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Used typically in construction and landscaping work, skid steer loaders are manoeuvrable, compact machines used for digging, with the ability to push, spread and lift materials. They are certainly the ‘jack-of-all-trades' in plant hire, with their range of attachment options available, skid steer loaders can do many different jobs around the work site. There are a range of construction equipment brands that manufacture skid steer loaders, all ranging in quality and cost, so it can be difficult to choose which brand would be best for you.Read more here
What are typical hourly Skid Steer Loader hire rates in Australia? Skid Steer Loader hire rates largely depend on the size of the Bobcat and Skid Steer Loader you’re looking to hire, whether or not you need an operator with your machine, and the functionality of the Skid Steer Loader. Bobcat and Skid Steer Loader suppliers in Brisbane and Australia alike will typically charge you anywhere between $115 to $140 an hour for wet Skid Steer Loader hire, and $85 to $110 for dry hire. What are typical Posi Track Skid Steer Loader hire rates? The average Posi Track Skid Steer Loader wet hire rates are: Small Posi Track Skid Steer Loader hire rates: $115 Medium Posi Track Skid Steer Loader hire rates: $120 Large Posi Track Skid Steer Loader hire rates: $135 A thirty dollar discount per hour will typically apply for dry Posi Track Skid Steer Loader hire rates. Posi Track Bobcat and Skid Steer Loaders, also known as multi-terrain loaders, are purpose-built for operating on sandy, soft and slippery ground conditions. It’s tracks enable stability and better traction across different terrain, as well as a lower chance of surface damage due to the track tread design. Posi Track Bobcat and Skid Steer Loader suppliers in Perth will typically have small, medium and large machines available for hire. What are typical Wheeled Skid Steer Loader hire rates? Typically, to wet hire a Wheeled Skid Steer Loader in Australia, it will cost: Small Wheeled Bobcat and Skid Steer Loader hire rates: $120 Medium Wheeled Bobcat and Skid Steer Loader hire rates: $130 Large Wheeled Bobcat and Skid Steer Loader hire rates: $140 A thirty dollar discount is common for machines to be hired without an operator. Wheeled Bobcat and Skid Steer Loaders are versatile, high-performance machines that are frequently hired with a wide range of labour-saving tools and attachments such as augers, buckets, drills and more. The wheels on a skid steer loader will usually have no separate steering mechanism and can therefore hold a fixed straight alignment. When operators drive the left and right wheel pairs at contrasting speeds, the skid steer loader turns by skidding across the land. Typically speaking, Wheeled Bobcat and Skid Steer Loader suppliers in Brisbane will have small, medium and large machines available for hire. What are typical Dingo Skid Steer Loader hire rates? The average wet hire rate for a Dingo Bobcat and Skid Steer Loader in Australia is around $125 an hour. For dry hire packages, you’ll most likely be looking at about $90 per hour. Dingo Bobcat and Skid Steer Loader suppliers in Adelaide and throughout Australia have machines that require operators to walk behind or stand on the back of the machine while using it. These compact bobcats are able to pass through narrow passageways, tight spaces and small gates with ease. What are the minimum wet Skid Steer Loader hire terms? Australian employment laws stipulate that you cannot hire a casual worker for less than a 3 hour shift/call out. Factoring in travelling time, operators will therefore need to be paid for at least 3 hours of their time, making the minimum wet Skid Steer Loader hire rate 2 hours of work + 1 hour of travel. It’s also worth noting that different companies will set their own terms depending on the size of the project and machine availability. What is the ‘Travel Cost’ in Skid Steer Loader hire rates? Travel costs are charged by Skid Steer Loader suppliers in Australia to cover the expense of the machine travelling to and from the depot to your construction site. These costs are more commonly applied to wet hire projects that require an operator, although it isn’t unheard of for dry Skid Steer Loader hire projects to have the expense too. Typically speaking Skid Steer Loader travel costs will be 1 hour of the agreed hourly rate to travel from the depot to site, regardless of the actual distance, or longer if the job is further away. What are Skid Steer Loader hire penalty rates? When hiring a Skid Steer Loader in Australia, standard penalty rates will apply when the machine is used on a weekend, public holiday or after regular working hours. These rates will apply for the staff involved in maintaining, delivering and operating the machine whilst it is on your site. According to the Building and Construction General Onsite Award MA00020 of the Fairwork Act: Skid Steer Loader hire Saturday (after 12pm) penalty rates: 1.5 x rate Skid Steer Loader hire Sunday penalty rates: 2 x rate Skid Steer Loader hire public holiday penalty rates: 2.5 x rate Skid Steer Loader hire night time (after 6pm) penalty rates: 1.5 x rate Skid Steer Loader broken shifts, less than 8 hours between shifts: 1.5 x rate How to get the best Skid Steer Loader hire rates. iSeekplant is Australia’s largest online construction hire marketplace. Click here to use iSeekplant’s Get Rates tool and we will get you the best quote for your project, completely free of charge.Read more here
What wonderfully multipurpose pieces of equipment these are! You can take care of a number of different tasks with ease during your project with a skid steer, and if you’re trying to find one for your upcoming job but aren’t in the market to purchase, iSeekplant is absolutely the right place to be! From Bobcat to Kanga and dingo hire in Newcastle, we’re here to offer a massive selection of suppliers. Choose from one of the following straightforward search methods we have available:
There are a wide variety of different skid steer loader options for you to choose from. You can quickly and easily specify the exact type you’re after using our innovative search’s filter capabilities such as opting for either a wheeled or Posi-Track machine, plus of course a more compact Dingo for hire.
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