Case Studies

    Thursday August 16, 2018

    Project: TriView® Marker Post installation Location: Toowoomba, Queensland Contractor : Torus Networks Product: TriView® Marker Posts   Project Overview The Pulse Data Centre was scheduled to open in April 2018 and is a landmark as the first major Data Centre to operate in regional Australia. Torus Networks were commissioned to install conduit and haul new optic fibre […]

    Thursday August 16, 2018

    Project: The Future of Gas Pipeline Marking   Project Overview In July this year, Polyfabrics Australasia (previously Tapex), was made a distributor of the 3M™ electronic marker range. “We position ourselves under our Dig Safe brand to be the experts in damage prevention and excavation safety in Australasia, but we didn’t have the world’s leading […]

    Thursday August 16, 2018

    Project: Mernda Rail Extension project Location: South Morang and Mernda Contractor : John Holland, KBR and Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) Product: Overpipe   Project Overview The Mernda Rail Extension project was undertaken by John Holland, KBR and Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) on behalf of the Victorian Government and the Level Crossing Removal Authority. The project […]

    Wednesday August 15, 2018

    Project: Locating CSG Gatherings Location: Toowoomba, Queensland Contractor : Santos GLNG Product: SnakePit Tracer Wire Test Station   Project Overview Santos GLNG contracted Mitchell Water to lay polyethylene pipelines on one of the expansion stages of their Roma B gatherings project. The first stage of the project involved laying 75 kms of polyethylene low pressure […]

    Wednesday August 15, 2018

    Completed in 2017, Brookfield Infrastructure Group installed a 160km pipeline network in regional Victoria to supply natural gas to eleven regional towns (Heathcote, Lakes Entrance, Orbost, Terang, Invermay, Maldon and Marong, Nathalia, Swan Hill, Robinvale and Kerang).

    Friday July 27, 2018

    In March 2017, Polyfabrics Australasia was contracted to supply the TerraStop Gabion and mattresses for installation on a spillway on the Northern Expressway Detention Basin. The project was the first large-scale implementation of both products, which utilised 528 of Gabion Baskets and 253 of mattresses.

    Friday July 27, 2018

    The Kokoda Apartments project was to comprise of a 19-level residential tower over a 5-level basement carpark, with the required finished slab level varying between RL -6.7m to -9.3m.

    Friday July 27, 2018

    Led by developer Fettini Homes, this project was a 55-house lot subdivision with a third of the estate allocated to open space. Through the middle of this open space was a drain which collected rain water coming from the estate and filtered it before running into Weinam Creek which in turn runs into Redland Bay.

    Friday July 27, 2018

    A former industrial site in Waverton, New South Wales which had been primarily used as a coal loading platform was being transformed into a multipurpose recreational space featuring one of Sydney’s largest public green roofs. As a historical site in operation since the early 1920’s, the one-hectare sized platform was used to transfer coal from large ships to smaller vessels and road vehicles.

    Friday July 27, 2018

    The Green Organics Processing Facility is a new green waste composting facility set up by the Geelong Council in Anakie, Geelong. It is estimated to process up to 35,000 tonnes of green organic materials per year. Polyfabrics Australasia were contracted to provide a solution that would assist with sub-grade reinforcement, load distribution and lateral restraint prior to construction of the facility. The product needed to withstand up to 35,000 tons of green organics composting material as well as movement of heavy trucks and mobile equipment.

    Friday July 27, 2018

    Polyfabrics Australasia was hired by Melbourne Water to provide products for slope stabilisation, embankment hardening, and erosion control in various ‘retarding basins’ located across South East Melbourne. These were recently assessed for risks by the Australian National Committee on Large Dams (ANCOLD).