Tags: Utility Installation

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

Key considerations for selecting a vacuum excavator

Key considerations for selecting a vacuum excavator

Vacuum excavators are essential for jobs that require excavating in congested areas as they can safely remove spoil while minimising ground disruption and removing the risk of damaging assets. This vacuum excavation guide explores the key things that should be considered when selecting a vacuum excavator for your project.  Vacuum excavators use low-pressure water and… 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

Australia Wide Directional Drilling (AWDD) cover story in the March 2015 edition of Trenchless Australasia

Australia Wide Directional Drilling (AWDD) cover story in the March 2015 edition of Trenchless Australasia

Following the recent flooding of the south east Queensland’s Kolan River, contractors and equipment suppliers worked together seamlessly to replace a key section of a 16-year-old gas pipeline, pulling off a minimally intrusive horizontal directional drilling operation at a site surrounded by layers of cobble. Click here to read more and download the PDF

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