CLIENT: RSPCA | LOCATION: Rural Australia
21 May 19THE BRIEF: The RSPCA’s Queensland headquarters in Wacol had a horse paddock that suffered from poor drainage. Whenever it rained, the ground would become boggy and the majority of the sand base would wash away, exposing the drainage. The paddock had been in this state of disrepair for a number of years, but until recently …
CLIENT: Ryan Cole Homes | LOCATION: Mount Claremont, Western Australia
01 Apr 19THE BRIEF: Ryan Cole Homes, an award-winning luxury residential builder with a strong focus on environmentally sustainable home designs, sought an environmentally friendly and aesthetically pleasing paving solution for a new display home in Mount Claremont, Perth. Ryan Cole Homes exclusively works with suppliers whose products make a legitimate, sustainable contribution to the environment – …
Case Study: Geohex – A DIY solution for courtyard ground stablisation
28 Feb 19THE BRIEF: The client, a residential property owner in Perth, lives 200 metres from the ocean, meaning the block consisted of shifting beach sand. The home owner sought a cost-effective, porous solution for stabilising the property’s courtyard, which measured 20 square metres. The client had previously installed pavers down the sides of the property, but …
Case Study: Geohex – a cost-effective and environmentally friendly solution for residential driveway stabilisation.
17 Jan 19THE BRIEF: Our customer, a homeowner in northwest Sydney, was seeking a cost-effective, easy to install and aesthetically pleasing driveway surface to replace its existing, unsealed driveway. DESIGN REQUIREMENTS: The homeowner’s existing, unsealed driveway area covered a large portion of the property, including running the length of the block down one side to a large, …
Case Study: Geohex – assisting in the creation of an Olympic level equestrian area.
09 Jan 19After competing at the highest level of equestrian events, our customer wanted to build a private 1,200sqm equestrian arena in order to simulate actual conditions experienced at that competitive level. By building a private equestrian arena, our customer was looking for the convenience of training when they wanted to, regardless of the weather conditions. They …
Case Study: Geohex – providing a safe and non-intrusive solution to assist with pedestrian access across Australia’s beaches.
03 Jan 19A major regional council on the east coast of Queensland sought a way to improve pedestrian access to its busy main beach. The beach enjoys high visitation by locals due to it being close to the regional city centre, but accessing the beach by foot has become difficult and a potential safety risk due to …
GEOHEX proves to be perfect solution for rural driveway
12 Dec 17The problem of water pooling after heavy rainfall had been a huge issue for a 1km stretch of rural driveway in Jamberoo, NSW.
Why soil stabilisation technology is important for the mining industry
12 Dec 17Australia’s mine sites are busy places with vehicles, heavy equipment and workers constantly moving from one place to another. This continuous traffic on paths, roads and access ways has an adverse effect on both soil integrity and ground stability of these important carriageways.
How does mechanical soil stabilisation technology help mining?
12 Dec 17Soil stabilisation is the process of eliminating voids, cracks and uneven soil and embankment levels where erosion, settlement or extreme wear may occur. These conditions can be further accentuated by the various on-site operational activities which can lead to fluctuating soil conditions and configurations that can then have undesirable implications to both man and machine on the mine site
New soil stabilisation technology designed to promote irrigation rates
12 Dec 17According to R.S. Murray and C.D. Grant (School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, The University of Adelaide, July 2007) “…good soil structure is an essential element of healthy and sustainable agro-ecosystems. It promotes the development of extensive plant root systems and efficient use of water and nutrients and, in doing so, buffers plants against drought and other adversity...”