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Need a temporary works solution for your next project? Backed by Australia’s largest range of hire equipment and a team of over 30 engineering professionals, Coates Engineering Solutions can make it happen.
With a single purchase order, you can unlock the benefits of a customised engineering solution, from design and certification to install and bump-out.

Our team

The Coates Engineering Solutions team has the experience and expertise to help ensure your project runs smoothly and efficiently. Our team of qualified Civil, Structural, Environmental and Chemical Engineers consult across the country and can support you with a variety of Temporary Works solutions specific to your next project:

• Engineering design and certification
• Site installation services and certification
• Project management services
• Engineering consulting services
• Engineering team qualified with NER, RPEQ and EC(VBA) accreditation
• Australia-wide coverage including regional areas

Structural propping

With a comprehensive range of Structural Propping equipment, Coates Engineering Solutions can provide tailored solutions for your next project. Suitable for up to 100-tonne capacity, our range is quick to install, fully certified and compliant to all Australian standards.

Applications: Crane travel paths, back propping, facade retention, heritage buildings, bridge support, retaining walls, hybrid solutions, brick wall needling

• Acrow Props
• Coates Hire Titan Super Prop (exclusive, light weight, high capacity prop with raking applications)
• Mini-Tri Props
• Trishore Props
• Tilt Props (compression & tension capacity)
• Universal System Props (15, 30, 60 & 100 tonne capacities)

Hydraulic shoring

With capacities up to 250 tonne and unsupported spans up to 40 metres, our hydraulic shoring solutions are suitable for any application. Our team can support your project with bespoke and hybrid turn-key solutions, including engineering certification of design and installation.

Using a modular hydraulic system allows for faster installation, reducing the requirement for site-based fabrication or welding. Our range of shoring solutions can also be used where high capacity and large hydraulic stroke are required.  Our hydraulic props can also be load monitored, giving you full visibility of the system’s performance against the expected loads. You can view the loads and full suite of telemetry data at any time from a web-based portal on your mobile or computer.

Applications: Basement excavation, pump stations, gross pollutant traps, tank farms, cofferdams, pipe trenches, cut & dives

• Power Brace (light weight hydraulic bracing system)
• Mega Brace (heavy duty hydraulic bracing system)
• MP50 Medium Duty Hydraulic Strut
• MP150 Heavy Duty Hydraulic Strut
• MP250 Super Heavy Duty Hydraulic Strut

Sheet & brace

Our team can undertake sheet piling on braced or unbraced temporary works applications, providing flexibility for difficult excavations. We can help you deliver sheet piling solutions on time and on budget via bespoke and hybrid solutions, including certification of the design and installation.

Applications: Basement excavations, pump stations, gross pollutant traps, tank farms, cofferdams, pipe trenches, cut & dives

• Trench sheets
• Sheet piles
• Full range of excavators with sheet vibrators combined with gooseneck extensions

Slide rail & standard shoring

With Australia’s largest range of proprietary shoring products, from aluminium to lightweight and heavy duty steel, Coates Engineering Solutions can design and certify a bespoke shoring solution for your next project. Our unique Slide Rail product is suitable for varied and versatile shoring solutions. Our team of dedicated experts across Australia are available to ensure your installation is safe and meets the relevant standards.

Applications: Basement excavation, pump stations, gross pollutant traps, tank farms, cofferdams, pipe trenches, cut & dives

• Verishores
• Lightweight sheets – aluminium and steel
• Lightweight and heavy duty steel shoring boxes
• Complete Slide Rail Systems

Synchronous hydraulic jacking

Coates Engineering Solutions offers synchronised hydraulic jacking systems for safe and precise lifting requirements. Backed by user-friendly software with out-of-tolerance alarms and data recording capabilities, this is a safe and precise method of lifting and lowering heavy assets. Our team provide end-to-end solutions with project support to maximise productivity on your site.

Applications: Bridge lifting, industrial roof lifting, drag line bearing replacement, coal loaders

• 12-port system
• PLC controlled
• Recordable data log of all movements
• Tolerances +/- 0.1mm
• Remote operation
• Tolerance alarms

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