In any construction worksite, no operation is effective without a complete set of heavy-plant equipment that is well-maintained and up-to-par with industry standards.
One of the most significant pieces of equipment to hire for any construction site is a wheel loader.
Wheel loaders (which are also known as front-end loaders) come in large, medium, and small sizes and can be used for many different jobs. Wheel loaders, which are a type of tractor, can be used for building roads, preparing job sites, digging, removing rubble, carrying and moving materials, and loading trucks. Some people may believe an excavator can do the same job, however wheel loaders have rear and front axels, enabling them to hold enormous amounts of weight, far more than an excavator.
There are many different types of loaders available. The four main types available are Integrated IT Loaders, Backhoe Loaders, Skid Steer Loaders, and a wide range of construction and mining front-end loaders.
Wheel loaders are commonly associated with the construction industry and the growing contracting market, including landscaping, building, and shires. However, larger wheel loaders are mainly used in the quarry and mining areas.
The importance of a loader in modern construction sites:
As innocuous as these machines may seem, loaders are the workhorses of any worksite because of how they elevate the overall productivity of daily operations.
Whether you’re moving earth or working on asphalt, construction-grade loaders are needed to keep operations running smoothly and productively by supplementing processes with necessary materials. Regardless if it’s a mining operation, wide-scale construction area, or a forestry project, hiring yourself a loader is a wise decision you’ll thank yourself for.
Fortunately, choosing the best loader for your site’s needs doesn’t have to mean spending a fortune on one piece of equipment. With the help of a dependable hiring company—such as Australia’s KEE Group—you can find the right option at a competitive monthly rate without having to worry about high costs of ownership and maintenance.
A few crucial factors to look for before hiring:
Perhaps the most difficult part of hiring a new construction-grade loader is narrowing all the options down. Fortunately, looking through all the possibilities in Port Hedland, Albany, and Perth doesn’t have to be complicated.
Out of all the different aspects to keep in mind when searching around for a wheel loader for your construction-related requirements, none are far more important than:
- Bucket load capacity
- Size and maneuverability of machine on site.
These two factors are a must-consider when searching for hiring a wheel-loader. If you aren’t sure of what to watch out for, then it’s advisable to work with an experienced hire co-ordinator. Our friendly team at KEE Hire will gladly help you to get familiar with the specifics of our wheel loader fleet and will be more than happy to assist with any queries.
At present, KEE Hire has the following loader options available:
- Integrated Tool Carrier 12T
- Integrated Tool Carrier 13.7T
- Wheel Loader 1.5 – 2.5m3 bucket capacity
- Wheel Loader 2.5 – 3.5m3 bucket capacity – 950
- Wheel Loader 3.5 – 4.5m3 bucket capacity – 966G
- Wheel Loader 4.5 – 5.5m3 bucket capacity – 980G
- Wheel Loader 962 with forks and bucket
- *Load rite/ Loadmaster fitted to some machines
- *Tool carriers come with forks, jib & bucket
- *Tool carriers also have crane lock valves fitted
No matter the operational nature of your construction site, the enormous amount of digging and earth moving a well-maintained loader can deliver is something you will be glad to have in your armoury. With the help of this guide, you’ll be able to find the best loader for your business’s needs in no time and ensure that your money’s headed in the right place!
Don’t spend a fortune on your loader-related needs, opt for our loaders for hire in Perth and other equipment rental services, which automatically come with real 24/7 field support and full-service provision at a competitive price. Get in touch with us today to see how we can help.