Roller Hire in Palmerston

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6th August 2019

What is a Roller?

*Last updated: October 2020 Frequently Asked Questions What is a roller? What are rollers used for? Why should I compact soil? How do rollers work? What are the types of rollers available?  How can I hire a roller? What is a roller? A roller compactor is a piece of machinery that is used to densify (compact) materials like soil, sand, and clean fill, usually undertaken within a major project.

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30th January 2019

A Step-by-Step Guide to Building a New Driveway

Steps to build a driveway: Check for underground utilities 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! Items You Will Need to Build a Driveway Wheelbarrow Tape Measure Shovel Hand Spade Compactor Site String Line Stakes Spirit Level Straight Edge Tool Hand Float Cement Trowel Edger Hose Groover Broom

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3rd December 2020

Roller Ticket and Operator Licence Guide

Quick Links: What does a roller operator do? How do you get your roller ticket? What content is covered in roller operator training? What does it cost to get a roller ticket? How do I hire a roller? How can I win work for my roller? Obtaining your roller ticket can provide the opportunity to work across multiple industries, including transport, mining, construction and agriculture. Following legislative changes, there is no longer a licence holding requirement for load-shifting equipment operators, except for forklift operators. So, while there is no roller licence, it is required that the operator can demonstrate competency.

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