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Flexible hire? Yes we can!

Orange Hire offers a wide range of hire, buy and hire to buy options for our earthmoving equipment.

We know that you need to be flexible and adaptable to adjust to your customers’ needs. Projects change, expand, and open the doors to new jobs, meaning your equipment hire can’t be black and white.

That’s why we offer flexible hire options at Orange Hire. We’re here to support the changing needs of civil and infrastructure contractors by 3 ways to get the equipment you need:

  • Long term dry hire for excavators, compaction equipment and much more
  • Buying ex-renal earthmoving equipment
  • Hire to buy options

Dry hire earthmoving equipment

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Dry hire vs wet hire: what does Orange Hire offer?

Orange Hire is a specialist provider of dry hire services on the East Coast.

What does this mean? Dry hire is the process of hiring equipment without an operator – you provide the operator yourself.

Wet hire on the other hand means hiring both the earthmoving equipment AND the operator with it. Of course, hiring both a machine and an operator will increase the cost of hire substantially, as you are paying for labour as well as the usual machine hire cost.

Contrast this with dry hire. Dry hire is significantly cheaper if you’re an experienced contractor with skilled operators on your team or a trusted crew of workers that Read more

Types of water filled barriers: which is best to hire for your site?

Our customers often find that their projects don’t justify the cost or logistics of hiring crash rated concrete barriers, but they still require safety barriers within their worksite. They need barriers to create parking zones for contractors, cordon off no-go zones and surround small hazards or exclusion areas like existing light poles for example.

The ideal choice in this situation is to use water-filled barriers which provide safety and protection on the worksite, are easier to install than concrete barriers, and can be shifted around the site relatively easily as circumstances change.

Why choose water filled barrier hire for your civil construction projects?

Water filled barriers are a cost-effective solution 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.