‘Waste not, Want not’ with the Excavator Drag Skip

Reduce waste and save money on your next project

Looks can be deceiving! The Excavator Drag Skip might just look like another metal skip but it receives rave reviews on construction sites, due to its functionality and minimal wastage benefits.

Known as ‘the stone-saver’, ‘bedding box’, or ‘shingle bin’, the flat-based skip, is typically used to shift vast volumes of materials, such as; shingle, dry mix concrete, saved material for back-fill, sand, stone and other bulk aggregates, across site.

Typically, a tipper truck will deliver materials to site and discharge the load onto the ground, which on muddy sites, can easily lead to these materials becoming buried in the mud. Then there is the issue of transporting the materials around site, which in some instances, can lead to dumper trucks getting stuck or damaged…step forward the Excavator Drag Skip!

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As the name suggests, the Excavator Drag Skip can be literally dragged to the desired location on site by an excavator, preventing the potential wear to dumper trucks and reducing material wastage. Due to running on tracks rather than tyres, excavators can navigate challenging terrain much easier than a dumper truck, eliminating the possibility of getting stuck.

Another handy benefit of the Excavator Drag Skip is for Trench Shoring projects. By dragging it alongside the trench, it is a quick and efficient way to remove any waste material from the trench as you go, or similarly back-filling the trenches with shingle when laying pipelines.

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Recent comments from our social fans

“Brilliant things, on other firms I've had old waste type skips with I beam cross bars welded on to drag them around. Much better than beating a dumper to death”

Nigel Williams | Plant Operator

“I'm currently using 1 on a HMH CIVILS LIMITED job in redcar brilliant idea keeps my pipe bedding clean and with no wastage”

Dean Turnbull | Director at T&C Construction Ltd


Our Excavator Drag Skip has a capacity of 7500 litres and it is just one product from our great range of Waste Skips. All of our Waste Skips are available for both hire and purchase and we also offer a selection of Excavator attachments to suit many applications.