Excavator Hire GrampiansAttachment Hire PortlandAttachment Hire WarrnamboolAttachment Hire MaryboroughAttachment Hire BendigoAttachment Hire HamiltonAttachment Hire BeaufortAttachment Hire BallaratAttachment Hire WarracknabealAttachment HireAttachment Hire St ArnaudAttachment Hire HorshamAttachment Hire Halls GapAttachment Hire AraratAttachment Hire StawellAttachment Hire GrampiansAttachment Hire WimmeraAttachment Hire Western VictoriaExcavator Hire Wal WalExcavator Hire LubeckExcavator Hire Deep LeadExcavator Hire LaharumExcavator Hire GlenorchyExcavator Hire Greens CreekExcavator Hire CallawaddaExcavator Hire CrowlandsExcavator Hire BulganaExcavator Hire LandsboroughExcavator Hire Mt ColeExcavator Hire WarrakExcavator Hire BallyroganExcavator Hire Langi LoganExcavator Hire WickliffeExcavator Hire GlenthompsonExcavator Hire StavelyExcavator Hire MoystonExcavator Hire PomonalExcavator Hire MaroonaExcavator Hire Great WesternExcavator Hire ElmhurstExcavator Hire WonwondahExcavator Hire Murra WarraExcavator Hire LongerenongExcavator Hire WartookExcavator Hire Dadswells BridgeExcavator Hire DimboolaExcavator Hire MinyipExcavator Hire WarracknabealExcavator Hire MurtoaExcavator Hire RupanyupExcavator Hire BuangorExcavator Hire RossbridgeExcavator Hire TatyoonExcavator Hire StreathamExcavator Hire Lake BolacExcavator Hire BeaufortEarthmoving Equipment LicenseExcavator LicenseDo you need a license to operate an excavator?How to use a Compact Track LoaderHow to use a Positrack LoaderHow to use a Skid Steer LoaderPositrack Operating TipsSkid Steer Operating TipsHow to operate a compact track loaderHow to operate a positrack loaderHow to operate a skid steer loaderCompact Track Loader Hire GrampiansCompact Track Loader Hire WimmeraCompact Track Loader Hire Western VictoriaCompact Track Loader Hire StawellSkid Steers vs PositracksPositrack Hire Halls Gap, Horsham, St ArnaudPositack Hire GrampiansPositrack Hire WimmeraPositrack Hire Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansPositrack Hire Western VictoriaWhat is a Mini ExcavatorHow to Operate a Mini ExcavatorHow much does it cost to hire a mini excavatorHow much does it cost to hire a positrackHow much does it cost to hire a bobcatHow much does it cost to hire a skid steer loaderWhat is a scissor liftWhat size excavator do I needDo you need a trench diggerHow to use a mini excavator and post hole augerThings to consider when hiring an excavatorDry Hire vs Wet Hire - what's the difference and tHow much do excavation services costEarthworks Halls Gap, Horsham, St ArnaudEarthworks GrampiansEarthworks WimmeraEarthworks Western VictoriaEarthworks Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansExcavation Halls Gap, Horsham, St ArnaudEarthmoving Halls Gap, Horsham, St ArnaudExcavation GrampiansExcavation WimmeraExcavation Western VictoriaExcavation, Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansWhat is dry hireDry Hire vs Wet HireWet Hire, Halls Gap, St Arnaud, HorshamWet Hire, Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansWet Hire GrampiansWet Hire Western VictoriaWet Hire WimmeraBest Excavator HireExcavator Hire TipsHow to hire an excavatorEarthmoving GrampiansConstruction Western VictoriaConstruction GrampiansConstruction WimmeraEarthmoving WimmeraEarthmoving Western VictoriaBobcat Hire Western VictoriaBobcat Hire WimmeraSkid Steer Loader Hire WimmeraSkid Steer Loader Hire Western VictroriaBobcat Hire St Arnaud, DonaldSkid Steer Loader Hire St Arnaud, DonaldSkid Steer Loader Hire Horsham, St ArnaudTrenching Halls Gap, Horsham, St ArnaudTrenching Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansConstruction Equipment Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansEquipment Hire GrampiansEquipment Hire Western VictoriaEquipment Hire Horsham, St Arnaud, Halls GapDry Hire Western VictoriaDry Hire GrampiansDry Hire WimmeraExcavator Hire DunkeldExcavator Hire AvocaExcavator Hire MaryboroughExcavator Hire NavarreExcavator Hire Halls GapExcavator Hire WillauraExcavator Hire MarnooExcavator Hire StawellExcavator Hire AraratExcavator Hire HorshamExcavator Hire DonaldExcavator Hire St ArnaudExcavator Hire WimmeraPost Hole Digger Stawell, Western VictoriaAuger Hire Horsham, Western VictoriaAuger Hire Ararat, Western VictoriaExcavator and Auger Hire Horsham, Western VictoriaExcavator and Auger Hire Ararat, Western VictoriaExcavator and Auger Hire Stawell, Western VictoriaAuger Hire Stawell, Western VictoriaPost Hole Digger Halls Gap, St Arnaud, HorshamPost Hole Auger Stawell, Wimmera, Western VictoriaPost Hole Digger Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansWacker Packer Hire Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansPlate Compactor Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansCompactor Hire Halls Gap, St Arnaud, HorshamCompactor Hire Stawell, Ararat, Grampians, WimmeraCompaction Equipment Hire Stawell, Ararat, WimmeraTrencher Hire WimmeraTrencher Hire Western VictoriaDiggaTrencher HireTrencher Hire, Halls Gap, Horsham, St ArnaudTrencher Hire, Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansWhat size excavator do I need?Excavator Hire Western VictoriaKubotaExcavator Hire Halls Gap, Horsham, St ArnaudForklift Hire, Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansSkid SteerAll-Terrain ForkliftBobcat Hire Halls Gap, Horsham, St ArnaudPosi-TrackDry Hire, Halls Gap, St Arnaud, HorshamDry Hire, Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansDeliveryEarthmoving, Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansEquipment Hire, Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansAccess Equipment, Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansScissor Lift Hire, Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansSkid Steer Loader Hire Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansBobcat Hire Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansCATBobcatSkid Steer LoaderExcavator HireExcavator Hire Stawell, Ararat, GrampiansMini ExcavatorPallet ForksGeneratorGrapple BucketAuger Torque MT900TrencherSkid Steer Loader HireBobcat HireBobcat S450
TAGS

Things to consider when hiring an excavator

Hiring a suitable excavator can be tough decision.

Excavators, also known as diggers, are one of the most popular pieces of equipment utilised in both the mining and construction industry. These versatile pieces of machinery consist of a boom, bucket, dipper, and cab which sits on a rotating platform. The platform is mounted on an undercarriage with either wheels or tracks. Excavators come in various types and sizes, and each excavator can be utilised on different kinds of jobs.

There a various types of excavators available, some of which we have in our range for hire or can source for your project.

  • Mini Excavator, also know as Compact Excavator
  • Long Reach Excavator
  • Swamp Excavator
  • Spider Excavator
  • Knuckle Boom Excavator
  • Wheeled Excavator
  • Zero Swing Excavator
  • Vacuum Excavator

If you need to hire an excavator but you’re not sure what type or size you need, one of our experienced hire team will be able to talk through the job conditions with you and recommend the most suitable machine to meet your requirements. 

Some of the following points will help determine the type of machine you need, including: 

  • Location
  • Space on site for the machine
  • Site access to get the machine in
  • Ground composition
  • The work which needs to be conducted, including what needs to be moved, excavated and other requirements of the job
  • Other equipment on site and if  the excavator will need to assist
  • Forward planning – how will the site look once everything is in place, what gear will they still require on site and whether, further into the projects, there will be any access issues
  • Depth in which the customer may need to dig, maximum reach required
  • How much of an area is being worked on, whether it requires a small machine for drainage works or perhaps a large machine for bulk earthworks
  • What attachments may be needed for additional work with the excavator

Need more help on arranging your next machine ? Contact OnTrak Rentals today on 0437 550 915 to find out how we can help!