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Access Platforms
Air Tools
Bowsers/Tank
Cabins
Chains/Slings/Lifting Equipment
Chasing machines
Compactors Rammers
Compressors
Concrete / Forklift Skips
Concreting Equipment
Core Drills
Decorating DIY Equipment
Drills
Dumpers
Excavators
Fencing
Fencing Accessories
Garden Equipment
Generators
Grinders

Hammers
Hoists
Hydraulic Power Packs
Lighting
Heaters
Manual Handling
Miscellaneous
Mixers
Piling Equipment
Power
Pumps
Rollers
Saws - Concrete-Stone-Wood
Scaffold Towers - Ladders - Trestles
Surveying
Telescopic Handlers
Transformers
Transport (operated)
Welding Equipment
Wheeled Loader/Backhoe Excavators Operated


(All figures shown are in 's)

ACCESS PLATFORMS
Item DescriptionRate()
Operated - Vehicle Mounted

Vehicle mounted access platforms. (min 4 hours)
Working height of 16.2m

28.00 per hour

Self Drive - Vehicle Mounted

Vehicle mounted access platforms.
Working height of 16.2m

130.00 per day

Self Drive - Trailer Mounted

Working height 9.80m

55.00 per day

Working height 12.20m

65.00 per day

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 WHEELED LOADER / BACKHOE - (180 degree). 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Operated 
 JCB 3CX Sitemaster c/w Range of Buckets Available (Min 8hrs) 22.00 per hour
 Self Drive 
 JCB 3CX Sitemaster c/w Range of Buckets Available (Min 8hrs) 65.00 per day
 JCB 3CX - Hydraulic Breaker (only)   70.00 per day

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 EXCAVATORS - (360 degree). 
Item Description Rate ()
 Operated 
 1.0 Ton Micro Excavator c/w Range of Buckets Available 24.00 per hour
 1.5 Ton Mini  Excavator  c/w Range of Buckets Available 24.00 per hour
 3.0 Ton Midi Excavator   c/w Range of Buckets Available 24.00 per hour
 Self Drive 
 1.0 Ton Micro Excavator c/w Range of Buckets Available 45.00 per day
 1.5 Ton Mini Excavator   c/w Range of Buckets Available 45.00 per day
 3.0 Ton Midi Excavator   c/w Range of Buckets Available 55.00 per day
 Hydraulic Breaker (Available for Mini & Midi) 35.00 per day

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TELESCOPIC HANDLERS
Item DescriptionRate()
Operated

7 m Telescopic Hdr - 4 whl dr

28.00 per hour

12 m Telescopic Hdr - 4 whl dr

28.00 per hour

Self drive Per Day Per Week

7 m Telescopic Hdr - 4 whl dr

75.00

225.00

12 m Telescopic Hdr - 4 whl dr

105.00

325.00

The following attachments are available on all the above models Per Week

Brick Forks c/w net

15.00

Brick Grab c/w net

15.00

Fork Hook Attachment

10.00

Jib Attachment

15.00

Loading Bucket - 1.07 metre cube

15.00

Sweeping Brush

50.00

Tipping Skips

21.00

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 BOWSERS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Fuel Bowser  - 250 Gallon - Skid Unit28.00
 Fuel Bowser Bunded - 250 Gallon - Trailer28.00
 Water Bowser - 250 Gallon - Trailer28.00

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 COMPACTION EQUIPMENT 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Plate Compactors 
 Heavy Duty 
 Forward and Reversible Plate - Operating Weight 212kg (466lb) 75.00
 Medium Duty 
 Forward Plate - Operating Weight 134kg (295lb) 46.00
 Light Duty 
 Forward Plate - Operating Weight 99kg (217lb) 46.00
 Rammer 
 Trench Rammer - Operating Weight 61kg (134lb) 48.00
 Rollers 
 28" Single Drum Vibrating Roller - (Pedestrian) 55.00
800mm Drum Width - Double Drum Vibrating Rollers - (Ride On) 95.00
 1000mm Drum Width - Double Drum Vibrating Rollers - (Ride On) 120.00
 1200mm Drum Width - Double Drum Vibrating Rollers - (Ride On) 130.00

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COMPRESSORS
 Single Tool  (Machine Only) 60.00
 Two Tool     (Machine Only) 70.00
 Four Tool    (Machine Only) 130.00
Compressor Air Tools
 Air Hoses -  50 ft - (Extra) 5.00
 Light Breaker        - c/w air hose & steels 15.00
 Medium Breaker    - c/w air hose & steels 20.00
 Heavy Breaker       - c/w air hose & steels 25.00
 CP9 Drill     - c/w air hose & steels 25.00
 Demo Pick  - c/w air hose & steels 30.00
 Needle Gun  - c/w air hose   40.00
 Needle replacement cost
 Rock Drill  - c/w air hose  30.50
 Drill Rod 5.25
 Air Lance 10.00
 Plugs and Feathers 25.00
 Tamping Foot H/B 8.50
Points & Chisels (sharpened at cost) 

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 CONCRETING EQUIPMENT 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Vibrating Units - Petrol 21.00
 Vibrating Units - Electric 21.00
 Pokers 1" to 3" - Mechanical - Flexible18.00
 Air Poker 1.5" 18.00
 Air Poker 1.75" 18.00
 Air Poker 2" 18.00
 Air Poker 4" 18.00
 Beam Screeder c/w Drive unit - 4.2 Metres & 5.2 Metres 68.50
 Hand Tamp - 4.8 Metres 15.00
 Power Float 60.00
 Trowel Blades (Wear)  cost
 Float Disc 8.50
 Easi Float 36" - non tilt c/w Handles 25.00
 Pole Scabbler Single Head 38.00

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 DECORATING / DIY EQUIPMENT 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Belt Sander - (240v/110v) 26.50
 Floor Sander 52.00
 Hand Sander 22.00
 Orbital Sander 22.00
 Edging Sander 39.00
 Concrete Planer 51.00
 Wood Planer 30.00
 De-Humidifiers - Domestic 28.00
 De-Humidifiers - Industrial 68.25
 Nail Gun 40.00
 Nails & Gas Bottle - Consumable  cost
 Pressure Wash - Domestic 40.00
 Pressure Wash - Industrial - 150 bar - cold water 86.00
 Floor Stripper c/w Blade  40.00
 Vacuum Industrial C/W Hose 40.00
 Vacuum Wet/Dry C/W Hose 28.00
 Wall Paper Stripper 25.00
 Voltage for site use is 110volt. 

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DRILLS /  DEMOLITION / BREAKERS / HAMMERS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Core Drill DD 100 / 130 65.00
 Drill Stand 10.00
 Pressure Water System 6.50
 Vacuum Pump & Stand 10.00
 Core Wear charges apply per mm cost
 Cordless Drill 0.5"chuck - 18volt  15.75
 Hand Drill 0.5" chuck - 110 volt 15.75
 Magnetic Drill 85.00
 Angled Chuck -Drill 35.00
 Rotary Hammer Drill - (Light)        (TE15/16) 45.00
 Rotary Hammer Drill - (Medium)   (TE56) 48.00
 Rotary Hammer Drill - (Heavy)      (TE76) 32.00
 Demolition Breaker - Hammer only (TE 505)(TE905) 50.00
 Steel Sharpening charges apply cost
 Socket Screw Driver (TEC) 35.00
 Voltage for site use is 110volt. 

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 DUMPERS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 1 Ton Hydraulic Tip 70.75
 1 Ton High Discharge Tip 100.00
 3 Ton Standard Skip 95.00
 1 Ton Swivel Skip 75.95
 2 Ton Swivel Skip 90.00
 3 Ton Swivel Skip 105.00
 500kg Tracked Dumper - Pedestrian 90.00

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 ELECTRICAL - POWER 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Generators 
 2.2 kva Generator 40.00
 3.0 kva Generator 50.00
 5.0 kva Generator 75.00
 6.0 kva Generator 75.00
 Transformers 
   3 kva - Transformer 15.00
   5 kva - Transformer 22.50
 10 kva - Transformer (must be hard wired in) 36.75
 Electrical Accessories 
 Extension Leads 110  volt - 16amp -  25/50ft 5.00
 Extension Leads 110  volt - 32amp -  25/50ft 5.00
 Extension Leads 240  volt - 25/50ft 5.00
 Extension Lead Adaptor - 16/32 amp & 32/16 amp 5.00
 Junction Boxes - 2,3,4,5 Way 8.00

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 FENCING 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Anti Climb - Open Mesh  
 Fence Panel - 3.50 x 2.00 metre c/w Block & Clip 1.50
 Fence Gate - Pedestrian - Complete   5.00
 Vehicle Gate -  5.0 x 2.0 metre   c/w castors    10.00
 Barricade - Solid 
 Fence Panel - 2.20 x 2.00 metre c/w Block & Clip 2.10
 Half Panel     - 1.10 x 2.00 metre  2.10
 Vehicle Gate - 4.40 x 2.00 metre c/w castors 10.00
 Pedestrian 
 Pedestrian Barrier c/w Feet  -  2.00 x 0.00 metre (Plastic) 1.50
 Pedestrian Barrier c/w Feet  - 2.50 - - 3.50 metre (Steel) 1.50
 Fencing Accessories (if hired separate or as extra's) 
 Rubber Blocks 0.25
 Coupler - Parallel 0.25
 Anti Lift Device 0.20
 Back Stay Ground Pin 0.25
 Back Stay Support 0.75
 Back Stay Support Tray 0.95
 Gate Hinge Brackets (all panels) 0.50
 Top Mesh Exten. 1.10 x 0.400 Metre    - Barricade - Solid 0.75
 Top Mesh Exten. 2.20 x 0.400 Metre  - Barricade - Solid 1.50
 Bottom Fence Skirt                                  - Barricade - Solid 0.25
 Privacy Infill                                               - Barricade - Solid 0.25
 Scaffold Pole 9'                                        - Barricade - Solid 2.50
 Fixing Coupler (DK3 Pole to Fence)     - Barricade - Solid 0.25
 Padlock c/w Keys - (Consumable) At cost
 Padlock Chain - (Consumable) At Cost
 Warning Lamp 0.50
 Stone Dogs 1 Metre Concrete Block with Lifting Eye 12.50

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 GARDENING EQUIPMENT 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Back Pack Sprayer 21.00
 Blower / Vac / Shredder 35.00
 Shedder / Chipper Heavy Duty 96.00
 Drain Rods 12.50
 Flame Gun - paraffin  20.00
 Lawn Aerator (Powered) 85.00
 Lawn Mower - 19" Rotary 32.00
 Lawn Scarifier 60.00
 Post Driver 10.00
 Post Hole Borer 85.00
 Power Barrow 65.00
 Power Scythe 80.00
 Rotavator - Heavy Duty 110.00
 Rotavator - Light Duty 50.00
 Hedge Trimmer 36.00
 Brush Cutter 45.00
 Strimmer  45.00
 Block Splitter - Lever - (Mini Pave) 30.00
Block Splitter - Hydraulic36.00
 Turf Cutter 85.00

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 GRINDERS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 4"  Angle Grinder 20.00
 4.5" Angle Grinder 20.00
 5" Angle Grinder 20.00
 9" Angle Grinder 25.00
 Blades - Consumable Sale

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 HEATERS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Infra Red Heater   - 2 kw 110 volt  30.00
 Fan Assisted Heater  - 1.25 kw 110 volt 5.25
 Convector Heater    - 2 kw - 3kw - 240 volt 5.25
 Space Heater Electric/Gas   - 110 volt 55.00
 De-Humidifier - Industrial     - 110 volt 68.25
 De-Humidifier - Domestic    - 240 volt 40.00

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 HOISTS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Incline Ladder Lift - Geda - (Standard Height 13 Metres) 105.00
 Accessories: 
 Additional Ladder Sections - (2 Metres each) 5.50
Tipping Skip Assembly5.00
 Hoist Gate 5.00
 Erection Service available at cost. cost
 Lift Shaft Safety Gate 9.50
 Scaffold Hoist - Star 150 75.00
Gantry Hoist - Beta 300 95.00
Gantry Hoist Beam20.00
 Basket - Carrier 5.00
 Double Bucket Carrier 5.00
 Barrow Sling - three leg 5.00
 Genie Lift - sla 20 106.75

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 HYDRAULIC POWER PACKS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Power Pack c/w Hose & Breaker 65.00
 Additional Breakers  24.50
 Additional Hoses  20.00
 Steel Sharpening charges apply cost

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 LIFTING EQIPMENT 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Brick Forks c/w net 15.00
 Brick Grab  c/w net 15.00
 Chains/Slings - 1,2,4 Leg (various weights) 8.00
 Barrow Sling  - (3 leg) 8.00
 Collar Chain 8.00
 Webb Slings (Various Weights & Length). 10.00
 Stone Magnet c/w battery 40.00
 Kerb Stone Lifter Handles (per pair) 6.50
 Concrete Scissor Grab (kerb lifter) 20.00
 Gin Wheel c/w Rope - (2 cwt, 5 cwt, 1 ton). 8.50
 Extra Rope consumable  cost
 Chain Blocks - (1ton) 15.00
 Tirfor - (1.6 ton) 13.00
 Lifting Hook Attachment - ( Midi excavators & Telehandlers) 10.00
 Fall Arrest Block - (10 metre). 25.00
 Safety Harness & Lanyard 15.00
 Beam / Stair Lifters - 1 & 2 Ton 8.00
 Girder Clamp 3.50
 Man Hole Riser Lifting Eyes - (3no) 8.50
 Manhole Cover Lifter 10.00
 Manhole Cover Lifting Forks 40.00

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 LIGHTING 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Lighting Festoon - 25 Metre - 8 Lamps 6.00
 Plasterers Lamp - 5ft -Fluorescent 110volt8.00
 Plaster Uplight - 4ft - Fluorescent 110volt15.00
 Flood Lamp c/w floor stand - Tungsten Halogen6.75
Task Lamps -  2D Florescent - 110volt 6.75
Flood Lamp c/w Tripod - Tungsten Halogen10.00
 Tower Lights - Mobile - Towable - Diesel 140.00

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 MANUAL HANDLING  
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Four Wheeled Platform Trolley 9.50
 Machine Skates - (per 4no.) 25.00
 Pallet Truck 19.00
 Sack Truck 8.50

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 MIXERS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 4/3 Electric c/w Stand - 110volt 25.00
 4/3 Petrol    c/w Stand 25.00
 Force Action Paddle Mixer - 110volt 45.00
 5/3.5 Diesel 25.00
 5/3.5 Electric - 110volt (requires 5kva transformer) 30.00

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 PILING EQUIPMENT 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Piling Air Hammer - 500 n 300.00
 Piling Air Hammer - 300 n 180.00
 Ground Release Shackle 15.75
 Lubricator - oil 6.50

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 PUMPS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 2" Centrifugal - c/w 20/20 Hose 28.50
 2" Submersible - c/w 20/20 Hose - Electric28.50
 2" Trash - c/w 20/20 Hose 32.50
 3" Lift & Force   - c/w 20/20 Hose 55.25
 Hoses 2" - Extra 20' 3.10
 Hoses 3" - Extra 20' 4.00
 Hoses 4" - Extra 20' Deivery5.75

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SAWS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 7.25" Skil Saw 20.00
  9" Circular Saw 25.00
 Jigsaw 22.00
 Reciprocating Saw 26.00
 All Saw 60.00

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 SAWS - CHASING MACHINES 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Wall Chaser c/w 2no. Diamond Blades 55.00
 Wear / Sharpening charges apply per mm cost

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 SAWS - FLOOR 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 14"  Floor Saw - Air 52.50
 14" Floor Saw  - Petrol 52.50
 18" Floor Saw  - Petrol 52.50

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 SAWS - MASONRY 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Masonry Saw - Air 24.00
 Masonry Saw - 12" - Electrical24.00
 Masonry Saw - Petrol 30.00
 Pressure Water Tank 6.50
 Saw Trolley 6.50
 24" Bench Masonry Saw  95.50
 Ceramic Tile Saw - 230mm - 110volt 45.00
 Wear / Sharpening charges apply per mm cost
 Voltage for site use is 110volt. 

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 SAWS - Misc. 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Block Splitter 36.00

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 SCAFFOLD TOWERS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Tower Base 6 x 3 - (Minimax) 
 Platform Height 
   2.90 Metres 40.00
   3.70 Metres 45.00
   5.70 Metres 50.00
   7.80 Metres 55.00
 Towers Base 8 x 4 - (1450 Boss Range) 
  Platform Height 
   1.2 Metres 20.18
   1.7 Metres 25.50
   2.2 Metres 35.00
   2.7 Metres 40.50
   3.2 Metres 48.00
   3.7 Metres 55.00
   4.2 Metres 65.00
   4.7 Metres 70.50
   5.2 Metres 78.00
   5.7 Metres 85.50
   6.2 Metres 95.00
   6.7 Metres 100.50
   7.2 Metres 110.00
   7.7 Metres 115.50
   8.2 Metres 125.00
   8.7 Metres 130.50
   9.2 Metres 138.00
   9.7 Metres 145.50
 10.2 Metres 155.00
 10.7 Metres 160.50
 11.2 Metres 168.00
 11.7 Metres 175.50
 Staging Board - 5.4 metres 20.00
 Staging Board - 6.0 metres 25.00
 Scaffold Board 3.9m / 13ft (9" x 1.5") 3.50

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 STEPS - LADDERS - TRESTLES 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Ladders 
 Double Extension - 3.66 Metres / 6.27 Metres 20.00
 Double Extension - 4.24 Metres / 7.43 Metres 22.00
 Double Extension - 4.82 Metres / 8.59 Metres 24.00
 Roof Ladder - 4.42 Metres 22.00
 Ladder Stay  6.00
 Platform Steps 
   3 Tread - 610mm platform height extra wide 24.00
   6 Tread - 1.26 metre 26.00
   8 Tread - 1.68 metre 28.00
 10 Tread  - 2.12 metres 30.00
 Podium Steps
 Podium Steps - 3.25 metres 40.00
 Trestles 
  Trestles No 3 5.20
  Hand rail Support POA

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 SECURITY STORAGE 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Steel Container (8' x 8') (10' x 8') (12' x 8') (16' x 8')8.12.14.16.00
 Steel Container (20' x 8')12.50
Tool Vault - Large  15.00
Tool Vault - Small  7.00

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 SKIPS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Bucket Skip - 2 cu ft 7.50
 Bucket Skip - 5 cu ft 15.00
 Bucket Skip - 1/3 cu yd 21.00
 Bucket Skip - 1/2 cu yd 21.00
 Bucket Skip - 1.0 cu yd 21.00
 Concrete Skip - 1.0 cu yd - Bottom Side Discharge 25.00
 Concrete Skip - 1/2 cu yd - Bottom Side Discharge 21.00
 Fork Lift Skips ( tipping) 20.00

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 SUPPORT 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Road Forms Flexi C/W Pins 1.75
 Road Forms Rigid C/W Pins 1.75
 Road Plates 4 x 4ft (Thickness 1/2 & 3/4 inch) 10.00
 Road Plates 8 x 4ft (Thickness 1/2 & 3/4 inch) 18.00
 Strong Boys 8.50
 Brickwork Jacks 25.00
 Support Props - size 1  3.50
 Trench Sheets -Std Lap- 2.00 metre 2.00
 Trench Sheets -Std Lap- 3.00 metre 3.00
 Trench Sheets -Std Lap- 3.50 metre 3.50
 Trench Sheets -Pile Driving Cap 15.75

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 SURVEYING 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Laser Level c/w tripod & staff 50.00
 Surveying Range Finder 40.00
 Standard Level c/w tripod & staff 28.50
 Cable & Pipe Location Detector 45.00
 Cable & Pipe Location Signal Generator 45.00
 Cable & Pipe Location Sonde (mouse) 15.00

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 WELDING 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Electrical Portable c/w Mask & Cables 130/200amp  50.00
 Welding Rods - Consumable cost
 Gas - consumable cost

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 MISCELLANEOUS 
Item Description Rate Per Week ()
 Bolt Croppers 12.50
 Hand operated Rotary pump - Diesel / Oil5.00
 Test Weights - Price on Application POA
Workmate Bench8.50

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CONDITIONS OF HIRE AS PER THE CPA CONDITIONS. ( The Construction Plant-hire Association model conditions of hire) 
 Items of Plant on hire must be covered by customers insurance. 
Self Drive:  Excavators, Telescopic Handlers, JCB 3CX, Access Platforms 
Chargeable by the day, rate per day, or by the week. 
Minimum Week Hires: 
Cabins, Secure Units, Support Systems, Road Plates, Fencing,  Road Forms, Lifting Gear. 
 Transport (Operated) :
26 Ton Plant Vehicle C/W Hiab Crane - P.O.A
Hire Rates are subject to Vat at the stand rate. 
Daily Rates are available for non-operated plant based on: 
One Day:         50%     - of weekly hire 
Two Day:         62.5%  - of weekly hire 
Three Day:       75%    - of weekly hire 
Four Day:         87.5% - of weekly hire 
 Five Day:        100%    - of weekly hire 

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PLANT & TOOL HIRE

Vehicle Mounted Platform - Niftylift V160

This vehicle mounted access platform has narrow working width and takes up less space allowing greater site access, giving a greater range of platform positions from a compact base. Its boom arrangement enables you to get over obstacles and get straight to the job to do. Working height 16.2m. Working width 2.4m. Outreach 8.9m. SWL200kg.

Vibration Plate

This medium sized plate is optimally suited for a variety of compaction applications due to their high speed of advance and simple manoeuvrability. The guide handle manufactured with a patented vibration damping gives increased operator comfort and reduces fatigue.   Operating weight 62kg. Base plate width 350mm.  

3" / 4" Lift & Force pump

Under site conditions this pump has the ability to self prime and can handle sludge, sand and gravels in suspension. Its unique double diaphragm design results in more work for less effort and can run for long periods with minimum maintenance. Max. output 5,500gal/hr. Max delivery head 30ft. Max total head 60ft.


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Registered address: William Birch & Sons Ltd, Link Road Court, Osbaldwick, York, YO10 3JQ Tel: 01904 411411 Fax: 01904 428428
Company Registration No: 129834 VAT No: 168 874506