Author: Vermeer Australia

Vacuum Excavators prove a versatile partner to Landscaping and Maintenance Contractors

Vacuum Excavators prove a versatile partner to Landscaping and Maintenance Contractors

The demand for non-destructive digging (NDD) solutions has seen a surge in demand for vacuum excavation across a wide range of industries and applications. We spoke to Vermeer Australia Marketing Manager Steve Reeves about the many opportunities that this technology offers to Australia’s Landscape Contractors. This surge in demand for ‘vac ex’ is being driven… READ MORE

Improving Production on Tunnelling Projects With Surface Miners

Improving Production on Tunnelling Projects With Surface Miners

When undertaking excavation works on civil projects, speed and precision are vital to keeping the project on time, reducing costs and keeping disruption to the community to a minimum. Surface miners can be ideal for such projects where there is often hard rock involved, and drill and blast methods are not viable. Surface excavation machines… READ MORE

The Advance of Utility Locator Technology

The Advance of Utility Locator Technology

Contractors are faced with a number of challenges when breaking ground in urban areas. Congested underground conditions, unmarked utilities and increasingly strict regulations mean contractors need to be able to accurately locate underground assets in a timely manner. Using a utility locator such as the Vermeer Verifier G3 locator by McLaughlin will help improve safety… READ MORE

Vermeer Australia earns Vermeer Corporation’s 2018 Pinnacle Dealer Award

Vermeer Australia earns Vermeer Corporation’s 2018 Pinnacle Dealer Award

14 December, 2018. Vermeer Australia has received the Vermeer Pinnacle designation in recognition of providing a superior experience for customers. The Pinnacle Award, presented annually by Vermeer Corporation, is earned for performance in sales and marketing, providing excellent aftermarket support, as well as for training employees. “Vermeer Pinnacle dealers provide an exemplary customer experience,” said Tony Briggs,… READ MORE

Enhanced Features

Enhanced Features

There will always be risks when operating heavy machinery, even for the most experienced operators, however, these risks can be greatly reduced by using equipment that has been designed with enhanced features specifically aimed at improving safety. Vermeer Australia’s National Sales Manager for Environmental Equipment, Craig Baillie, explains the enhanced features of Vermeer’s wood chipper and whole tree chipper range. Enhanced feed… READ MORE

Keeping costs down for solar farm development & maintenance

Keeping costs down for solar farm development & maintenance

Solar power is becoming an integral part of Australia’s energy mix, with the Australian PV Institute confirming that in mid-2018 there was 35GW of solar farms in the planning and development pipeline. As solar farms span across a vast area, land clearing activities need to take place to ensure the area is clear. Ongoing maintenance… READ MORE

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