Posts By: Rhiana Jay

Air Hoist Hire & Our New 30 Tonne Air Chain Hoist!

Air hoists streamline the lifting and shifting of materials and products. Hoists are highly versatile and can be used in remote areas, because they don’t have electric motors. They are also easier to transport than electric hoists, because they weigh up to 50% less. Air hoists are low maintenance and impervious to dirt, dust, heat,… Read more »

Cable Stand Hire – Our 15-35 Tonne Cable Drum Stands

To meet optimal handling stipulations, optic fibre cables are typically delivered on large diameter drums in lengths up to 1000 metres. This reduces handling costs and also prevents damage to the cables. This also presents a challenge, because these massively heavy and large diameter drums are very difficult to handle. Enter: Our cable stand hire!… Read more »

Queensland Fires – See Them in Pictures

queensland fires

Last week, we were mesmerized by news about the catastrophic Queensland fires that have swept through the state and caused thousands of residents to flee their homes. With over 100 Queensland fires burning, towns, schools, rail and roads were shut down while firefighters responded to rapidly unfolding fire threats. At Winch Hire Australia, we empathize… Read more »

Our Holiday Trading Hours (2018-2019)

Holiday trading hours

Find out more about our holiday trading hours:   Dear valued customers, To assist with your end of year planning, we would like to advise you of our holiday trading hours. Winch Hire Australia will close on Friday the 21st December at 3pm, and reopen on Monday the 7th of January. To allow adequate time… Read more »

Electric Winches and Hoists for Lift and Shift Jobs

Find out more about our electric winches: Our winches and hoists are going to high places. Our 1 Tonne and 2.2 Tonne electric winches with wire rope are ideal for working in long elevator shafts. On the other hand, our 1 Tonne and 2 Tonne electric hoists have chain lengths up to 50 metres and… Read more »

Hydraulic Crimpers & Crimping Heads

Find out more about our crimping head products:   Aluminium cables are well-known for being cost-effective, particularly when compared to copper cables (aluminium can be 20-50% cheaper, depending on the cable type). Aluminium cables also have a weight advantage. These features make aluminium cables an ideal choice for many companies – as a result, the… Read more »

Our Highly Versatile Cable Puller Twin Capstan Electric Winch

Our Cable Puller Twin Capstan Electric Winch is available in a convenient, wheel-mounted frame that is complete with operator safety screen and A-frame for secure tow-bar hitching. The frame design features two cable guide pulleys, which assist the cable’s angle and direction straight into the conduit or trench. The Cable Puller Twin Capstan Electric Winch… Read more »

Welcome Winch Rental Customers!

Welcome winch rental customers! We’d like to say a big thanks to every new winch rental customer who rented equipment from us this month. We work hard to maintain our competitive prices and ensure that our customers have access to a range of exclusive equipment, and your support means a lot. At Winch Hire Australia,… Read more »

Our Cable Crimping Tool Products

High capacity cable crimping tool products are all the rage lately – our 400 mm2 and 500 mm2 units are in particularly short supply. These crimping tools are designed for HVM cable and are working hard on infrastructure projects throughout Australia. Incidentally, our range also includes cable crimpers up to 630 mm2, so contact us… Read more »

Simplify Cable Hauling with a Cable Drum Stand

To meet optimal handling stipulations, optic fibre cables are typically delivered on large diameter drums in lengths of up to 1000 metres. Although this reduces handling costs and damage to optic fibre, it also presents a challenge to cable haulers, as these drums are extremely heavy and large in size. This is where our cable… Read more »

Cable Tray Rollers & Hauling Accessories

Hauling cable in cable trays presents a unique and difficult challenge for the installer. Often, there are undulating expanses complete with snags, varying levels and sharp bends to overcome. Our cable rollers and guides are specifically designed to assist with these difficulties. Once setup is complete, our guides and rollers effortlessly allow power and data… Read more »

Annual Load Testing, Brake Hold Testing and Certification]

To meet rigorous Lifting Equipment site stipulations, our scheduled maintenance programme includes annual load testing, brake hold testing and certification for our entire fleet of winches and hoists. Scheduled annually with consideration to rental periods, every winch and hoist undergoes this process of accreditation, completed by workshop personnel who are trained and competent in every… Read more »