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Plant Machinery Hire

Specialist Plant Hire for Durham and Washington

Are you looking for Plant Machinery Hire in Durham? Family-run since the 1960s, Ward Bros are the specialists you can count on for all aspects of machinery and plant hire. We offer tracked bobcat hire, mini digger and micro digger hire throughout the North East.

Ward Plant Hire is a multi-civil engineering equipment specialist. We take pride in vast knowledge and experience in assisting machinery to tackle complex projects. We specialise in civil engineering equipment used for; Construction, Infrastructure, Industrial, Events and Government projects. 

excavator on construction site

Hitachi EX800

The Hitachi EX800 can be teamed with Volvo A40’S for effiicent mass production. It is the largest excavator and is engineered to give exceptional levels of productivity. The Hitachi EX800-6 is powered with twin Cummins diesel engines and a computer-aided Engine pump control that enhances efficiency in its operation. 

Hitachi ZX600

The ZX 600 is the biggest machine in the crawler excavator category. This 56-ton crawler excavator is powered by an Isuzu engine that can give up to 295kW or 395 horsepower for better productivity. The Hitachi ZX600 is equipped with an Overload alert system, Air-condition, and Track adaptation.

Caterpillar D9N

The D9N is built with an engine capacity of 354KW gross power. At a weight of 49 tons, it's at the upper end of the CAT’s track-type tractors with a range from D3 57 KW (77 hp), 8 tons, to the D11 698 KW (935 hp), 104tons. It is the most popular large track tractors globally due to its size, durability, reliability, and low operating cost.

Caterpillar D7H

The D7H comes with a 3306 direct injection turbo, six-cylinder engines, which produce 215 flywheel horsepower (FWHP). Other specifications include; standard elevated sprocket, multi oil-cooled clutches and brakes, a sealed and lubricated track and closed centre hydraulics.


Our bulldozers have a high capacity Universal blade which makes them efficient at moving loads over long distances. The blade is built to work in tough terrains. It also has got an Optional Dual Tilt to allow the operator to optimise the angle pitch of the blade. The cutting edges are reinforced with DH-2 steel and End bits of DH-3 steel to enhance durability.

ward bros excavator on hire

Caterpillar 325

Caterpillar 325's C4.4 ACERT Tier 4 Final/Stage IV engine burns 22% less fuel as compared to the Tier 3/stage IIIA engine that it replaced. It is also engineered to run on biodiesel of B20. The CAT can lift a maximum of 12,650kg at 4.5m above the ground level which is 8% more in weight lift when you compare with the old model it replaces. It can work up to an altitude of 3000 m with its engine still running smoothly.

Hitachi EX200

The Hitachi EX200 comes with a comfortable well-designed cab that enables quality productivity of the operator. It comes in four work modes that have been upgraded from the previous models. They include; The General Purpose Mode, Grading Mode, Precision Mode and Attachment Mode is engineered to automatically match the oil flow requirements of the selected attachments.

County Durham Plant Hire

We offer plant machinery hire throughout County Durham including the following areas. If you are looking for digger hire, dumper hire or excavators for a construction project, get in touch today.

We offer our services for County Durham. Contact us if you require digger or dumper hire in the north east. Read about the areas that we cover for plant hire.

  • Darlington
  • Hartlepool
  • Consett
  • Chester-le-Street
  • Seaham
  • Stanley
  • Willington
  • Ouston
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Durham
  • Spennymoor
  • Crook
  • Shildon
  • Ferryhill
  • Pelton
  • Wingate
  • Billingham
  • Peterlee
  • Brandon
  • Egglescliffe
  • Eaglescliffe
  • Annfield Plain
  • Castleside
  • Blackhall Colliery
  • Newton Aycliffe
  • Bishop Auckland
  • Murton
  • Easington
  • Barnard Castle
  • Sacriston
  • Langley Park
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