Press releases and media coverage

Mainmark, a ground engineering specialist firm, has received a Good Design Award for its role in upgrading and repairing the $1.6 billion Toowoomba Bypass (formerly known as Toowoomba Second Range Crossing),  one of the largest infrastructure projects in Queensland’s history.

Ground engineering company Mainmark has received a Good Design Award for its role in upgrading and repairing the $1.6 billion Toowoomba Second Range Crossing after reinforced concrete pipe culverts beneath the road cracked.

As Australia’s weather transitions into the seasons of spring and then summer, it’s important to remember the hotter and drier conditions not only affect our personal comfort but also our homes.

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.

Mainmark delivered a long-term asset preservation solution for a freshwater treatment plant at Glen Innes, Northern NSW, with the rectification of deteriorated linings for three filter ponds and a clarifier tank.

Why should structural damage be on the top of your list of concerns when it comes to buying a property? Alan Reid, Territory Manager for Mainmark Ground Engineering explains.

Wet weather and soggy, muddy conditions are often blamed as the primary culprit for structural issues in our homes. However, the truth is that prolonged dry periods can be just as harmful to the stability of our foundations.

According to civil engineer and Mainmark business development manager James O’Grady, extended dry spells have a significant impact on the ground and subsequently, on building foundations.

According to civil engineer and Mainmark business development manager James O’Grady, extended dry spells have a significant impact on the ground and subsequently, on building foundations.

James O’ Grady from Mainmark shares some interesting insights into ground movement and the effects of subsidence on homes and buildings.

Queensland’s Gold Coast is known for its surf beaches, elaborate inland canals and waterways. Revetment walls are a common feature in the region, playing an important role protecting the boundaries of waterfront properties from the effects of erosion that can occur as a result of tidal movements and boating activity. (Page 51)

With thousands of communities across Australia situated in areas with hills, slopes and embankments, home hunters relish the idea of living in a home taking in stunning views and natural light.

There are currently billions of dollars being invested into infrastructure projects to help drive the economy out of a post-pandemic slump. However, while a flurry of new civil construction works will fuel growth, boosting jobs and productivity, it is equally important to service and maintain existing assets that provide essential service for Australian communities.