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Gabion Retaining Walls Case Study

Gabion retaining walls are gaining popularity both in residential and commercial settings. The construction of the North Turramurra Recreation Area is a recent competed project consisting of rock filled Galmac/PVC Woven Mesh gabions. Retaining Solutions scope of works involved the supply and installation of gabions, basalt rock infill and the non-woven geotextile for the mass gravity walls retaining slope A and B of the landfill site. Due to...
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Retaining Wall Ideas

Retaining walls such as KeySteel® (in-extensible) reinforced walls are high performance, mechanically stabilised earth retaining wall systems developed specifically for taller walls (highway walls), retaining walls with heavy surcharges, piled bridge abutments and walls where loads or structures are within the “active zone” directly relying on positive mechanical connection strengths. The other advantages with these systems are due to...
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Retaining Wall Blocks

The MagnumStone® product is a large interlocking retaining wall block with a hollow core and is a wet-cast segmental retaining wall system. The environmental and economical advantages of MagnumStone® are unprecedented in the retaining wall industry. Because of its size and design flexibility, MagnumStone® is ideal for almost any retaining wall project from residential to large commercial installations. If you are looking to build stone...
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Retaining Wall Construction

Retaining wall construction update from Retaining Solutions! The Great Western Highway Upgrade - Woodford to Hazelbrook has been completed. This is a large scale retaining wall system was built on the Reinforced Earths TerraClass® retaining wall system. The cruciform shaped panel with horizontal rib and exposed basalt aggregate finish has been used extensively along the highway through the Blue Mountains, making it the obvious choice. The...
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Retaining Wall Systems

Retaining wall systems available from Retaining Solutions in Sydney, NSW include concrete retaining wall blocks, segmental blocks, crib walls, precast concrete panels, sleeper retaining walls, MagnumStone, KeyStone and even gabion walls even the Connex™ Mortarless block wall system from Boral. For detailed retaining wall systems information please refer to this page....
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Earthmoving Contractors

Did you realise Retaining Solutions are also earthmoving contractors? We can hire excavators for your next project. Construction plant including excavators, smooth drum rollers, Bobcat tracked loaders and articulated dump trucks are all available as part of Plant Hire Solutions, a division of Retaining Solutions. You are hiring construction machinery that is ROPS/FOPS compliant, and is decked out with 2way radios and reversing cameras, our T870...
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Precast Concrete Panels

Precast concrete panel walls for retaining applications are robust, precast concrete structures that can be used many applications such as open cut coal mines for dump wall structures or retaining structures for bridges and highways. Precast concrete wall panels are now offered in a broad range of colours and textures including options to colour...
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Block Walls

If you are a developer in Sydney seeking options for your next concrete block wall, Retaining Solutions offers a range of solutions. Block walls such as the mammoth 1.8 tonne Rocia MassBloc® to the 16kg Connex™ Mortarless block wall system from Boral. Retaining Solutions can assist you in selecting the most suitable product...
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Gabion Baskets

Gabion basket or rock mattress walls are a classy, high end design for retaining walls in residential settings as well as commercial applications. Retaining Solutions is experienced in the preparation for and installation of gabions and builds quality, stable gabion walls using gabion baskets or rock mattress structures for Landscape Designers in Sydney. Gabion baskets are made from wire that is coated in a number of preparations to ensure...
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Crib Walls

Crib walls are a precast concrete retaining wall of an open web construction. Retaining Solutions offers crib walls such as CONCRIB and Humecrib® systems for clients such as local councils, residential developments and developers. These low cost gravity retaining walls can be erected at your Sydney site anywhere a retaining walls is required, for example driveways, building sites even garden areas because they can be planted out to decorate the...
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Commercial Retaining Walls Sydney

If you are looking for a commercial retaining wall engineer in Sydney, Retaining Solutions offers experienced structural and geotechnical engineers to design and manage your large scale retaining wall project. Retaining walls for large scale commercial projects are our specialty. Retaining Solutions engineering capability includes motorway retaining walls in Sydney, tunnels and bridges, retaining walls for car parks, train stations, even...
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Gabion Walls Sydney

Gabion walls and Rock Mattress structures are one of our specialties. Did you realise that Gabion walls have been marketed internationally for over a hundred years? Gabions are usually created by weaving of wire into mesh which is then factory fabricated into box cages (of varying size) which are then filled on-site with stone to form dry-land...
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Keystone Walls Sydney

Keystone walls are are a segmental block retaining wall used in conjunction with the Geogrid system. Retaining Solutions has undertaken a number of Keystone wall projects in Sydney. The Alpha road playing fields upgrade in Willoughby featured the Keystone and Miragrid XT Geogrid system to fill a 5.2m high embankment. Retaining Solutions was also subcontracted to design, supply and construct...
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Earthmoving Equipment Hire Sydney

Did you know Retaining Solutions offers a Sydney based machine plant hire for your earthmoving projects? If you are looking for equipment to complete small or large scale projects such as earthworks, highway construction, dam construction, railway formation, subdivisions, irrigation channels, mining or mine rehabilitation, even canal and harbour construction, enquire now about our plant hire solutions in Sydney. When you need to hire...
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Retaining Walls Sydney

Welcome to the Retaining Solutions blog. Here you can learn more about our services and work, along with keeping up to date with projects that are in development. Here's a bit of information about us to get started. Retaining Solutions personnel have over 50 years of combined experience in retaining wall construction and paving applications and have been involved in major retaining wall projects in Sydney, NSW. Retaining Solutions Design...
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Case Studies
Hunter Expressway

Hunter Expressway, Hunter Valley, NSW

Type: VSol System

Thiess, in alliance with Parsons Brinkerhoff (PB) and Hyder Consulting, has been awarded the eastern section of the $1.7 billion Hunter Expressway Project... more info.

Mangoola Coal Mine

Mangoola Coal Stockpile Reclaim Tunnel, Muswellbrook, NSW

Atlantic Civil Products MSE System

Mangoola Coal is an open cut coal operation in the Wybong area, 20 kilometres west of Muswellbrook and approximately 10 kilometres north of the township of Denman... more info.