1.7t Mini Excavator for hire

1.7t Mini Excavator

1.7 tonnes
Hard hat is recommended
Specific make, model, and specifications may vary

1.7t Mini Excavator Description

The perfect machine for weekend warriors and just about any residential earthmoving project, the 1.7t mini excavator is ideally suited to working in restricted working areas. These machines are the go-to for a wide range of applications, thriving during farm clean-ups, trenching, construction digging, drainage works and more. Many 1.7t mini excavators can work with an arsenal of attachments at one time, so if your project requires both a hammer and augered attached at once, this is the machine for you.

1.7t Mini Excavator Specifications



Transport Weight


Operating Weight


Maximum Reach


Net Power


Travel Speeds

2.8km/h and 5.6 km/h

Dig Depth


1.7t Mini Excavator Features

  • Compact, perfect for working in tight spaces
  • Very versatile
  • Easy to operate
  • Easily transported by trailer
  • Most machines can use multiple attachments at once

1.7t Mini Excavator Applications

  • Drainage works
  • Trenching
  • Topsoil clearing
  • Pool excavations
  • Construction works
  • Building footing
  • Ploughing snow
  • Demolishing small structures
  • General landscaping
  • Digging ponds

Why Hire a Mini Excavator Through iSeekplant

With iSeekplant, hiring a 1.7t mini excavator has never been easier. iSeekplant is Australia’s leading online construction marketplace and has over 1000 experienced excavator suppliers listed on our platform. No matter where you’re located in Australia, we’ll have the 1.7t mini excavator for you! Simply confirm which dates you need to hire your machine for, where you need it, and iSeekplant will find the best mini excavator for you.

We work closely with local excavator suppliers to ensure your project is completed on time, every time. Using the toolbar on the right of the page, you can reserve a 1.7t mini excavator for your project and iSeekplant will instantly process your reservation and confirm it with a local excavator supplier. We don’t require an upfront payment to reserve your machine, allowing for flexibility if the details or scope of your earthmoving project changes.

Once you’ve decided which machine you want to use for your project, iSeekplant’s project team takes the wheel. We contact local excavator suppliers and find the supplier that best suits your job, meaning you don’t have to worry about contacting multiple suppliers to check machine availability and hire rates. From start to finish, iSeekplant is in your corner to help you get the best possible 1.7t mini excavator hire package for your project.

Are you chasing an operator with your mini excavator hire? iSeekplant can find you a qualified, licensed professional in your area to help you tackle your project. Whether you’ve got a large scale commercial job on your hands, a small residential job, extensive farm work or anything in between, we’ll have the operator that can handle the job.

When you hire an excavator through iSeekplant, you’ll have the peace of mind that the company you’re hiring a machine with is up to scratch. Our platform allows users to leave reviews and feedback for our suppliers, giving you a clear picture of how they operate their business. We place an emphasis on customer satisfaction and transparency to make your project run as smoothly as possible.

We understand that no two excavator hire projects are the same, and by using iSeekplant’s ever-growing network of suppliers you can be sure you’ll be receiving the best 1.7t mini excavator for your job. Many of our suppliers have a large fleet of plant hire options, from mini excavators to tracked excavators, amphibious excavators, wheeled excavators and more. These machines also come in a range of sizes and boast different lifting capabilities, meaning no matter the size of your project, our suppliers have the experience and machines to get it done.

Whether you’re a weekend warrior looking to knock out a quick residential project with a 1.7t mini excavator, or you need earthmoving executed in a tight space on a large scale commercial project, iSeekplant will have the machine for you. Send through a request for a quote and get the ball rolling on your excavation project today.

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