Posts Categorized: Winch projects

Types of Winches: Everything You Need to Know

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Winches are mechanical devices which have a single purpose. They are designed to pull in, let out, or adjust the tension of a cable, rope or wire. And while all winches are purpose-built for shifting amounts of weight that a human can’t, different types of winches are suitable for different applications. We’ve listed out the… Read more »

WHA Cable Trailers at the 2018 Commonwealth Games!

In 2013 the Queensland Government selected private developer Grocon to redevelop seven hectares of Parklands for use as the athlete’s village during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). Five years later the project has become a reality and they’ve invited the media for an overnight stay to sample the hospitality to be experienced by… 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 »

Helping Shape the Queensland Renewables Sector

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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 »

The Many Uses of Our 10 Tonne Winches

Although our fleet includes winches with greater safe working load limits, our 10 tonne winches have been in demand on various worksites around the country. Whether it’s long cable hauls, heavy pipe positioning or conveyor belt installation, you will find Winch Hire 10 tonne winches on the job and relied upon for implementing infrastructure. 10… Read more »