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Why Soil Compaction Matters

Why Soil Compaction Matters

Whether you require heavy or light compaction equipment, soil compaction matters. Soil compaction lays the ground for building works and all other forms of construction, by providing a solid base. In particular, light compaction equipment is commonly used to prepare the soil for landscape gardening, small building works, drains, paths, driveways, roads, and retaining walls Compaction ensures that your soil is not going to erode. Your soil forms the base of whatever is built on top of it, so it needs to be stable. Compacted soil has greater resilience than loose soil because it is not disturbed by water or...

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The Importance of a Plate Compactor

The Importance of a Plate Compactor

Over the years compaction equipment has become more versatile due to the evolving workspace and compaction equipment suppliers have manufactured new models to match the demands on these modern jobsites. Today, plate compactors are the subject matter, looking at the importance of this construction machinery and the reasons why this is an essential tool for an array of different jobs.   Plate compactors are an indispensable tool that is used to compress a various range of soil and gravels, applied to produce, and repair roads, driveways, landscaping sites, floor pads and a lot more. Although the shape and size of the...

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A Guide to Concrete Demolition and Removal

A Guide to Concrete Demolition and Removal

Whether you have a footpath, an old driveway or terrace, or an asphalt surface that needs to be removed, you’ll need to consider the best course of action when it comes to concrete demolition and removal. You’ll be utilising tools such as a concrete saw or jackhammer depending on how big the job is. Using a range of equipment can facilitate safe breakage and removal of any concrete surface to then allow you to progress to the next stage of your project. The demolition of concrete is a crucial part of the preparation lifecycle that needs to be carefully considered....

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Finding the Right Rammer Compactor

Finding the Right Rammer Compactor

Although traditional, early designs of rammers often featured incredibly heavy posts in order to pound into the ground, advancements in technology now mean that the rammers of today’s world can guarantee ease of use and operator comfort as well as the ability to achieve maximum impact force. This is of course necessary in order to consolidate cohesive soils. Luckily, this is something that you can achieve easily with our rammers here at Meiwa, where we are honoured to be the NZ compaction equipment suppliers of high-performance equipment featuring innovative Japanese technology. Following the upgrades to rammers over the years, including...

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Why you should invest in a concrete saw

Why you should invest in a concrete saw

If you are needing to cut concrete slabs, asphalt, or concrete in general for any reason, the best method to do this is with a specifically designed concrete saw, that has a wet-cutting diamond blade. While it may seem obvious to most, you don’t want to try to cut concrete with any other regular saw. As their blades, motors and overall design won’t be suited to the task at hand.

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