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Mainmark achieves ISO certification in accordance with new standards

Mainmark is proud to be one of the first companies to be certified to the new (2015) versions of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Only a handful of companies have achieved accreditation to the 2015 standard, making this a particularly noteworthy achievement. Mainmark is certified to: ISO14001:2015 Environment Management ISO9001:2015 Quality Management AS/NZS4801:2008 Occupational Health […]

Mainmark’s Ground Improvement and Liquefaction Mitigation solution formally recognised as a geotechnical innovation

– internationally peer reviewed report now available. It’s been nearly four years in development, and with extensive trials and testing now complete, Mainmark is proud to announce the internationally peer reviewed report for our Resin Injection Ground Improvement Research Trials has been released with the results hailed a success. The findings regarding engineered resin technology […]

Terefil expedites civil and geotechnical project timelines

Terefil® expedites civil and geotechnical project timelines Mainmark, is successfully expediting project schedules for void filling with its Terefil® solution, the world’s most advanced structural lightweight cementitious based filler for geotechnical applications.  This innovative solution is a fast and cost-effective alternative to traditional methods, such as aggregate or granular fills.  Unlike traditional cementitious flowable fills, […]

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Using STRAAM to monitor movement in bridges

Austroads Bridge Conference review In April, some of the Mainmark team attended the annual Austroads Bridge Conference to present a paper on STRAAM, which was introduced by Mainmark into Australia and New Zealand late last year, and how it has been used to assess the structural condition of bridges in the USA. A bridge in […]

Inside Mainmark: Innovative ground engineering for the mining industry

Q&A with Stephen Piscetek, Business Development Manager for Civil and Mining, WA/SA In your role with Mainmark, how are you supporting the mining industry as it evolves? Mining is a cyclical industry and our customers should, and do, plan through the cycle. In Western Australia, the sector has emerged from a period of heavy investment […]

Inside Mainmark: Bringing innovative ground engineering to life

Q&A with James O’Grady, Sales and Business Development Manager, Mainmark How are you delivering innovative ground engineering in your role with Mainmark? In the infrastructure markets, I am excited about the possibilities of Mainmark’s solutions. Our solutions are truly unique. They challenge conventional ground engineering methods but are proven, having been successful at some of […]

Mainmark shortlisted for two awards at the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards

We are delighted to announce that Mainmark has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards. Our work in rehabilitating the True Blue mineshaft in West Wyalong, one of New South Wales’ most technically and physically challenging derelict mine shafts, has been shortlisted for International Project of the Year. Using a bespoke […]

Future-proofing mine site infrastructure

Although Australia’s mining investment boom may be slowing down, production levels are not. During the construction boom, new mining assets were built at break-neck speed to fast-track production. In some instances, this has resulted in production bottlenecks and operational problems, and in others, infrastructure is rapidly reaching the end of its design life. Mainmark has […]

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Why it’s important to assess the home for wall cracks and foundation damage this summer

The summer holiday period is the perfect time to address many overdue maintenance projects around the home, and Mainmark is reminding homeowners to also check for wall cracks that could signify foundation damage. Extreme weather conditions, such as drought, followed by storms or cyclones, can affect the ground on which the house sits, with changing […]

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An open letter to the people of Christchurch from Mainmark

To rebuild or repair? How to fix earthquake affected structures earmarked for demolition Many buildings currently slated for removal or rebuild in Christchurch and other earthquake affected geographies could be remediated with the help of proven ground engineering methods developed and tested by Mainmark. AMI Stadium at Lancaster Park is one such example. Continue reading […]

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