Press Releases and Media Coverage

10th July, 2019
Many industrial sites, business units and especially end units, can suffer from excessive water damage due to poor quality drainage systems. This water damage can lead to multiple ground issues, including subsidence. This was true for the South London business unit of Traders Coffee Ltd.
24th June, 2019
Increasing support for buildings and infrastructure that require non-invasive ground improvements
20th May, 2019
Global ground engineering solutions provider, Mainmark, has bolstered its UK division by welcoming four new experts, from across the ground engineering and geotechnical industry, to the team. The new hires come as Mainmark continues to expand further into sectors including rail and highways, and will increase the support already provided for commercial businesses and residential properties that require ground improvements.
26th April, 2019
As most will remember, 2018 saw an uncharacteristic six week long heatwave. This hot spell led to a surge in subsidence claims from both homeowners and building owners. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said the ‘357% increase in the value of claims was the highest quarterly jump since records started more than 25 years ago.’
27th March, 2019
Mainmark carries out remedial work on sinking floors at warehouse built on old open cast coal mine.
15th February, 2019
The summer of 2018 will be remembered for a six-week spell when temperatures in parts of the country consistently topped 30C (86F). Following the record-breaking summer, the insurance world is currently faced with a ‘subsidence surge’ after receiving an unusually large number of subsidence related claims. The heatwave played havoc with many buildings due to the sustained warm weather causing water from subsoils to dry out, resulting in shrinkage.
4th February, 2019
Robbie Blanchfield explores the benefits of resin injection in buildings.
15th January, 2019
Victor Chirilas, Operations Manager at Mainmark UK, explores how unstable foundations can impact health, safety, performance and the operation of your manufacturing business.
10th January, 2019
Victor Chirilas, Operations Manager at Mainmark UK, explores how unstable foundations can impact safety, performance and the operation of your manufacturing business
10th December, 2018
Between 2016/17, 184,000 homes were built in England.1 During this time, hundreds of homes and buildings across Britain were severely damaged, following extreme weather conditions including heatwaves, flash floods and sub-zero temperatures.
3rd October, 2018
Ever get that sinking feeling? You could be dealing with a case of subsidence. Affecting a buildings foundations and footings, it occurs in response to changes in the ground or the movement of soil.
2nd October, 2018
Cracks in walls, close to doorways and windows, and sloping or sinking floors are often early indicators that a building has foundation problems that could be the result of subsidence. This can happen for many reasons, including neighbouring construction affecting a building’s integrity or when soil becomes too wet or too dry, which will affect the foundation structure.
25th September, 2018
Cracks in walls, close to doorways and windows, and sloping or sinking floors are often early indicators that a building has foundation problems that could be the result of subsidence. This can happen for many reasons, including neighbouring construction affecting a building’s integrity or when soil becomes too wet or too dry, which will affect the foundation structure.
18th September, 2018
Mainmark’s UK team has done a great job remediating this London home suffering significant cracking due to subsidence. Thanks to renowned property expert and TV presenter Sarah Beeny for filming and sharing this project.
11th September, 2018
As most property developers will know, fixing subsidence issues was historically considered both challenging and costly. This is why those involved in property development are careful when taking on a property that is showing the common signs of subsidence including cracked walls and uneven floors.
14th August, 2018
Mainmark gives advice to estate agents and landlords about why building foundations sink and the advanced repair solutions now available.
22nd July, 2018
Mainmark gives advice about why building foundations sink and the advanced repair solutions now available.
26th June, 2018
Between 2016/17, 184,000 homes were built in England. During this time, hundreds of homes and buildings across Britain were severely damaged, following extreme weather conditions including heatwaves, flash floods and sub-zero temperatures. According to conservation charity, WWF, the impact of such conditions is estimated to have cost the British economy tens of billions of pounds; this could increase even more by 2050, particularly if buildings continue to be constructed on flood plains.
18th May, 2018
Historically, fixing structural issues for any building was considered both challenging and costly, however, for large commercial buildings including warehouses, factories, business complexes and retail parks, discovering structural issues can be even more disruptive. Due to the sheer size of these industrial buildings and the affect structural issues can have on a business residing in the property, it’s vital facility managers, insurance professionals and property owners understand the advanced solutions available.
4th May, 2018
Ground engineering expert Mainmark is urging owners to check the structure of their buildings for signs of subsidence following the recent weather conditions, and recommending they research the advanced solutions now available for structural remediation work.
1st April, 2018
Chris Charman, former loss adjuster and insurance expert at global ground engineering specialist Mainmark, discusses how new technology is providing a solution for challenging property subsidence issues. Mainmark is lead sponsor of the CILA Subsidence Special Interest Group.
5th March, 2018
Increased support for buildings that require non-invasive ground improvements.
2nd March, 2018
Innovative ground engineering specialist, Mainmark, is delighted to announce that it has recently enhanced its UK division by welcoming two of its long-standing overseas experts to the British team. The enhancement will help Mainmark to expand the support provided to commercial and residential property owners that require ground improvements with minimal intrusion and interruption to occupants.
19th February, 2018
Mainmark has announced it has recently enhanced its UK division by welcoming two of its long-standing overseas experts to the British team.
5th February, 2018
Between 2016/17, 184,000 homes were built in England. During this time, hundreds of homes and buildings across Britain were severely damaged, following extreme weather conditions including scorching heatwaves and flash floods. According to conservation charity, WWF, the impact of such conditions is estimated to have cost the British economy tens of billions of pounds; this could increase even more by 2050, particularly if buildings continue to be constructed on flood plains.

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