Services

RMS Ground Anchors

RMS Ground Anchors

MacDonald Contracting Australia Pty Ltd has the resources to drill, fabricate and install temporary and permanent ground anchors from 50kN up to 13,000kN capacity. Our range of drilling equipment includes man-portable hydraulic drills, up to 40 tonne track mounted drilling rigs. The company and staff ...

Soil Nails

Soil Nails

Similar to rockbolts, except that the tendon is typically installed in cohesive soil (clay or weathered rock) faces or embankments. Soil nailing can be an economical technique for stabilising road and railway cuttings, and is usually complimented with the use of shotcrete on the face of the ...

Rock Bolts

Rock Bolts

From securing a potential rockfall on a residential property, to tunnelling and large scale road and rail projects, MacDonald Contracting Australia can meet the needs of any rockbolting job. We have a range of drilling equipment, including hand-held rockdrills, roof-bolters, gopher drills and track-mounted drill ...

Shotcrete

Shotcrete

MacDonald Contracting can provide a complete rockface or embankment stabilisation package, including installation of rockbolts, reinforcing mesh, subsoil drains and shotcreting (sprayed concrete). We can provide solutions for just about any size project, from a residential basement to large scale commercial developments and infrastructure projects. ...

Rock Face Stabilisation

Rock Face Stabilisation

MacDonald Contracting Australia has provided various slope and rockface stabilisation solutions to the residential, commercial and mining industries, and to government authorities such as Railcorp NSW, Road and Traffic Authority NSW, Sydney City Council, Gosford Council, Hornsby Council and many others. Work typically includes: Devegetation ...

Grouting Solutions

Grouting Solutions

Ground improvement is accomplished by the addition of non-soil materials into the ground (either in rock or soil) to enhance and improve the properties and characteristics of the ground. These grouting processes are employed to strengthen the ground or make the ground less permeable. MacDonald Contracting Australia ...

Structural Modifications

Structural Modifications

MacDonald Contracting has the experience and expertise to take on any underpinning or structural modification project. Over the years we have carried out major underpinning works and structural modifications to various homes, hotels, commercial buildings and shopping centres. Our capability includes jacking of buildings to ...

Micropiles

Micropiles

Micropiles (or mini piles) are load bearing piles, typically ranging from 75 to 300mm in diameter, and can be installed where access for conventional plant is restricted (eg. existing building basements, railway platforms). Micropiles are typically constructed from a high strength steel casing, with a central ...

Rope Access

Rope Access

MacDonald Contracting Australia specialises in high and difficult access locations. We apply our engineering knowledge and site experience to deliver practical solutions in areas of difficult access and where conventional construction equipment cannot be used. Typical work undertaken by us off rope access equipment includes:- ...

Other Solutions

Other Solutions

Flat Jacking, Beam Pre-deflection and Structural Beam Levelling Flat jacks are very compact hydraulic jacks that can be inserted in small gaps to restore the height or position of structures that have settled. Testing of Ground Anchors In accordance with RTA specification, British Standard BS8081 ...