2023 Consulting Women@Douglas Conference

2023 Consulting Women@Douglas Conference

Our second Consulting Women@Douglas Conference took place in early November at Darling Harbour, Sydney, gathering our female engineers, scientists and shared services leaders from across Australia.

Douglas Partners Joins Mirvac’s Grass N Grill Event to Support WAGEC

At Douglas Partners, we believe in making a positive impact beyond the realms of our professional endeavours. Recently, we had the privilege of participating in Mirvac‘s Grass N Grill event, a great initiative aimed at supporting the Women’s and Girls Emergency Centre (WAGEC) in Redfern. WAGEC is a feminist, grassroots organization dedicated to supporting women […]

Grounded in Excellence: Unveiling our renewed Brand Identity

In 2023, we’re thrilled to share a monumental moment in our 60-year history: the unveiling of our revitalized brand identity. At Douglas Partners, we believe that understanding the ground beneath is the foundation of success. With a team of 600+ professionals across 20 locations, we continue to deliver integrated solutions while upholding the highest industry […]

Three-dimensional Bearing Capacity of Footings on Sand over Clay

The assessment of bearing capacity in shallow foundations on layered soils has traditionally relied upon empirical models, often assuming the presence of a strip footing. In their recent research, published in the Australian Geomechanics Society journal, engineers Sean Goodall and Richard Merifield have delved into a comprehensive exploration of the three-dimensional bearing capacity. Specifically, their […]

How waste is managed in Sydney

In Sydney, waste management is regulated and overseen by local government authorities, waste management companies, and various industry-specific regulations. It’s important for businesses to stay informed about waste management regulations and engage with reputable waste management service providers to ensure compliance and promote sustainable waste practices. Waste is managed in the following ways: Businesses are […]

Pile foundation considerations for clay and sand

A pile foundation is made up of long columns or posts, which can be constructed using concrete, steel, or wood. These columns are either bored or driven into the ground to provide support for buildings. They are placed at a depth below the ground surface and are specifically designed to bear the load on solid […]

Three types of remediation practices

Remediation refers to the process of addressing and fixing environmental or geotechnical issues on a site. It is needed to protect the environment, ensure the safety of people, comply with regulations, enable site reuse, and fulfill legal obligations. It involves identifying and treating contamination or unstable soil conditions, making the site safe and suitable for […]

Australia and New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics 2023

Cairns is all set to welcome the geotechnical engineering community as it prepares to host the prestigious Australia and New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics (ANZGEO) 2023. The four-day conference, scheduled from July 2nd to 5th, will take place at the Cairns Convention Centre, providing a platform for knowledge exchange and networking among experts, researchers, and […]

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2023

As we celebrate International Women in Engineering Day 2023, we take great pride in honoring the remarkable women engineers at Douglas Partners. Their talents, skills, and contributions play a vital role in shaping our industry. As an engineering consultancy firm, we understand the significance of gender diversity and inclusivity in the engineering industry, and this […]