An excavator driver spend a vast amount of their working day making large surface areas flat, hence to ‘grade’.
This is currently achieved using a standard ditching bucket 1.8 meters wide, proving to be
An extremely time consuming and skilled process to achieve the desired flat surface.
This way of working is very inefficient in many factors:
- Skill – this jobs requires a skilled operator, there is a shortage of skilled operators in the
Industry, partly due to the lack of work that’s been available over the last 8 years.
- Time – The current solution to the problem is immensely time consuming.
- Fuel – the consumption of fuel is increased two fold, the time the machine in running and the effort the machine is making.
- Safety – The current way of working, can at times involve a man on the ground within