Excavator Hire in Cairns

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14th April 2019

Excavator Operator Ticket & Licence Guide

*Last Updated: June 2020 Quick Links: When do I need an excavator licence? List of machines you don't need a ticket or licence to operate Onsite Testing of Competency - What can you expect? Excavator Training Course Cost Excavator Certificate / Verification of Competency (VOC) How do I hire an excavator? How can I win work for my Excavator? Congratulations on your decision to join the best industry on earth, construction! Now is the time to do it, with all the money being poured into infrastructure in Australia a career as an excavator operator is a very good choice (second only to choosing to be a software developer in terms of sheer job demand). A skilled and reliable excavator operator is always in high demand, and can name their price on big sites where productivity and precision are important. Below we talk about the licensing requirements, and how to make yourself uber-employable, and ensure that you are never without a job.

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9th July 2019

Is A Mini Excavator Right For Your Job?

Mini excavators are one of the most popular hire machines for construction sites today so it’s important that you take full advantage of them. Known as a compact or mini excavator, the excavator can come tracked or wheeled with a weight range from 0.7 to 8.5 tonnes and specialises in tight access and residential work. Using a mini excavator is ideal for many construction jobs or in your backyard, from digging, trenching and demolishing.If you’re looking for the same high performance and features of a standard excavator but in a smaller size, then find out below why a mini excavator could be the right machine for you and discover its use and benefits.

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31st October 2018

Excavator and Digger Hire Rates Guide

*Last updated 09.06.2020 Quick Links: What are average excavator and digger hire rates? What are minimum excavator hire hours with an operator (wet hire)? What are minimum excavator hire hours without an operator (dry hire)? What are travel costs in excavator hire rates? What are average excavator and digger mobilisation & float costs? What are excavator hire penalty rates? What are average discount rates for long-term excavator hire? How to get the best excavator hire rates What are average excavator and digger hire rates?                     iSeekplant has received a significant amount of feedback recently that the rates for hiring mini excavators have dropped substantially - as enterprising operators purchase machines and offer them for dry hire in a saturated market.

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