Volvo Excavator Hire

Volvo Excavator for Hire in Adelaide, South Australia

At VRents we specialise in the wet and dry hire of Volvo Construction Equipment in South Australia, including excavator hire. Our Volvo excavators for hire are some of the newest models on the market and have a range of attachments to suit your specific worksite needs. Our wet and dry excavator hire fleet spans most of the Volvo Construction Equipment range, so whether you have a small backyard job, a large infrastructure project or at a major mine site we have an excavator to fit your site.

Volvo excavators are filled with cutting edge technology to improve safety, efficiency and productivity regardless if the excavator is hired with or without an operator. Volvo prioritises the added safety and productivity features that heightened visibility and comfort provides. All Volvo excavators and plant have specially designed frames to give the operator as much visibility as possible, without compromising safety. The Volvo cabs are also the most spacious on the market, meaning the operator does not fatigue as quickly and can get the job done faster. 

what is an excavator? 

Volvo Excavators come with specially designed buckets or specialist attachments depending on the needs of the construction site. Excavators for hire are normally tracked (steel or rubber) but can be tyred. Excavator hire is often split between mini excavators designed for more tight access or plumbing and electrical work and the larger excavators used for major works. Volvo excavators for hire can be supplied dry or wet hired individually, as part of a fleet and are often hired in combination with articulated dump trucks and other construction equipment.

Volvo Excavators are predominantly hired in their operating weight category in the construction industry. Mini excavators, otherwise known as compact excavators, range from 1 tonne to 8 tonnes and are the smallest of the excavator fleet. This weight excavator is generally what you find on small, limited space projects because they are still able to move around the site. Larger construction sites, mining and quarries often hire excavators between the weight of 14 tons to 95 tons depending on the application.

What is a Volvo excavator used for?

Volvo excavators are used on construction sites for houses, commercial building developments, road construction, mining, quarries, bulk materials handling and demolition to name a few. Excavator hire is one of the most popular plant hires in the construction industry thanks to the versatility of the machine. Excavators have a range of buckets that generally come standard with an excavator hire however, a range of specific attachments that can be ordered with the machine. These attachments allow the excavator to perform a wide range of tasks.

Excavator attachments such as rippers, rock breakers and compaction wheels remove the need for other hand equipment and plant on site. Excavators are capable of digging trenches and foundations, handling loose materials, general grading and landscaping, demolition and forestry work. This is why excavators are so popular and found on almost every construction site throughout South Australia. Excavator attachment hire can be arranged at any time knowing the attachments supplied by VRents from its range of attachments will match the excavator hired.

At VRents we have a range compact excavators for hire. They range in size from a 1.8 ton digger to an 8 ton excavator. These compact excavators for hire are small but mighty, perfect for construction sites with restricted access. Our standard Volvo excavators for hire range from 14 ton to 95 ton with a number of different models in our fleet. These larger excavators for hire are capable of undertaking any number of tasks including major earthworks, mining, quarries, civil construction and demolition.