Hurricane Harvey in Texas

                      Texas is being inundated with floods right now as Hurricane Harvey hits. Olivia, our native Texan, is keeping us up to date as her friends and family are affected by the Hurricane. Here in Sumner Park Brisbane, we are all too familiar with the… Read more »

Ross River Solar Farm

                Construction is now underway. When complete, the solar farm will capable of generating up to 148 megawatts (MW) of electricity, enough to power 54,000 homes. Ross River Solar Farm is a significant investment that will help to reshape Australia’s energy future. The project will also bring the… Read more »

Accessories, Accessories, Accessories!

Just like accessories are they key to your decked out car, they are key to your Cable Handling or Lift and Shift or  project! We have accessories ranging from cable crimpers, cable cutters, cable pulling rope, and even a 1.7 Tonne Capstan Cable Puller. When you partner with Winch Hire, you get to reap all the benefits… Read more »

Check Out Our Cable Pushers!

We have some incredibly powerful machines here at Winch Hire Australia. Our 1.3 Tonne Cable Pusher 13kN is a pendant controlled multi purpose unit designed for installing long lengths of cables up to 150 mm diameter, without the use of a winch (or the need to pull rope through first) and may be set up in various configurations. These machines… Read more »

We’re Hiring!

We’re recruiting a Diesel Fitter to join our workshop team of mechanical experts. We’re looking for a self-motivated individual who has proven experience with hydraulics and components, 12 volt electrics, trailer knowledge and a talent for trouble shooting all things mechanical. We cultivate a team environment and this article sums up what it means to be… Read more »

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 »

Sunshine Coast Solar Farm

Winch Hire Australia is beyond proud of the Sunshine Coast Council and the steps that they have taken for their electricity consumption solely run by a renewable source. We are thankful we could be a part of that project as well!  You can read more about the Solar Project on ABC News: “When it comes to tackling… 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 »