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Our successful and timely completion of highly complex projects confirm our positon as Canberra’s geological experts for the engineering and construction industry.

Long Street Quarry – Goulburn

Long Street Quarry – Goulburn

The disused Long Street Quarry was a set for the feature film “Hacksaw Ridge”, where actors/stunt men had to climb up and down faces of the quarry. The section of cliff face that was used for filming was located at the northern end of the quarry, and comprised a ~20m...

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Mugga Solar Farm

Mugga Solar Farm

ACT Geotechnical Engineers conducted a geotechnical investigation for the Mugga Lane Solar Park, in Tuggeranong, ACT. The project involved the construction of a 13MW Solar PV Power Plant located on the corner of Mugga Lane and the Monaro Highway, in Canberra, ACT. The...

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ACT Law Courts Project

ACT Law Courts Project

Laing O’Rourke are presently undertaking the ACT Law Courts Redevelopment Project on behalf of The ACT Government. The project involves the redevelopment and refurbishment/reconstruction of the existing Supreme Court Building on Block 16, Section 63, in Canberra City,...

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Tuggeranong Office Project

Tuggeranong Office Project

The Tuggeranong Office Project is a major new office building in the Tuggeranong Town Centre, which will accommodate public service departments. ACT Geotechnical Engineers’ involvement comprised geotechnical advice, supervision, and certification during the...

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HMAS Albatross Redevelopment – NOWRA

HMAS Albatross Redevelopment – NOWRA

HMAS Albatross is a Royal Australian Navy Air Station, and is located on Albatross Road, about 8km SW of the town of Nowra, NSW. The HMAS Albatross Redevelopment project is essential to the remediation of the facilities, infrastructure and engineering services for the...

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Huntingwood Data Centre

Huntingwood Data Centre

The $400 million Huntingwood Data Centre is located on Huntingwood Drive, in Huntingwood. The project involved the construction of a two-storey, concrete panel data centre building, plus, on-grade carparking, with three-storey office buildings at each end of the data...

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Bridge Point, Kingston, ACT

Bridge Point, Kingston, ACT

A high-end residential development, The Island of the Kingston Foreshore was geotechnically complex as a result of the structure being built on land reclaimed from Lake Burley Griffin.  Working on the Bridge Point project presented a range of challenges – the biggest...

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4 National

4 National

4 National The 4 National project involved the construction of a large multi-storey office building and a four-level basement car park. The site's geology comprised underlying bedrock, mostly dipping beds of very strong calcareous siltstone and limestone. A...

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Coombs Ponds, Stromlo Forest, ACT

Coombs Ponds, Stromlo Forest, ACT

The Coombs Ponds are located in the former Stromlo Forest, southwest of Canberra. This area will be developed into the residential suburb of Coombs in the next few years.  Our team provided a number of services for this project, including: a feasibility study for the...

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Republic Apartments – Belconnen

Republic Apartments – Belconnen

The Republic Apartments development is located on Section 200 in Belconnen, ACT. The project involved the construction of four apartment structures of up to 30 stories high, with a common basement for carparking. The development has a five-level basement, requiring a...

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