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New! - Komatsu 5T Excavator with Tilt Hitch For Hire!

Now with a new technology Komatsu engine, our PC45MR-5 is ideal for contractors, civil projects, builders – or anyone who needs a powerful compact excavator for confined conditions. It incorporates features of bigger Komatsu excavators, with key components designed and manufactured by Komatsu to work together in an integrated package.Our Komatsu PC45MR-5 comes standard with a tilling hitch, bucket set, ripper and is Tier 1 site compliant. Also available with Augers, Hydraulic Grapple and ...

February 23, 2024

Dynapac 12T Rollers For Hire!

The Dynapac CA35D are medium heavy vibratory soil compactors, designed for long working days in tough applications. All types of base courses and reinforcement courses can be compacted to considerable depth. The 35mm thick drum ensures excellent resistance to wear – even in compaction operations on rockfill. The padfoot version has it’s major range of application on cohesive material and disintegrated rock. All types of base courses and subbase courses can be compacted....

November 29, 2023

Water Requirements For Your Site?

At OnTrak Rentals we have a range of water units available from trailer mounted 1000L units through to 12,000L truck mounted water carts!Our water carts and slip-on water units are perfect for building and civil construction sites, dust suppression and for fire fighting purposes.The Water Units we carry come with the following features:Reliable Honda Engine36m Hose ReelSight Level TubeHydrant Suction Fill KitSingle or Dual Spray Deflectors Wireless In Cab Remote Control OptionsFully ba...

October 25, 2023

8T Excavator, Auger & Breaker Hire

With a Komatsu new technology engine, the PC88MR-10 is designed for tight-access applications, including excavation, rock work and services placement. It incorporates features of bigger Komatsu excavators, with key components designed and manufactured by Komatsu to work together in an integrated package.The Komatsu PC88MR-10 comes with the following features.Digging Buckets, Mud Bucket & Single RipperAirconditioned CabinTilting Quick HitchSteel Tracks with Rubber PadsFull Civil Spec - E...

October 17, 2023

Electric Scissor Lift Hire from OnTrak Rentals

The Snorkel S3219E electric scissor lift packs big features in a compact size. Easily driven through a standard doorway, this scissor lift suits indoor and outdoor applications. A telescopic roll-out deck extension maximizes platform space and deep cycle batteries maximize working hours....

August 23, 2023

CAT 239D3 Positrack Loader For Hire

The CAT 239D3 Compact Track Loader, with its radial lift design, delivers impressive mid-lift reach and excellent digging performance with outstanding drawbar power. Its standard, suspended undercarriage system provides superior traction, flotation, stability and speed to work in a wide range of applications and underfoot conditions....

August 15, 2023

Machinery Pre-Start Checklists

We get it – when you’re using heavy machinery in a project, you’re on the clock. But you must also know that taking a couple of minutes to check your plant and machinery every day is essential. When you want to prevent unnecessary wear, damage, and injury, setting aside time for these simple pre-start and end-of-day checks is imperative to keep projects running smoothly.To make this easier a copy of one of the checklists we use can be downloaded below. There are also a number of useful dig...

July 19, 2023

New Product - Flex Drive Pumps!

A portable rugged, self priming submersible pump combined with a Flexdrive motor. Ideal for moving high volumes of muddy water from excavations, dams etc. The Flex Drive Pump Kit comes with a...Flexdrive Honda PowerheadFlexdrive Shaft PumpLayflat 50mm HosePumps up to 1000 litres a minuteHire prices for our flexdrive pumps start at $125.00 day including GST, with special weekly and weekend rates available....

July 6, 2023

New Product - Jumping Jacks!

This lightweight, well-balanced soil compaction rammer by Mikasa is both durable and reliable with its quality Honda engine. The reduced noise and antivibration design makes the MTX-60E a more pleasurable unit to operate when compared with other rammers on the market. The Mikasa Tamping Rammers are perfect for back filling trenches or holes with cohesive fill (that means it sticks to itself – like clay).340mm x 265mm Shoe SizeWeight 64kgCompaction depth – up to 850mmCentrifuga...

July 3, 2023

New Product - Demo Saws!

A sturdy, reliable, light and powerful power cutter which is ready to perform when you are. The ultimate choice when you need an all-round cutter performing in the toughest conditions, withstanding climate and fuel variations. Suitable for road works when used with the corresponding KV970 trolley. The trolley also means you can fully concentrate on the cutting job.400mm Blade155mm Max Cut Depth4.8KW Engine11.6kgHire prices for our demo saws start at $220.00 day including GST, with...

June 8, 2023

8T, 15T and 20T Excavator Hire from OnTrak Rentals

OnTrak Rentals is a customer focused access and earthmoving equipment hire company. We specialise in offering short and long-term hire of reliable access equipment, earthmoving machinery, attachments, compaction equipment and traffic management equipment throughout Western Victoria. Our hire fleet includes a range of quality current model low hour excavators and attachments from well known manufacturers such as Caterpillar, Digga, Komatsu, Kobelco, Kubota and Yanmar to name a...

May 24, 2023

Access Equipment Hire from OnTrak Rentals!

OnTrak Rentals is a customer focused access and earthmoving equipment hire company. We specialise in offering short and long-term hire of reliable access equipment, earthmoving machinery, attachments, compaction equipment and traffic management equipment throughout Western Victoria. If you've got a job that requires access to high places that you are unable to reach on your tippy toes, or with a ladder, you might be thinking about hiring an elevated work platform or a sc...

May 3, 2023

Roller hire from OnTrak Rentals

Rollers are one of the most common types of earthmoving machinery, particularly in large construction projects such as car parks, road works and other civil construction projects.  When an area of earth or new road needs to be heavily compacted for construction, the best machine for the job is a roller.However, depending on the type of project you’re working on, there are a few different kinds of rollers to choose from. Let’s take a look at some of the most common types of rollers avail...

April 13, 2023

Tipper Truck Pre-Start Guide

While most experienced tipper truck operators and machinery owners are familiar with the daily pre-start checklists for their equipment, here is a basic list to help you get started!By following the easy pre-start checks below, you'll be able to keep your tipper running smoothly and avoid any unnecessary issues that may happen once you hit the road or mobilise the vehicle in operation on your jobsite....

April 11, 2023

Catch up with us at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days!

Come and catch up with us and see some of our equipment on display at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days this year!We'll be at site S6 - 7 on the 7th, 8th and 9th March - make sure you stop by!...

February 21, 2023

Tipper Truck Hire from OnTrak Rentals

Sometimes called a dump truck, tipper trucks are a safe and efficient way of transporting loose materials. Whether you are a contractor, construction company, supplier, or farmer, a tipper truck is one of the most useful tools of the trade you can find. Our tippers also come fitted with a tow bar for trailers or hiring with one of our machines....

February 16, 2023

Bog Mat Hire from OnTrak Rentals

Ground Protection Mats, also known as Bog mats are an effective way of providing temporary access and roadways for heavy machinery on construction sites that have fragile terrain. Designed specifically for use with machinery and heavy equipment on difficult surfaces, they can be used on all kinds of terrain including mud, sand and snow and are a cost-effective, long-term solution to traditional plywood. They prevent damage to the natural environment and get your project done without negativ...

January 17, 2023

Are skid steer attachments universal?

Yes, they are! Almost every attachment comes with a universal quick attach plate which makes them interchangeable with most of today’s skid steer and positrack lineup. Also, we are finding more garden and small farm equipment manufacturers that are using universal quick attach plates on their products as well, which is expanding the market beyond solely skid steers and positracks....

January 9, 2023

Water Cart Hire From OnTrak Rentals

A water cart is a purpose-built trailer or truck that is designed to transport and spray water in a variety of ways. In doing this the water can be used either as dust suppression, soil compaction, fire fighting units or as a way of cleaning roads and to water vegetation. Water carts are essential for most construction sites and mining operations to function efficiently. Water carts for hire with or without an operator are very popular due to the construction and mining industries dust...

November 28, 2022

Do you need a license to operate a Bobcat, Skid Steer Loader or Positrack?

Bobcats, Skid Steer Loaders and Positracks are a highly versatile earthmoving machine that are available in a range of different sizes. Primarily used for digging, loading trucks and shifting materials around site, skid steer loaders also have a large range of attachments that can perform a wide variety of jobs around the worksite. In this article we will have a look into the operation of a skid steer and the associated license requirements. The short answer to whether you need a license or not,...

November 23, 2022

How to change a Mini Excavator Bucket

Mini excavators are one of your best mates when it comes to Construction and DIY home projects such as landscaping, retaining walls, driveways, digging for pool, and lots more. Our mini excavators usually come with a 900mm Mud Bucket, 300mm and 450mm Digging Bucket and Single Ripper that you can interchange while using the machine. In this post, we’ll be sharing 5 basic how-to steps in removing and changing mini excavator buckets on your own....

October 26, 2022

How to change attachments on your Bobcat, Skid Steer or Positrack Loader

Knowing how to change bobcat, skid steer or positrack attachments is essential for anyone looking to maximise the use of their machine or the hire of machinery. Skid steer loaders are a powerful piece of machinery, making them a perfect option for use with a range of attachments such as augers, trenchers, stick rakes and more. If you are like us, we are always trying to become safer and more efficient and we hope this article helps....

October 14, 2022

Things To Consider When You Dry Hire Machinery

Construction projects are often complex tasks requiring specialised machinery and skilled operators. There is a number of factors that have an affect on this and make every project different. Then there is also the need to manage the project timeline efficiently and to schedule, so everything is completed in a timely manner. But it’s also necessary to maximise equipment and resources efficiently.  This isn’t always an easy task, worksites are continually changing, with constant movement...

September 19, 2022

Smooth Drum vs Padfoot Rollers; What is the difference?

They are most commonly used for preparing an area for paving, roadways or asphalting. Compacting the soil with a roller, will insure your surface area will be free from imperfections and uneven ground, ready for new construction works or roadways. They create load-bearing subgrade soil by strengthening it through compaction, so that it can support heavy loads If you need to hire a roller, one of the first things you need to consider is whether your project requires a smooth drum roller...

September 9, 2022

Learn More About Our Trench Diggers

Trenchers are like an excavator as they serve the same purpose of breaking soil and rock and removing it from the ground. However, unlike excavators trenchers can remove the soil in a continuous movement, stock piling the spoil to one side. Often used to dig continuous trenches for pipes and conduit or cutting through rocks, there are various sizes and types of trenchers, allowing them to accommodate many different project requirements and soil types. Trenching is a method of digging that i...

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