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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 a Franna Crane?

A franna crane or commonly referred to as “non-slewing mobile crane” or “pick and carry crane” is a mobile hydraulic crane that can be driven on the road. Designed in Australia in 1980 and manufactured in Brisbane the franna crane quickly became popular in the civil construction industry and can be used across both smaller projects and larger projects. These machines movability, high speed, versatility and ability to fit into tight spaces makes them ideal for any civil construction project across Australia. The franna cranes are designed to travel large radius with their load. Thus making it ideal to use a franna crane to lift and move loads back and forwards.

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13th August 2019

Do I need a ticket to operate a Franna Crane?

Do I need a crane license to operate a Franna Crane? In order to operate any mobile non-slewing cranes such as a Franna crane, you will need to obtain the appropriate crane license. This type of crane license incorporates any machine with a boom or jib that does not rotate or slew such as a franna crane. This also includes articulated mobile cranes and locomotive cranes.

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