Thinking by Expertise - Ground engineering

New road tunnel design delivers whole of life benefits

Tunnel thumbnail

A new road tunnel design approach that provides owners with significant advantages during the operational phase.

Markets: Built Environment, Construction, Transport
Expertise: Roads & highways, Tunnels, Infrastructure design, Ground engineering

Tunnelling - delivering modern solutions with proven approaches

Tunnel excavation by roadheader on the Eastlink Project

Tunnels play a critical role in the ongoing delivery and maintenance of the infrastructure required in an urbanising world.

Markets: Transport, Water
Expertise: Ground engineering

Smart solutions for the future billet high on the international tunnelling agenda

Futuristic tunnel

Aurecon’s tunnel experts recently shared a wealth of local and global project experiences and knowledge at the 15th Australasian Tunnelling Conference.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Rail & rail systems, Tunnels, Ground engineering

When new meets old: buildings and tunnels


Aurecon looks at the drive of a new tunnel being the catalyst for owners of buildings and other structures in the vicinity to become concerned about consequences, such as cracking and vibration in their assets.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Rail & rail systems, Ground engineering

Looking for clues – geotechnical investigation

Geotechnical models lead

Antoinette Walshe, one of Aurecon's geotechnical engineers, asks the very important question: how much geotech is enough?

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Rail & rail systems, Ground engineering

People profile: Charlie Shackell

Charlie Shackell

Charlie Shackell's 20+ years career spans major civil and geotechnical engineering projects involving investigation, design and construction in Australia, South Africa, West Africa, and the United Kingdom.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Ground engineering, Rail & rail systems

People profile: Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett, a techincal director for transport based in Melbourne Australia has over 30 years of design experience in domestic and international civil engineering projects.

Markets: Transport
Expertise: Ground engineering, Tunnels

Breathing space: optimising ventilation in metro projects

Breathing space

Mikel Alonso looks at how balancing the key functions of a ventilation system in order to maximise both safety and cost efficiencies for an underground metro or railway system.

Markets: Transport
Expertise: Ground engineering, Rail & rail systems

Going underground: saving surface buildings while tunnelling

Going underground

Anthony Bennett, Aurecon’s tunnels leader, looks at proven approaches to saving the building while developing underground rail infrastructure.

Markets: Transport, Urban transport
Expertise: Ground engineering, Rail & rail systems

Metro station construction in congested environments

Congested environments

Warren Dou talks about the effective risk management and innovative technical solutions that address the challenges of constructing underground stations in urban environments.

Markets: Transport
Expertise: Rail & rail systems, Urbanisation, Ground engineering

Hanoi International Airport


Aurecon was engaged to provide the structural and geotechnical engineering for Terminal 2.

Markets: Airports, Built Environment, Transport
Expertise: Airports, Building design, Ground engineering