MRWA self-locking taper


Our selection is not based on price alone…we also considered the safety & saving aspects

“Our selection is not based on price alone, we also considered the safety & saving aspects. The Smart foundations allow quick replacement of items with no further effort required to the base, (providing a significant cost benefit in replacing the damaged item by re-using the existing footing) and reduces risk of injury to employees by reducing time spent on traffic islands exposed to traffic.” MAIN ROADS DEPT WESTERN AUSTRALIA




Main Roads has approved the use of Smart Sustainable Foundations to secure posts, grab-rails and bollards

All MRWA signage can now be secured using CHS posts and Smart Sustainable Foundations

Developments remain in pristine condition year after year and you eradicate resource and capital intensive maintenance practices by re-using foundations impact after impact, year after year. No expensive traffic management, no risks or costs.



Re-use foundations

Smart ground socket provides a protective shield making concrete foundations re-usable impact after impact, year after year


Reduce costs

Install and maintain infrastructure in a fraction of the time,  for a fraction of the cost. Eradicate risks and variables and deliver a superior finish


Improve effectiveness 

Substantially improve safety and effectiveness of installing & maintaining infrastructure. Cleaner , safer roads without the risks. Every job is on-time, on-budget


How it works

Quite simple - instead of replacing valuable concrete foundations, you install a ground socket made from a Smart self-healing plastic that protects the surrounding foundations impact after impact, year after year. Infrastructure self-locks in ground socket remaining secure year after year, and can only be removed using tools provided.


MRWA estimates that  replacing just 1 item/ week costs half a million dollars over the life of a development

Using traditional methods provides no future benefit. MRWA estimates that replacing just 1 sign-post a week using traditional methods costs a whopping $500,000.00 over the life of a development (not including traffic management, possible injury to workers or underground services, tipping fees and the multitude of other variables that can ruin any budget). $25 is a low cost investment for a lifetime of savings


Your decision will lock in the outcome for decades to come

As Traditional developments continue to decline, Smart developments grow increasingly efficient. "Efficiency in infrastructure investment must form a central focus for Australia's governments, as they seek to close the infrastructure gap. After all, each dollar saved by eliminating cost overruns and inefficiencies can be invested in new, productive infrastructure". Options for Reform Report


Smart Taper-lock is designed and manufactured in Australia. Has an International Patent pending and is Trademarked trademark-symbol



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