Thursday 30th Mar, 2017

Solution for remote project


Solution Plant Hire operates a fleet of hire equipment including compact excavators (1.7-35T) tracked loaders, attachments to suit these machines, site dumpers (3-12T), rollers plus compaction gear, cable locators, vacuum trucks and trailers.

Part of the service is recommending the right equipment to suit a customer’s job.

Recently Solution Plant Hire’s Newcastle sales rep Karl Dash was asked to assist a client who had a bush remediation project where the only access was via a narrow and rough bush track. The original equipment allocated to the job was unable to access the work area. It was necessary to build a bridge before access could be obtained, and this bridge meant that there were weight limitations that limited the size of equipment that could use it.

Karl’s recommendation was to combine 5.5T mini excavators with 6T site dumpers; with one mini excavator used to load the site dumpers with soil left at the site entry by tippers, and another 5.5T mini excavator used to place soil at the work area. Two site dumpers were used to improve productivity.

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