PCA and its Consultants have been involved in Failure Investigations for more then 25 years.


Principal Consultant, Philip Ferguson, is an experienced Metallurgist (Graduate of UNSW) and has provided expert opinions in several court cases involving steel, grey cast iron and ductile iron pipelines.

Failure Sequence

Failure in Bellevue Hill, NSW, 2009 

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Failure of Ryde Suction Main, NSW, 2009 

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