Hire Tips

How to guarantee a more efficient job by using top-notch couplers

We use A2 hitches on all our excavators & earthmoving equipment because they make attachment changes super quick and easy for our customers.

Efficiency and productivity is the key to a successful project, and it starts with having the right tools and machines available that won’t slow you down on site.

Orange Hire uses a variety of hitches from leading manufacturer Attach2 to ensure our customers can get the job done quickly and effectively – every time.

Sure-Grip Quick Coupler Product BlackA2 Sure-Grip Coupler:

This best-in-class coupler system locks and holds attachments fast in a single step, ensuring ease of use without sacrificing safety.

Fabricated from precision-milled steel, the Sure-Grip is made to endure Read more

Weighing up the benefits of buying or hiring construction equipment

Deciding to buy or hire construction equipment comes down to more than just dollars. Here’s how to assess whether it’s better to buy or hire your next piece of earthmoving equipment.

How to work out the most affordable and practical way to add new equipment to your fleet

How often will you be using the machine?

Taking a good look at your needs on site is the first thing you should think about when considering hire, buy or buy-to-hire options.

Typically if you’re using a machine more than about 50% of the time, it’s probably worth investing in new equipment. However, it doesn’t have to be brand new and straight Read more

Road safety barriers: concrete vs plastic

Safety barriers come in different shapes, sizes and materials with each type suited to certain site conditions.

Here’s how to ensure you get the right concrete or waterfilled barrier for the job.

When assessing which safety barriers to hire for your construction project, it is worth considering safety, cost, durability, and effectiveness for the job at hand. Both plastic waterfilled barriers and concrete barriers have advantages and disadvantages, so let’s look deeper into how to ensure you hire the right safety barriers for your job.

Plastic waterfilled safety barriers

Plastic safety barriers can be cost effective to hire, relatively durable, lightweight, and easy to install.

Many waterfilled barriers on the 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.