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Ideal Geotech Rigs swarm over a Central Coast Subdivision

02 Jun 2017

Our client needed a fast response for 21 lot classifications on a new development in the Central Coast of NSW. We were able assist quickly by sending four soil technicians to complete the testing within a day. We also took the opportunity to shoot a video showing the type of work our geotechnical technicians carry out. We will release that video onto our home page when it’s completed but for now we’ve started with a fun behind the scenes video.

New Ideal Contour Surveys

04 May 2017

Over the last 9 month’s Ideal Corp has been developing a new brand – Ideal Contour. With consultations with industry stakeholders we’ve established a niche where Ideal corp can provide a timely service utilising building experience. We’re close to completing our set up for the new business. Stay tuned.

HIA Home Show returns to Darling Harbour

25 Mar 2017

Ideal Geotech field drill rig at HIA Home Show

For the return back to Darling Harbour for this year’s HIA Home Show we showed mums and dads a close up of one of our geotechnical rigs.

1200 Steel Soldiers for Transportables

16 Jan 2017

Screw piers with adjustable caps ready to support transportable buildings

Ideal Foundations are half way through installing 1200 above ground screw piers supporting transportable admin buildings. The project is the construction of new admin buildings to support the building of a new Jail in Wellington NSW. The installation of the screw piers to support transportables above will take approximately three months Dec 2016 to Feb 2017. On average the screw piers are screwed down to 3.75m to accomodate the potential movement of the reactive soils on the site.

We’d like to thank Modular Building Systems (MBS) for the opportunity for our screw piers to support their transportable buildings. A project on this scale certainly makes our screw piers protruding from the ground look like soldiers marching – anyway we think so 🙂

It’s also a pleasure to work on a well planned construction – awesome work Hansen & Yunken!

Ideal take screw pier systems to a higher level

12 Dec 2016

Ideal Foundations new plant for higher capacity screw piersNew plant just arrived from the US!

Growing more into the light commercial foundations we wanted to have the same systemised approach as our residential pier. Our engineers have begun an R&D project on a new connection system for our higher capacity screw piers. Part of the new system led us to the good old USA to get the machinery needed. The new swagging system will allow for quicker and easier installation of screw piers similar to our residential piers.

Wellington, we have arrived!

28 Nov 2016

Ideal Foundations install 1200 screw piers for Modular Building Systems (MBS)

The Ideal Foundations team has just arrived at Wellington NSW. They are about to start installing 1200 screw piers for Modular Building Systems (MBS).

We’ve anchored in South Australia

15 Sep 2016

Ideal Foundations grows with new Anchorpile purchase

Ideal Corp has taken another step on their growth path with the purchase of an Adelaide business – Anchorpile. The local business operated by Bernie Holding for 15 years was ready to take on it’s next chapter. Bernie’s local knowledge and Ideal Corp’s systemised approach will give South Australian builders many advantages in dealing with some of the most reactive soils found in Australia. The next 6 months will focus on growing the team to promote the benefits of Anchorpile to Engineers and  Builders in South Australia.

We’re back – Aguip 2016

16 Aug 2016

Ideal Foundations stand at Agquip Gunnedah, the largest Agricultural show in Australia

We were back at Aguip smelling the fresh country air of Gunnedah. It’s funny how quickly a year goes by and it’s our 5th year supporting the largest Agricultural show in Australia. We showcased our Geotechnical rigs and live screw pier installations across the three day event.

Getting down with a new helix!

10 Aug 2015

New Ideal Foundations screw pier helix

Today we’re launching our new cast helix to further enhance our off the shelf residential screw pier. Our R&D team and engineers have spent the last 12 months researching and testing the helix. The new helix has increased the capacity of the residential screw piers by more than 20% with a designed capacity of 85kN.

1100 Residential Homes Home Project – Frasers Property

12 Dec 2014

Ideal foundations screw piers being installed on Fairwater Development for Fraser Property

In May 2014 we began work on the amenities building for Australand Property Group who are redeveloping the Ashlar Golf Course in the Blacktown NSW. The development called Fairwater is planned to build approximately 1100 homes. Ideal Foundations worked with Australand to develop a fixed price solution for the project. With the project now under the new brand of Frasers Property Australiain we’re in full swing installing screw piers. To find out more visit http://www.frasersproperty.com.au/NSW/Fairwater.

 

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