Lighting And Message Boards Hire in Yarra, VIC 3121

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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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18th March 2019

Variable Message Board (VMB) & Traffic Message Board Hire Rates

A necessity for most roadworks jobs, variable message boards come in a variety of sizes and types can be found in plentiful supply in most small plant dry hire suppliers in Australia. These days, most message boards are powered by solar power and are trailer mounted. This means they can be easily towed into place, levelled using small feet and run without a generator or power supply. The most common type in our industry is the amber LED variants. You can find 5 colour or full colour LED signs, but these are usually deployed as business promotion tools, rather than commuter safety in and around roadworks and civil jobs (unless of course you're a civil project manager with a bit of flair).

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16th December 2019

$910m Melbourne Rail Contracts Awarded by State Government

The Victorian government has awarded new contracts worth $910 million to remove level crossings throughout Melbourne. A Lendlease, WSP, Acciona Coleman Rail and Metro Trains Melbourne alliance has won a $744 million contract to remove five crossings on the Frankston line. A $166m contract will see a level crossing on the Pakenham line removed by Fulton Hogans and Metro Trains Melbourne.The contracts are part of a programme to remove 75 congested and dangerous level crossings by 2025. Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan said the state is “well on track”, with 30 of the unsafe crossings already removed and contracts for a further 50 now awarded. “We said we’d remove 75 level crossings by 2025 and with contracts now awarded for 50".The government is investing $3bn to improve the Frankston line, with major works starting in Cheltenham and Mentone. The new Carrum Station is set to open in mid-February.

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