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Old 03-25-2011, 05:27 PM
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i know im in the uk but this is how i figure it

3000 x $20 dollars = $60k the big lads will laugh at you for that price

the big lads over here are moving 1m3 of earth on site for between £1-£3 so $2-$5 ish

200 trips in a 30 ton adt being loaded with 20-30 ton machine
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Old 03-25-2011, 05:58 PM
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i know im in the uk but this is how i figure it

3000 x $20 dollars = $60k the big lads will laugh at you for that price

the big lads over here are moving 1m3 of earth on site for between �1-�3 so $2-$5 ish

200 trips in a 30 ton adt being loaded with 20-30 ton machine
I totally agree. This guy is way over his head. Around here, $3.75-$5.50 cy.
I'm not talking crap, but I don't think you are capable of doing a job that size.
Their is allot things you need to know especially if it is a municipal project.
Plus, some of that stuff could be hazardous. In which,you will need a license.
Also, you don't get paid until the project is complete. So you are out of pocket for possibly 60 days plus.
Sorry, all you see are dollar signs, and if you don't know whats your doing, it could quite possibly sink your ship.
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Old 03-25-2011, 06:28 PM
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Guys come on 10 days to move 3000 yards? We move 2000 a day on our heavy highway job. Even though it's only a couple hundred feet you need to set up a truck to haul onsite and run a slightly larger loader. Slurry pits will have a concrete floor so work your way in. If it has a lot of liquid set up a pump and your 3000 yards just turned into 2000
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Old 03-25-2011, 08:04 PM
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I put a nice price that will pay the expense of the job+$$ so if I get it I will make sum money if not oh well.
Thanks for the help everybody
BTW Giles UK you all veiw Top Gear?
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Old 03-25-2011, 09:59 PM
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Get a dozer and push it. A 200 foot push isn't ideal but chances are, you'd need a dozer to chase a hoe that's loading trucks anyway, why have 3 machines/operators? Depending on the slop factor, a 973 track loader may fit the bill.
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Old 03-25-2011, 10:57 PM
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Why not use a good size excavator and a haul truck?
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Old 03-26-2011, 10:30 AM
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if your drivers any good no need for a dozer a 7-10 foot ditching/clean up bucket on a 20/30 tonner do just as good a job


yeah love top gear gets about 10m+ viewers every sunday night which is a lot over here
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