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You can still catch the Moisture Mob at the Building Science Forum and RIA Inc. Restoration Conference & Trade Show. For more information on these events, please visit https://www.restorationindustry.org.au/events/upcoming-events/




The Moisture Mob experts in concrete, flooring, roofing and research based scientific investigations will be touring Brisbane before traveling to Melbourne for RIA Inc.’s annual Restoration Conference and Trade Show. The delegation have organised their itinerary to spend time with local suppliers and restoration contractors in Queensland before the event.


Join the Moisture Mob for a day of education and networking. Well known restoration industry adviser and historian Pete Consigli will facilitate the educational day’s activities, highlighted by a networking dinner where the locals get a chance to break bread with the Mob!


Take the time to participate in this unique opportunity to meet the Mob for a highly interactive day of international fellowship to get better educated on applying scientific principles to property restoration!

Moisture Mob Overview

Dr Ralph Moon


Dr. Ralph Moon has 43 years experience in the environmental regulation and consulting industry. He is currently the owner of Ralph E. Moon Consulting LLC., an insurance services company that investigates water-related damages for insurance claims.


Dr. Moon specialises in the origin, cause, and duration of loss and is actively involved in litigation services. Dr. Moon has presented at hundreds of insurance-related conferences, educational seminars and academic congresses. He has also contributed to over a hundred publications in technical and peer reviewed publications.

Robert (Bob) Higgins


Robert Higgins, also known as Concrete Bob, has been involved in moisture-related issues in concrete and waterproofing since 1976 and has been developing products for such use since 1980. Bob has contributed to, used as an expert resource or written over 100 papers involving moisture-related concrete issues including deterioration mechanisms, testing protocols, diagnosis, inspection and repair.


Bob also served on committees for organisations including the standards organisation, Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), standards organisation, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) and more.

Howard Brickman


Howard Brickman is the Founder and President of Brickman Consulting, a full service hardwood flooring consulting and contracting company, established in 1984. Brickman Consulting specialises in custom installations and has worked on projects including the Dorothy Quincy Homestead, Great Hall of Faneuil Hall, Hatch Memorial Shell, Henri Bendel Store and many more.


Howard also developed and teaches the Advanced Wood Floor Inspection Course in Washington DC, Chicago, Orlando, Las Vegas (and other US cities), a course which provides students instruction on psychrometrics, the wood-moisture relationship, inspection tools and more.

John T Hull


John T. Hull has over 25 years experience in the roofing and coatings industries. He is a recognised authority on roof restoration and moisture detection within the roof and building envelope. Mr. Hull has provided technical support, training and consulting in over 30 countries. His expertise in roof restoration has contributed to roofing projects at NFL stadiums, airports, universities, hospitals and even the White House.


John is a current member of the Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) and a Voting Member of the ASTM D08 Roofing Committee.

Pete Consigli – CR, WLS


Pete Consigli has been in the cleaning, restoration and indoor air quality (IAQ) industry for over 50 years. As an independent consultant based in Southwest Florida, Pete specialises in training, consulting and project management for the restoration, insurance and IAQ industries.


In 2008, Pete received RIA’s most prestigious honour for excellence in restoration, the Martin L. King award. In 2012 RIA made Pete the second honorary member to its association, only the third such honour in RIA’s 75+ years. He is also a Hall of Fame Inductee of the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA).

Event Details


Date: 30th May 2024
Event time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided)
Networking dinner: 6:30 pm onwards (set meal included)
Location: The Colmslie Hotel
Address: Cnr Wynnum & Junction Rds, Morningside, QLD 4170
Room: Gateway West