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31st January 2019

A step-by-step guide to building a retaining wall

 Steps to build a retaining wall: Know the lay of the land - contact Dial Before You Dig Draft your wall design Finalise plans and mark out area Excavate area and trench Lay and compact road base Lay steel bar grid/mesh and set up wooden forms Pour footing - lay cement and sand mix Screed and level the cement/sand mix Lay first row of bricks Fill first layer of bricks with blue metal aggregate Optional - Install drainage pipe Lay remaining layers of bricks Remove lugs from top layer Install caps Allow everything to dry

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5th March 2019

A Guide to Scissor Lift Hire Rates: How much should you be paying?

When we were reviewing typical hire rates for scissor lifts (unlike many of the other machines we've researched) we found that day rates for hiring scissor lifts were highly variable from supplier to supplier and city to city. So in this guide we will give you the hire rate brackets of the different scissor lift working heights and machine variants so you can make an informed decision. Your best bet for getting a competitive rate is using the iSeekplant rates request tool, which will get you the best real time quotes from suppliers in your area!

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23rd December 2014

ACT Light Rail Project Quick Links and Resources

Image source: Canberraairport.com.au In Canberra, ACT, a light rail network has been planned to link the City Centre and the expanding area of Gungahlin. The ACT Light Rail Project is estimated to cost around $700 million, and should be completed by 2019. Stage one of the project, Capital Metro, is the first stage of what will be a city-wide upgrade to public transport infrastructure which is sorely needed in Canberra now and in the future. With a high amount of Government spending on road infrastructure in the last decade, Canberra has one of the highest rates of car-dependence in Australia, and the known challenges of urban sprawl are being addressed in this public transport initiative, in an effort to maximise city living and allow transport options to be available to all residents of the city.

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