East Village on Knutsford

East Village on Knutsford The proposed development comprises a three storey, mixed use residential precinct, with a mix of dwelling densities from R40 to R60/100. The brownfield site presented several geotechnical challenges, and the project scope included an assessment of a potential source of borrow material for structural fill. The multistorey mixed use development occupies […]

Gosford / Wyong Water Supply

Gosford / Wyong Water Supply When Gosford / Wyong Councils, in conjunction with Hunter Water Corporation, required geotechnical and environmental investigations to be undertaken in building 30km of water pipeline, they called on Douglas Partners’ expertise to assist. The $45 million project was the initiative of Gosford/Wyong Councils with the Hunter Water Corporation in response […]

Boggo Road Busway Tunnel Project

Boggo Road Busway Tunnel Project As part of the Boggo Road Busway Alliance, Douglas Partners provided geotechnical investigation and analysis for stages 1-3 of the 1.5 kilometre Boggo Road Busway Tunnel which provides crucial public transport access from the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PA) to the Eleanor Schonell Bridge. Douglas Partners was engaged to undertake the geotechnical investigation […]

Centennial Mandalong Coal Mine

Centennial Mandalong Coal Mine The Mandalong Coal Mine was acquired by Centennial Coal in 2002 as part of the Powercoal acquisition with operations commencing in 2005. The mine is capable of extracting up to 5.44 million tonnes per annum. With a proven track record in the successful management of mining projects, Douglas Partners was able […]

West Precinct, Perth Airport

West Precinct, Perth Airport West Precinct is a signature commercial, retail and hotel zone located on the western fringes of Perth Airport and incorporating Perth’s first direct factory outlet (DFO). Douglas Partners assisted Perth Airport Pty Ltd and its stakeholders from desktop study to construction, proving consistent geotechnical advice and support to inform site development […]

900 Hay Street

900 Hay Street As part of the hotel construction boom in Perth’s CBD, Douglas Partners was engaged to provide geotechnical advice for a proposed 27 storeys hotel development together with a single level basement. The Mantra Hotel is located in the heart of Perth’s CBD (Hay Street), approximately 675 m northwest of Perth’s Elizabeth Quay, […]


EastLink EastLink is the 39km motorway in Melbourne’s east, connecting the Eastern, Monash, Frankston and Peninsula Link freeways. Douglas Partners was the lead geotechnical consultant undertaking preliminary and detailed designs for the project together with inspection, monitoring and verification services. The project links the Eastern Freeway in Mitcham with the Frankston Freeway in Melbourne’s south-east. […]

Frieda River

Frieda River The Frieda River Project is one of Asia-pacific’s largest undeveloped copper and gold deposits containing over 12 million tonnes of contained copper and 18 million ounces of gold. Douglas Partners (DP) were involved with the Extended Scoping Study (2009), Pre-feasability Study (2010) and bankable Feasability Study (2011) for the Frieda River Gold-Copper Mine […]

Arena Apartments

Arena Apartments The convict heritage of Newcastle was under investigation as part of the development of the Arena Apartments at Newcastle. The Arena apartment development is situated at the site of the former Royal Newcastle Hospital (RNH) which overlooks the Pacifi c Ocean and the iconic Newcastle Beach. The original hospital was built in 1817 […]

Newcastle Courthouse

Newcastle Courthouse The Newcastle Courthouse is built over abandoned mine workings in two coal seams. Douglas Partners used Sonar technology to accurately map the workings and used numerical modelling to design a robust grouting strategy to protect the important structure. The Newcastle Courthouse is a state of-the-art seven storey, 12,000 m2 building constructed over two […]