Investigation and reports on problem structures

We have conducted investigations and provided expert witness reports for clients as diverse as:

  • Homeowners
  • Insurance companies
  • Lawyers for matters before the courts and coroner
  • Matters before the NSW Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal (CTTT)
  • Builders
  • Building Product Suppliers
  • Truss and Frame Fabrication Plants

In particular we are well known as one of a handful of companies in Australia with real expertise in timber engineering and its practices.

A few examples of investigations that we have been involved with are shown below:

Forensic engineering to determine the cause of
damage or distress to structures

Cracking to brickwork

Cracking to brickwork

Failed retaining wall

Failed retaining wall

Deflecting and damaged timber roof structure

Deflecting and damaged timber roof structure

Construction defects and material problems

Construction defects and material problems

Underlying cause of wind damage

Underlying cause of wind damage

Cracked ceilings

Cracked ceilings

Checks of structural adequacy and scopes of work for repairs after fires, impacts, foundation movement, building defects and the like

Structural assessment after fire

Structural assessment after fire

Emergency stabilisation and repairs after impact

Emergency stabilisation and repairs after impact

Repairs after fires

Repairs after fires

Cause of pool failure

Cause of pool failure
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