Case study: concrete crash barriers for Batemans Bay road project

  • Project: Batemans Bay Link Road
  • Time period: October 2021
  • Product used: Deltabloc MASH rated concrete barriers
  • Client: Transport for NSW

Project Snapshot

Transport for NSW is building the next stage of the South Batemans Bay Link Road which will connect the Eurobodalla Shire Council upgrade of Glenella Road with the Princes Highway.

The project includes a new roundabout on the Princes Highway and a one kilometre upgrade of Glenella Road between the Princes Highway and Heron Road. This project aims to take pressure off Beach Road, relieve congestion in the Batemans Bay CBD, and support future growth in the area.

The challenges

With major work about to begin, the contractor Read more

How to guarantee a more efficient job by using top-notch couplers

We use A2 hitches on all our excavators & earthmoving equipment because they make attachment changes super quick and easy for our customers.

Efficiency and productivity is the key to a successful project, and it starts with having the right tools and machines available that won’t slow you down on site.

Orange Hire uses a variety of hitches from leading manufacturer Attach2 to ensure our customers can get the job done quickly and effectively – every time.

Sure-Grip Quick Coupler Product BlackA2 Sure-Grip Coupler:

This best-in-class coupler system locks and holds attachments fast in a single step, ensuring ease of use without sacrificing safety.

Fabricated from precision-milled steel, the Sure-Grip is made to endure Read more

15 things you can do with an excavator

The excavator is the workhorse of the construction site, helping crews dig, lift, break and move all kinds of material.

Both small and large diggers will help you work through your project at a cracking pace, especially if you take advantage of some of the excellent purpose-designed attachments available on the market.

Matching the right attachment to the job can shave hours or even days of time off your project.

Let’s take a look at some of the tasks you can do with an excavator and the attachments that make this work easier.

What can I do with an excavator?

Like a lot of earthmoving equipment, excavators are designed to Read more

10 Excavator Attachments to Supercharge your Productivity

These excavator attachments pack a punch on site, making light work of tough tasks. All our attachments are ready for rental in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and regional NSW so call Orange Hire if you need one for our next project.

Our top 10 excavator attachments for hire:

1. Rock breaker attachmentBreaker attachment for excavator

Hydraulic hammers or rockbreakers have been around since the sixties and are an indispensable tool for construction and mining operations. Able to smash through hard rock with ease, a hydraulic rock breaker attachment breaks apart concrete and other tough materials, making light work of demo and excavation projects. Our hammer attachments fit excavators up to 50T and we’ve got Read more


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