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3rd May 2021

Contracts Awarded for Princes Highway Duplication

The Federal and Victorian Governments have awarded construction contracts for the final 43km of the Princes Highway duplication between Traralgon and Sale in eastern Victoria.To provide more opportunities across the construction industry, the project will be delivered concurrently through a trio of construction partners including Laing O’Rourke, Whelans Group Investments and BildGroup.Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, Michael McCormack, said the $253.3 million project would duplicate the remaining sections of the Princes Highway East at Flynn and Kilmany and will result in better connections and a safer road while supporting hundreds of jobs.“Ensuring the Princes Highway East is fully duplicated between Traralgon and Sale will not only mean significant safety benefits to the Gippsland community, but it will also increase the employment and connectivity of the region,” Mr McCormack said.“This project will create over 100 jobs and with flow on benefits for 160 workers in the civil construction industry.”Victorian Minister for Transport Infrastructure, Jacinta Allan, said the works, which include adding two additional lanes, creating two lanes in each direction with a centre median, will improve local road and private access to the highway.“Once complete, the project improvements will create a safer journey to around 15,000 motorists who use the road each day travelling between Traralgon and Sale,” Ms Allan said.“Construction will include strengthening of the existing highway, installing safety barriers, U-turn opportunities and upgrading six intersections including turn lanes.”State Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing, said the upgraded highway, which is a key link to a range of Gippsland tourist destinations including the snowfields and Gippsland Lakes, will mark a safer travel experience for holidaymakers and help recovery for the region’s tourism trade.“The final part of the upgrade will make travel safer for day-trippers and holidaymakers, helping the region to recover from the devastating bushfires, through a much-needed increase in tourism,” Ms Shing said.State Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett, said not only was it great to see the project a step closer to commencement, but it was also great to see the way the project would be delivered with more opportunities provided for local jobs.“Our new approach to delivering these projects not only means we see vital projects like this delivered sooner – but more opportunities for local construction companies to access the project, providing the opportunity to deliver more jobs at a time our community needs it most,” Ms Garrett said.The $253.3 million Princes Highway East – Complete the Duplication between Traralgon and Sale project is jointly funded, with the Federal Government committing $202.6 million and the Victorian Government $50.7 million.The full duplication between Traralgon and Sale project is anticipated to be complete by mid-2024.

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9th July 2019

Is A Mini Excavator Right For Your Job?

Mini excavators are one of the most popular hire machines for construction sites today so it’s important that you take full advantage of them. Known as a compact or mini excavator, the excavator can come tracked or wheeled with a weight range from 0.7 to 8.5 tonnes and specialises in tight access and residential work. Using a mini excavator is ideal for many construction jobs or in your backyard, from digging, trenching and demolishing.If you’re looking for the same high performance and features of a standard excavator but in a smaller size, then find out below why a mini excavator could be the right machine for you and discover its use and benefits.

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5th June 2019

What is the Right Excavator for your Job?

Deciding which is the right excavator to hire for the job is often the hardest part of the hire process. Excavators come in all shapes and sizes with a range of purposes to make your life on site easier. From long reach excavators to compact excavators we can help you decide which excavator you need to hire. Excavators are one of the most prevalent construction machines in the industry, so finding and hiring the one you need isn’t a difficult process. The main problem you will find is availability, one day you may be able to get an excavator to site in an hour and another day all excavators may be booked out for a week. If you need to hire an excavator with an operator, which is called ‘wet hire’ in the industry, availability can vary even more. It’s important to be flexible with your own availability and work with the excavator hire company to get the job done. We have come up with a few key questions you need to answer that will help you decide which is the right excavator for your job.

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