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Double Twist Mesh

LOCATION:

Gabion Mass Gravity System

Mount Kembla Dendrobium Mine

DATE:
July 2003

CONSULTANT:
Connell Wagner

CONTRACTOR:
Mainland Civil Pty Ltd

PRODUCTS:
Heavily Galvanised Gabions 4m x 1m x 0.5m

94 Units

Heavily Galvanised Gabions 4m x 1m x 1m

92 Units

Heavily Galvanised Tie Wire

165 kgs

PROJECT OUTLINE
A retaining structure was required to stabilise a railway line embankment at the Dendrobium Coal Mine in Mt
Kembla. Due to the proximity of the railway line to the toe of the embankment and groundwater issues, a freedraining gabion retaining structure was deemed to be the most simple and cost-effective solution.
A tight schedule on the construction program meant that the wall needed to be completed expeditiously without
compromising safety and quality.
Mainland Civil engaged the services of an experienced sub-contractor, Nviroscope Pty Ltd, to carry out the gabion
works and the final result was a success for both parties.
For further information, please call your local Maccaferri distributor or our Head Office in Sydney on
(02) 8825 6300. Alternatively, visit our website at www.maccaferri.com.au.

Completed Gabion Mass Gravity Wall

Max Height 2.5 m

Copyright Maccaferri (Aust.) Pty. Ltd. 2003

GEOSYNTHETICS, RETAINING WALLS, REINFORCED SOILS, ROAD REINFORCEMENT, DRAINAGE,


LANDSCAPING, EROSION CONTROL, HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES,COASTAL PROTECTION
Environmental
Solutions

Maccaferri PtyLtd

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