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Babak Hamidi presents Elizabeth Quay Diaphragm Wall Project to Concrete Institute of Australia

Babak Hamidi, GFWA’s marketing manager, has presented the Design & Construction of Elizabeth Quay Inlet Wall project to the Australia Concrete Institute on 10 March. Elizabeth Quay is a multi million dollar highly prestiguous project that is being developed by

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GFWA Hosts Soletanche Bachy Safety Seminar 2015

GFWA hosted a one day Soletanche Bachy Safety Seminar on 10 March to elevate safety awareness, and to re-stress the importance and priority of safety in the Group. Lorenzo Alessi who is Soletanche Bachy’s quality and safety director was the

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Perth’s engineers visit Lloyd Street Underpass Project

In coordination with McConnell Dowell who is the main contractor of Lloyd Street Rail Corridor Grade Separation project, GFWA invited AGS members to visit the project, and observe the process of diaphragm wall construction for themselves. After sigining in and

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National Workshop on Transport & Energy held on 19 November

The National Workshop on Transport and Energy was held in Wollongong’s Novetel Hotel on 19 November, and provided an opportunity for project owners, consultants and contractors to exchange their knowledge and views. Inaugration speakers at the workshop were Ann Sudmalis,

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AGS Seminar on Geotechnics of Soft Soils held on 14 November

Australia Geomechanics Society held a seminar on Geotechnics of Soft Soils at Perth Convention Centre on 14 November. GFWA who has been a constant sponsor of engineering events such as the annual GFWA Prize for final year undergraduate projects in

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22nd GFWA Prize held on 11 November

The 22nd GFWA Prize for final year undergraduate projects in geomechanics at universities of Western Australia was held by the Australian Geomechanics Society on 11 November at the auditorium of Engineers Australia in Perth. This year’s master of ceremony was

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GFWA wins Concrete Institute Award for Excellence

GFWA has been announced as the winner of Concrete Institute of Austrlia (WA branch) Award for Excellence in Subcontractor Category for the Elizabeth Quay diaphragm wall on 31 December. The announcement was made and the certificate presnted to Tim Palmer,

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Tim Palmer presents DWall Technology to UK ICE in Perth

Further to the successful presentation that Tim Palmer, GFWA’s general manager, made on the subject of diaphragm walls to Australia Geomechanics Society on 12 August, he was also invited to make a similar presentation, also titled “Diaphragm Walls in Western

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Tim Palmer presents DWall Technology to AGS

Tim Palmer, the general manager of GFWA, was the inivted speaker at Australia Geomechanics Society on 12 August, and shared his local Australian and international experience of diaphragm wall construction. During this presentation that was titled “Diaphragm Walls in Western

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Tim Palmer becomes GFWA General Manager

Tim Palmer who joined GFWA as Wheatstone Projects Director has become the company’s new general manager.

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