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

Marine construction winches

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 Cooksley Street at Hamilton. It also includes improvement works between Cooksley Street and Breakfast Creek Road at Albion. This project has been relying on our 4 Tonne Diesel Winches to put down pylons.

4 Tonne Diesel Winch with 6 Tonne Capstan

4 tonne diesel winch

These diesel powered drum winches with side capstan are highly recommended universal winches suitable for a wide range of Lift and Shift applications and Cable Hauling.

Benefits of this diesel winch:

  • Suitable for lifting and hauling operations
  • Mine Spec compliant
  • Compact and portable
  • Available with multilayer wire rope spooling system

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Sydney Project

Sydney marine winch project

Our winches are also being used in Sydney, to assist in building pier and jetty infrastructure for marinas. These projects rely on our 5 Tonne Air Winches.

5 Tonne Air Winch

Winch Hire Australia supply Ingersoll-Rand Force 5 air winches, known for rugged dependability in the harshest environments, available for Lift and Shift projects

Winch Hire Australia supply Ingersoll-Rand Force 5 air winches which set the standard in winch technology and are known throughout the world for delivering rugged dependability in the harshest environments. Force 5 winches offer maximum versatility to meet numerous lifting, pulling or tensioning applications.


  • Automatic disc brake
  • Automatic band brake
  • Integral directional control valve
  • Compact frame design
  • Designed for reliable daily operation
  • Skid mounted with pre-drilled mounting plate and forklift slots on most models
  • Safety screen for optimal operator protection
  • Safe operating procedures compliant with WHS legislation
  • Test certificate supplied upon request prior to every hire


  • Air quality systems: filter, lubricator, strainer and regulator
  • Mufflers to reduce ambient noise level and oil discharge

Air winches available for hire from Winch Hire Australia range from 500 kg up to 8 Tonne in a variety of configurations to suit your individual requirements.

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Contact Us

For more information about the winches above, contact us on T: 07 3376 2888 or browse through out site.