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17th September 2018

VIC Govt Announces $16m Training Centre for Tunnelling

In an Australian-first, the Victorian Government will deliver a $16 million Tunnelling Centre with the Holmesglen Institute in Chadstone, which will train and skill local workers in tunnelling and underground construction.

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16th August 2019

Vacuum Truck Hire Rates Guide

Vacuum trucks are quickly becoming one of the most sort out equipment on any construction site due to its ability to do non destructive excavations around underground assets. It is also worth mentioning that vacuum excavation is seen in the industry as far more expensive then using an excavator or digger for excavation work. However, we have seen a number of benefits to using vacuum excavation in the long run which can save you a lot of money on projects as you can avoid any unexpected issues such as damage of underground assets, burst pipe or injuries on site due to undetected services.  We have done the sums and collated the data  to provide you with the information you need for your project. When choosing a vacuum truck for your project there are a number of things to consider which will dictate the cost of vacuum excavation. Things to consider are:

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8th August 2019

What is the right vacuum truck for my job?

Working on any construction sites you often are confronted with the requirements of using vacuum truck (sometimes referred to as a sucker truck or vacuum excavator) for all non-destructive digging. Vacuum excavation or hydro excavation is the process of safely removing unwanted materials such as dirt, mud, sand that are situated around underground assets. Due to the nature of it work and the advancements in technology  it is becoming one of the most popular plant being used across the construction projects. However, there are a number of things to consider when choosing the right vacuum truck for your project as there isn't a one-size fit all. These considerations will also dictate the true costs of vacuum excavation. To view our rates guide on vacuum excavation click here. 

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Affordable Vacuum Excavation Hire In Melbourne

Transform the way your business works. iSeekplant can connect you with a number of suppliers in the Melbourne area providing high-tech vacuum excavators and non-destructive excavation services. Faster and less disruptive than traditional earthmoving equipment, these units help companies cut labour costs and improve productivity.

Whatever the size of project you are working on, you will find equipment to support you on our website. Partnering with a wide range of suppliers means we are able to meet an incredibly diverse array of needs and requirements, ensuring that every Melbourne contractor can find tools they need to get the job done right at iSeekplant.

Increase efficiency and decrease risk

Especially in heavily built-up areas, vacuum excavators provide a safe alternative to mechanical shovels, borers and drilling rigs. One application in which these units shine is in underground cable location.  Traditional methods of uncovering power, water and sewerage lines can often lead to utility strikes. Even with appropriate signage, heavily built up areas can have multiple lines of overlapping utilities, increasing the risk to labourers.

Vacuum excavation is the solution. When combined with a high-pressure water jet, these machines safely ablate material such as soil, clay and crushed rock and suck it away from the site, resulting in less loose debris around the work site and faster excavation. Hand excavation is a slow, labour-intensive process that can still result in avoidable injuries or even death. Vacuum excavation is safer and as much as six times faster when working with heavy soil, so you are saving money every day on-site. 

Make complex, delicate jobs simple and easy with vacuum excavation hire

These machines offer you real flexibility in how you approach a site. Depending on the capacity of spoil tank and unit power required, these machines are either truck-mounted or towed on a trailer. These are the ideal machine for clearing away blockages in gutters and sewerage systems, removing debris from construction or demolition, and picking up miscellaneous loos material (such as during railway track re-ballasting). Wherever precision and speed is needed in excavation and earthmoving, consider the iSeekplant range of vacuum excavators, available across Melbourne. 

Discover how iSeekplant can assist your business

Work with a company who understands your business. Built by and for industry professionals, iSeekplant is the cost-efficient, fast way to get precisely the equipment you need for your next project. Browse our range today and speak directly to the suppliers.

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