West Cranes & Access Hire News

Stawell Gold back into Production

May 8, 2019 Stawell Gold Mine has reached one of its proudest moments in recent times, pouring its first gold bar since closing in December 2016. A “milestone” gold pour took place on Thursday, establishing the completion of the long and arduous process to get the mine back to full production once again. “It was our first gold pour event following commissioning phase of...
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Nectar Farms planning permit

March 7, 2019 Progress is a step closer with the construction of the Nectar Farm glasshouse project a short distance from Stawell, after having the planning permit application approved by Council. Northern Grampians Shire Council held a special meeting on Monday afternoon to consider the project’s planning permit application. “It is a very exciting time for the Northern Grampians Shire,...
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The Hummer 55-25 55T Pick and Carry

January 30, 2019 The Humma 55-25 55T crane combines the highest lifting capacity and dynamic leveling suspension to create the safest pick and carry crane available. With a 55T lifting capacity, equipped with specially advanced hydraulic suspension system, ground breaking engine control modes, reducing wear and increasing safety, enables the Humma to operate in places never thought possible....
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Western Victoria’s Green Power Hub

March 15, 2018 The ambition for the Bulgana Green Power Hub, situated roughly 300km West of Melbourne, is to develop an environmental, economical and sustainable sound wind and storage facility which will dramatically improve the states energy security. Therefore reducing power prices for the consumer and facilitating greater uptake of renewable energy. Using the latest proven battery technology,...
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Stawell Gold Mine ‘Perspective Outlook’

January 10, 2018 With the recent developments regarding the sale of the ‘Stawell Gold Mine” Confidence has grown amongst the local and regional sectors with employment opportunities set to rise as the Stawell Gold Mine begins the planning stages to re-open production and operations. With one of the longest standing partnerships throughout Western Victoria, West Cranes & Access...
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Mt Gellibrand Wind Farm

November 17, 2017 With Construction well underway at the 132MW Mt Gellibrand Wind Farm, West Cranes & Access Hire have been a major contributor throughout the development and construction of the $258 million Wind Farm Project, 25km east of Colac in southwest Victoria. West Cranes & Access Hire have provided an array of services and hire equipment such...
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Nectar Announcement

October 26, 2017 Nectar Farms has announced plans to relocate its full 40-hectare development to the Bulgana Green Power Hub site, sharing the site with renewable energy company Neoen who are set to build   56-turbine wind farm. Nectar Farms chief executive Stephen Sasse said the redirection for the company to shift its attention to the Bulgana site was carefully assessed...
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Access Hire Eqipment

September 14, 2017 West Cranes & Access Hire offers one of the largest and diverse fleets of Access Boom equipment in Western Victoria. With the ever changing and developing technology innovations, the Access Boom and Scissor Lift sectors are experiencing enormous advancements throughout the industry. Therefore demands have increased and competition throughout this sector has created a highly competitive market....
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Steel Rigging Services

July 5, 2017 With more than 40 years’ experience in the steel rigging industry and extensive experience working on steel fabrication project on all levels throughout a large variety or industries. West Cranes & Access Hire has built up a qualified and competent steel rigging team. If you need a reliable and hard-working team of steel riggers for your...
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Electrical Spotter

April 15, 2017 West Cranes & Access Hire have acknowledged and invested the need to obtain ‘Electrical Spotters’ licences among its employees to service the growing need and demand for the service across various industrial and commercial sites. After an increasing rate of workplace accidents in the construction industry, the Victorian Government developed ‘No Go Zones’ and safety...
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