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11th February 2019

A simple DIY guide to land clearing

Steps to clearing your backyard: Know the lay of the land Create a plan Organise machines and any missing equipment Knock down trees Remove tree stumps Conduct a clean out of the area Excavate topsoil Fill in the site, level, and compact soil Dispose of garden waste and excess soil

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30th January 2019

A step-by-step guide to building a new driveway

Steps to build a driveway: Decide on your intent and goal Call Dial Before You Dig Survey your land and know your boundaries Mark your project area and stake out boundaries Excavate topsoil and level out project area Lay wooden forms around the project area, anchored with stakes Add in sand to firm up the soil, and gravel to ensure base thickness Compact gravel and soil Lay steel reinforcing mesh or bars Pour concrete Smooth out and level the concrete Set and cure concrete (don’t rush it!) Park your car!

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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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Heavy Earthmovers in the 'Infrastructure Belt'

If you're in earthmoving, then Newcastle is the place to be right now!

If you're an enterprising plant hire company, you'd want to be mobilising your dozers that aren't on hire right now and parking them in a yard in Newcastle - with billions being invested between Ballina and Sydney on the largest highway upgrade project in Australia's history. A booming and growing city in it's own right, there is plenty of construction opportunities for suppliers to the civil & residential construction industries and high demand for certain machines, as the projects move from establishment to finishing over the next 5 years.

Need Bulk Earthworks Suppliers - Look No Further Than iSeekplant

Of the 92 machine categories on iSeekplant - our most popular categories are still the bulk earthworks categories such as dozer hire and excavator hire - because there are the categories we started with on the site over 5 years ago. Our most requested dozers in Newcastle, tend to be D8s, for typical bulk earthworks activities, but D6s are rising in popularity and now increasingly used in detailed earthworks tasks. We also have the most number of machines listed in these sizes. We have categorised the dozer category using the Caterpillar model sizes because this is the most commonly used vernacular amongst engineers and people from the civil construction industry.

Can't find a dozer - call us!

Demand in this area of New South Wales at the moment is at a peak - with many engineers working on projects close to the Woolgoolga to Ballina Project driving machine availability down and rates up. So - if you want a great dozer to hire for an affordable rate, there might be one available in a nearby town or from an interstate supplier that might be more competitive. Give us a call and we'll find you whatever you need - for free - get back to you with rates and you make the call. So make the first call and call iSeekplant on 1300 691 912 or email projects@iseekplant.com.au

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