projects

Our clients depend upon us to develop solutions for ground engineering challenges on their projects, using the wide range of techniques and expertise at our disposal.

See some of our projects on the map above, or search for particular specifications in the search facility to the left.

Ipswich Motorway – D2G Sewer Upgrade

Installation of ground anchors to tie back a retaining wall as part of the installation of a drainage culvert as a result of the Ipswich Motorway Upgrade

Location: Ipswich, QLD

Client: Origin Alliance

As part of Ipswich Motorway Upgrade, Origin Alliance/Waterway Constructions (Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, Abigroup, Fulton Hogan, Seymour Whyte, Parsons Brinckerhoff and SMEC) was building a new drainage culvert along the banks of the Brisbane River. Additional support for the culvert outlet is provided by a row of 900mm diameter bored piles at the toe of the bank, with permanent ground anchors installed through each pile by Keller Ground Engineering (KGE).

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QAL Tailings Dam

Installation of Mass Soil Mixing for ground stabilisation

Location: Gladstone, QLD

Client: Queensland Alumina Ltd.

Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) is one of the largest alumina refineries in Australia, producing about 3.95Mt of alumina per year. QAL wanted to stabilise tailings material to mitigate the risk of instability or settlement if the tailings storage facility embankment was raised in the future.

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Dugald River Mine

Installation of micro piles and pressure grouting

Location: Dugald River, QLD

Client: Raising Australia

Keller Ground Engineering (KGE), working on behalf of Raising Australia for mining company MMG, carried out ground stabilisation to allow safe construction of four raise bore ventilation shafts at the Dugald River mine development north west of Cloncurry in north east Queensland.

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Pierce Avenue Cut Off Wall

Installation of a low permeability cement-bentonite cut-off-wall.

Location: Pierce Avenue, QLD

Client: Hall Contractors

Keller Ground Engineer was awarded the construct only contract for the installation of a 780 linear meter low permeability, cement - bentonite  leachate cut-off wall to depths of 11.5m. The  all surrounded the active landfill site at Pierce Avenue,  Caloundra.

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Whisper Bay Development, Airlie Beach

Improvement of Fill for New Apartments

Location: Airlie Beach, QLD

Client: Hutchinson Builders

A disused and backfilled stone quarry on the waterfront of Airlie Beach was chosen as the site for a new residential development. The uncontrolled and variable nature of the backfill provided challenges to the developer and builder. Keller Ground Engineering overcame these issues through the use of Dynamic Compaction treatment.

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