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Excavators and Mini Diggers

Our Excavators do exactly what the name says. Often referred to as diggers, these powerful machines will not only move earth, but they will rock your world. For reliable, sturdy excavator hire there’s no better option than Rockthorn. Browse our range of attachments to complete your excavator hire and get the most out of your equipment. We just know that you’re going to dig this.

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1T Micro Excavator

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1.5T Excavator Breaker Attachment

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1.5T Mini Excavator

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3T Excavator

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3T Excavator Breaker Attachment

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5T Excavator Breaker Attachment

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5T Excavator

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6T Excavator Breaker Attachment

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6T Excavator

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8T Excavator

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8T Rubber Duck

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8T Long Reach Excavator

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14T Rubber Duck

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14T Long Reach Excavator

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14T Excavator

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14T Excavator with Reduced Tail Swing

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14T Excavator with Blade

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22T Excavator

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22T Excavator with Reduced Tail Swing

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30T Excavator

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35T Excavator

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35T Excavator Breaker Attachment

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40T Excavator

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Great Rates to Excavate

Our excavators for hire, more commonly known as diggers, come in a variety of sizes to cater to a wide selection of projects. We only ever provide diggers of the highest quality, comfort and reliability, ensuring your period of hire runs smoothly and you keep your project on time and on budget.

Our range of excavators are available for hire in a range of sizes and specifications. For example our 1 Tonne Micro can fit through standard doorways, perfect for getting round a site with narrow and small spaces to navigate.

Or, if you’re looking for something with a little more power for a heavy duty task, then perhaps our 40 Tonne Digger is more up your street. Powerful, heavy and a true monster, there’s nothing this excavator can’t do.

Some of the excavators we have available come with built in customisations, bespoke to your specific requirements. For example our 8T and 14T Long Reach Excavators, the 14T Excavator with Blade or our 14T and 22T Excavators with Reduced Tail Swing.

All jobs, whether big or small, are handled with the highest quality machinery. We’re the one stop shop for all things plant, and our vast range of excavators are no exception. We have 1T to 40T excavators and the relevant attachments to match.

Our smaller equipment is ideal work on home improvements or when you need machinery to navigate small, tight spaces. Our larger machines can tackle any site work that you need it to. All of our diggers are powerful and guaranteed to be reliable, all machinery is tested before it is delivered to your door.

Our excavators can be used for a variety of jobs. For example an excavator with an operator is a necessity for an archaeological excavation as they can be used to effectively dig trenches, handle materials and dig excavations. The operator will be skilled in the intricacies which come as part of an excavation, and will work alongside you to provide the best results possible. Other jobs that these machines are ideal for due to their versatility include mining, pipeline work and even forestry, making it a must-have hire for a multitude of industries.

We offer hire for large construction companies or individuals taking on a project. Every machine we have is comfortable to operate and we can even provide you with a driver if required. We will work closely with you to make sure that you are hiring the equipment that will best suit your project. Our friendly team is on hand to give their expert advice so don’t hesitate to get in touch! So, if you need operated or self drive diggers, be sure to get a competitive quote today.

Not only do we have an exceptionally varied stock available for hire, but we offer a variety of attachments alongside our excavators including Breaker Attachments. We guarantee that all of our diggers, micro, mini and monster sized, conform to the safety standards and legislations. Arrange your digger hire today.

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