Hiring machinery or equipment might be something you do often, or hardly at all, and TACEX Hire supports its customers with quick videos on Operational Techniques. However, where you need exact, detailed information, we also provide the manufacturer’s Operational Manuals.

Please note that this page is password protected as not all Hire Companies provide this level of support!

Operations Manual – CAT 301.8 Excavators and attachments

Operational manuals directly from Caterpillar in PDF format. Please note that thesea re the property of Caterpillar and not for distribution. They are provided exclusively for use by Tacex Hire customers during the hire period.


      • CAT 301.8 Enclosed Cabin
      • CAT 301/8 ROPS
      • CAT Augur
      • CAT Hammer
      • CAT Sleeper Grabber

Damage Waivers

TACEX Damage Waiver Plus (TDWP) This damage waiver is not insurance however in certain circumstances will limit the financial liability of the customer to Tacex Hire for any damage or loss incurred.

Collecting Hired Equipment

If you have planned to collect machinery ensure your tow vehicle is suitable. A vehicle with a tow rating 2600kg will have you covered. There are no requirements for electrical brakes to be fitted in your vehicle, our Sureweld Trailers have mechanical brakes. Ensure to review our website for additional towing requirements. Remember we can always deliver if your unsure.

Collecting Hired Equipment
Longer-Term Hires

Longer-Term Hires

When you know you are looking for a long term hire or specific requirements which require discussion please contact us at info@tacexhire.com.au or Call 088 272 9590.

We will be there to help find a solution to suite your requirements.

Operations & Safety for collection of your hired machinery

As part of the Hire Schedule confirmation email will be links to Operational and Safety Videos, giving you an opportunity prior to collection to view techniques we employ for a safe Hand Over. Our friendly Tacex Team can answer any additional questions you have.

Operations & Safety for collection of your hired machinery