Forensic Investigation of Building Damage

Posted by: Regional Geotechnical Solutions | On: May 11, 2018

Our geotechnical engineers are regularly called on to assess the contribution of ground conditions contributing to building damage on a variety of structures to assist with the assessment of legal or insurance claims.  This typically involves investigation of foundation conditions and the dimensions of existing footings as well as the potential contribution of external factors….

Pacific Highway works

Posted by: Regional Geotechnical Solutions | On: May 11, 2018

As the Pacific Highway upgrade moves through the north of NSW. RGS is regularly involved in providing on site advice during construction relating to specific issues such as piled foundation construction, support of heavy equipment on soft ground, and optimisation of earthworks involving the re-use of site-won materials.

Landslide site investigation and remediation in Northern NSW

Posted by: Regional Geotechnical Solutions | On: May 11, 2018

RGS has undertaken investigation and design work for over 150 landslides affecting regional roads throughout northern NSW, including more than 50 individual landslides that occurred as a result of Cyclone Debbie in 2015. Remedial options included soil nail and mesh, anchored retaining walls, rock fill, reinforced earth embankment reconstruction, Gabions / no-fines block and piled….

Bulga Road

Posted by: Regional Geotechnical Solutions | On: January 16, 2018

Several landslides impacting Bulga Road were recently remediated. The road is situated in steep terrain northwest of Taree and provides access to the Bulga Plateau, including Elands and popular tourist destinations such as Ellenborough Falls. Regional Geotechnical Solutions undertook geotechnical investigation works and provided design and construction advice for a range of remedial measures including….

Sediment Sampling

Posted by: Regional Geotechnical Solutions | On: January 16, 2018

RGS has undertaken sediment sampling and analysis for a range of dredging projects proposed for waterways throughout the NSW mid-north coast and north coast areas, using a range of techniques including barge mounted vibro-coring, piston sampling, and bailer sampling using hand held equipment.  Management plans were developed for the treatment and disposal of acid sulfate….

Investigation and Rehabilitation of Failing Road Pavement

Posted by: Regional Geotechnical Solutions | On: January 16, 2018

At Regional Geotechnical Solutions is heavily involved in investigation, design, and provision of road rehabilitation construction advice to Local Government bodies and contractors throughout Northern NSW.  Our involvement includes training of Council staff in some locations to undertake their own investigation and design work in consultation with RGS.  Our investigation and design methodology aims to….