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TKR Heavy Equipment Hire

Committed to superior quality plant hire services.


Thomas Kingsley Heavy Equipment Hire specialise in the hire of heavy earthmoving, mining and construction machines with specialised attachments and tooling. Our array of machines and attachments is second to none, and we have one of the largest hire fleets available in South East Queensland. If its plant hire you require, then Thomas Kingsley Resources, or TKR as the local’s call us – should be the first call you make.  Wet or dry hire, we provide excellent operators and quality machines across all makes and models to guarantee you maximum up-time.

We employ a group of highly skilled and capable managers who have worked throughout construction sites in  Queensland, NSW and other parts of Australia to deliver a vast array of plant and equipment to mining, civil, building and industrial projects. Our expertise is applied to every project to ensure delivery is achieved in accordance with project specifications, productivity and cost targets. We offer plant hire and civil construction services from Brisbane to the Surat Basin, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Capricorn Coast, south to Ballina, Coffs Harbour, then through to Gladstone, Ipswich and Toowoomba. Thomas Kingsley Resources has Queensland covered!

Our array of attachments makes our fleet incredibly versatile and we are proud of our technology enabled fleet – we operate GPS including Topcon & Trimble machine control for our excavators, dozers & graders. Millimeter high accuracy units are available when needed. Whether its construction, mining or bulk earthworks, it is easy to see why many of Australias largest mining and construction companies continue to use TKR Heavy Equipment Hire for their wet and dry hiring needs.

With head office in Brisbane, we are able to reliably deliver our heavy equipment onsite when needed to most centres in Queensland. With Thomas Kingsley Heavy Equipment Hire, you know you are in safe hands. Thomas Kingsley has one of the most extensive hire fleet lists in Queensland but we also possess an agile capacity to expand our fleet to meet our clients needs. If you have a specific machine  requirement that is not listed on this site, please don’t hesitate to call – because we can find whatever you are seeking through our extensive supplier networks.

With the customer always in mind, the service provided by Thomas Kingsley is guaranteed to be an unparalleled experience –  please view our portfolio of equipment and attachments for hire or contact us directly for your needs.









With one of the largest fleet of excavators for hire in South East Queensland, at TKR Heavy Equipment we are proud of our large range of diggers. All our excavators and diggers for hire are sourced from reputable brands such as Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo, Doosan, Hitachi and more. We also have specialist machines – such as wheeled excavators for hire, long-reach and chameleon clamshell telescopic excavator upon request. We also have an impressive range of attachments and buckets.


We have Komatsu and Caterpillar dozers for hire – in a range of sizes suitable for projects from detailed to bulk earthworks. We also offer swampy dozers in both D5 and D6 sizes for hire. If you need to hire a dozer in Brisbane, Ipswich, Surat Basin, Toowoomba, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Harvey Bay, Ballina, Coffs Harbour and surrounds call TKR Heavy Equipment today. We can consult with you for the perfect dozer for all your earthmoving needs.


We are South East Queensland’s material cartage and haulage specialists, with a range of road registered, track mounted and articulated dump trucks to suit your project requirements. We prefer late model Bell, Volvo and Komatsu Dump trucks, ranging from 25 tonne to 40 tonnes in capacity, and with and without tail gate options.


Precision, skill and productivity are the hallmarks of our road grading services, we operate an extensive fleet of 12ft, 14ft and 16ft Caterpillar, John Deere and Komatsu graders equipped with GPS, operated by skilled and accredited final trim operators. You’ll see TKR graders on most civil sites around South East Queensland. Click here to view our grader fleet.


We own and operate a number of front-end loaders and ITC machines with variable bucket sizes and capacities, with and without loads scales – for precision in materials handling. We also offer a range of attachments for our loaders, including quick hitches and pallet forks for ultimate machine flexibility. Our fleet includes Caterpillar, Komatsu and Doosan loaders.


Our compact earthmoving range comprises of a large number of diverse and flexible machines, with an enormous offering of attachment for any tight access earthmoving application. We offer both wheeled and posi-track skid steer loaders with standard 4 in 1 buckets – but our attachments are where these machines truly come to life. Enquire today about how we can turn any bobcat into the ultimate detailed earthworks machine. We also offer our skid steers as Combos with tipper trucks of various sizes.


If you need expert dust suppression services, look no further than Thomas Kingsley Resources. Our range of road-registered and dump-truck mounted water carts, water tankers will become an essential part of your earthmoving circuit. With a wide range of literage capacities – from 6,000 – to 35,000 litre, which we offer on wet and dry hire options with competent and productive operators. Click here to view our fleet of water carts.


From Brisbane to Gold Coast, Toowoomba and throughout South East Queensland, TKR offers a range of high-quality backhoes for hire. Our backhoe hire fleet includes leading brands such as Caterpillar, JCB, Volvo and more. If you need to hire a backhoe loader for your next earthmoving or civil construction contract, click here to view our quality plant hire equipment.


Compactors are a rare and specialist machine with specific application and we are proud to operate a fleet of Caterpillar compactors for all your soil compaction needs. Our fleet possesses Caterpillar 805, Caterpillar 815 and Caterpillar 825 variants, with tilting and six way blades to choose from. You can hire our Caterpillar compactors on wet and dry hire terms, over long and short terms. Click below to review our fleet.

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