Excavator Hire in Mount Cottrell, VIC 3024

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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 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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14th April 2019

Excavator Operator Ticket & Licence Guide

*Last Updated: June 2020 Quick Links: When do I need an excavator licence? List of machines you don't need a ticket or licence to operate Onsite Testing of Competency - What can you expect? Excavator Training Course Cost Excavator Certificate / Verification of Competency (VOC) How do I hire an excavator? How can I win work for my Excavator? Congratulations on your decision to join the best industry on earth, construction! Now is the time to do it, with all the money being poured into infrastructure in Australia a career as an excavator operator is a very good choice (second only to choosing to be a software developer in terms of sheer job demand). A skilled and reliable excavator operator is always in high demand, and can name their price on big sites where productivity and precision are important. Below we talk about the licensing requirements, and how to make yourself uber-employable, and ensure that you are never without a job.

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