview with Philip Mack – Owner and Chairman of Mainmark
Why did you found Mainmark and how has the business evolved over the years?
With an honours degree in building from the University of New South Wales and after many years spent working for tier one building companies in Australia, Continue reading “Inside Mainmark: A history of excellence”
Cracks are very common, particularly in houses that are more than 20 years’ old. Although many people can see cracks in their walls, they don’t know why the cracks are there.
Wall cracks develop over time as a home’s foundations move. Continue reading “Addressing wall cracks: know your soil types”