Wheel Loader Hire in Colac

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5th November 2019

What to Look for When Inspecting a Used Wheel Loader?

Last Updated October 2020* Wheel loaders or sometimes referred to as loaders or front end loaders is used across the construction industry for debris, dirt, snow, asphalt, gravel and the like. Coming in at a range of sizes from large to small, wheel loaders are readily available due to its versatility and can be found for both second hand purchase or for hire. However, when purchasing or hiring a wheel loader it is worth while doing an inspection to minimise the potential of the machine breaking down. To ensure that you hire or buy the right used wheel loader for your project we have come up with a simple seven step checklist of what you should look for when inspecting a wheel loader for hire or purchase. Additionally to doing the inspection it would be worthwhile doing a test drive as you get a feel for the machine and the order it is in. We also recommend bringing your own qualified mechanic or an experienced operator, particularly when purchasing the machine. This is to avoid missing some key areas when inspecting which could potentially add unnecessary costs to your purchase. Additionally, try and do a test drive as you will be able to test the workings of the machine. Of course it always recommended you are eligible to drive and operate loaders. If you're not sure on licence requirements, have read of our front end loader licence guide. The 6 steps to inspecting a wheel loader?

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5th January 2021

John Holland Wins $285 Million Melbourne Rail Contract

The $285.6 million Glenroy level crossing removal project has been awarded to John Holland in alliance with Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) and Metro Trains Melbourne.

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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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