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Carnegie - 03 9571 9488

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1.5 ton

Multipurpose 1.6 tonne diesel-powered mini excavator hire,

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Q1.How much does it cost to rent a mini excavator ?

A. The cost of rental/hire within Australia of most mini excavators can range between $300- $500 over a 24 hour hire period, depending on the machine quality, size and rental service.

Q2.How much does it cost to have someone operate a mini excavator ?

A. Ranging from every small to large excavation projects, most excavator drivers will charge at minimum $600, and jobs can increase past to $10,000 dollars depending on the job size and difficulty.

Q3.Do I need a license for a mini excavator ?

A. According to Worksafe (23/10/18), a certificate is no longer required to operate an earth moving or particular crane (EPC) occupational class of machinery; meaning that anyone from the public is welcome to come and use our entire range of excavatorsmini loaderstrenchers and bobcats, without needing licensing.

Q4.What does a mini excavator do ?

A. An excavator is hydraulic construction/ digging machine that consists of a boom arm mounted bucket, attached to a rotating cabin above driving tracks. It is used primarily for digging wide trenches, holes and general earth moving. Excavators are preferred when a wide range of motion is needed. For machines designed to move large volumes of earth, a mini loader or bobcat

Q5.How to use a mini excavator ?

A. An excavator uses a simple system of joysticks and handles to both drive and operates its tracks, arms, and attachments. The skills required to operate one can easily be learned within 10 minutes use.


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Mon to Fri: 7am - 5pm 
Sat: 7:30am - 1pm 
Sun: Closed
If you hire on Saturday you get Sunday Free!


21-25 Coora Road,
Oakleigh South, VIC 3167

Phone: 03 8546 5744


1076 Dandenong Road,
Carnegie, VIC 3163

Phone: 03 9571 9488


We service all suburbs including:
Bentleigh, Brighton, Caulfield, Chadstone, Malvern East, Toorak, and many more!
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Date published: 5/6/2019
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