Different Soils, Different Solutions
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.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work
As identified by the Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022, developed by Safe Work Australia, an effective systematic management of risks results in improved worker health and safety and productivity.
Transport infrastructure projects: how vibrations can reveal the impact on surrounding buildings
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;
Remediating collapsed retaining walls on building sites
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.
How resin injection technology can help reduce liability risks in public spaces
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,
Heartwarming feedback from Special Children’s Christmas Party in Christchurch
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.
Mainmark helps to ensure a safe and spectacular Christmas for Sandgate and Deagon community
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.
Inside Mainmark: A day in the life of a Mainmark site supervisor
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.