15 things you can do with an excavator

The excavator is the workhorse of the construction site, helping crews dig, lift, break and move all kinds of material.

Both small and large diggers will help you work through your project at a cracking pace, especially if you take advantage of some of the excellent purpose-designed attachments available on the market.

Matching the right attachment to the job can shave hours or even days of time off your project.

Let’s take a look at some of the tasks you can do with an excavator and the attachments that make this work easier.

What can I do with an excavator?

Like a lot of earthmoving equipment, excavators are designed to Read more

10 Excavator Attachments to Supercharge your Productivity

These excavator attachments pack a punch on site, making light work of tough tasks. All our attachments are ready for rental in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and regional NSW so call Orange Hire if you need one for our next project.

Our top 10 excavator attachments for hire:

1. Rock breaker attachmentBreaker attachment for excavator

Hydraulic hammers or rockbreakers have been around since the sixties and are an indispensable tool for construction and mining operations. Able to smash through hard rock with ease, a hydraulic rock breaker attachment breaks apart concrete and other tough materials, making light work of demo and excavation projects. Our hammer attachments fit excavators up to 50T and we’ve got Read more

Slasher attachment helps boost Council productivity

A case study on how our creative solution for a local council increased staff productivity and resulted in the project being completed well ahead of time.

The challenges

When our Newcastle Branch Manager David Broad was checking in with customers earlier this year, he dropped in on a local council to see if they had any rental requirements.

Dave explains that this customer was feeling the pinch of budget constraints and didn’t have any upcoming equipment hire needs.

“My customer told me that unfortunately, they had to cut back on spending before the end of the financial year in order to stretch out their funds. As a result, they have Read more


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