Visit any Australian capital city today and you will quickly find yourself crane spotting due to the nationwide transport infrastructure boom: Sydney is building metro, light rail and motorways; Melbourne has its metro expansion and highway upgrades;
As construction companies look to utilise every inch of land when planning new developments, retaining walls are becoming an even more integral part of site works.
Indeed, many projects are featuring increasingly high retaining walls to maximise their construction outcomes.
When it comes to public safety, businesses and building owners have a responsibility to identify and manage potential hazards at their premises.
Slips, trips and falls are a common occurrence and while people stumble and fall for all sorts of reasons, Continue reading “How resin injection technology can help reduce liability risks in public spaces”
For more than 20 years, the Special Children’s Christmas Parties have given kids with special needs and their families the opportunity to celebrate the festive season in a way that is both accessible and fun for everyone involved. Continue reading “Heartwarming feedback from Special Children’s Christmas Party in Christchurch”
For the last 25 years, the Sandgate Uniting Church’s annual Christmas Lights Festival has been a part of the community fabric in the northern Brisbane suburbs of Deagon and Sandgate.
With Mark Sasaki, Geotechnical Engineer and Supervisor, Mainmark Australia
What does a typical day look like for you?
I have three different roles – the technician, the researcher and the supervisor – so every day is very different. Continue reading “Inside Mainmark: A day in the life of a Mainmark site supervisor”
It can be extremely worrisome for owners of a home that is suffering the serious effects of ground subsidence.
Traditional signs of a home affected by soil subsidence can vary from large cracks in walls and uneven concrete driveways, to annoyances such as doors and windows not closing properly, Continue reading “Teretek is saving more homes across Australia and New Zealand”
Whether it’s power, water, gas, communications or sewer lines, identifying the precise location and condition of underground assets is essential before undertaking any ground works, both as a safety measure and to protect the asset from damage. Continue reading “Why accurate service location is critical for asset owners and project managers”
With Theo Hnat, Technical Manager, Mainmark New Zealand
How long have you worked at Mainmark?
I began working with Mainmark in the summer of 2013 while in my third year of university, starting as a site engineer on the Christchurch Art Gallery re-levelling project.
In Australia, decommissioning and rehabilitating ageing infrastructure including gas, water and sewer pipes, is becoming an increasingly pressing issue for government and infrastructure stakeholders.
As infrastructure ages, failure rates increase along with risks to the environment and public safety.
How non-invasive ground improvement solutions can fortify foundations for new builds and renovations.
Advances in re-levelling products and processes for buildings have created cost-effective and less invasive alternatives to traditional underpinning methods.