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Trenching Hire in Bathurst, NSW 2795

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16th March 2019

A Guide to Trencher Hire Rates: How Much Should You Be Paying to Hire a Trencher

When someone wants to hire a 'trencher' our next question is always, what the hell do you mean by that? That's because there are literally about 20 different machines on our system that could effectively dig a trench for you. The right machine to dig a trench, of course, depends on the width, length and depth of the trench, the materials you're digging through and your capacity to operate that machine. The question is not how long is a piece of string, it's how long is your trench!

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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!

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8th August 2019

Do you need a licence to operate a trencher?

Operating a trencher takes skill and experience, but not a licence. Now that’s a top level answer, but if you’re seriously looking to operate a trencher, whether it's a tracked trencher, ride on trencher or walk behind trencher, you need to undergo training before you start working.If you’re a private citizen looking to dry hire a trencher - not a business - the training you need to undergo is normally more casual, but at the same time you are more likely to hire a smaller machine like a walk behind trencher. The training you generally receive would be a quick demonstration from the trencher hire company. Keep in mind though some hire companies will refuse to dry hire to inexperienced operators, which is why it’s always a good idea to wet hire.To be able to operate a trencher on a work site, you need to be able to prove your competence on the machine, especially on the bigger tracked trenchers. Below we discuss the various factors that contribute to approving a trencher operator to work on site.

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