Construction site dumper: what characteristics must it have?

September 20, 2023

On a construction site, it is essential to have a range of equipment that is useful for all types of activities. One of the most important machines for those working in the construction sector is the dumper.

There are many different types of site dumper today, but there are some basic characteristics that need to be considered before making the right choice. Let’s take a look at them in this in-depth study.

How to choose a site dumper: the 3 most important characteristics

What is a dumper and what is it used for? The function of a dumper is to move and transport material such as rubble, debris, soil and rubble. A dumper is a motorised wheelbarrow equipped with a container for the materials and a station where the driver stands.

When it comes to choose a site dumper, there are 3 important aspects to consider.

1. Versatility

Working on a construction site can be very tiring and complex if you don’t have the right equipment. Versatile machines that can adapt to different environments and the needs of their users are therefore essential.

The fact that the dumper comes with a large number of accessories and can be customised in a variety of configurations is therefore a very convenient factor to consider. This makes it easy and convenient to adapt it to work on the construction site or in agriculture, wherever you need it.

2. Manoeuvrability

The most manoeuvrable vehicles are the most useful on a construction site: it is important to choose a machine that can move easily even in reverse and that can steer without difficulty even on rough and uneven ground.

A site dumper that is easy to manoeuvre will also be more stable in its movements and precise in its work.

3. Safety

Finally, it is vital that the site dumper you choose is safe for the driver. Especially when working in difficult conditions, on steep and uneven terrain, workers need to be able to rely on machines that won’t put them in danger even during the most complex operations.

When making your choice, make sure that the dumper you want to buy has been developed according to the strict safety standards required by European directives.

Cormidi site dumpers

All construction site dumpers designed and developed by Cormidi feature the highest levels of manoeuvrability, versatility and safety to meet the most diverse needs of their users.

In order to adapt to the needs of each customer, Cormidi offers a wide range of dumpers of different sizes and with different load capacities: it is possible to choose between dumpers with a load capacity of 500 kg or 600 kg, which will therefore be lighter and more compact; and construction site dumpers with much higher capacities, up to 2000 kg, ideal for transporting substantial weights without slowing down the work of the workers.

In addition to being able to lift large loads, Cormidi dumpers are able to move easily even in the narrowest and most confined passages.



Although a site dumper is an indispensable piece of equipment for anyone involved in building and construction, not all dumpers are the same. In order to choose the right one, it’s good to know the most important features a dumper should have: construction dumpers should be versatile, manoeuvrable and secure.

To consider these and many other features, the best thing to do is to rely on specialists in the field so that you receive a proposal customised to your needs.

If you want to know more about construction dumpers, contact our staff and we will give you all the information you need to choose the right model for your business.