Teretek strengthens foundation and raises and re levels family home in Kanahooka

Teretek® Strengthens Foundation, Raises and Re-levels a Family Home

Teretek® Strengthens Foundation, Raises and Re-levels a Family Home Enquiry Form Teretek® | Concrete slab subsidence Summary Single storey, double-brick family home | Kanahooka, NSW, Australia | October 2017 The owners of a residential property in Kanahooka, New South Wales, were concerned about the back of their house sinking and that considerable damage might occur

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JOG Computer-Controlled Grouting and Teretek® Resin Injection Combined to Save House from Demolition

JOG Computer-Controlled Grouting and Teretek® Resin Injection Combined to Save House from Demolition Summary A two-storey residential property in Hoppers Crossing, Victoria, was suffering from severe differential settlement of up to 95mm. The brick veneer house, with a 145m2 footprint, was approximately nine years old and built on a conventional raft slab footing. The edge

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Teretek® Re-Levels Home Suffering from Subsidence Caused by Blocked Downpipe

Teretek® Re-Levels Home Suffering from Subsidence Caused by Blocked Downpipe Enquiry Form Teretek® | Subsidence Summary Single storey home | Woombah, Northern NSW, Australia The owner of a residential property in Woombah, NSW, contacted Mainmark after noticing multiple cracks around the home and was concerned that one corner of the house was subsiding. The single storey, brick veneer house

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Teretek® Repairs and Strengthens Foundations of Aged Care Building

Teretek® Repairs and Strengthens Foundations of Aged Care Building Summary Located in the seaside suburb of Deception Bay north of Brisbane, Seabrook is a large aged care residence operated by the McKenzie Aged Care Group. The residence comprises a single building, with several wings that accommodate 1,700 residents and is staffed by more than 2,500

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Teretek® Protects Waterfront Businesses By Remediating Bunbury Seawall

Teretek® Protects Waterfront Businesses By Remediating Bunbury Seawall   Summary The City of Bunbury is a vibrant coastal town located 175km south of Perth, Western Australia. The town features a unique waterfrontage, with the Indian Ocean to the west and the picturesque Koombana Bay to the north. The Marlston Waterfront precinct is situated along the

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Specialised Water and Gas Leak Protection for Underground Substation

Specialised Water and Gas Leak Protection for Underground Substation Summary An electrical substation built to support a major road tunnel infrastructure project in greater Sydney required protection from gas and water leaks. The substation would contain critical electrical and mechanical services to support the tunnel’s daily operations and maintenance, including ventilation systems, once it was

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Teretek® Helps to Remediate Lake Burley Griffin Foreshore Wall

Teretek® Helps to Remediate Lake Burley Griffin Foreshore Wall   Summary Situated in the heart of the National Triangle in Canberra, Lake Burley Griffin is a large artificial lake that occupies the flood plain of the Molonglo River. The lake is approximately 11km long with a varying width of between 300m to 1.2km at its

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Terefirm® Resin Injection Used to Increase Liquefaction Resistance at O’Connells Shopping Complex

Terefirm® Resin Injection Used to Increase Liquefaction Resistance at O’Connells Shopping Complex   Summary O’Connells, a large retail, dining and office complex in Queenstown, New Zealand, was undergoing a multi-million dollar redevelopment to revitalise the entire site, including a new external façade and internal layout modifications. O’Connells was originally opened in 1988 as Queenstown’s first

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Large Methanol Tank Re-Levelled Using JOG Computer-Controlled Grouting

Large Methanol Tank Re-Levelled Using JOG Computer-Controlled Grouting Summary Methanex is the world’s largest producer and supplier of methanol, a highly volatile and flammable liquid chemical that is used widely for a variety of industrial purposes. The clear, biodegradable liquid is recognised as an environmentally friendly, energy efficient and clean burning fuel source. Methanex is

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Grout Injections Improve Earthquake Resilience For Christchurch Apartment Building

Grout Injections Improve Earthquake Resilience For Christchurch Apartment Building   Summary After purchasing an iconic eight-storey residential apartment building in Christchurch, new owners KCRB Ltd undertook seismic strengthening through ground remediation works. Since the 2010 and 2011 earthquake events, widespread liquefaction has affected building foundations across Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region. Introduced in 2017,

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Terefil® Used to Address Black Mould at Tasmanian High School

Terefil® Used to Address Black Mould at Tasmanian High School Summary A high school in Tasmania had growing concerns about water ingress in the subfloor space of its main building. The school was more than 60 years old and had been constructed with a variety of materials due to renovations throughout its lifespan, however the

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Teretek® Stabilises Structural Footings Supporting Murray Irrigation Canal Regulators

Teretek® Stabilises Structural Footings Supporting Murray Irrigation Canal Regulators Summary Murray Irrigation delivers water, sourced from the Hume Dam, to over 2,000 properties across the NSW Riverina region. The Mulwala Canal forms the backbone of the Murray Irrigation delivery system, controlling the flow of local river and creek systems. The Mulwala Canal is 2,880 kilometres

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Teretek® Remediates Sydney Harbour Seawall

Teretek® Remediates Sydney Harbour Seawall Summary An 18.5m long historic sandstone seawall protecting a waterfront apartment on Sydney Harbour had started to deteriorate. The seawall is situated on one of Australia’s busiest waterways, opposite the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, and is subjected to continuous water movement from all types of ocean vessels including

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Bespoke Culvert Relining Delivers Engineered Solution for Major Infrastructure Project

Bespoke Culvert Relining Delivers Engineered Solution for Major Infrastructure Project Summary The city of Toowoomba in Queensland is situated on a plateau on the edge of the Great Dividing Range, overlooking the Lockyer Valley. The Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (also known as Toowoomba Bypass) is a 41km long dual carriageway bypass and partial ring road

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Kaimai Tunnel Rail Slab Re-levelled and Bonded

Kaimai Tunnel Rail Slab Re-levelled and Bonded Summary The Kaimai Tunnel is New Zealand’s longest railway tunnel. The single rail tunnel runs through the North Island’s Kaimai Range and plays an important role as the only rail link from New Zealand’s busiest port, the Port of Tauranga. Approximately 20 freight trains, move through the Kaimai

Seaview wastewater treatment plant

New Terefirm® Resin Injection Delivers Seismic Strengthening Solution for Fully Operational Wastewater Treatment Plant

New Terefirm® Resin Injection Delivers Seismic Strengthening Solution for Fully Operational Wastewater Treatment Plant Summary The Seaview Wastewater Treatment Plant is located in New Zealand’s North Island near an active seismic fault. The facility treats up to 53 million litres of water daily, servicing around 146,000 residents in Upper Hutt and Lower Hutt as well

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Bespoke Teretek® Solution Stabilises Prestigious Federation Mall Bridges at Australia’s Parliament House

Bespoke Teretek® Solution Stabilises Prestigious Federation Mall Bridges at Australia’s Parliament House Summary During a routine bridge inspection, engineers from the Australian Government’s National Capital Authority (NCA) infrastructure consultants, Forcecor, identified ground settlement issues beneath the bridge approach slabs and adjacent roadways on Federation Mall that lead to the iconic Parliament House, Canberra. Federation Mall

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JOG Corrects Slab Dishing in Large Transport Yard

JOG Corrects Slab Dishing in Large Transport Yard Summary South East Queensland Hauliers (SEQH) is a full-service wharf logistics business that receives and delivers shipping containers on behalf of freight forwarders and customs brokers. SEQH headquarters, located at Hemmant, operate 24/7, managing import and export shipping freight for the Port of Brisbane. Central to the

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Teretek® Stabilises Concrete Roadway at the City of Canada Bay

Teretek® Stabilises Concrete Roadway at the City of Canada Bay Summary The City of Canada Bay in Sydney’s inner west is one of a handful of Council areas in Australia that have rigid pavements (concrete slab roadways). While concrete slabs make excellent long-lasting heavy-duty pavements, they can become susceptible to deterioration due to water ingress.

Mainmark Overcomes Site Challenges with Innovative Raft Slab through terefil

Mainmark Overcomes Site Challenges with Innovative Raft Slab

Mainmark Overcomes Site Challenges with Innovative Raft Slab   Summary When Offset Developments, a residential building company began construction on a four-unit complex in Christchurch, it encountered a significant challenge when it came to laying the foundations. After receiving a geotechnical report, the company was advised to place a raft under the foundation slab to

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Ground Strengthened and Building Re-Levelled at Large Shopping Centre

Ground Strengthened and Building Re-Levelled at Large Shopping Centre   Summary Northwood Supa Centa is a large 33,283m2 shopping centre in Christchurch, New Zealand, that is home to a number of ‘big brand’ retailers. The centre experienced liquefaction induced ground deformations following the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch seismic sequence. The site required extensive remediation work

Lift shafts stabilised for disabled access to Museum Station

Lift Shafts Stabilised For Disabled Access To Museum Station

Lift shafts stabilised for disabled access to Museum Station Summary The Museum Station Easy Access Upgrade Project involved improving disabled access to Museum Station, located on Sydney’s City Circle train line in the CBD The project included three new lifts; one of which would connect the entry of the station to the underground concourse and

Mainmark fills damaged culvert at Brisbane Airport

Mainmark Fills Damaged Culvert At Brisbane Airport

Mainmark fills damaged culvert at Brisbane Airport Summary Following the removal of a temporary dredge pipeline that was installed in a concrete enveloper culvert beneath an operational runway, a dilapidation site inspection revealed damage to the enveloper pipe. Mainmark was contracted to complete permanent abandonment works of the 280 metre concrete enveloper culvert. The repair

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Cracks Closed In Elwood Apartments

Mainmark closes the cracks in a heritage apartment building Summary Back in 2015, the directors of a heritage apartment building in Elwood, Victoria were faced with a challenge: many cracks had developed gradually over the building’s life, which were aesthetically unappealing and in need of costly, cyclic repair. “Cracks have long been the talking point

Collapsed Mine Shaft Stabilised with Terefil®

Collapsed Mine Shaft Stabilised with Terefil®

Collapsed Mine Shaft Stabilised with Terefil®, Bespoke Cementitious Grout and Innovative Placement Techniques Summary In an Australian-first, Mainmark completed a technically and physically challenging derelict mine shaft rehabilitation project using a combination of bespoke cementitious grout and innovative placement techniques. The repair project was completed in two stages and appropriately adhered to the site’s safety

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Rockhampton Manholes Rehabilitated

Mainmark successfully rehabilitates 150 concrete manholes   Summary Mainmark’s innovative spray-on corrosion protection system, ENCAP6, has provided viable, lasting and cost-effective rehabilitation of more than 150 concrete manholes and access chambers as part of the North Rockhampton Flood Mitigation Project. Deteriorating concrete in access chambers has caused them to crack, partially collapse or be permeated

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Art Gallery Re-supported and Re-levelled

Art Gallery Re-supported and Re-levelled   Summary The world-class, modern Christchurch Art Gallery was badly shaken by the earthquakes that hit New Zealand’s South Island in 2010 and 2011. As the foundation ground suffered quite severe liquefaction, the 33,000 tonne building lost ground support. The Art Gallery’s footings sank unevenly across the 6,500m2 footprint of

Dalby church repaired after Queensland floods

Dalby Church Repaired After Queensland Floods

Mainmark closes cracks in heritage church after Queensland floods   Summary Mainmark was appointed to address large visible cracks which began to appear inside Dalby’s heritage St John’s Anglican Church following the 2011 Queensland floods, despite no water having entered the building. The cracks were symptomatic of damage to the 89-year-old Church’s foundation. The flood