Garth started working in the family metal processing business in 1990, learning from the bottom up what it takes to run a business. This business was later sold, and in January 2009, Garth and his brother started up in Access equipment rental. As a result of rapid growth, Castella Group acquired Met-X Access Hire in July 2009 and the fleet has since grown over 500%. Over the years Garth’s experience has grown, as has the company’s, diversifying into the range of industries across Victoria that Duralift services from its Croydon location today. Qualified as a scissor lift and boom lift operator, and service technician, he has extensive knowledge in the field and has grown the family business with some of the most iconic projects in Victoria.
With over 6 years’ experience in the construction industry, Ellie joined Duralift in 2013. With an MBA degree, Ellie heads up sales and marketing for Duralift, working closely with the team to ensure Duralift covers every aspect of a project to provide our customers with the best value for money and greater job efficiency.
With over 20 years’ experience in a range of varying industries both in Australia and abroad, John looks after Duralift’s transport to ensure customers get the machine when they need it. As a qualified as a boom lift and scissor lift operator and service technician John has experience with the equipment to ensure the machines will operate as required when they get to the job.
Harriet joined Duralift in 2015, and has a passion for delivering the family business service Duralift is known for. Harriet looks after accounts, administrative duties and customer service at Duralift, playing a vital role in the day to day activities at Duralift.
Craig has a long history working in the automotive industry, with over 6 years experience in the access equipment industry, so there isn’t much he doesn’t know in order to get the machines up and running! As a qualified boom lift and scissor lift operator and service technician Craig ensures the equipment is maintained at the highest level to provide utmost customer satisfaction on every job.
Sharnie is joining the Duralift team as another member of the family, with the passion that goes along with working with the family business. She is passionate about people and will work with our customers to ensure they always have the best outcome.
Don’t want half the day gone before you have the equipment on site?
Precious hours are often wasted at a high cost due to late deliveries, and we understand the importance of having the correct machine, when and where you need it, which is why we work on a maximum 2-hour turnaround time to ensure machines are on site pronto!
In the unlikely event that a fault occurs on site, we guarantee to have it fixed or swap the machine over within the same day.
With these guarantees, you can’t lose when you use Duralift.
Duralift is more than just one of Melbourne’s access hire companies. We are a fast growing, premium hire company with a reputation built on reliability, diversity and a customer-driven focus.
We continually strive for outstanding excellence in all that we do to fulfill each and every requirement that is put before us.
We deliver one of the newest fleets in Melbourne, with over 90% of the fleet being under 5 years old to eliminate costly downtime caused by unreliable machinery.
When you hire from Duralift you receive more than just our machine. We manage all the requirements on site, including; fast delivery, all OH&S compliance’s, full insurance coverage, on-site maintenance and rapid repairs in the unlikely event of a breakdown.
We also have extensive service and knowledge in; training, safety requirements, site assessments and recommendations, EWPA Cards and Work Safe licenses.
Duralift is your partner when it comes to reaching vertically elevated areas. No matter how long or short the hire duration, Duralift has a broad range of equipment to suit your needs.
Duralift cares for their customers, and we endeavor to tailor access equipment hiring solutions to meet every need and budget. With such a variety of equipment we will ensure the right equipment is provided for every job exactly when you need it, thereby eliminating the time wasted in having to track down a machine from various locations and then having the hassle of several accounts.
Duralift understands the value of time on site and how important it is to have equipment delivered at the right time. Our nationwide network ensures this requirement is a reality.
Duralift’s mission is to work in partnership with the construction industry to provide safe and reliable access equipment solutions with long term and emergency support so our clients can achieve beyond their expectations; guaranteeing greater job efficiency and customer satisfaction in every situation.
To be the most reputable access equipment hire company in Melbourne; by providing access solutions to the construction industry, with an extensive fleet, personalised service and a positive and knowledgeable team.