Orange Hire supplies rollers for road, paving and asphalting projects.
Rollers are a very important part of any road construction project. Whether you need to spread bulk asphalt evenly or smooth out the final stages of a new road, there is a roller that can help you get the job done.
But which roller should you use?
There are many different types of rollers and each one has its own pros and cons. In this article we will discuss the main types, and which roller is best for asphalt roads.
Padfoot roller drums are made from a series of pad shaped steel plates that produce uniform pressure and Read more
Like all heavy machinery, vibratory rollers can be dangerous and there are some situations that an operator should be mindful of to complete a job safely.
Whether you’re using a smooth drum or padfoot roller, all are big, heavy machines, and they present a high possibility for crushing injuries if not used correctly.
This could be due to rollovers, collisions, running over an object, or a worker being crushed in the articulation.
Like any piece of equipment you use on site, it should come with complete maintenance and safety records, and all equipment operators should be site inducted, be competent in operating the roller, and familiar with the Read more
Compaction equipment for upgraded Penrith sporting facility
PROJECT: Jamison Park Synthetic Field construction
TIME PERIOD: Early 2021
EQUIPMENT SUPPLIED: Smooth drum rollers and padfoot rollers
About the project
Western Sydney’s Jamison Park is already a popular sports hub, but the addition of a $3.5M FIFA certified quality multi-purpose synthetic field will take the Penrith sports facility into the future.
The ageing Jamison Park is currently stretched beyond capacity, resulting in a negative effect on community and school sport, regional and state competitions, and the ability to attract events.
Acknowledging that improvements needed to be made, Penrith Council contributed funding for a new multi-purpose facility, which has also received funding from Read more
Equipment hire for major Sydney road upgrade
PROJECT: Northern Road Stage Upgrade Stage 5 & 6
TIME PERIOD: Ongoing
- 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