1.6-1.8-Tonne Mini Excavator

With a width of just 990mm, the mini excavator is perfect for tight access projects.

The 1.6-1.8 tonne mini excavator is perfect for small earthworks projects on residential blocks. Its narrow dimensions make it ideal for tight access jobs, with the machine able to fit through small alleyways and in between buildings. The mini excavator can complete most minor excavation and landscaping projects with ease and efficiency. There are also multiple attachments available with this machine.

Looking for something bigger? Check out our large excavator hire.

Day Rate: $240 + GST. Cheaper rates available for long-term hire.


Mini Excavator Hire Melbourne

SS Hire offers a variety of mini excavators to hire throughout Melbourne. The mini excavators can be used in conjunction with your digging operations and are versatile and easy to operate. Our large fleet includes both small excavators and larger earthmoving machines that can be used to construct large sites for residential projects as well as large civil contracts. This equipment is ideal for garden remodelling and long-term construction. 

Mini Excavators & Attachments

This particular line of excavation equipment can be used for precision jobs, tight-access jobs, and comes with multiple accessories. Ready to use at any time, we keep our equipment clean, maintained, and ready to go.

Our ultra-compact 1.8-tonne excavator is ideal for any small areas that you’re looking to work. This micro excavator is just one of the earthmoving options that we have available.

Mini Excavator Hire for Landscaping & Excavation

SS Hire offers a variety of mini excavators that can be used to get the job done quickly and efficiently. This machine can be used for many purposes, including digging trenches and landscaping. A range of mounting equipment is available- take a look at our selection today to find the right model for you.

Dry Hire or Manned?

We offer our plant hire dry; that’s where the low prices come into play. If you are comfortable operating the machinery yourself, this is the best option for you.

If you aren’t comfortable operating the equipment yourself, get in touch with us to organise a staff member to man the equipment for you. Whatever the situation, we are happy to help out.

Book online or give us a call. 03 9464 4563

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Why Choose SS Hire?

SS Hire was established in Thomastown, off the back of another Melbourne-based earthmoving company. We offer great, competitive equipment day rates and generous discounts for longer-term rentals – just ask, we’re always happy to help. With well-maintained equipment and compliance with building and construction works, you can expect nothing but a smooth experience. We have a variety of equipment available and can also offer optional hire of a Posthole Auger Attachment to Mini Excavators. We are glad to share our knowledge with the local community.

We offer the right advice to help you select the best equipment and complete the work. With extensive knowledge and experience in earthmoving, we are sure to be able to help with any of your earthmoving and dry hire needs.

We offer mini excavator hire in Thomastown, Preston, Campbellfield, Somerton and surrounding suburbs.

How can we help you?

If you’re looking to hire machinery in Melbourne, contact the SS Hire team today.