ACOR Services - Remedial


ACOR Consultants provides remedial design work to rectify building defects and structural issues. Our specialist services include diagnosis and condition assessment, litigation support, specialist waterproofing of above and below ground structures, rehabilitation of strata and commercial buildings, facades, and civil structures.

Our multi-disciplinary engineering team delivers integrated design solutions that ensure smooth running of projects as well as outcomes which favour minimal cost and maximum capital appreciation. ACOR was recently engaged by the NSW Government in Project Remediate, an initiative to set the new standard in façade remediation.

ACOR Services - Remedial


Commercial, Industrial & Infrastructure

  • Slab penetration reviews
  • Water leak diagnosis
  • Dilapidation surveys
  • Facade audits
  • Technical due diligence
  • Structural reviews/modifications
  • Roof waterproofing
  • Glass breakage analysis
  • Construction defects
  • Bridges and wharves condition assessment
  • Peer reviews
  • Durability assessment
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Engineering – condition, capacity, compliance, reliability
    • Hydraulics
    • Fire (Asset Protection)
    • Electrical
    • Mechanical
    • Dangerous Goods &Petrochemical (including Licensing)
  • Specifications
  • OPEX, CAPEX or Sinking Fund Analysis



We are engaged to provide specialist advice on a wide range of issues ranging from minor cracking in buildings to full-scale building refurbishments and upgrades. This may include new balustrading, new windows and doors, cement rendering, cladding and structural modifications

Our services include:

  • 2yr defect bond inspections
  • Concrete cancer (spalling)
  • Waterproofing
  • Cracking and building settlement
  • Balustrade replacement
  • Window replacement
  • Fire safety upgrades
  • Masonry crack repairs, cavity flashing and repointing
  • Seawalls & retaining walls


Facade Engineering

ACOR have specialist personnel skilled in detailing and documenting façade packages, reviewing shop drawings against the design intent as well as inspecting construction work in progress.

Our services include:

  • Cladding assessment, design, and documentation
  • Design and documentation of compliant replacement cladding
  • Performance optimisation for existing facades
  • Facade design, detailing and documentation
  • Facade procurement and installation advice
  • Design of glazing and glass structures
  • Shop front design, curtain wall design, window selection
  • Materials selection and durability

Building Upgrades and Facade Refurbishment

Our remedial team have capability in diagnosis and remediation of building façade and cladding issues. We provide realistic and practical options, which cover services from feasibility assessment, through to detail design. By doing so, we add value to your structure.

Our services include:

  • Development applications
  • Structural design
  • Hydraulic upgrades
  • Fire safety upgrades
  • Energy efficiency
  • Refurbishment vs Replacement
  • Facade cladding replacement
  • Aluminium composite panels testing, assessment and risk management
  • Feasibility studies
  • Council liaison
  • Project management



We have proven experience in the restoration and adaptive reuse of heritage buildings and structures. Our approach combines knowledge of traditional and modern construction techniques and materials.

Our services include:

  • Condition Assessment
  • Materials selection and design
  • Project Management
  • Project documentation to heritage requirements
  • Liaison with statutory authorities



ACOR provides services to large and small mining operations Australia-wide. Our clients include BHP, FMG, Rio Tinto and Xstrata and cover iron ore, nickel, coal and gold operations. These services are reinforced by the ACOR Group who has significant experience in the design and delivery of Mining infrastructure throughout Australia and South East Asia.


Expert Witness Services

We provide specialist opinion, investigation, testing and reporting on regulatory compliance for your building or structure. Our reports can be used to assist with litigation, insurance claims and dispute resolution.

  • Expert witness reporting and representation
  • Forensic investigations
  • Litigation compliant reports
  • Coordination of specialist testing
  • Homeowners Warranty (Compensation Fund Claims)
  • Scott schedules
  • Building defect reports

Project Management or Technical Support

Our Remedial Engineering teams specialise in managing remedial projects with a flexible approach – we can work with your designated Project Manager or Superintendent to provide technical support, or we can manage the entire project.

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“Highly involved in the Remedial Engineering Industry, We try to inspire, advise and assist other engineers with their work. I am very proud of the ACOR Remedial Engineering team’s work, and for how they continue to develop into real world-beaters.”
Sam Parker
National Discipline Lead – Remedial Engineering

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