In Sydney, you can find a lot of mini excavators. Most of the house owners hire a mini excavator for their backyard. They are very useful and they are available both in dry and wet hire options. In this article let us discuss the rates of mini excavator hire in Sydney.
The hiring rates of the mini excavator differs based on the capacity and the type of mini excavator. If you hire a two-ton capacity dry mini excavator then the approximate rate for an hour is $30 and for a wet mini excavator, the average rate is $110. For four-ton capacity dry mini excavators the approximate rate is $50 per hour and for the same capacity wet type, the average rate is $120 for an hour.
Breakdown of dry-type mini excavator hire in Sydney:
If you rent a mini excavator then the maximum capacity available in this type is 5 tons. It is the total tare weight of the mini excavator. Mini diggers are used for construction purposes but they are mostly used for residential use because of the access ability. All types of residential work can be done with the help of a mini excavator. Dry hire of a mini excavator is affordable for all ranges of people. Plant hire companies will mostly hire dry mini excavators because they can be easily transported and the work will be done quickly.
Breakdown of wet-type mini excavator hire in Sydney:
Plant hire companies in Australia will mostly hire operators with mini excavators. If you are hiring a wet-type mini excavator then the minimum hiring hour is applied to it because of the strict laws for the operator and also the user. The mini excavator must be hired for a minimum of three hours in most of the hiring companies. It is mainly because of the operator. Operators are usually available on a half-day basis. They do not accept offers for one or two hours. Employment law in Sydney also states that the operator with daily wages must be hired for a minimum of three hours. So in this case, if you have only worked for one hour then also you must hire the operator and the mini excavator for a minimum of four hours which includes transportation time. In some companies, the mini-excavator must be hired as a combo which includes a mini-excavator and a truck. They will be sent together on the same day. They are used to excavate and then it will help to remove the material from the place.
Day hire rate for mini digger and mini excavator:
The standard day rate for a mini excavator with one to three-ton capacity is $550 for dry hire which will not include the operator and for wet hire, the approximate rate is $1000 and this rate includes the rate of the operator. In both types, the rate will not include travel charges, fuel surcharges, and other extra charges like float charges. The rate will increase if you hire a mini excavator or a digger with extra capacity.