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Tunnel Grouting Project

CLIENT: Lend Lease – Tintenbar to Ewingsdale (T2E) Project DESCRIPTION Tunnel Grouting and Soil Nail Wall Construction The project scope consisted of testing the rock mass permeability of both St Helena tunnels, each 480m in length.  This tunnel grouting work was completed by SSS prior to the installation of the tunnel final linings, including the […]

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Slip Repair Project

CLIENT: Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) DESCRIPTION Slip Repair During February 2013, heavy rain caused major landslips at Mount Seaview and further west along the Oxley Highway in New South Wales.  Three downslope failures occurred, severely damaging the Oxley Highway and reducing the highway to a single lane. The highway slip repair and stabilisation project […]

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Rockfall Protection Mesh Project

CLIENT: Roads and Maritime Services DESCRPTION Rockfall Protection and Mesh SSS was awarded a Rockfall Protection and Drape Mesh contract in February 2015.  The project consisted of 10,000m2 of coloured Geobrugg mesh, 400m of protection fencing, vegetation removal, scaling, rock bolting and shotcrete.  SSS also managed the traffic controlled work area of 3km along one of […]

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Bulahdelah Finished shotcrete

Slope Stabilisation Project

CLIENT: Baulderstone Pty Limited DESCRIPTION Slope Stabilisation Specialist Site Services was engaged to carry out slope stabilisation of the new Bypass section of the upgrade project. The work entailed rockbolting, meshing, sub-soil drains and fibrecrete/shotcrete. RMS specifications were applied including the saw-cutting of approximately 2,500m2 of completed shotcrete with the application of silicone filled crack […]

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Tunnel Strengthening

Tunnel Strengthening Project

CLIENT: BHP Billiton DESCRIPTION Tunnel Strengthening Specialist Site Services was contracted to stabilise and strengthen a 100 metre long safety egress tunnel in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales. The damaged infrastructure had reduced coal production by 30% costing the client valuable export dollars. The tunnel required temporary propping with steel sets to ensure the […]

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Embankment Stabilisation Project

CLIENT: Peabody Energy DESCRIPTION Embankment Stabilisation Specialist Site Services was contracted to stabilise the northern embankment area, top side, of an underground coal mine on the New South Wales south coast. This involved the excavation and removal of over 6,000 m3 of material from a sheer mountain side to create an additional 500 m2 of […]

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Anchors In Shotcrete Done

Shotcrete Retaining Wall Project

CLIENT: Civilbuild Pty Limited DESCRIPTION Shotcrete Retaining Wall A landslip seriously compromised a heavily trafficked section of the Pacific Highway in the Hunter Region. Specialist Site Services was contracted to supply and install permanent ground anchors and reinforced shotcrete to a piled shotcrete retaining wall. The permanent post tensioned ground anchors were 24 metres long […]

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