Menard Recognised as Finalist for the 2020 Australian Engineering Excellence Awards

We’re honoured to be among those recognised on Engineers Australia‘s 2020 Australian Engineering Excellence Awards for our involvement in the Granville Harbour Wind Farm project.

Our controlled modulus columns technique was implemented to support the 137m high turbines ensuring stability for the structures’ design lifetime.

“A challenging project where the soil conditions changed rapidly from one foundation to next, even if only 250 metres apart,’’ says Business Development Manager David Raftery. “To address this from a design point of view, eight different designs for the 31 different turbines were carried out.”

See the full list of finalists here: https://bit.ly/30vtjRH

ABOUT MENARD GROUP OCEANIA

Menard Oceania maintains an exceptional 45-year history in Australia offering design and construction geotechnical experience. Providing cost effective ground improvement solutions for some of Australia’s mid-to-large infrastructure and construction projects. Its recent completion of the Pacific Highway upgrade, Optus Stadium (Perth) and Melbourne’s Webb Dock Project are Menard’s largest CMC projects in Australia.


Menard Oceania is a part of Soletanche Freyssinet, a group of world leaders in soil, structural and nuclear engineering. This relationship further strengthens Menard’s ability to manage complex integrated problems and continue as the leader and pioneer of specialist geotechnical contracting.

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