Frequently Asked Questions

 

WHAT TYPES OF PLANT MACHINERY CAN I HIRE?

RME have a fleet of plant machinery available for you to hire. All our machines are hired with qualified professional machinery operators.

We are available to help you should you require some expert advice picking the plant that best suits your needs, our friendly team has over 20 years of experience. 

Our fleet includes:-

EXCAVATORS  

  • 1.5 Tonne 
  • 3.5 Tonne 
  • 5.5 Tonne
  • 8 Tonne
  • 13 Tonne

BOBCATS

Our bobcats are standard size, wheeled bobcats

TIPPERS

Our Tippers are 11m³

FLATBED TRUCKS

Our Flatbeds carry upto 13T

For larger Excavators or other Plant and Machinery Please call our friendly staff. CONTACT US

 

WHAT CAN THE PLANT MACHINERY DO?

RME’s fleet of machines covers a wide variety of applications.  

  • TRENCHING
  • AUGERING/PILING
  • ROCKBREAKING
  • LOADING/UNLOADING TRUCKS OR BINS
  • LIFTING eg SOAKWELLS
  • TRUCKING

 

HOW CAN I BOOK MY JOB?

RME takes job bookings in 2 ways, over the phone and via our website booking form. Remember when booking online you can submit site photos and plans via the website too. And as always if your are unsure just pick up the phone  and chat with our friendly staff.

Please click here for our contacts page CONTACT US

 

DO YOUR MACHINES HAVE A MINIMUM HIRE CHARGE?

Yes. All machines come with a minimum hire time that includes travel to and from site. Except for our 13 Tonne Excavator that is floated to and from site**.  It’s OK if you’re not exactly sure of the duration of hire required. Our friendly team with over 20 years experience will be able to help you.

**OUR MINIMUM FLOAT HIRE TIME FOR OUR 13 TONNE EXCAVATOR IS 2 HOURS EACH WAY .

MACHINE MONDAY -FRIDAY SATURDAY
1.5T 3 HOURS 4 HOURS
3.5T 3 HOURS 4 HOURS
5.5t 4 HOURS 4 HOURS
8T 4 HOURS 4 HOURS
13T 8 HOURS NOT INC TRAVEL 8 HOURS NOT INC TRAVEL
BOBCAT 3 HOURS 4 HOURS
TIPPER 3 HOURS 4 HOURS
6 WHEEL FLATBED 4 HOURS 4 HOURS

 

CAN I  GET A TIPPER WITH MY BOBCAT HIRE ?

Yes you can. We call it a “COMBO HIRE”. We are able to have material Delivered to, and or Removed from, your site. Tip fees are an additional fee that is charged by the tip facility. When booking please give us details of the materials being tipped.

 

WHAT CAN BE TIPPED?

Almost anything can be tipped. BUT! Each tip facility specialize in recycling a different material. Please be as specific as possible when requiring tipping.        

…AND REMEMBER  Mixed loads are more expensive to tip.

TIPPING IS LOOSELY GROUPED INTO THE FOLOWING CATEGORIES

  • CLEAN SAND
  • CONCRETE KERBING
  • CONCRETE WITH STEEL REINFORCING “REO BAR”
  • MIXED CONSTRUCTION RUBBLE
  • GREEN WASTE (ALIVE OR DEAD)
  • ASBESTOS / FIBRE-CEMENT (HARDIE FLEX)

 

ARE WE ABLE TO HANDLE AND TIP ASBESTOS/FIBRE-CEMENT?

Yes, we are able to transport the material once it has been wrapped in plastic only.

For demolition works we are able to work under licensed supervision only.

 

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ACCESS TO MY SITE?

Access to your site is very important. Please discuss this with our staff so we can assist in getting the plant that will fit your requirements.

 

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT UNDERGROUND SERVICES?

RME have experience when digging around underground services. When making a booking please inform our staff that there are services in the excavation location.

All due care is taken but no responsibility is accepted unless services are already exposed.