Welcome to
Hunter Plant Hire

The preferred supplier of specialised forklifts, telehandlers and flame proof mine loaders

Over 30 years in the Forklift Hire &
Mining Industries

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.

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Our hire fleet includes some of the following equipment


Fully Compliant Underground Skid Steer Loaders



Large Capacity Forklifts

Up to 60 tonne capacity



Up to 12 tonne capacity


Dedicated Container
Handler Forklift

Lets us handle the work

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

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;

Client Testimonials

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Our long established contracts