Used Equipment

Why now is the best time to buy used equipment

Use the instant asset write off scheme to get a fast tax deduction on earthmoving equipment

If you’re looking to buy used earthmoving equipment, now is the perfect time. If you buy an asset for your business, such as a second-hand excavator, you can access a fantastic tax benefit from the ATO.

Our used equipment specialist, Natasha Haddad, takes you through what you need to know.

The ATO’s instant asset write off scheme is a deduction that businesses can use to instantly claim large expensive assets in the same way you claim everyday small expenses like PPE.

Introduced back in 2011, this government scheme helps Aussie businesses reap the Read more

How to ensure you end up with a reliable ex-rental machine

Did you know that Orange Hire has flexible hire-to-buy options, enabling contractors to get a great price on our used excavators?

If you’re in the market for a second-hand excavator, we can help with low hour machines that have been maintained by our safe, professional and switched-on maintenance crew.

Take a look at our current range of excavators and earthmoving equipment for sale here.

What to look for when buying a used excavator

Buying earthmoving equipment rather than hiring can be more economical over the long term. For contractors with long term site needs or who have a continuous need for another excavator in their fleet, it makes sense Read more

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


What our happy customers say

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

  • Trent
    Orange Hire Customer
    Good range of excellent equipment.
  • Dave
    Orange Hire Customer
    Great service and price!
  • Jonathon
    Orange Hire Customer

    Great company with very affordable prices compared to the bigger hire companies who charge a ridiculous price. Staff were excellent and Tara is lovely.

  • Brandon
    Orange Hire Customer

    The best service and equipment. I highly recommend Orange Hire based on my experience. A friendly, helpful team and prompt delivery.

  • Customer
    Hofly Group
    Excellent customer service. Staff are patient and easy to communicate with.
  • Laya
    Orange Hire Customer

    Great people to deal with, 5 star service! Thanks Natasha and the team.

  • Peter
    Hazell Bros Group

    I’m very happy with the service from Orange Hire and 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.