Background

Since our inception in 1993, Aquacrete has established itself as one of Australia’s leading specialist manufacturers and providers of ventilation control and geology consolidation solutions to the underground mining industry.

A wholly Australian-owned company, we manufacture and supply a range of products to more than 90% of Australia’s underground coal mines and a growing base of underground gold, nickel, copper and lead mines throughout Australia.

Innovation Milestones

First gypsum-based VCD installed at Myuna Colliery, NSW in July 1997

Live underground explosion testing conducted in 1998 provided data to determine design parameters

Engineering model established design specification of structural devices

First single-application, water-resistant shotblast product trialled March 2006 at Angus Place Colliery

Successful trial of in-situ, non-destructive testing