How can I be sure the cladding on my building is safe?

We stumbled upon this article from ABC News and thought it was important for everyone to read. It relates well to most industries and everyone should give it a read:   “Combustible cladding used to insulate London’s Grenfell Tower has been blamed for the rapid spread of a blaze which claimed about 79 lives. It sparked… Read more »

Why Work Safe?

  Working safe is what Winch Hire Australia strives for more than anything. The work we do can be dangerous and that is why it is our commitment to keep both our and your employees safe.  Take a look at the Queensland Government’s perfect article talking about work place safety:    “The purpose of this… Read more »

Air Winches in the Spotlight

With funds released for the new financial year and mines back in operation, our air winches have become hot property! If you need reliable, high-quality and mine spec winches for your lift and shift job, our complete range of air winches will support all of your lifting, shifting and pulling needs. Our Air Winches 1… Read more »

Our Latest Trailer Mounted Optical Fibre Winch

Our latest trailer mounted optical fibre winch is loaded with practical features for safe operation. This winch is trailer mounted for convenient transport around job sites and comes with a range of features that make handling fibre optic cable as easy as possible. Fibre Optic Winch 2 kN/4kN Features Kohler diesel engine, electric start, recoil… Read more »

Our 3 Tonne Cable Trailers

Our 3 tonne trailers offer great value for money. They are highly reliable and full of fantastic features. Trust us, you won’t have any trouble getting these trailers past the safety officer on your project! Features Safe and efficient one-person operation 1 Tonne gear drive to assist with spooling and recovering cables Easy to operate… Read more »

Winch Hire Logistics Partners Put to the Test

Transporting WHA equipment to your job site has never been easier Last month, we put our entire range of logistics partners under the microscope to ensure we present our customers with the best possible services on offer. Local couriers and national carriers were reviewed and comparisons were made between their services. Only companies able to… Read more »

Our Winches Hard at Work in Brisbane and Sydney

Our winches are currently hard at work on marine projects in Brisbane and Sydney. Who knew winches could swim?! Brisbane Project Brisbane City Council is upgrading Kingsford Smith Drive to reduce traffic congestion and improve road safety. The upgrade involves widening the road from four to six lanes between Theodore Street at Eagle Farm and… Read more »

Cyclone Debbie Cleanup – Our Range Can Help!

This week, Cyclone Debbie has wreaked havoc on our tropical Queensland coast. The Cyclone, which the media have described as “Australia’s strongest storm in years,” has seen thousands of Queenslanders evacuated and transported to higher ground to avoid the storm surge. Thankfully, no loss of life has been attributed to the cyclone and the recovery can begin in… Read more »

Helping Shape the Queensland Renewables Sector

For a long time, Queensland has relied more heavily on fossil fuels than any other state in Australia. At Winch Hire Australia, we’d like to see that change. We’re a proud supporter of the developing renewables sector in South East Queensland and we’re doing our bit to help advance it. We recently supplied a range… Read more »

Our New Cable Crimpers

Over the years we’ve assembled a vast range of crimpers and cutters from the world’s premier manufacturers. The range continues to be a popular rental item for long or short term hire. Our customers love the range of crimper sizes from 12 Tonne right up to 55 Tonne with the option of battery-powered, manual or… Read more »

New Year Updates

Next time you visit Winch Hire at Sumner Park, Brisbane allow us to take you on a warehouse tour. We’re really proud of what we achieved in the week following our Christmas break. We started the New Year with a full stock take of our entire fleet of equipment. The plan was to complete a… Read more »