Backhoe Hire in Newcastle, NSW 2300

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9th December 2018

Construction in Sydney is booming - here’s what it means for Plant Hire companies!

Infrastructure development is booming across New South Wales and with the WestConnex, Western Sydney Airport, Sydney Metro Stage 2 & 3, and Cross City Tunnel all in their early phases, there are still a few good years of guaranteed work to come.

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7th July 2019

What is a backhoe?

A backhoe is an excavation machine that utilises a digging bucket on the end of a two-part articulated arm. Backhoe loaders are typically loader or tractor units that have a loader-style bucket on the front and a backhoe add-on (a digging bucket on the end of a two-part articulated arm) attached to the rear. Backhoes are excellent at staying stable while moving heavy loads, as they utilise hydraulic outriggers, stabilisers and a pair of legs that can be lowered down for extra stability. Backhoes are often used for the laying of telephone cables or pipes within mining or civil earthworks projects, and can also be driven directly to the job site (meaning you won’t need to use a long-bed truck to transport the machine). Backhoes have a hinged boom on the back, attached to a machine that looks a bit like a tractor. Furthermore, they have a two-piece boom, and the hydraulic system manages the arm, ensuring that material can be pulled towards the machine and then lifted up. What is a backhoe used for? When it comes to using a backhoes they can be used for a large range of different projects. When hiring a backhoe you are essentially getting an excavator and a wheel loader in one making it ideal for a large range of projects, while you be able to save money and time as you wouldn't have to hire separate machines. The different sizes such as 2x4, 4x4 and a tracked backhoe make it ideal for all terrains and seasons. Some of the most common uses of backhoe work include: excavation landscaping breaking asphalt construction demolition clearing snow lifting and positioning cables material transport paving roads ditch digging trenching and foundation work. Backhoe loaders are touted for their ability to effectively combine the capabilities of three different machines into one, enabling project managers to utilise less machines on site for the same job. Backhoes can also be used for tasks such as tree planting and small-scale drilling with an auger attachment, and in combination with a front-end loader, are perfect for tasks like clearing dirt or snow from a certain area. Backhoes truly are versatile and innovative machines useful for a wide range of project applications.

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23rd November 2018

$1.3 billion Sydney Metro construction contract awarded to CPB

CIMIC subsidiaries, CPB Contractors and UGL, have been selected by the NSW Government to deliver the ‘Line-wide works package’ in support of the Stage Two Sydney Metro City & Southwest project, pinned as Australia’s grandest public transport project.

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Professional Newcastle Backhoe Hire

When it comes to finding earthmoving equipment for your construction site, there is no better place to do it than iSeekplant. When looking for backhoe hire options throughout your local area, we make the process as simple as possible with our straightforward approach to finding and leasing equipment. We are proud to have hundreds of company listings on our website, allowing customers to not only find the specific machinery they need but an option within their budget as well.

Take a look at our site today to see why we are the company of choice for construction professionals throughout every city in Australia.

Find the perfect backhoe hire for your needs

What size are you after? How far are you willing to travel to pick up the machinery? How long do you need to lease it for? These are the questions you’ve likely asked yourself before beginning your search for the equipment you need. Luckily, when you use our comprehensive website we make the process of eliminating what you don’t want simpler than ever.

Our search function allows you to filter results based on the exact type of option you’re looking for. Choose whether you are looking for short term or long term leasing services and type in your postcode to discover all the companies throughout your local area who are offering the exact item you’re looking for. But the simplicity doesn’t stop there. By just clicking on a listing you will be taken to a page that shows information about that company along with their fleet size and contact details. Alternatively, our inbuilt contact form allows you to simply fill out what you’re looking for and receive a quote from the company in no time at all. Take a look at it today to see why so many people choose us for their construction hire needs.

Our selection of equipment categories

Along with a comprehensive selection of backhoe hire options, we are proud to offer a range of other equipment categories for your specific needs. From combo and compactor hire to access equipment and attachments, we truly have a huge variety of professional options to suit any job, big or small.

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