Hydraulic engineering

Engineered options for gas, water, sewerage and fire hydrants systems

John Morony Correctional Complex is an Australian maximum and minimum security prison complex for males and females. The complex comprises three separate correctional facilities: John Morony Correctional Centre (a medium security correctional centre for men); Outer Metropolitan Multi Purpose Correctional Centre (a minimum security correctional centre for men); and Dillwynia Correctional Centre (a medium security…

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Best of the best: Casba

UDIA award for the best-of-the-best urban development in NSW/ACT Congratulations to Cornerstone and the project team of Casba who were awarded the “best-of-the-best urban development in NSW/ACT in 2015” by the UDIA. Woolacotts provided structural, civil and hydraulic engineering services, and completed a flood study – a prerequisite for approval. UDIA President, Martin Wells said…

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Prisons passing capacity

Woolacotts Consulting Engineers has seen a sharp spike in enquiries to provide engineering design services from builders, architects, private prison operators, and state governments for prison projects. Business Development Director Jeremy Bierer believes that our growing population, truth in sentencing laws and stalled capital investment to build new beds has resulted in “a pent up…

Woolacotts' entry into the Freefall Experience, Kinetic Canopy Lookout

Freefall Experience: Woolacotts awarded highly commended

  Woolacotts has been awarded highly commended at the ‘Freefall Experience Design Ideas Competition’. Run by Engineers Australia, the competition was launched in 2013 during Canberra’s centenary celebrations. It invited Australian engineers and other creative professionals to design a showcase installation in the Freefall forest at the National Arboretum to be enjoyed by visitors for decades to…

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Moving towards a BIM future

Far more than 3D modelling, BIM offers a range of measurable benefits for architects, builders, engineers and building owners. Building information modelling (BIM) covers geometry, spatial relationships, light analysis, geographic information, quantities and properties of building components, project management and post-construction facilities management. “It’s is far more than 3D CAD modelling – it’s a rich,…

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Urban Islands

  Woolacotts Consulting Engineers is proud to support young architecture talent at this year’s Urban Islands event.   Urban Islands is an independent cross-university masters architecture studio which takes place on Cockatoo Island – a UNESCO World Heritage site and former convict penal establishment. The program, held during July, is a series of intensive studios, workshops…

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Brisbane office relocation

The Woolacotts Consulting Engineers Brisbane office will soon move to a new address. From 24 March, the Woolacotts Brisbane office will relocate to shiny new premises in Spring Hill, only a few hundred metres from our old office. The new office address is level 2, 28 Fortescue Street, Spring Hill Queensland 4000. Our phone number will…

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Season’s greetings from the team

As the end of the year approaches, we would like to thank our clients and partners for their support throughout 2013. It has been an exciting year for Woolacotts Consulting Engineers. This year, we celebrated 80 years of responsive client service and exceptional engineering solutions. We have continued to grow, winning more projects around the…

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Ian Stalker promoted to Principal Engineer

Woolacotts Consulting Engineers has announced the promotion of Ian Stalker to the role of principal engineer.  Ian has exceptional design knowledge gained over his decades of hydraulic experience. “I am very pleased to announce Ian’s well-deserved  promotion,” said Operations Director, Stephen Branch. Before becoming an engineer, Ian gained hands-on experience as a plumber and gas fitter. As a result, he…

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Pitching in to support our communities

As part of its community investment program, Woolacotts Consulting Engineers supports a number of organisations with donations, volunteering and fundraising. One of these organisations is a family refuge centre in Western Sydney. Run by St Vincent De Paul, it assists families who have found themselves without a home due to the biggest cause of homelessness for women…