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Why Buying Ex-Rental Equipment is a Smart Move

Think of ex-rental construction equipment and what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Tired and worn out machines?

Think again!

Here’s what smart businesses look for in ex-rental equipment in order to save money and get great deals on reliable machines.

Some contractors might be put off buying ex-rentals because of an assumption that machines have been treated like dirt (pardon the pun). But the truth is, reputable hire companies look after their machines remarkably well, keeping them maintained, serviced and in great shape so that they don’t present issues for their hire customers.

Providing the hire company then turns over those machines within a few years, they are Read more

Which barrier is right for my job?

Barriers are an integral part of keeping civil, construction and infrastructure sites safe and separating danger zones from safe areas. Because they are available in such a wide range of sizes, types, materials and styles, it can be tricky to know which barrier is the right choice for your job – crash rated barriers or non-crash rated, as well as a host of other factors.

Different projects have different needs, so here are a few questions to ask yourself when deciding to hire barriers.


Step 1: What are the site conditions? 

Think about how you’ll transport, install and use the barriers during the project. Here are a few questions Read more

A Complete Hire Solution for Parramatta Light Rail

Project: Hire Equipment for Parramatta Light Rail



  • Excavators ranging from 5.5 to 13 tonne
  • Concrete barriers
  • Water filled barriers
  • Temporary fencing
  • Steel plates


About the project:

Designed to be operational by 2023, Parramatta Light Rail will prepare Western Sydney for strong growth in the coming years. With an estimated 130,000 people living within walking distance of Parramatta Light Rail stops by 2026, the project cements Parramatta as Sydney’s second CBD.

The NSW Government has invested $2.4B into the project, ultimately connecting Parramatta, Westmead, Carlingford and Camellia with 16 stops along a 12 kilometre long route.

Stage 1 is being delivered primarily by Downer and Read more


What our happy customers say

We promise fast, safe, professional and friendly service – here’s what some of our customers have to say:

  • Peter
    Hazell Bros Group

    I’m very happy with the service from Orange Hire. The quality of the plant… I wouldn‘t change anything..

  • George
    Mack Civil

    You guys have done a great job and have come a long way in the past few years.

  • Stephen
    JNC Group

    The team is very super friendly, nothing is ever a problem and issues are dealt with in a timely manner.