Movida Residential Development

Movida Residential Development Comprising around 600 residential lots and public open spaces alongside the Blackadder Creek in Midvale, Western Australia, the Movida subdivision is a large residential development in the north-eastern suburbs of Perth. Douglas Partners was initially engaged to undertake a geotechnical and preliminary acid sulphate soil investigation for the proposed Movida development to […]

Newcastle East End

Newcastle East End This ambitious project involves redevelopment of three whole inner city blocks. The project and site presents numerous geotechnical challenges including stabilising abandoned mine workings, the stability of deep excavations, management of contamination and dewatering of excavations. Douglas Partners’ team provided a well-coordinated approach providing solutions that took account and advantage of interactions […]

Great Keppel Island

Great Keppel Island Great Keppel Island located off the Central Queensland coast within the Great Barrier Reef area, is one of only 28 islands in the area which offer purpose-built tourism resorts. Over a five year period, Douglas Partners provided groundwater, geotechnical and geological services for the GKI Revitalisation Plan. Located 12 km off the […]

Coastal Hazards Mitigation

Coastal Hazards Mitigation Limestone outcrops occur regularly along the Wanneroo coast, which incorporates popular locations such as Two Rocks and Yanchep. These outcrops can become hazardous in an active coastal environment. Douglas Partners was able to help the City of Wanneroo protect the public by undertaking a limestone hazard survey and designing remedial measures. Following […]

Claremont on the Park

Claremont on the Park The ‘Claremont on the Park’ development includes several multistorey residential buildings surrounding the iconic Claremont Football Oval. Douglas Partners was pleased to assist the project team throughout the project, from preliminary geotechnical assessments on the site conditions, detailed geotechnical investigation for multi-storey structures and construction phase support of both the bulk […]

Marketown East

Marketown East ​Innovative investigation techniques and numerical modelling methods allowed a refined and cost effective mine remediation strategy to be adopted for this ground-breaking project. Marketown East was a groundbreaking project for the Newcastle CBD. Although the shopping centre was a modest four storeys it was over an extensive footprint, much large than any other […]

Elizabeth Arcade

Elizabeth Arcade Built in 1966, Elizabeth Arcade on Elizabeth Street in Brisbane’s CBD was a potential site for asbestos. The owner of the arcade contacted Douglas Partners Brisbane offi ce to arrange an asbestos survey and prepare an asbestos register and management plan to comply with relevant regulations. Elizabeth Arcade in the CBD of Brisbane […]

Harrington Grove

Harrington Grove The key to achieving successful outcomes for land development projects is early and comprehensive land capability statements. Early and comprehensive land capability assessments are increasingly important in achieving successful outcomes to land development projects in Australia. Geo-environmental issues and constraints which are required to be addressed prior to development approval generally include site […]

Reid Highway Duplication

Reid Highway Duplication Traffic volumes on Reid Highway were significantly greater than the capacity of the two lane road between Duffy Road and Erindale Road. Douglas Partners provided geotechnical and pavement advice for a second carriageway through this stretch of highway, incorporating a new bridge crossing both Mitchell Freeway and the Butler railway line. Reid […]

Braeside Borefield

Braeside Borefield Monitoring and maintenance programs are key elements in borefield management. Since 2006, the Douglas Partners’ Groundwater Team has been regularly reviewing the monitoring data for Braeside Borefield near Nebo, North Queensland. The borefield comprises 16 production bores. Since 2006, Douglas Partners has been undertaking performance reviews for the Braeside Borefield, located 120km southwest […]