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FAQ’s

What is plant hire industry?

Plant hire is a company specialising in the renting out of plant to other companies or DIY users. It’s a cost-effective approach for the company or DIY to use, to get the most out of the equipment without the overheads of a new machine or from high maintenance costs. 

Do I need qualifications to hire a mini digger / dumper?

You will need a valid driving licence if you’re anticipating driving an excavator of any size on public roads. On private worksites, access roads or private land, no digger licence or dumper ticket is required. According to the 2011 Work Health & Safety Act, certification is no longer needed for excavator operators. If needed by the roadside, and other types of job sites, a ticket will need to be held by the operator by law. 

How much does it cost to hire a mini digger?

People as many questions online or search for things like, cheap mini digger hire near me, cheapest mini digger hire near me, mini digger hire near me cost, mini digger hire cost uk, how much is it to hire a mini digger for a day, mini digger hire rates and the list probably goes on! Mini digger hire costs vary depending on the make and model of the machine, the job at hand and the length of hire term required, so there’s no short answer, but to give you a rough guide a 1 tonne micro-digger to a 2.7 Tonne Kubota could be in the region of £190 - £300 weekly rates. But why not give us a call to today to find out your special rate. 

Where can I hire a mini digger from?

This question often goes through peoples’ minds, the short answer is, try to hire locally or within 40-50 miles maximum from the hire shop as this will minimise the delivery fees that hire companies charge to deliver the plant. Search in google for local plant hire companies, local plant hire, plant hire Perth, plant hire in Perth, plant hire near me, plant hire Perth Scotland, plant hire Scotland and you should be able to find someone. Of course, Prime Plant Hire is your obvious choice! 

How deep can mini excavators dig?

Depending on the model of the mini digger you choose to hire, the U10-5 micro diggers can dig to a depth of 1.8 metres, the KX018-4 can dig to 2.38 metres and the KX027-4 can dig up to a depth of 2.74 metres. 

Dumper for hire?

Prime Plant Hire has two types of dumpers available for hire, the tracked version the Kubota KC70 VHD-4 commonly known as the track barrow, tracked barrow or tracked dumper for hire. The wheeled version Thwaites MACH2001 1 Tonne Hi-Tip Dumper often found when searching for 1 ton dumper hire near me or 1t dumper hire. These dumpers are the perfect choice for landscapers, builders and construction companies doing house extensions and other projects. 

Does Prime Plant Hire do Mini digger and dumper hire packages?

Of course we can put together a package for you when combining a mini digger and dumper hire.