Press releases and media coverage
With almost 50,000kms of coastline and more than 10,000 beaches around Australia, it’s only natural that many Australians choose to live by the ocean. Yet, despite the lifestyle benefits of coastal living, construction methods near a shoreline typically need more careful consideration to account for the loose, sandy soil conditions prevalent in these areas.
Ground Stabilisation Solutions For Building On Coastal Sandy Soils
4th November 2020Read more
While much of Australia was forced into shutdown at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, the infrastructure construction industry carried on as the Government acknowledged the sector as an essential service.
How smart solutions can help to keep critical infrastructure projects on track
Built Environment News Platform
25th June 2020Read more
Through innovative processes, we’re working on our Lake walls to give them at least another 50 years of life! So as you’re walking or cycling around Lake Burley Griffin check it out as our Project Manager Adam Deutsch, explains!
Project Update: Project Manager - Lake Walls
National Capital Authority
22nd June 2020Read more
Post-quake every day New Zealanders were introduced to a number of new terms relating to engineering and ground movement.
Subsidence and its risks
11th June 2020Read more
While cracked walls, uneven floors and jammed doors and windows can all be visible signs of potential problems with foundation ground, homeowners often initially call upon trades people to help restore their home to its original condition. It is during this process of inspecting and fixing these issues that ground engineering specialist, Mainmark, may be called in.
How collaboration between trades and ground engineering specialists can remediate properties
2nd June 2020Read more
A delicate, high-tech operation is underway, to shore-up the safety and stability of Lake Burley Griffin’s historic walls.
The Federal Government’s pumping $3 million into the project, so the structure can stand-up to the elements, for years to come.
Lake Walls Work
WIN News Canberra
26th May 2020Read more
If your home has compromised structural integrity it will likely be most evident when trying to sell – and it may fetch a significantly lower price because of it.
Speaking to West Real Estate, Mainmark Ground Engineering Head of Sales Australia and New Zealand Steve Piscetek said while Western Australia had a relatively healthy building sector, structural damage did occur for a number of reasons.
The West Australian
4th May 2020Read more
James O’Grady, Business Development Manager at Mainmark Ground Engineering offers his advice on spotting signs of subsidence and ways to minimise downtime when addressing them.
Cost-effective ways to remediate the ground beneath warehouse and logistics infrastructure
MHD Supply Chain News
2nd March 2020Read more
The current drought in Auckland is a far cry from its renowned rainy weather. The city endured a record-breaking 29 days of rain in August last year, preventing the ground from drying out, and now the extreme heat has caused soil to dry to an excess, resulting in ground subsidence.
The impact of prolonged extreme weather on commercial properties and businesses
NZ Construction News
27th February 2020Read more
Unprecedented dry weather causes Sydney homes to crack
29th January 2020Read more
There are many areas of practice for engineers and while specialisation begins at university, with students choosing the type of degree to undertake, professional direction often becomes clearer through on-the-job experience.
Forging a career in ground engineering
1st November 2019Read more
FOLLOWING EXTENSIVE testing and field trials, Mainmark Ground Engineering has introduced what it believes the first commercially viable, non-invasive ground improvement and liquefaction mitigation technique that can be applied beneath existing structures.
With courtesy of DEMM Magazine www.demm.co.nz.
Non-invasive soil densification and liquefaction mitigation technique
3rd October 2019Read more