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SSE Plant Hire

5.5 Tonne Excavator

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Cardup, WA 6122


5.5 Tonne Excavator Kobelco SK55SRX-6

Our 5.5 Tonne Kobelco SK55SRX-6 Mini Excavator has excellent digger power and practical performance features which are necessary for any industrial or residential work site. This valuable machine has an impressive operating weight of 5020kg while also maintaining a short tail swing which is perfect for smaller worksites that still need some serious heavy lifting done. This mini excavator also has an energy conservation mode which saves fuel, meaning less downtime on your work site due to refuelling. The 5.5 Tonne Kobelco Excavator also includes an iNDr Cooling System which ensures easy maintenance, quiet operation and protection from dust. Operators also have the benefit of a rectangular cab design which offers an unobstructed view, comfort and safety. The 5.5 Tonne Kobelco is the perfect mini excavator for your next project. Get in contact today to discuss renting this high-performing machine.


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Transport Truck

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Will tow behind your car on Transport Trailer 

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Transportable Trailer

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5.5t Mini Digger

  • Mine Spec
  • Certified ROPS Canopy
  • Short Radius Tail Swing
  • Swing Boom
  • Dozer Blade (1960mm width x 345mm height, 375mm up, 300mm down)
  • Rubber Tracks
  • Bi-directional Attachment / Breaker Plumbing
  • Quick Hitch
  • Amber Beacon
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Air-conditioned Cabin


  • GP Bucket 450mm
  • Trench Bucket 300mm
  • Batter Bucket 1200mm


  • Auger Drive
  • Rock Breaker
  • Block Lifter
  • Rake Bucket
  • Rotary Concrete & Rock Cutter
  • Hydraulic Grab
  • Ripper

Excavator Specifications

Our 5.5 Tonne Mini Excavator is a mine spec vehicle that offers more digging power, shorter tail swing and wider working range. The overall operating weight of this magnificent machine is 5020kg with a dig depth of 3.9 metres. The fuel tank is an enormous 75 litres. The dimensions of the 5.5 Tonne Mini Excavator are 1.96 x 2.53 x 5.5m, perfect for those tighter work sites.

When you hire the 5.5 Tonne Mini Excavator, we also include 3 buckets with your rental. The Bucket options available are the 300mm GP Bucket, 450mm Gummy Bucket, 600mm Gummy Bucket, 1200mm Batter Bucket or 1500 Batter Bucket.

Transport Requirements

You will require a truck with a minimum towing capacity of 6-tonnes to transport the 5.5 Tonne Mini Excavator.

Delivery of the SSE machinery to site on time is of the utmost importance to SSE Plant Hire.

SSE Plant Hire are able to offer very competitively priced metropolitan transportation costs at the time of booking equipment when the site locations has been provided.

All transport is quoted on an hourly rate with a minimum 2 hour charge to include loading/off-loading/handover of equipment and transport.

Our charges for delivery and pick-up vary depending on the transport requirements of the item hired, the distance to site from our yard and the time of delivery.

Any delivery amount quoted is ‘one-way’ and for one load only.

Any delay on site due to machine not being transport worthy will be charged accordingly.

If multiple vehicles are required our office will contact you prior to confirm so there are no hidden or unexpected costs to you.

We do have a minimum hire period of 1 day on deliveries, four hours isn't quite long enough for the driver to reasonably turn around and get back out to you.

Our deliveries are normally made during trading hours, Monday 7am till Friday 5pm. However, if you need a delivery outside of these times please let us know at the time of your booking.

Please make sure there is a safe area for our driver to unload, demonstrate the equipment and complete the paperwork.

Generally, we aim to deliver within a 2-hour window based on the expected start time requested.

For all Dry hires, and Wet hires where Hirer is responsible for transport, Hirer is to ensure the machine is cleaned prior to loading when off hiring or moving machinery in accordance with Road Safety. Loose materials can strike other traffic and hirer will be held liable if machine is loaded with loose material still on frame/tracks etc. SSE recommends that customers organising their own transportation of equipment must ensure all SSE machinery & equipment is comprehensively insured for the duration of transport in the event of an accident.

Special Deliveries - These may include: After-hours deliveries, Deliveries on a Saturday/Sunday, Delivery outside our standard delivery distance (25kms for metro, 50kms for regional), Special/large equipment delivery. If you are unsure, please contact the office on 9417 2553 or 0425 562 622.

Addtional Excavator Attachments

Our wide range of attachments available for the 5.5 Tonne Mini Excavator include:

  • Rock Breaker
  • Pole Grab
  • Auger Drive
  • Block Lifter
  • Rotary Rock & Concrete Cutter
  • Forks
  • Rake Bucket
  • Ripper

Contact SSE Plant Hire

For the 5.5 Tonne Kobelco Mini Excavator, we also have dry and wet hire options available. Contact us today to discuss renting this machine. Our service area includes Perth, Fremantle, Rockingham, Joondalup, Mandurah, Bibra Lake and beyond.

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