Product News – Construction

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

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

The Drill Trifecta: Speed, Simplicity and Sound

The Drill Trifecta: Speed, Simplicity and Sound

When completing HDD projects in urban areas, having equipment that gets the job done quickly, is easy to use, and reduces disturbance to the community are some of the key considerations  identified by contractors. After listening to feedback, Vermeer has developed the third generation of directional drills addressing these three factors. The development of the S3 Navigator® HDD product line,… READ MORE

Exploring Mini Skid Steer Loader Attachments by NORM Engineering

Exploring Mini Skid Steer Loader Attachments by NORM Engineering

Since 1984 Norm Engineering, a 100% Australian family owned business, has designed and built attachments for Mini Loaders, Skid Steers and other earthmoving equipment. These attachments extend the capabilities of Vermeer’s range of Mini Skid Steer Loaders, equipping landscapers and construction teams with the right tools to get the job done.

Coates Hire adds 29 Vermeer vacuum excavators to it’s national fleet

Coates Hire adds 29 Vermeer vacuum excavators to it’s national fleet

Australia’s largest equipment hire company has recently added 29 new Vermeer VX30-250 trailer-mounted vacuum excavators to its Pipeline Testing Hire fleet to meet the ever-growing demand for cost-effective and versatile non-destructive digging solutions in the Engineering, Building Construction, Maintenance, Mining and Resources sectors. Rafi Tchopourian, Group Manager of Specialist Business at Coates Hire, said of… READ MORE

Ex-demo opportunities on selected Vermeer vacuum excavators

Ex-demo opportunities on selected Vermeer vacuum excavators

Looking to get into NBN work, potholing, or after a vacuum excavator for one of their many other job applications? We have demonstration models with low hours available at a great price in our dealerships right now, including the popular VX30-250 and VSK100G models, ideal for a range of jobs including: Non Destructive Digging (NDD)… READ MORE