Featured Speakers:

GOLDER ASSOCIATES
Chris Haberfield
Principal
GOLDER ASSOCIATES
University of Western Australia
Barry Lehane
W/Professor
University of Western Australia
LEIGHTON CONTRACTORS
Chris Davis
Project Manager, Pacific Highway Enabling Works Pimlico Road to Teven Road
LEIGHTON CONTRACTORS
Department of Transport & Main Roads QLD
Lex Vanderstaay
Director Concrete Technology
Department of Transport & Main Roads QLD
Parsons Brinkerhoff
Henry Zhang
Geotechnical Specialist
Parsons Brinkerhoff
Coffey
Patrick Wong
Principal
Coffey
Foundation Group Specialists
Julian Siedel
Technical Director
Foundation Group Specialists
Wagstaff Piling
David Klingberg
Manager of Piletest
Wagstaff Piling
Wagstaff Piling
Thoman George
Senior Engineer
Wagstaff Piling
GOLDER ASSOCIATES
Gary Chapman
Principal
GOLDER ASSOCIATES
GHD
Stephen Buttling
Senior Principal Geotechnical Engineer
GHD
Coffey
Frances Badelow
Senior Principal
Coffey
Ertech Geomarine
Alec Courts
Managing Director
Ertech Geomarine

Piling & Deep Foundations Australasia 2014

Preparing for and Capitalising on Australia’s Accelerated Infrastructure Investments

There are prosperous times ahead for the Australian construction industry with the Abbott Government delivering a record $50 billion in infrastructure investment, putting an end to the quieter times of the recent past.

This increase in federal and state spend on infrastructure projects means there is heightened demand for piling contractors to execute projects. The piling industry should now be focused on refining and diversifying its capabilities; moving away being resources focused to infrastructure focused in order to embrace the current boom and race to answer the market demands.

With so many opportunities ahead, it’s time for the industry to once again reconvene and discuss the trends and investments driving the industry at the 6th Annual Australasian Piling & Deep Foundations Conference, to be held on 19 – 20 November in Sydney. The conference provides the only platform for the industry to gather and share insights and information in order to remain current on the latest tools, techniques and technologies.

What’s in store for 2014?


The 6th Annual Australasian Piling & Deep Foundations Conference will:

  • Highlight the planning, delivery and latest opportunities from the critical infrastructure projects shaping Australia in the 21st century
  • Present more case study sessions to provide you with more lessons learnt, as well as the challenges experienced and milestones achieved on recent projects
  • Showcase the latest technologies and techniques adopted across a wide variety of piling and foundation projects
  • Examine the latest strategies for:
  • Optimising piling and foundation design and construction;
  • Providing cost effective, safe and efficient piling operations;
  • Performing accurate site investigations through best practice testing techniques
  • Discuss the latest market trends, featuring diverse industry perspectives and opinions from piling contractors, geotechnical engineers, principal contractors, EPCMs, clients and asset owners

Who can you expect to network with?


  • Piling Project Engineers
  • Geotechnical Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Structural Engineers
  • Design Engineers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Construction Managers
  • Design Managers – Piles and Foundations
  • Engineering Geologists
  • Piling Consultants
  • Building Managers

    Representing the following industries:

  • Geotechnical Consulting Engineers/Design Consultants
  • Structural Consulting Engineers/Design Consultants
  • Piling Contractors
  • Building Contractors
  • Project Owners (residential, railway, highway, urban rail, bridge, port, airport, and commercial, industrial, offshore)
  • Special materials manufacturers
  • Safety and security solution providers
  • Piling machinery manufacturers
  • Pile foundation testing solution/equipment providers

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