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Site Clearing

Interesting Site Clearing Finds in 2015

The task of a site clearing team is to assess and/or inspect the property and then set a clearing plan in place based on the property and the potential risks and dangers that are at play. The correct equipment must be used for clearing tasks and must only be operated by individuals who are licensed and experienced to do so. Site clearing teams have often stumbled across interesting finds during the clearing process and 2015 presented some scary scenarios for building and site preparation teams.

Just last month, a site clearing team in Cambodia stumbled across a rather unnerving find. The excavator driver and his supervisor were marking out an area of land for clearing when they discovered unexploded ordnance (UXOs) in the form of two RPG shells. It came as an even greater surprise to officials that this was not the first time this particular site clearing team had discovered dangerous items while clearing a site. They had in the past also come across rusted ammunition, handguns, rifles and even live RPG B40 shells. Read more on this story in the KHMER Times.

Another disturbing find during a site clearing project was in Swaziland in November this year. A construction’s site clearing and preparation team have been working on clearing a piece of land in order to extend the fire station in Siteki. While carrying out their duties, the team came across a human skull and bones. Foul play is suspected as the land being cleared had never been used as a graveyard. Read more on this story in the Swazi Observer.

Interesting and dangerous finds aside, site clearing tasks can be a gruelling experience and must be trusted to experienced and dedicated professionals in the industry such as Quicksand. At Quicksand, our site clearing and demolition services go hand in hand. Any structures that we demolish for you will be cleared away promptly. Our demolition services are typically for concrete structures, wooden structures, parking areas and brick structures. We can also help with other projects where demolition and clearance is required, such as the removal of trees, vegetation, rubble and earth from sites.

What sets us apart from other site clearing service providers is our 24 years of experience in the industry and our network of partners who back us up to ensure that we can always offer our clients a phenomenal service and range of products. We also offer our clients access to a variety of other services including:

  • Excavation and earth moving.
  • Heavy duty equipment rentals.
  • Mass hauling operations.
  • Recycling and crushing.

For the construction process, we also stock and supply a wide range of products, including:

  • sand;
  • brick;
  • cement;
  • aggregates and garden; and
  • civil construction products.

If you would like to find out more about our product sand our site clearing services, take the time to give us a call or drop us an email. Our team is standing and will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have regarding this service.