What Is More Versatile A Dozer Or An Excavator? Both dozers and excavators have been used in the construction industry for many years and for many purposes, such as demolition, earthmoving, forestry, land clearing, excavating council projects and so much more. However, you may ask yourself, which one is more versatile? Which machine can do more of the work without having to hire both machines? This can be a big consideration when hiring machinery for your next earthmoving project. Let’s look at both machinery hire options in a little bit more detail.

Brisbane Dozer Hire
Dozers are excellent heavy-duty machines that excel at large scale projects, especially in demolition and earthworks. They power through clearing land for housing estates and shopping centres while having the ability to level buildings with ease. These are definitely some of the reasons why they are a popular choice on the worksite.
Though dozers can perform a wide range of large-scale tasks they are lacking when it comes to the finer more intricate tasks. Dozers can clear land but are not necessarily built to create trenches for your pipework or drill holes in the ground. They are certainly tough and can demolish and move earth like an excavator could only dream of, but these smaller jobs are where the excavator does excel over the dozer.

Our dozer and grader hire options are commonly used for land clearing, housing estates, commercial land preparation, road building and much more. Our dozers and graders can be hired with or without a GPS for your convenience. They also come with one of our highly skilled operators who will help deliver great results for your project.
Our machines are regularly serviced and maintained with full time mobile diesel mechanics available 24/7 in case of an emergency so downtime is reduced.

Brisbane Excavator Hire
Excavators are excellent for a wide range of large and small scale projects and are almost an essential machine on the worksite because of their versatility. Excavators can perform earthmoving, trenching, boring, land clearing and any other tasks with ease and proficiency. They are also great at lifting and moving objects such as large drainpipes, steel beams, equipment and more. There is almost nothing these machines can’t do!
Excavators are great at many tasks but lack the strength of the bulldozer. In some cases, it can take an excavator twice as long to perform a large-scale task that a dozer can do easily. These tasks can include forestry and land clearing although, where a dozer can clear a lot of trees the excavator can dig out all the stumps and roots.

Our excavators are available for wet hire and come with highly experienced operators. Whether you have a backyard job pulling out the garden bed or you are cutting a house site, we have the perfect excavator hire for you. With over 30 years of experience in bulk excavation and earthmoving, Aussie Plant Hire can supply the appropriate machine for the job.
We have excavators ready for hire from 1.5 ton machines for use in confined spaces up to 30-ton earthmovers. Our larger excavators can be booked with a GPS which makes them an indispensable machine on site.

So Which One Is Better Suited To My Project?
Although it is clear to see that the dozer has more points in regards to power the excavator is clearly a more versatile machine. It can reach higher than a dozer can while performing more precision tasks with ease. This makes the excavator one of the number one choices when hiring plant machinery.  If you are still unsure which is the right machine to hire for your job, give us a call. We provide wet plant hire machinery including dozers and excavators to government jobs, local council, road works and even personal hires for dam digging and backyard pool building. Contact us today to book your machinery hire on (07) 3206 2800.