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Pronto Hire to the Rescue

Pronto Hire to the Rescue!

Uh oh! Mistakes happen. When one of the local businesses had their long-mast forklift roll onto its side, they were a little stuck. Pronto Hire to the rescue! Our recently-repainted Kobelco SK135 excavator saved the day. We were able to safely get the forklift back onto its wheels, and back to business. Fortunately the forklift […]

Pronto Hire Spring is upon us

Spring’s Just around the Corner!

With spring just a few days away, many contractors and earthmovers are hard out preparing for earthmoving season! The blue skies, daffodils and early lambs are a good reminder that we are slowly stepping out of the winter cool! Pronto Hire is well-equipped for the season … we have added a number of new machines […]

Pronto Hire Explains Earthmoving Industry Jargon

What’s all this Jargon About?

Are you confused by all the jargon in the construction industry? Let us help you get your head around a few things   Excavator = digger Digging Depth = imagine the digger on the edge of a river; this measures how far the digger boom can reach down (vertically) Digging Height = also known as […]

Pronto Hire 20Ton digger lifts 2Ton digger

No access, No worries!

Don’t let a steep slope or a narrow entranceway stop you from completing the project! There’s always other machines you can hire to get you into/out of the ‘tight spot’. Recently, we used a 20Ton digger to lift a 2Ton digger to its ‘tight spot’ … at the bottom of a steep slope, and in a […]

Pronto Hire Work continuing on the Silverdale Yard

Silverdale Yard Nearing Completion!

Since our last post, there has been a great improvement to the main branch in Silverdale. Trees have been cleared, new fences erected, new metal poured, the yard levelled, buildings relocated from Wellsford to Silverdale, and much more … whew! To keep up to date with every ounce of progress, please follow us on LinkedIn – check […]

Pronto Hire Hydrema 912HM Dumper

Another Hydrema Dumper Joins the Fleet …

This week we welcome a new Hydrema 912HM dumper to our fleet. This dumper is an excellent machine for shifting dirt, metal or vegetation. Ground-breaking low footprint (wide tyres to minimise compaction) … all-terrain … great for adverse weather conditions. Perfect for completing winter projects! We are quoting special long-term deals. Contact us to secure […]

Pronto Hire Ammann AV40-2 Roller

Welcome to the Ammann Vibration Roller

This week, we welcome an Ammann AV40-2 Double (smooth) Drum Roller to our fleet. It is a useful vibration roller for preparing drives and yards, compacting clean metal, for roading. Handy size! Check it out on the website, and don’t forget to call us to secure your hire! www.prontohire.co.nz/hire/rollers/ammann-av40-roller/

Pronto Hire Silverdale Yard Clearing

Silverdale, here we come!

Did you know, Pronto Hire is about to open a new main branch in Silverdale, North Auckland?! This is a very worthy move considering the excessive construction activity in the North Auckland region currently, and we will be placed right in the centre of it all. An opening date is yet to be announced, although […]

Pronto Hire - we put Driver Safety First

The Safe Dumper; Fiori vs Thwaites

An easy win, that one – Fiori Dumpers come out on top in terms of safety. Have you ever thought how UNSAFE it is to drive a Thwaites dumper? As easy and efficient as they may be, Thwaites dumpers pose a significant threat to their operators. Drivers are prone to dust being blown into their […]

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Follow us on LinkedIn!

We have set up a new LinkedIn Company Profile for Pronto Hire! This will be a good way for us to connect with our customers personally, and to share helpful tips about our machinery and the industry. Follow us to keep up with all of our news and updates! www.linkedin.com/company/pronto-hire