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Barangaroo South harbourside basement Australia challenges and solutions

Barangaroo South is a major mixed use development located at the southern end of the Barangaroo development project in Sydney, Australia (Wong et al., 2013). It is located on Sydney’s Central Business District waterfront on the foreshore of Darling Harbour as shown in Figure 1, and...

Composite Slurry Wall and Liner – A Full Scale Test

The purpose of the projects in Brisbane, Australia was to improve soft soils for a future expansion of the port facilities (Boyle, De Bok et al., 2007). Mud dredged from the harbour had been previously placed in large spoil areas inside containment dikes and allowed...

Marine and Land Based Compaction Works at the Port Botany Project, Sydney

In 2007 Sydney Port Corporation has selected the joint-venture formed by Baulder- stone and Jan de Nul to undertake the design and construction of the Port Botany Expansion Project. Austress Menard (Menard) was awarded the “Deep Compaction Works” subcontract for this new container terminal at Port...

A successful trial of vacuum consolidation at the Port of Brisbane

The Port of Brisbane is located at the mouth of the Brisbane River in South-East Queensland, Australia. In recent years, the modern purpose built Fisherman Island’s Port, has seen rapid development due to increased trade growth. The expansion and development vacuum consolidation of future Port...

Innovative Ground Treatment Solution for Rail Bridge Renewal

A railway bridge built in 1911 on one of Australia’’ s major railways has been given a new life through the first application of jet grouting to support a rail bridge in Australia.. Jet grouting technology is growing in popularity in various parts of the...