Case Studies

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Sydney Southern Freight Link - Cabramatta, NSW

Sydney Southern Freight Link - Cabramatta, NSW

Type:KeySteel Block System

The Southern Sydney Freight Line project is occurring throughout the southern areas of Sydney including the...more info.


MASTERS Home Improvement - West Gosford, NSW

MASTERS Home Improvement - West Gosford, NSW

Type:Austral Cornerstone® Positive & Geogrid System.

Masters Home Improvement is joining the list of national businesses calling Riverside Park Home. This state of the...more info.


Wilpinjong CHPP Expansion Project - Mudgee, NSW

Wilpinjong CHPP Expansion Project - Mudgee, NSW

Type:RECo TerraPlus® System

The Wilpinjong Mine is an open-cut mine located 40 kilometres north east of Mudgee that produces a high quality thermal coal...more info.


Glenfield to Leppington Rail Line Edmondson Park, NSW

Glenfield to Leppington Rail Line Edmondson Park, NSW

Type:RECo TerraPlus® System

The South West Rail Link is a NSW Government initiative to respond to issues of reliability and passenger growth on the metropolitan rail...more info.


Caval Ridge Coal Mine, Central QLD

Fitzgerald Bridge Over Hunter River, Aberdeen NSW

Type:RECo TerraPlus® System

The Fitzgerald Bridge is located on the New England Highway in Aberdeen, approximately 13 kilometers north of Muswellbrook. The crossing previously...more info.


Caval Ridge Coal Mine, Central QLD

Caval Ridge Coal Mine, Central QLD

Type:RECo TerraPlus® System

Caval Ridge is a high quality, hard coking coal mine located in the Central Queensland region, Australia. The project site...more info.


Conjola Mountain Re-alignment, NSW

Windsor Road, M2 Upgrade - Baulkham Hills, NSW

Type:RECo TerraPlus® System

The Hills M2 upgrade started in January 2011 and was completed in August 2013. The M2 upgrade involved building an extra lane in each...more info.


Conjola Mountain Re-alignment, NSW

MR92 Upgrade Bulee to Nerriga, NSW

Type:RECo TerraPlus® System, RECo TerraMid® System & Rock Gabion Mattresses

The Bulee to Nerriga upgrade was located between Nowra and Nerriga and involved 54km of road...more info.


Conjola Mountain Re-alignment, NSW

HW2 - Marulan Interchange - South Marulan, NSW

Type:RECO TerraPlus™ System

As part of the conditions for consent for the development of the Lynwood Quarry, west of Marulan, Holcim (Australia) Pty Ltd constructed...more info.


Conjola Mountain Re-alignment, NSW

Conjola Mountain Re-alignment, NSW

Type: Rock Filled Gabions

The Mount Conjola Re-alignment project is located approximately 46kms south of Nowra along the Princess Highway. In 2006, the NSW Government...more info.


Minimbah Bank Third Track - Singleton NSW

Minimbah Bank Third Track - Singleton NSW

Type: Adbri Landmark & Geogrid System.

The Minimbah Bank Third track project involves the upgrading of the Hunter valley Coal network between Belford and Whittingham in the Hunter...more info.


North Turramurra Golf Course, NSW

North Turramurra Golf Course, NSW

Type: Rock Filled Galmac/PVC Woven Mesh Gabions.

The construction of the North Turramurra Recreation Area involves a three stage reconfiguration of the North Turramurra Golf Course consisting...more info.


GWH Upgrade - Woodford to Hazelbrook, NSW

GWH Upgrade - Woodford to Hazelbrook, NSW

Type: RECO TerraClass® System

The Great Western Highway has long been a key freight route between Sydney and the central west. With an estimated 24,000 vehicles a day...more info.


Power Rd - Glendenning, NSW

Power Rd - Glendenning, NSW

Type: Keystone/Geogrid & Magnumstone Gravity System

Coates Hire required a new depot & storage yard at Glendenning. The property is located on the southern side of Power Street at Glendenning...more info.


Camberwell Coal Mine -Singleton, NSW

Camberwell Coal Mine -Singleton, NSW

Type: RECO TerraPlus System

A surface operation owned by Vale Integra Coal. It includes both the North and South Pits. The Camberwell and Glennies Creek coal mines are...more info.


New England Highway Upgrade Devils Pinch Re-Alignment, NSW

New England Highway Upgrade Devils Pinch Re-Alignment, NSW

Type: Mass Gravity & Gabion Faced Geogrid System

The New England Highway project commenced in mid-2003 and involved a 3.2km section upgrade of the highway. Following its upgrade during...more info.


Hunter Expressway, Hunter Valley, NSW

Hunter Expressway,
Hunter Valley, NSW

Type: VSol System

Thiess, in alliance with Parsons Brinkerhoff (PB) and Hyder Consulting, has been awarded the eastern section of the $1.7 billion Hunter Expressway Project...more info.


Mangoola Coal Stockpile Reclaim Tunnel, Muswellbrook, NSW

Mangoola Coal Stockpile Reclaim Tunnel, Muswellbrook NSW

Type: Atlantic Civil Products MSE System

Mangoola Coal is an open cut coal operation in the Wybong area, 20 kilometres west of Muswellbrook and approximately 10 kilometres north of the township of...more info.


Westlink M7, Sydney NSW

Westlink M7, Sydney NSW

Type: KeySteel® System

WestLink M7 is a 40km motorway through Western Sydney (Baulkham Hills, Blacktown, Fairfield & Liverpool), linking the M2, M4 and M5 motorways, saving motorists significant amounts of travel time...more info.


Glenfield Junction Upgrade, Glenfield NSW

Glenfield Junction Upgrade, Glenfield NSW

Type: RECO TerraPlus® System

The Glenfield Junction Alliance is undertaking the Glenfield Transport Interchange Works, including the construction of the northern...more info.


South Coogee Estate, South Coogee NSW

South Coogee Estate,
South Coogee NSW

Type: Austral Heron Block System

The site, originally known as Endeavour house, was a department of defence housing facility for the Royal Australian Navy. The Mirvac Group...more info.


Sefton Triangle Access Bridge, Sefton NSW

Sefton Triangle Access Bridge,
Sefton NSW

Type: KeySteel® System

Arenco (NSW) Pty Ltd was contracted by ARTC to construct a bridge and associated approach ramps to provide access from Wellington Road to RailCorp...more info.


Mangoola Coal Mine, Muswellbrook, NSW

Mangoola Coal Mine,
Muswellbrook, NSW

Type: VSoL Retained Earth™ Panel System

Mangoola Coal is an open cut coal operation in the Wybong area, 20 kilometres west of Muswellbrook and approximately 10 kilometres north of the township of...more info.


Elizabeth St, Tighes Hill, Newcastle, NSW

Elizabeth St, Tighes Hill,
Newcastle NSW

Type: Concrib® System

The Elizabeth St Tighes Hill road cutting was formed 100 years ago. The sandstone face is substantially stable but rock has fallen onto the road below... more info.


Macarthur Gardens Development, Campbelltown NSW

Macarthur Gardens Development,
Campbelltown NSW

Type: Keystone Compac & Geogrid System

The proposed Macarthur Gardens Retirement Village development, located off Gilchrist Drive in Campbelltown, consisted of approximately 235 single storey... more info.


Liverpool Hospital Bridge Approaches, NSW

Liverpool Hospital Bridge Approaches, Liverpool NSW

Type: KeySteel®, Keystone & Geogrid Systems

Daracon were contracted by ARTC to construct pedestrian and vehicular bridge widenings as part of the Southern Sydney Freight Line project. The job... more info.


H9 Halcombe Hill Re-alignment, North of Aberdeen, NSW

H9 Halcombe Hill Re-alignment,
North of Aberdeen, NSW

Type: RECO TerraPlus® System

This segment of highway has been bypassed by the Halcombe Hill deviation, and has been the scene of several crashes over the years and in recent times... more info.


Berowra Commuter Park, NSW

Berowra Commuter Park,
Berowra, NSW

Type: Anchor Landmark & Geogrid System

A new commuter car park was required to be constructed to provide approximately 130 car park spaces including additional disabled parking spaces, located... more info.


Lisarow Aged Care Facility Central Coast, NSW

Idemitsu Boggabri Coal
Boggabri, NSW

Type: RECO Terramet® System

Boggabri Coal mine is located approximately 17km northeast of Boggabri in the Gunnedah Basin, New South Wales. The Daracon Group was awarded the contract... more info.


Princes HighWay Re-alignment, Conjola NSW

Princes HighWay Re-alignment
Conjola Mountain, NSW

Type: Type: RECO & VSoL Systems

Located 46km south of Nowra, the realignment of Conjola Mountain involved the upgrading the section of the Pacific Highway between Bendalong Road... more info.


Lisarow Aged Care Facility Central Coast, NSW

Lisarow Aged Care Facility
Central Coast, NSW

Type: Humecrib® System

Astoria projects are constructing a new Aged Care Facility at Lisarow, as part of a staged development in the area. The current stage consisted of demolition... more info.


Central Coast Highway Upgrade Erina Heights, NSW

Central Coast Highway Upgrade
Erina Heights, NSW

Type: RECO TerraPlus® System

The Carlton to Matcham Road project involved the widening of the Central Coast Highway (HW30) at the Serpentine Road intersection. Located in Erina Heights the aim... more info.


Bridge over Cattai Creek Glenhaven, NSW

Bridge over Cattai Creek
Glenhaven, NSW

Type: RECO TerraPlus® System

The project involved the construction of 52.1m long & 16.1m wide super-T girder bridge, approach roadworks, Reinforced Earth™ wall abutments taking full loads applied... more info.


Potts Hill Eastern Precinct Infrastructure Works, NSW

Potts Hill Eastern Precinct Infrastructure Works, NSW

Type: RECO TerraClass® System

The Potts Hill reservoirs site has been used by Sydney Water for more than 100 years and plays a role in supplying water to Sydney. Sydney Water no longer requires... more info.


Clermont Coal Mine, Near Emerald, Central QLD

Clermont Coal Mine,
Near Emerald, Central QLD

Type: RECO TerraClass® System

RIO TINTO COAL AUSTRLIA is currently constructing the Clermont Mine, located 12 km northwest of the township of Clermont in Central Queensland. When the mine... more info.


Canley Vale Overbridge - NSW

Canley Vale Overbridge - NSW

Type: Allanblock & Miragrid XT System

This project involved the re-construction of the T-intersection at Bareena St & Railway Parade and a roundabout on the western side of the railway lines at Canley Vale Rail Overbridge. Since the roundabout... more info.


Leura To Katoomba Stage 2, Blue Mountains NSW

Leura To Katoomba Stage 2,
Blue Mountains NSW

Type: RECO TerraClass® System

The project involved the widening and realignment of the Great Western Highway between Leura and Katoomba in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney. The... more info.


Wambo Coal Mine CHPP Upgrade, Hunter Valley NSW

Wambo Coal Mine CHPP Upgrade,
Hunter Valley NSW

Type: RECO TerraClass® System

Kinmont Engineers were engaged for the design and development for the structural and civil design and detail of a major upgrade to the Coal Handling... more info.


Wilpinjong Coal Mine, Mudgee NSW

Wilpinjong Coal Mine,
Mudgee NSW

Type: VSoL Panel System

Wilpinjong Coal Project is the design, development and operation of an open cut coal project about forty-five minutes north of Mudgee in the Central... more info.


Elouera Gardens Retirement Village, Cherrybrook NSW

Elouera Gardens Retirement Village, Cherrybrook NSW

Type: Keystone Pyrmont® & No-Fines Concrete

The Elouera Gardens Christian Retirement Village is located in the leafy suburb of Cherrybrook. Award-winning gardens provide a lovely setting for the more than... more info.


Rix's Creek Upgrade, Singleton NSW

Rix's Creek Upgrade,
Singleton NSW

Type: RECO TerraClass® System

Bloomfield Collieries decided in December 2005 to upgrade their existing dump structure. The upgrade required that the existing Reinforced Earth™ retaining wall be pulled... more info.


Alpha Road Playing Fields Upgrade - Willoughby NSW

Alpha Road Playing Fields Upgrade - Willoughby NSW

Type: Keystone & Miragrid XT Geogrid System

Upgrading of the Shore School playing fields to cater for a new rugby & cricket field required a fill embankment 5.2m high to the northern end of the school... more info.


New Acland Coal Expansion - Darling Downs Region QLD

New Acland Coal Expansion - Darling Downs Region QLD

Type: RECO TerraPlus® System

The New Acland open cut coal mine is located approximately 150km west of Brisbane in the Darling Downs region of South-east Queensland. In 2002 a 533m², 14m... more info.


Lower lower-molonglo-wqcc-concrib-macro-system

Lower Molonglo WQCC - ACT

Type: Concrib® MACRO, MAXI & MIDI system

The Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Plant involved the upgrade of secondary treatment facilities including the construction of three secondary clarifiers, RAS pumping stations, anoxic tanks, level control structure... more info.


Weakleys Drive Interchange

Weakleys Drive Interchange,
Beresfield NSW

Type: RECO TerraPlus® System

The Weakleys Drive Interchange project involved the elevation of the New England Highway over the intersection with Weakleys Drive and the extension.... more info.


Butu Wargun Drive - Greystanes

Butu Wargun Drive – Greystanes

Type: KeySteel® & Keystone/Geogrid

6.8m high reinforced soil wall, 325m long retaining proposed factory approx 3m from TOW. Due to heavy vertical loadings & influence of building close to wall active wedge with dead & live loads in excess of 25kPa, KeySteel® was used.... more info.


Sparks Road - Warnervale

Sparks Road - Warnervale

Type: Concrete Crib Wall

2.2m high, 100mlong cribwall was constructed adjacent to a fire access road retaining insitu cuttings at Lakes Grammer School. This design & constuct solution was an alternative to traditional reinforced concrete blockwork.... more info.


The Landings - Turramurra

The Landings - Turramurra

Type: Geogrid Wall

6m high reinforced soil wall creating down
ramp into residential development. Majority of other walls were designed & constructed using Allan Block & No fines concrete. Wall heights varied from 0.6m up to.... more info.


Newton Road - Wetherill Park

Newton Road - Wetherill Park

Type: Steel Reinforced Wall

Retaining Solutions is able to provide a range of options to the designer, developer or contractor to effectively increase useable land area and minimise fill requirements by steepening design batter slopes, retaining... more info.