Scraper Hire in Latrobe Valley

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13th December 2019

Scraper Hire Rates Guide

*Last Updated: June 2020 Quick Links: What do you use a scraper for? How does a scraper work? What are typical scraper hire rates in Australia? Elevating scraper hire rates Open bowl scraper hire rates Twin power scraper hire rates "Classic Machines" Minimum scraper hire terms with an operator Scraper rental penalty rates How to get the best scraper hire prices! What do you use a scraper for? Scrapers remove unnecessary dirt, gravel and other materials from surfaces. The scraper's advantage over other earthmoving machines is it's capability for moving wet soil, heavy soil and other tough soil conditions. It can not only scrape, but also dig, haul, load and dump. A scraper uses less fuel than any other earthmoving machine - 30% less with improved transmission. Construction and mining jobs can use scrapers, though they have a disadvantage moving on rough terrain. You can apply a range of scraper attachments to offset this disadvantage. 

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12th January 2020

Do you Need a Licence to Operate a Scraper?

*Last updated: November 2020 Quick Links: Can I use my old heavy machine licence to operate a scraper? How can I demonstrate that I am competent in operating machinery? Looking to drive a scraper on the road? How to hire a scraper operator Looking to hire a scraper? Currently, to operate a scraper you don’t require a licence. The person conducting or undertaking business on a worksite must determine whether you are competent in operating machinery. This usually means that you should undertake formal training where you will be provided with a competency card. This card in combination with specific training with the relevant scraper by the person undertaking or conducting business will mean that you are certified to use a scraper.

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23rd February 2021

Hurstbridge Line Duplication Contractors Announced

Over the last week, the Victorian Government has announced $530 million in Hurstbridge Line Duplication contracts.

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