Author: Vermeer Australia

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

Managing drilling fluids on HDD projects

Managing drilling fluids on HDD projects

Drilling fluid is essential to the success of a horizontal directional drill (HDD) installation. However, with the rising costs of managing waste, limited availability of disposal sites and strict environmental regulations, contractors are turning to other methods of drilling fluid management to reduce costs. One method that has grown in popularity is the use of… READ MORE

Brand new Sydney Vermeer dealership renews our commitment to New South Wales and ACT

Brand new Sydney Vermeer dealership renews our commitment to New South Wales and ACT

Construction of a new Sydney dealership facility is well underway, with expanded showroom, service center and parts warehousing capabilities to support our expanding New South Wales and ACT customer base.  Building is progressing well at the new, larger premises in Eastern Creek, Sydney, with an estimated move-in date of early November for the new 11,000 m2 facility at 45 Eastern Creek… READ MORE

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