Soil Stabilisation Tasmania



Hiway Geotechnical Australia own and operate a radical, exciting and rare soil nailing device known as Shotrods. This 20 tonne compressed air operated nail gun is the only one of its kind in Australasia and one of only four in the world. This exciting technology now available in Australia. See More For applications where conditions preclude the use of Shotrods, refer to Supernailer for alternative options to cover almost any soil nailing possibility.

Applicable Industries:

  • RAIL
  • GAS

Shotrod and Supernailer Applications:

  • Stabilisation of over-steep embankments
  • Reconstruction of failed embankments/landslides (incl embankment re-construction)
  • Rock bolting, securing of rock fall protection
  • Settlement prevention
  • Temporary stability for stockpiles and cut excavation faces
  • Groundwater drainage/horizontal drains