A supply shortage in Victoria has been blamed for the significant rise in costs for the Hoddle Street project. Read The Age article here.
Tragedy in Ballarat: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-21/ballarat-trench-collapse-man-killed-another-rescued/9571302 In the rush before holidays, please make sure you work safely! Our condolences to the family and colleagues involved. Postscript: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-22/ballarat-trench-collapse-man-dies/9576276
In March we held a seminar in “Geotechnical Investigation Requirements for Commercial and Infrastructure Projects”, to help understand geotechnical sampling and testing needs for design, interpreting QA testing data and alternative methods. Thank you to all who attended. Look out for our next seminar, or book a private session.
At least nine construction workers were killed and five injured when a partially constructed bridge collapsed in Colombia. Read the full article on the ABC website: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-16/colombian-suspension-bridge-collapse-kills-nine-workers/9334404
We were able to raise $700 this year for MOvember with a mix of mo-bros and mo-sisters taking on various challenges. Here’s just half the team we have to thank for their efforts. Thank you to Pete, Harry, Ryan, Tom, Sean, Will, Justin, Jono, Louisa, Anush and Simona. Thank you also to Damien and Mitch […]
Today is the anniversary of the Lake Peigneur Drilling disaster – November 20, 1980. When an oil company miscalculated and drilled into a salt mine in Louisana, the resultant whirlpool sucked in the drilling platform, eleven barges, many trees and 65 acres (26 ha) of the surrounding terrain. Amazingly, all miners, workers and a fisherman survived […]