Earth Anchoring Systems


CSIRO Birdcage Refurbishment, Canberra

February 20, 2019

CSIRO – the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in Canberra is one of the largest and most diverse scientific research organisations in the world. As part of the...

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Mount Cotton Embankment Project – QLD

September 10, 2018

Platipus anchoring systems were chosen as the preferred solution to provide permanent stability to an embankment slope supporting the Mount Cotton Road in South East Queensland. Design Cardno...

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Lakeland Solar and Storage Project

July 25, 2018

The Lakeland Solar and Storage project located south-west of Cooktown in North Queensland was Australia’s first utility-scale solar and battery project to connect to the very fringe of the...

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Cirtex Anchors Floating Solar Panels

Floating Solar Panel Farm – Lismore, NSW

May 18, 2018

The Lismore Floating Solar Panel Farm located in northern New South Wales is currently (April 2018) the largest floating solar installation in Australia. The 100kW floating solar farm is installed...

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Etham Avenue, Darling Point, Sydney

April 26, 2018

An existing masonry retaining wall, up to 2.5m in height and built in the 1970’s, was showing signs of instability. Cirtex Australia with the Engineer, MYD Consulting, developed a remedial...

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Cranbrook Road – Sydney

September 15, 2017

The Cranbrook road location in Sydney was a private residence where Platipus® anchoring systems were used as part of a comprehensive temporary works solution.  Two upper levels of Platipus®...

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Chirnside Park – Melbourne

September 14, 2017

A 400m length of mechanically strengthened earth (MSE) embankments with polymer geogrid reinforcement (up to 5m in height) were constructed in 2015. In early 2017 additional stability measures...

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Remediating retaining walls 4

Linden Park School – Adelaide

August 17, 2017

A dry-stone retaining wall, up to 2.5m in height and built in the 1960’s, was showing signs of bulging and failing. A Platipus Anchoring Solution, an alternative to completely demolishing and...

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Edward Street Upgrade Hero

Edward Street Upgrade – Brisbane

May 3, 2017

The Edward Street upgrade project is taking the already renowned home of high end retail to a truly world class destination and pedestrian boulevard. The Brisbane City Council committed $11.4...

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Scholey Street Shared Path – Newcastle

September 1, 2016

The Project The Scholey Street Shared Path is a $4 million project with construction having commenced in March 2016. This work forms part of the John Holland Rail Country Regional Network (JHRCRN)...

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