Ground Engineering and Asset Preservation Blogs:

Teretek is saving more homes across Australia and New Zealand

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, or gaps appearing between walls and […]

Why accurate service location is critical for asset owners and project managers

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. Often, this information is not available due to old infrastructure not being mapped correctly or detailed plans being […]

Inside Mainmark: Learnings from the Christchurch earthquakes

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 my first year at Mainmark, I gained valuable work experience […]

Overcoming the challenges associated with decommissioning ageing pipe infrastructure

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.  When decommissioning or rehabilitating pipelines including culverts, a thorough ground and site assessment is critical to […]

How non-invasive ground improvement solutions can fortify foundations for new builds and renovations

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. For builders and developers, Mainmark’s Teretek® engineered resin can be used as a ground improvement solution to increase the ground’s bearing capacity and […]

Mainmark participates in revetment and retaining wall stabilisation trials at Raby Bay

The Redland City Council in Brisbane is experiencing an ongoing problem with canal revetment and retaining wall movement in Raby Bay and has initiated a trial to test the suitability of various treatment options. The area has a history of ongoing canal revetment and retaining wall movement caused by ground instability due to the canal […]

Mainmark congratulates Dr Alan Jeary on becoming a fellow of the Royal Society of NSW

Mainmark congratulates Dr Alan Jeary on becoming a fellow of the Royal Society of NSW Last year, Mainmark was proud to exclusively introduce STRAAM, a world-leading structural monitoring technology developed by industry pioneer Dr Alan Jeary AO. In Australia again this month to share his vast knowledge and expertise with the local structural engineering and […]

Mainmark attends 2017 Ground Engineering Awards in London

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. Mainmark won the International Project of the Year Award in […]

Mainmark achieves ISO certification in accordance with new standards

Mainmark is proud to be one of the first companies to be certified to the new (2015) versions of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Only a handful of companies have achieved accreditation to the 2015 standard, making this a particularly noteworthy achievement. Mainmark is certified to: ISO14001:2015 Environment Management ISO9001:2015 Quality Management AS/NZS4801:2008 Occupational Health […]

Mainmark’s Ground Improvement and Liquefaction Mitigation solution formally recognised as a geotechnical innovation

– internationally peer reviewed report now available. It’s been nearly four years in development, and with extensive trials and testing now complete, Mainmark is proud to announce the internationally peer reviewed report for our Resin Injection Ground Improvement Research Trials has been released with the results hailed a success. The findings regarding engineered resin technology […]

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