The preferred supplier for specialised hire with an extensive fleet range.

Our team members have worked over 30 years in the Forklift Hire and Mining Industries and are therefore highly qualified to assist you to find the best solution to your needs.

Welcome to Hunter Plant Hire

Hunter Plant Hire has been servicing the mining, transport, forklift and material handling industries since 2004 and in that time we have proven to be the preferred supplier for specialised hire with an extensive fleet range and knowledge base with comprehensive site and workshop support.

Our team members have worked over 30 years in the Forklift Hire and Mining Industries and are therefore highly qualified to assist you to find the best solution to your needs.

welcome to hunter plant hire

Our hire fleet includes some of the following equipment

fully compliant underground skid steer loaders
Fully Compliant Underground Skid Steer Loaders (Mineloaders)
omega 40c forklift
Large Capacity Forklifts (up to 60 tonne capacity)
telehandlers
Telehandlers (up to 12 tonne capacity)
dedicated container handler forklift
Dedicated Container Handler Forklift
hunter plant hire specialize
We specialize in dry and wet hire of fully compliant underground skid steer loaders and large capacity fork trucks and combined with our flexible approach to make things happen; we hope Hunter Plant Hire will become your first choice for your hire requirements.

Our large capacity Forklifts up to 60 tonne are ideal for longwall changes with most being fully transportable delivering excellent cost savings over traditional crane hire. Our fleet range allows us to provide a large array of options to suit your requirements such as dedicated container handlers, roro trucks and much more. Speak to one of our team today to discuss your requirements and Hunter Plant Hire pride ourselves on working with our customers to find the right solution to suit your site.

We are supported by a full mechanical / engineering workshop that we have recently relocated to in Thornton NSW that provides excellent space and facilities to work on large plant including a 10 tonne overhead crane. Our team of capable trades people are on hand to carry out all service and maintenance required both on and off site. We offer a comprehensive range of services including but not limited to;
  • OEM for the manufacture of brand new Underground Skid Steer Loaders (Mineloader)
  • Full rebuild and / or overhaul service of Underground Skid Steer Loaders and Forklifts
  • Underground Diesel Engine Systems codes and maintenance
  • Transmission rebuilds
  • All range of service, repairs and maintenance on plant
  • Mustang Mineloader spare parts
  • Supply of tyres and tynes to suit most applications / sizes
  • Blasting / painting of plant and equipment

Our long established contracts

  • yancoal
  • toll
  • peabody
  • ldogroup
  • centennial coal

Client Testimonials

Don’t just take our word, hear it from our happy and satisfied clients.

  • My experiences in dealing with Hunter Plant Hire have always been excellent. The competency of the operators supplied is first rate and relief staff are excellent. Maintenance to the machines is carried out regularly and on-time which means I can...

    Mr Allan Shoesmith centennial coal
  • I highly recommend Hunter Plant Hire as I have always found them to be professional and competent in the hire industry. They have always gone out of their way to make sure that we are satisfied and the machines are...

    Mr Steve Ferris centennial coal
  • Every effort is made to service my needs on demand when required and Hunter Plant Hire is very good in their reliability and turnaround in day-to-day issues. I would fully recommend Hunter Plant Hire’s services to other people

    Mr Rick Howell centennial coal