Around the World: Rockfall 2013, Australia

Rockfall NettingMaccaferri Australia has announced multiple dates and speakers for the Rockfall 2013 seminar series. The seminar will be offered in five cities across Australia between November 26 and December 3. (Dates and locations listed below.) With a focus on rockfall mitigation and barrier design, Rockfall 2013 will profile:

  • The design philosophy for assessing typical rockfall related problems
  • The latest technical design software for retention systems, drapery installations and flexible facings for soil nails
  • The latest developments in high strength meshes, retention systems, rockfall protection fences, debris flow fences and high capacity embankment systems
  • New and revised products within the Maccaferri MacRo systems range including new mesh systems, new corrosion protection coatings and new rockfall fences
  • Revolutionary new hybrid barrier systems

Rockfall 2013, AustraliaSpeakers include Peter Ingraham (Golder Associates) and Dr. David Cheer (Maccaferri).

The event will provide a Certificate of Attendance that may be used towards Engineers Australia members’ Continuing Professional Development (CPD) logs.


November 26
City: Townsville, QLD
Venue: Rydges Southbank, 23 Palmer St

November 27
City: Brisbane, QLD
Venue:  Riverside Receptions, Oxley Drive, New Farm

November 29
City: Perth, WA
Venue: Engineers Australia, 712 Murray St, West Perth

Rockfall geohazards, nettingDecember 2
City: Sydney, NSW
Venue: Engineers Australia, 8 Thomas St, Chatswood

December 3
City: Melbourne
Venue: Engineers Australia, Bedford St, Nth Melbourne


Geotechnical Engineers, Geologists, Consulting Engineers, Design Engineers, Project Engineers, Contractors, Specialist Subcontractors, Government Engineers and any other industry professionals specializing in this dynamic sector of the environmental protection industry

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