The Future of Gas Pipeline Marking

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 […]

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plastic slabbing

Mernda Rail / John Holland Overpipe

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 […]

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tracer wire access points

Detection Solutions for non-ferrous

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 […]

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NEXY Basin project

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.

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Gordon Road

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.

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The Coal Loader project, Waverton

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.

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Green Organics Processing Facility

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.

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Strataweb Embankment Hardening

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).

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