Compactors, barriers and more for The Northern Road upgrade

Equipment hire for major Sydney road upgrade

PROJECT: Northern Road Stage Upgrade Stage 5 & 6

  • 10,000 linear metres of concrete barriers
  • Rollers and compactors
  • Lighting towers
  • Plastic water filled barriers
  • Steel road plates

About the Project

NSW RMS awarded CPB Contractors the contract for The Northern Road Upgrade Stage 5 & 6. This $300M project is expected to be delivered by 2022, doubling a 13km section of one of Western Sydney’s busiest arterial roads.

Stretching from Glenmore Park to Luddenham, The Northern Road upgrade project will upgrade road infrastructure to a divided four-lane alignment and create public transport lanes, ultimately creating transport links with Read more

Road safety barriers: concrete vs plastic

Safety barriers come in different shapes, sizes and materials with each type suited to certain site conditions.

Here’s how to ensure you get the right concrete or waterfilled barrier for the job.

When assessing which safety barriers to hire for your construction project, it is worth considering safety, cost, durability, and effectiveness for the job at hand. Both plastic waterfilled barriers and concrete barriers have advantages and disadvantages, so let’s look deeper into how to ensure you hire the right safety barriers for your job.

Plastic waterfilled safety barriers

Plastic safety barriers can be cost effective to hire, relatively durable, lightweight, and easy to install.

Many waterfilled barriers on the Read more

The Top 5 Road Barrier Safety Features

What do the MASH Test specifications mean for concrete safety barriers?

Concrete safety barriers can be used on any site where there is potential for workers or roadwork plant to be struck by passing traffic. They are an important passive safety tool that keeps worksites and vehicles separated, by preventing traffic from impacting hazardous objects or deep excavations within a work site.

Although they just look like big chunks of concrete, they’re a highly engineered product that is specifically designed to deflect or redirect errant vehicles in a very predictable way.

The impact performance of concrete safety barriers is influenced by a number of different variables, including the profile of Read more


What our happy customers say

We promise fast, safe, professional and friendly service – here’s what some of our customers have to say:

  • Peter
    Hazell Bros Group

    I’m very happy with the service from Orange Hire. The quality of the plant… I wouldn‘t change anything..

  • George
    Mack Civil

    You guys have done a great job and have come a long way in the past few years.

  • Stephen
    JNC Group

    The team is very super friendly, nothing is ever a problem and issues are dealt with in a timely manner.