Hire Equipment

Hiring of Power Equipment to Provide a Cost Effective and Minimal Risk Solution

Switch Room

PBE provides our customers with customised solutions to their electrical power needs. Our comprehensive range of specialised electrical equipment is designed to quickly and easily power up operations and projects. Our large global hire fleet is supported by our sales and service capabilities. From building custom engineered substations to providing plug and play power cabling systems, our team understands the requirements for mining, tunnelling and construction. We provide customers with innovative and specific solutions to their electrical power needs, whenever and wherever they are needed. Our team have extensive experience in the management and execution of transport for our wide range of electrical equipment. This provides us with the reach to transport your valuable equipment anywhere in the World. Our experience provides us with the understanding of mining, tunnelling and construction requirements allowing us to provide specific solutions for your project or operation.


  • Substations
  • Flameproof Electrical Equipment
  • Distribution Control Boards
  • Auxiliary Fans
  • High Voltage Switchrooms
  • Transformers
  • Tunnel Distribution Boards
  • High Voltage and Low Voltage Cables
  • 11kV, 15kV & 22kV Couplers and Junction Boxes
  • Flexible Trailing Cables up to 185mm²
  • Tunnel Lighting Systems with LED solutions

Benefits of Hire

Flameproof equipmentWe believe that being flexible means having choices to find the best commercial package for your operation or project. That’s why we offer other options besides the simple sale of equipment. PBE is a specialist in the Hire of complete electrical packages to suit your requirements. Our Hire offering allows our customers to gain the maximum benefit and flexibility of high quality, reliable equipment at a cost effective price.

Our substantial hire feet of electrical equipment allows us to react quickly to our customer’s needs. Another major advantage of our HIRE offering is the warranty that we extend over the entire project period. This shows the confidence that we have in the strength, quality and longevity of our equipment.

Advantages of Hiring include:

  • Hire does not require capital expenditure – no balance sheet impact
  • Only pay for what you need when you need it
  • Turn-key package designed specifically for the project
  • Supporting the project for its duration not just delivering equipment
  • Equipment warranty over the project period – not just the first 12 months after purchase
  • Advantage for Joint Ventures as it eliminates issue of asset ownership and disposal
  • No cost to store depreciating equipment after project in the hope that it will suit future projects
  • That odd yet vital piece of plant may not be wanted after this job
  • Short term casual hire allows turn on and turn off for short term requirements
  • Hire lead-time can provide advantages over purchase lead-time
  • Greener sustainable solution maximizing existing assets over the life of the hire


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