Prepared, delivered and supported by Renfrey Plant Hire Services

Plant hire services company Renfrey believes that everything it does should contribute to its clients winning more work with less risk and better results. To achieve this, every aspect of its business is integrated to focus on its clients, understand each job and then apply its extensive experience.

Renfrey hires a range of meticulously selected and prepared heavy earthmoving plant, with or without skilled operators, delivered and supported by its own dedicated people and resources.

Renfrey’s scope of supply includes excavators from 20-67 t, rock breakers, 12-16H graders, D6-D10 dozers, 950- 988 wheel loaders, 30 t and 40 t articulated dump, and 27 kilolitre (kL) and 38 kL articulated water trucks. Complementing this quality, low-houred fleet is a range of over 150 specialised excavator attachments certain to make any job easier.

However, equipment supply is only one aspect of the complete service package that Renfrey delivers to its clients. Renfrey’s extensive experience and its commitment to risk mitigation, compliance, health and safety, means it is well positioned to assist with a wide range of pipeline, civil construction and mining projects.


Renfrey’s experience in fibre optic, gas and water pipeline projects dates back to the 1970s, with involvement in the Moomba to Adelaide Pipeline. Since then, Renfrey has crossed the country supplying plant and operators to remote projects, including the Daly Waters to McArthur River pipeline, Wareena and Mereenie flow lines and recently metropolitan projects such as the Adelaide Desalination and North South Interconnector pipelines.

Renfrey has an enviable reputation for providing quality, skilled plant operators, with staff having a combined total of 444 years of plant operating experience and an average of 18.5 years each. Many staff members have been employed at Renfrey for more than 10 years.

Risk mitigation

With nearly 40 years’ experience working in some of the most difficult and remote locations in Australia on a wide range of earthmoving and pipeline projects, Renfrey has developed a deep understanding of the risks its clients face.

To mitigate these risks, Renfrey selects specific models of plant known for their performance, durability and efficiency from Caterpillar, Hitachi, Volvo and Sandvik.

In addition, the company’s extensive purpose-built facility in Adelaide is staffed by dedicated and experienced fitters and boiler makers who thoroughly prepare the low-houred, mine specification plant prior to every project.

Finally, every spread of equipment can be supported onsite with Renfrey fitters, 4×4 field service trucks and workshop containers with parts and service kits to maximise

Compliance, health and safety

Compliance, health and safety are an integral part of the Renfrey service. All plant is supplied standard with maintenance history, plant risk assessment information and job safety environmental analysis for operators to assist clients comply with all relevant codes of practice, regulations and legislation.

Renfrey employs a full-time safety and compliance officer who ensures that all employees are equipped with the relevant accreditation, skills and equipment to carry out their work safely and efficiently.

As a specialist heavy earthmoving hire provider, Renfrey is code compliant, a Civil Contractors Federation systems certified contractor and is currently undertaking
ISO 9001 compliance certification.

Renfrey has a head office and central workshop in Adelaide and has joint venture facilities in Darwin, supporting clients throughout South Australia and the Northern Territory.

For more information about Renfrey Plant Hire Services visit or call (08) 8347 1110.

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