Tippers, Grab Lorries & Muckaway Hire in Birmingham

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Grab Lorries – Tippers – Muckaway Hire in Birmingham

Plant and machinery hire can offer a cost-effective solution to obtaining high quality industrial equipment and, here at Castlegate, we specialise in plant hire for a huge variety of commercial projects. Whether you’re planning on digging out footings or you are undertaking a complete civil engineering project, we supply a wide range of equipment and our comprehensive service ensures all our commercial clients across the UK have their every requirement met.

“Whether you need an excavator, a tipper truck or a portable building for your team to use whilst on-site, our bespoke service can cater to your every need.”

Our grab lorries feature long-reach crane arms and the tipper trucks we supply can hold huge quantities of material in one single load. From the transportation of large quantities of aggregates, to large-scale waste removal, our grab lorry hire and tipper truck hire makes the process much quicker, easier and more efficient.

All types of waste removal

Both professional and affordable, Muckaway Hire Birmingham are fully licensed waste removal experts.

We supply grab lorry and tipper trucks for a wide range of customers who need all types of waste removal of Non Hazardous & Hazardous materials, including:

  • Hardcore
  • Excavation and dug ballast
  • Concrete
  • Tarmac
  • Soil
  • Builders Waste
  • Mixed construction waste
  • Timber
  • Green Waste

What is Muckaway?

Muckaway – also known as “cart away” and “tip” or “muck shift” – describes the removal of soil and associated waste materials from a construction site during earthworks operations.

Inert muck is defined as “waste that does not undergo any significant physical, chemical or biological transformations and is unlikely to adversely affect other matter with which it comes into contact”.

The service is normally required following:

  • Soil strip – the excavation of topsoil, sometimes called vegetable soil.
  • Reduced-level dig.
  • Bulk excavation.
  • Trench, hole or pit excavation.

On redevelopment sites, the removal of “inert muck away”, can often include brick, reinforced and broken up concrete, hardcore, stone, brick and subsoil.

Who uses Muckaway Hire Birmingham?

Our clients are both local and national, and are typically wide ranging, from private individuals carrying out home improvements to local authority projects and utility company works. We generally supply shell and core superstructure companies,  underpinning and groundwork firms as well as all types of  builders and landscape gardeners.

Best solution for large muckaway operations

Our complete Grab Haulage service will handle single to multiple loads while wheel tippers are usually the best solution for larger muckaway and site clearance operations. Where required, we would also recommend the use of mini digger and dumper operators for ground works.

All our vehicles possess the latest technology and safety equipment and comply with the standards of the new Low Emission Zone regulations .

Compliance with Environment Agency procedures

The disposal of Clean Inert, Non Hazardous and Hazardous materials involves compliance with procedures as required by the Environment Agency and the Landfill Directive, which applies to waste destined for disposal onto or into land.

Each year an estimated 40 per cent – around 10m tonnes UK waste – comes from the Demolition and Construction Industry. To reduce waste a number of control procedures are adopted, including: Disposal to Landfill, Preparing for Re-Use, Recycling and Other Recovery. In support of environmental protection, we aim to also recycle most of the materials collected.

Extensive fleet to handle all muckaway jobs

Vehicles best equipped to handle most muckway or haulage jobs are 8 × 4 Grab and Tippers.

Tippers – lorries without cranes or buckets – are the most economical method of inert waste removal, with normally, a 5-tonne minimum excavator or loading shovel needed to load the trucks. Tippers come in three vehicle types – 2, 3  and 4 axle – with respective maximum weight capacities of 10, 15 and 20 tonnes.

8 Wheel tipper lorries can remove 20 tonnes of material each time. 8 Wheel grab lorries will load themselves and remove 15 tonnes per load. Unusually large loads may require 32 tonne grab lorries with extra-long reach cranes.

Sites with limited access may require a 4×2 grab lorry – or “baby grab” –  which can remove 9 tonnes of material at a time.

For more information on any of muckaway hire in Birmingham, contact the dedicated team at Castlegate UK Ltd today! Our experts can advise you on the most appropriate machinery hire for your individual requirements.

Saving you time, saving you money.

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