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A dingo hire is the easiest way to complete all your landscaping, digging, earthmoving, trenching, and soil levelling projects. A dingo is essentially a mini-excavator that can be easily manoeuvred and used for excavation work around any work site. They are also very economical when it comes to home excavating. They are also referred to as a mini loader, little bobcat, or a Kanga. Mini loaders and little bobcats are apt descriptions for the dingo because that is what it is, it is a small excavator that can be attached with drillers, trenchers, blades, etc. depending on the job.

A dingo normally has wheels but, in many cases, a dingo might have to work on uneven terrain. Therefore, a dingo with wide wheels, similar to the ones used on tractors, will do the job. There are also dingos with turf wheels or sand wheels which can be used for various purposes. Dingos also come with a platform on its back which allows the operator to stand on.

A dingo is considered to be multi-purpose because of its ability to have attachments. Some of the dingo’s most popular attachments are a blade that can be used for soil-levelling, bucket scoops for transportation of soil, a mini-forklift that can move various objects, and an irrigation tool to dig small trenches for laying irrigation lines. There also other attachments like rotary hoes, post hole drillers, jackhammers etc.

One of the advantages of a dingo hire is its size. Due to its small size, it is easy to transport a dingo on a trailer. It can also gain access to small and tight spaces which bigger machines cannot. Dingos work great with pushing dirt or other loose soils, but when it comes to medium-sized rocks or clay, then you might consider going for bobcat hire or excavator hire. Additionally, because of its small size, there is also a limit on the maximum weight that it could carry at a time. If you are dealing with tonnes of construction aggregate, sand or snow then rather than a dingo hire it might be faster if you choose to go with a tipper truck hire or another truck hire as they are built for such scenarios.

If you are a contractor and are looking for a dingo hire or a kanga hire, you can find many online and offline suppliers. But there are a lot of pros and cons you should consider before hiring a supplier. Factors to consider include your ability to trust the contractor, the going daily rate to hire the machine and the timely delivery of the dingos etc. Hence it can be a tiring process. But it is not. With iSeekplant, a dingo hire is just a few clicks away.

iSeekplant is one of Australia’s largest online construction hire marketplaces. iSeekplant is an aggregated platform that connects machinery owners with people who are looking to hire a machine or service. We see over 13,000 hire enquiries generated per month. Whether you are a project manager, an engineer, a commercial builder, or a weekend warrior, your search for the best machine hire ends with iSeekplant. Apart from dingo hire, we also have suppliers for forklift hire, scissor lift hire, crane hire, compactor hire, mini excavator hire, cherry picker hire and more.

iSeekplant offers a user-friendly experience for all your needs. Simply use the search option on our home page to specify the machine or services you require and get a list of suppliers who match your requirement. You can contact the dingo supplier who is closest to your project site directly by either calling them through our platform. You can use our Get a Quote tool that allows you to submit your requirements first. Once submitted, we will match your requirements with the suppliers who have the machinery or the service you seek. Then the suppliers contact you with their rates and availability, and you get to choose the one that suits your project the best. If for some reason you still cannot find what you are looking for then we have an amazing project team with an expert industry knowledge who will take care of all the sourcing and connect you with the respective supplier and get you’re a few quotes.

If you are looking for a dingo hire but are not trained to operate one, then you have nothing to worry about. You also have an option to search only for wet hire suppliers who also provide a professional operator who can operate a dingo and complete your task for you.

Why should you use iSeekplant?

Plant hire can be a costly process. It generally costs around 20% to 30% of the total project spend, resulting in lesser profits. Apart from this, onsite plant requirements can be urgent, and any delay in acquiring the necessary equipment will lead to a delay in the project, which again affects the net profits. With iSeekplant’s vast supplier network, affordable options and 30 minutes response times, you can not only optimise the process but also end up saving a lot of time and money. We have over 8,000+ listed suppliers with over 180,000+ machines and construction plant listed. With over half a million visitors per month, our projects span small-scale residential and agriculture to infrastructure and mining projects. Our suppliers operate in all the major Australian cities like Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra, Darwin and Hobart.

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Dingo FAQs

Here's some tips & frequently asked questions on how to find the right dingo for your job

1. What is a dingo loader?

Dingo loaders are mini diggers that come in a variety of models and a wide range of attachments. Dingo loaders are well-equipped to service earthmoving and digging projects. Primed with narrow access ability, dingo loaders are compact hydraulic powerhouses that can successfully accomplish a variety of tasks. This comfortable and astute machine could be the option for you.

 

2. What is a dingo loader used for?

Dingo loaders are ideal for those intricate and time-sensitive projects, or those with access restraints that prohibit the effectiveness of traditional loaders. Be it earthmoving, landscaping, soil levelling, trenching or post hole digging, dingo loaders can complete the work on a variety of terrains with their wheel and tracked options. These loaders are trusted machines in mines, factories and smelters.

 

3. How much does dingo loader hire cost?

Depending on your needs, the cost of dingo hire varies. For example, a smaller dingo conducting soil levelling may cost between $90 and $125 per day. The price changing features include the dingo’s size, time of hire (i.e. weekday or weekend) and wet or dry hire. Likewise, attachment costs vary too with blade attachments costing approximately $40 and post hole diggers costing approximately $90.

 

4. Do I need a licence to operate a dingo?

The answer is not overly straight forward. No certification or licence is needed if you are hiring a dingo loader for use in a non-commercial DIY project on private property, although a machine supplier will brief you on safety and general operational use.

On the other hand, typical commercial jobs require you to demonstrate that you have the adequate skills and experience to operate a dingo loader at the time of hire. The dingo loader hire companies are responsible for providing operators with the adequate information, training, instruction and supervision. It is essential that dingo loaders are appropriately used to minimise safety risks.

The only time you will require a licence for dingo loader operation is during dangerous projects such as demolition and asbestos removal. In this case, a High-Risk Work Licence is required.

 

5. Is a dingo easy to operate?

Dingo loaders are user friendly with great visibility and simplistic controls. There are only four controls in most cases - two controls to steer and two controls to adjust the attachment. The most important thing to be aware of is the requirement of wearing the appropriate safety gear, plugs, specs and gloves. Attachments are also quite easy to change over should you require multiple for your project.

 

6. Where can I hire a dingo?

At iSeekplant, we have dingo loader hire suppliers Australia-wide in all capital cities from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne to Perth, Canberra, Adelaide and Darwin. We also offer dingo loader hire solutions in all major towns and cities from Mandurah over to Bendigo and Geelong and then up to the Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Townsville and Cairns. No matter where your project is located, we’ll connect you with the best plant for the job.

 

7. How do I hire a dingo loader through iSeekplant?

The simplest way to get a quote for a dingo loader in your area is to use iSeekplant's get a quote tool. Just tell us when and where you need your dingo loader, and we'll get you the best quotes available! Alternatively, call us on 1300 691 912 or email us at projects@iseekplant.com.au.

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