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Forum: Photos 19-12-2016, 02:06 PM
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Views: 5,042
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: Posting from iPad

Photo bucket is the way forward men, free and you also end up with your pictures backed up online
Forum: Photos 20-11-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 28,858
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: DA Rail Thread

Known as a "tremmie" Gra, it's supposed to stop the aggregate separating when in free fall if pouring over 2m deep we have to use it. Others are solid metre long sections you screw on to one another,...
Forum: Photos 30-09-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 28,858
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: DA Rail Thread

apologies alex, not on much these days.

2012/13 i was building track in Kararra mine and then up to Port hedland for fmg Solomon T155 expansion project.

then SA Iron Knob re opening at...
Forum: Photos 17-04-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 28,858
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: DA Rail Thread

Knocked this one out in just over an hour and a half, 1050mm 8m deep in very hard mud stone. Its a foundation for a new foot bridge. was very impressed with the 140 Hyundai and the Augertorque drive...
Forum: Photos 17-04-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 28,858
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: DA Rail Thread

Still ticking along with our normal piling too, 6/7 metre 900mm OLE foundations

http://i1045.photobucket.com/albums/b456/duckingaround5/09A9845C-768F-418A-BCC7-3F47641E587F_zpsvfniuj39.jpg...
Forum: Photos 17-04-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 28,858
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: DA Rail Thread

Mostly been out with the companies new mini piling rig lately. Awesome little tool built by Mait in Italy, 16m depth + tool height.
...
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-04-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,837
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: Made the jump

Sorry mate, it was actually my missus that seen it while heading out horse riding with a friend, she said she seen a weird digger thing lol. kinda put two and two together... upon further...
Forum: Construction Equipment 23-03-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,837
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: Made the jump

Was one of your Menzies down on the mornington peninsula a couple of weeks ago?

Da
Forum: Construction Equipment 19-03-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 102,856
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: JCB hydradig

Looks good but if its around takeuchi money I'd probably go with the proven unit.

DA
Forum: Construction Equipment 01-03-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,108
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: Whats this worth

Very good points.

I think a lot of people get a bit nervous about 3-4k hours because we are so used to seeing them for sale from big hire fleets around those hours. They generally are selling...
Forum: Construction Equipment 22-02-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,320
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: tail spreading sand

Stranger things have happened. Good luck with your project
Forum: Construction Equipment 22-02-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,320
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: tail spreading sand

Don't mean to be a killjoy mate but if I were you I'd look into a better way of towing that than a set of lifting chains, been people killed here over the years towing much lighter with 4x4s to level...
Forum: Construction Equipment 22-02-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 474,914
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: Wheeled Excavator / Rubber Duck

We learn cus it's less headaches for us next time, they don't learn because it's no hassle either way to them in the office! We are piling at the minute for launch and reception pits for pipe jacking...
Forum: Photos 18-02-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 28,858
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: DA Rail Thread

Day shift finished off the new sleeper install and we came back on the nights to put the rail back on.

Dragging rails back onto bridge ready for new housings to be installed :
...
Forum: Photos 18-02-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 28,858
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: DA Rail Thread

Resleepering a transom bridge before Christmas

Rail and housings already removed, carrying new timbers onto bridge:
...
Forum: Construction Equipment 14-02-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: Make sure your air con works

I've done 45 degree heat 10 hours a day with no cab with out freaking out, guys just a waster, lucky he wasn't in a country with armed patrol police or he would be dead now.
Forum: Photos 13-02-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 28,858
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: DA Rail Thread

Is the tracked waste handler variant along the lines of your liebherr on your list Eddie??

This crane will be a good investment on some upcoming projects but after being out on the mini piling...
Forum: Construction Equipment 10-02-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 102,856
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: JCB hydradig

That's what I was thinking, no doubt the finished product will be more refined

DA
Forum: Photos 07-02-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 28,858
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: DA Rail Thread

Bit bigger than a 360 tele,

http://www.sennebogen.com/en/products/telescopic-crane.html

No think it would pay my wages for a few years that's for sure! :eek:

DA
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-02-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 474,914
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: Wheeled Excavator / Rubber Duck

We had a few truck loads of pre-fabs come in with a reinfocring ring welded around the top..... not a great idea when you go to crop them but of course not picked up on until the time came to cut...
Forum: Construction Equipment 07-02-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 102,856
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: JCB hydradig

Lived in Tean, Cheddleton and Newcastle-under-lyme for 9 years before Oz. Often seen and admired your truck and excavator in passing, always immaculate. Knew some of the test pilots and some welders...
Forum: Photos 07-02-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 28,858
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: DA Rail Thread

Here's a couple of time lapse videos of the level crossing removal job:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zspNSblvMCs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJy-76z0T4g

All the Hitachi and hyundai...
Forum: Photos 07-02-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 28,858
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: DA Rail Thread

A new piece of gear the boss bought before christmas!

"Can you go to the yard and unload a crane?"

"I've never drove a crane before"

"That's all right you will figure it out, I'm sure you...
Forum: Construction Equipment 05-02-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 102,856
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: JCB hydradig

cant wait to see the finished product and really hope it is reliable and a turn around for them. I don't have the luxury of drinking in Tean or Cheadle with their employees to hear the latest gossip...
Forum: Finance and Administration 02-02-2016, 02:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,371
Posted By DuckingAround
Re: What you getting paid???

Agreed - currently paying australian government a lot of cash for them to take a year to decide if I can stay and pay them more cash for citizenship!!

DA
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