Gear Up - Autumn 2017

Gear Up - Autumn 2017

11 May 2017

In this issue we cover Coates Hire’s implementation of Du Pont’s safety program, a profile on how we serve our customers through our RTO business and our online customer portal. We also have some great stories on how we’re providing a range of complex solutions for a host of customers around the country.

  • A Better Shore

    A Better Shore

    05 May 2017

    Meriton's 17-storey project - The Lighthouse, at Dee Why in Sydney - is built on a three-level basement car park in a region of challenging ground conditions, making excavation and shoring difficult.

  • Brace for the Future

    Brace for the Future

    16 Feb 2017

    Coates Hire is the first and only organisation in Australia to use hydraulic systems for bracing during large-scale building construction.

  • Around the Clock

    Around the Clock

    16 Feb 2017

    Coates Hire supports John Holland Group on massive Victorian infrastructure project with equipment, project design and specialist solutions.

  • NICK PERCAT CLIPSAL 500 PREVIEW

    NICK PERCAT CLIPSAL 500 PREVIEW

    14 Feb 2017

    I spent the last couple weeks of December visiting my sponsors and thanking everyone for the year, including everyone at Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport.

  • It’s finally that time of year...Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000

    It’s finally that time of year...Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000

    05 Oct 2016

    It’s finally that time for the biggest and greatest race of the year. The Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

  • Coates Hire Ambassador Nathan Johnston Chats About Balmoral Burn

    Coates Hire Ambassador Nathan Johnston Chats About Balmoral Burn

    09 Jun 2016

    Coates Hire Ambassador and visually impaired athlete Nathan Johnston chats about his experience competing in the recent Humpty Dumpty Foundation charity Balmoral Burn held in May.

  • NICK PERCAT PERTH PREVIEW

    NICK PERCAT PERTH PREVIEW

    05 May 2016

    I’m really pumped to head to the west this weekend for the Perth SuperSprint. It's one of the shorter tracks that we go to, and also one of the lowest grip circuits. Managing the soft tyres on the abrasive track surface will be one of the keys to getting a good result there.

  • A big year for the V8s

    A big year for the V8s

    22 Mar 2016

    Season 2015 has been a success for the V8 Supercars, Australia’s premier motorsport category, and Coates Hire has been an integral part of that success.

  • Moving earth

    Moving earth

    22 Mar 2016

    Coates Hire’s earthmoving and compaction fleet is the largest in Australia. National Product Manager, Earthmoving, Compaction and Trucks Steve Holz says it is the variety and depth of the Coates Hire product range that makes a difference.

  • Water treatment specialists

    Water treatment specialists

    22 Mar 2016

    Working predominantly in the construction industry, Water treatment solutions are an integral part of business for Glen Creswick.

  • Woolooware Bay Town Centre a winning play

    Woolooware Bay Town Centre a winning play

    22 Mar 2016

    For almost 50 years members of the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks have prided themselves on their teamwork.

  • Support from the ground up

    Support from the ground up

    22 Mar 2016

    Coates Hire has launched a new shoring solution: the MP250 hydraulic strut — the largest proprietary shoring prop available in the Southern Hemisphere.

  • It’s all about solutions

    It’s all about solutions

    22 Mar 2016

    Richard Greenwood has survived several takeovers, met stringent demands for ROI by Brambles management and negotiated a ground-breaking group employee agreement with a militant union.

  • On the spot

    On the spot

    22 Mar 2016

    The Gympie Coates Hire branch was perfectly positioned to service one of Queensland’s largest infrastructure projects, the Cooroy to Curra Upgrade along the Bruce Highway. The large-scale upgrade commenced in 2009 and now with Sections A and B completed, work on the $26 million 3 kilometre Early Works Section C is under way — and it is right on the doorstep of the Gympie branch, according to Geographical Account Manager Chris Zillmann

  • New cranes on order

    New cranes on order

    22 Mar 2016

    Coates Hire has placed an order with a value exceeding $A3 million for 95 Hiab loader cranes to further broaden its equipment offering for customers.

  • Coates Hire assistance guides global operator’s choice

    Coates Hire assistance guides global operator’s choice

    22 Mar 2016

    Coates Hire played a key role in a team at BAE Systems Maritime receiving an internal award recognising its safety standard in the Embracing Responsible Behaviour category, according to a message of thanks from Procurement Officer Charlie Aquilina.

  • On track for on-time delivery

    On track for on-time delivery

    17 Mar 2016

    The construction of the Wiggins Island Rail Project on the North Coast Line near Rockhampton in Queensland presented a number of challenges for contractor BMD Group and sub-contractor Aurizon, with roughly 5 kilometres of new track and bridges to be constructed to an accelerated deadline and completed by mid-December

  • A commitment to safety

    A commitment to safety

    17 Mar 2016

    In coming months changes are in process at Coates Hire branches and locations across the country.

  • New trucks hit the road

    New trucks hit the road

    17 Mar 2016

    A fleet of 90 new trucks will be rolled out across the country in coming months as Coates Hire updates and modernises its delivery vehicles.

  • Access all areas

    Access all areas

    17 Mar 2016

    As telecommunications companies race to fix mobile black spots and cater to an ever-growing capacity for data and broadband, new mobile towers are springing up around the country.

  • Coates Hire joins John Bowe in the fight against silent illness

    Coates Hire joins John Bowe in the fight against silent illness

    04 Mar 2016

    Mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety are becoming a huge issue in Australia, impacting people at home and at work. As Australia’s largest equipment hire company, this issue is particularly pertinent to Coates Hire who service a large division of Australians that suffer in silence – males and construction workers. Coates Hire ambassador and Australian Motorsport Legend John Bowe was a prime example of men tackling depression and anxiety silently, representing the 28% of men experiencing symptoms that seek professional help.

  • Investment in a shared culture

    Investment in a shared culture

    12 Jan 2016

    Coates Hire has recently announced significant support and a two-year sponsorship of BMD Northcliffe Surf Life Saving Club. The $40,000 per annum agreement further cements the company’s ongoing support of surf lifesaving in Australia and the importance of both safety and community interaction.

  • Coates Hire Christmas Trading Hours

    Coates Hire Christmas Trading Hours

    26 Dec 2015

    Amended trading hours over the Christmas and New Year holiday Period. All of our branches are closed on Sunday and Public Holidays, and all branches will be operating with until the New Year.

  • Coates Hire Supports The Black Dog Institute

    Coates Hire Supports The Black Dog Institute

    01 Dec 2015

    Christmas and the holiday season is a great time for many families. But for some people, Christmas is a tough time. With one in two Australians affected by mental illness, it touches people from all walks of life. This December, Coates Hire will donate $2 from every hire to The Black Dog Institute.

  • Coates Hire expands V8 Supercars portfolio

    Coates Hire expands V8 Supercars portfolio

    21 Oct 2015

    Coates Hire has expanded its sponsorship of the V8 Supercars Championship, taking naming rights over the season ending Sydney 500 at Sydney Olympic Park.

  • Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience

    Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience

    Coates Hire is proud to be a major supplier sponsor of the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience touring the country from now until April 2017.

  • Coates Hire makes world’s top 10

    Coates Hire makes world’s top 10

    An international survey of hire companies puts Coates Hire in eighth position, beating out organisations operating within much greater population bases.

  • Coates Hire expands

    Coates Hire expands

    21 Oct 2015

    Coates Hire has further expanded its offer with the acquisition of the access and truck assets of Force Corp, to make Coates Hire the leading specialised access solutions partner in Australia.

  • One message, simple tools lead to safety success

    One message, simple tools lead to safety success

    21 Oct 2015

    A clear safety ethos and top-down commitment are the keys to implementing continuous improvement.

  • Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience

    Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience

    24 Sep 2015

    Coates Hire is proud to be the proud equipment sponsor of the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience touring the country from now until April 2017.

  • PAST CHAMPIONS HEADLINE NOMINATIONS FOR 2015 COATES HIRE COOLANGATTA GOLD

    PAST CHAMPIONS HEADLINE NOMINATIONS FOR 2015 COATES HIRE COOLANGATTA GOLD

    23 Sep 2015

    One of the most star-studded fields in the event’s history will line-up for the 2015 Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold on October 10 and 11. 31 years after its inception in 1984, the Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold remains the ultimate challenge in Surf Life Saving as some of Australia’s best Ironmen and Ironwomen contest the 41.5km course from Coolangatta to Miami, via Broadbeach and return.

  • NRL AND COATES HIRE PARTNERSHIP DEAL

    NRL AND COATES HIRE PARTNERSHIP DEAL

    22 Sep 2015

    The NRL is pleased to announce Coates Hire as the Official Hire Equipment Sponsor of the NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series.

  • Coates Hire acquisition of access and truck assets from Force Corp

    Coates Hire acquisition of access and truck assets from Force Corp

    03 Sep 2015

    On Friday, 28 August 2015, Australia’s leading equipment hire company; Coates Hire finalised the successful acquisition of Force Corp’s access and truck assets.

  • Support for motorsport

    Support for motorsport

    20 Aug 2015

    Phillip Island is acknowledged as one of the world's greatest racetracks. Coates Hire this year will continue its partnership in the delivery of temporary infrastructure services that support the 2015 Pramac Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

  • Coates Hire expands V8 Supercars Portfolio with Sydney 500

    Coates Hire expands V8 Supercars Portfolio with Sydney 500

    19 Aug 2015

    Coates Hire, an existing long-term sponsor of the Championship, have agreed to a multi-year naming rights agreement which will see the Championship decider become the Coates Hire Sydney 500 until 2018.

  • New telehandlers and forklifts: Handling the rough and the smooth

    New telehandlers and forklifts: Handling the rough and the smooth

    07 Aug 2015

    A new range of telehandlers and rough-terrain forklifts will bolster efficiency and productivity across a raft of infrastructure projects

  • Coates Hire equips Springvale Level Crossing Removal Project

    Coates Hire equips Springvale Level Crossing Removal Project

    07 Aug 2015

    The most expensive grade separation ever undertaken in Victoria was completed in April last year with the removal of the notorious level crossing at Springvale at a cost of $159 million.

  • Nathan Johnston prepares for 2015 Ironman in Hawaii

    Nathan Johnston prepares for 2015 Ironman in Hawaii

    07 Aug 2015

    Following his recent crowning as Asia-Pacific Australian PC Champion, Coates Hire ambassador and vision impaired triathlete Nathan Johnston is preparing to face the world’s best at the 2015 Ironman World Championship held at Kona, Hawaii in October.

  • Unsung heroes: Coates Hire’s maintenance, service and repair experts

    Unsung heroes: Coates Hire’s maintenance, service and repair experts

    07 Aug 2015

    It takes a thorough and experienced team to ensure that every piece of equipment is safe, reliable and ready to use

  • Racing legend John Bowe still passionate about motorsport

    Racing legend John Bowe still passionate about motorsport

    07 Aug 2015

    A legend of Australian motor sport, Coates Hire ambassador, John Bowe is a multiple Australian Champion, having twice won the Australian Drivers' Championship during the Formula Mondial era and securing an Australian Sports Car Championship, before winning the Australian Touring Car Championship in 1995.

  • Creating jobs: Infrastructure is the answer

    Creating jobs: Infrastructure is the answer

    07 Aug 2015

    We take fresh water, roads and bridges, hospitals and schools for granted, but it is only through continual expenditure on infrastructure that society can prosper and grow.

  • Coates Hire designs innovative shoring solution for Chadstone Shopping Centre

    Coates Hire designs innovative shoring solution for Chadstone Shopping Centre

    07 Aug 2015

    To meet the challenge of shoring extensive excavations on a crowded site with limited access, Coates Hire introduced an economic, timely and safe solution.

  • BP project an open and shut case for experience

    BP project an open and shut case for experience

    07 Aug 2015

    Having won a tender to manage a major refinery conversion in Brisbane, Coates Hire will utilise its vast experience in shutdown projects and tools store management.

  • Safer digging under pressure with trailer-mounted vacuum excavators

    Safer digging under pressure with trailer-mounted vacuum excavators

    07 Aug 2015

    Increasingly rigorous safety requirements and the adoption of mining specs in civil applications are driving customer demand for advanced equipment hire performance, especially on work sites with limited access or working area.

  • Siltstopper simplifies mobile water treatment

    Siltstopper simplifies mobile water treatment

    A new and compact piece of equipment that meets environmental requirements answers many of the issues around treating dirty water.

  • New blood delivers sales success in NSW

    New blood delivers sales success in NSW

    The sales teams in New South Wales have achieved almost 30 per cent growth since January in the western branches, including Lithgow, Bathurst, Mudgee and Dubbo.

  • Supporting the Aussies

    Supporting the Aussies

    Held at North Kirra on Queensland’s Gold Coast from 11 to 19 April, the 2015 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships attracted even more personal involvement from Coates Hire this year.

  • SURF LIFE SAVING AUSTRALIA WELCOMES NEW NAMING RIGHTS PARTNER FOR COATES HIRE COOLANGATTA GOLD

    SURF LIFE SAVING AUSTRALIA WELCOMES NEW NAMING RIGHTS PARTNER FOR COATES HIRE COOLANGATTA GOLD

    02 Jul 2015

    Australia’s most iconic surf sports endurance race will now be known as the Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold following a landmark naming rights deal. The new three-year partnership links Australia’s largest equipment hire company Coates Hire with an event that continues to challenge the world’s most elite surf sports athletes, 31 years after its inception.

  • AGE NO BARRIER TO COMMUNITY SERVICE

    AGE NO BARRIER TO COMMUNITY SERVICE

    01 Jul 2015

    With the help of Mackay Regional Council, Coates Hire Mackay branch has retired and repurposed 300 plastic barriers by donating them to local sporting clubs for use as cordons at their events – another fine example of Coates Hire’s community focus.

  • Coates Hire Renews Naming Rights to Australia's FIA World Rally Championship

    Coates Hire Renews Naming Rights to Australia's FIA World Rally Championship

    23 Jun 2015

    Australia's round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) will continue to be known as Coates Hire Rally Australia for a third year after leading equipment hire company Coates Hire officially renewed its naming sponsorship of the 2015 Coffs Coast event today.

  • A True Champion

    A True Champion

    09 Jun 2015

    Following major surgery on both his good and his amputated leg in November 2014, Coates Hire employee, Justin Godfrey showed incredible determination to bring home Bronze in his PT3 Category at the ITU World ParaTriathlon Championships held in Yokohama May 2015.

  • [VIDEO] COATES HIRE TO SUPPLY RALLY AUSTRALIA

    [VIDEO] COATES HIRE TO SUPPLY RALLY AUSTRALIA

    26 Aug 2014

    With three weeks to go: the world’s best rally drivers and teams will descend on Coffs Harbour September 12-14, to contest the Coates Hire Rally Australia, round ten of the World Rally Championship. For the third year, Australia’s leading equipment hire company Coates Hire, has secured the naming rights to this international event that puts Coffs Harbour on the world stage and brings unrivalled economic benefit to northern NSW. The crowd favourite this year is sure to be Coates Hire Racing ambassador and Hyundai WRC factory driver Australian Chris Atkinson.

  • BMD Northcliffe SLSC Sponsorship saves lives

    BMD Northcliffe SLSC Sponsorship saves lives

    01 May 2015

    Coates Hire has stepped in to support the BMD Northcliffe Surf Life Saving Club with branding set to appear on the club’s inflatable rescue boats.

  • Turnkey certification streamlines services

    Turnkey certification streamlines services

    Turnkey certification services for structural work are now offered to Coates Hire customers.

  • Coates Hire helps keep the wheels rolling

    Coates Hire helps keep the wheels rolling

    01 May 2015

    Coates Hire supports the 2015 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix as Official Equipment Hire Supplier.

  • Safety focus a clear edge for Coates Hire

    Safety focus a clear edge for Coates Hire

    01 May 2015

    Whether it is addressing workplace regulations, transport operations, the health and wellbeing of employees or issues such as body-stressing injuries, the safety team at Coates Hire has a rigorous, systemised approach that puts a premium on health and safety outcomes.

  • Building for change

    Building for change

    01 May 2015

    New technology and innovation will deliver major changes to the $200 billion Australian construction industry, with the potential to deliver real savings and efficiencies.

  • Coates Hire supports Salvation Army NSW Storm Appeal

    Coates Hire supports Salvation Army NSW Storm Appeal

    01 May 2015

    For the entire month of May, Coates Hire will be donating $5 from every hire* to the Salvation Army NSW Storm Appeal at Coates Hire branches located in the Hunter, Newcastle and Central Coast region.

  • Safety First

    Safety First

    30 Apr 2015

    A massive investment in the new JLG Skyguard enhanced control panel protection system for boom lifts will position Coates Hire as offering the safest machines in this category in Australia.

  • Coates Hire and the Sharks make it happen

    Coates Hire and the Sharks make it happen

    28 Mar 2015

    The Cronulla Sharks are pleased to announce a multi-year partnership with Coates Hire, Australia’s largest equipment hire company.

  • Tyrepower Tasmania | Preview from Nick Percat

    Tyrepower Tasmania | Preview from Nick Percat

    27 Mar 2015

    Coates Hire ambassador and V8 Supercars young gun, Nick Percat gives us a run down on the Tyrepower Tasmanian SuperSprint as they get set to hit the track this weekend.

  • Customised Equipment Solutions

    Customised Equipment Solutions

    Coates Hire has supplied 150 six-headed LED lighting towers with narrow and wide-beam lenses to Fortescue Metals Group's Cloudbreak iron ore site in Western Australia.

  • All pumped up

    All pumped up

    When it comes to water management projects, Coates Hire has excelled in providing advice and expertise on a large scale sewer bypass project in South Australia.

  • Safety First

    Safety First

    Truck mounted attenuators are the latest safety device introduced to protect motorists, road construction and maintenance workers.

  • Coates Hire wins prestigious award

    Coates Hire wins prestigious award

    Coates Hire won the coveted Earthmover & Civil Contractor (EMCC) ‘Service to Industry Award 2014’ at a recent gala awards night held in Adelaide.

  • COATES HIRE AMBASSADOR NATHAN JOHNSTON CROWNED ASIA-PACIFIC CHAMPION

    COATES HIRE AMBASSADOR NATHAN JOHNSTON CROWNED ASIA-PACIFIC CHAMPION

    Visually impaired triathlete and Coates Hire ambassador, Nathan Johnston took on one of the newest and toughest Triathlons in Australia, Ironman Melbourne and came out crowned the ‘Asia–Pacific Australian PC Champion’

  • TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

    TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

    19 Mar 2015

    Coates Hire is proud to announce they will be supporting next week's 2015 National Traffic Management Conference in Adelaide. The conference will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 27 March.

  • 2015 Australian Grand Prix Wall Chart

    2015 Australian Grand Prix Wall Chart

    Download our handy Australian Grand Prix Rule Changes Wall Chart

  • Tradies Round – Sharks vs Rabbitohs: 2 for 1

    Tradies Round – Sharks vs Rabbitohs: 2 for 1

    If you’re a tradie, or know someone that is, grab you’re mates and head down to Remondis Stadium for the Coates Hire Tradies Round of Monday Night Footy! For your exclusive 2 for 1 ticket offer…

  • OFFICIAL EQUIPMENT HIRE SUPPLIER

    OFFICIAL EQUIPMENT HIRE SUPPLIER

    25 Feb 2015

    2015 marks two decades of the Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne's Albert Park and Coates Hire is integral to the success of this global event.

  • V8 SUPERCARS PARTNERSHIP RENEWED

    V8 SUPERCARS PARTNERSHIP RENEWED

    11 Feb 2015

    As a major partner of the V8 Supercars Championship, Coates Hire will provide V8 Supercars with all of the essential equipment and services required to successfully stage all V8 Supercars promoted events.

  • Christmas Trading Hours

    Christmas Trading Hours

    The below table outlines our holiday trading hours. From the team at Coates Hire we wish you a safe and happy holidays!

  • OVERCOMING ADVERSITY

    OVERCOMING ADVERSITY

    15 Dec 2014

    Visually impaired triathlete and Coates Hire Racing Ambassador Nathan Johnston, in 2014 took on what is regarded as the toughest one-day sporting event in Australia, the Australian Ironman Triathlon in Port Macquarie.

  • COATES HIRE GOES REMOTE

    COATES HIRE GOES REMOTE

    12 Jan 2015

    Supplying specialised hire equipment services to oil and gas producer Chevron means tailoring operations to some of the most remote areas of Western Australia.

  • HIGH SUSPENSE IN GAS PIPE PROJECT

    HIGH SUSPENSE IN GAS PIPE PROJECT

    It was a significant engineering feat: suspending two gas filled pipelines encased in temporary timber cladding while excavating a 5 metre trench underneath.

  • KEEPING THEM SAFE

    KEEPING THEM SAFE

    09 Dec 2014

    Coates Hire has introduced a technologically advanced road safety product offering unparalleled protection levels to roadside workers and drivers - the BarrierGuard 800 (BG800)

  • WILD WEATHER IN SYDNEY NRMA 500

    WILD WEATHER IN SYDNEY NRMA 500

    08 Dec 2014

    A massive storm wreaked havoc on the second race of the Sydney NRMA 500 for V8 Supercars at the Homebush street circuit, which finished behind the safety car.

  • PERCAT TO RACE IN NEW LIVERY FOR SYDNEY

    PERCAT TO RACE IN NEW LIVERY FOR SYDNEY

    03 Dec 2014

    Nick Percat will debut an eye catching new livery at this week's Sydney NRMA 500 in celebration of Nick Percat's maiden season in V8 Supercars

  • JAMLOGIC KEEPS TRAFFIC FLOWING

    JAMLOGIC KEEPS TRAFFIC FLOWING

    Coates Hire technology is easing highway traffic queues and making the roads safer for holiday drivers.

  • COATES HIRE 2015 GRADUATE PROGRAM IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

    COATES HIRE 2015 GRADUATE PROGRAM IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

    28 Nov 2014

    Graduates now have the opportunity to fast-track an exciting and challenging career with Coates Hire, an iconic Australian company, by applying to enter the 2015 Graduate Program.

  • SHUTDOWNS ARE NO PROBLEM

    SHUTDOWNS ARE NO PROBLEM

    27 Nov 2014

    Coates Hire has a close working relationship with BHP Billiton at the Olympic Dam mine site in South Australia.

  • PERCAT AND GAVIN HANG TEN ON THE GOLD COAST

    PERCAT AND GAVIN HANG TEN ON THE GOLD COAST

    27 Oct 2014

    After 100 laps in hot and humid conditions, Coates Hire Racing duo Nick Percat and Oliver Gavin finished the second race of the Castrol Edge Gold Coast 600, a solid 10th.

  • COATES HIRE WINS PRESTIGIOUS CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AWARD

    COATES HIRE WINS PRESTIGIOUS CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AWARD

    27 Oct 2014

    Coates Hire has won the coveted Earthmover & Civil Contractor (EMCC) ‘Service to Industry Award 2014’ at the 2014 Civil Contractors Federation National Conference.

  • COATES HIRE RACING GOLD COAST PREVIEW

    COATES HIRE RACING GOLD COAST PREVIEW

    23 Oct 2014

    Hot on the heels of a magnificent third place at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat and international sports car star Oliver Gavin are teaming up at the final 2014 enduro event for V8 Supercars this weekend, the Castrol Edge Gold Coast 600.

  • BATHURST PODIUM FOR PERCAT AND GAVIN

    BATHURST PODIUM FOR PERCAT AND GAVIN

    14 Oct 2014

    Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat and Oliver Gavin have finished a sensational third in an incident-packed, Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1,000 today.

  • LOOKING FORWARD TO THE MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE

    LOOKING FORWARD TO THE MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE

    07 Oct 2014

    Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat heads to Bathurst this weekend for his fourth start in the Supercheap Auto 1,000km enduro with the vastly experienced, multiple Le Mans winning, British sports car ace Oliver Gavin, sharing the driving duties.

  • HISWAY CONSTRUCTION - SHORING SOLUTION

    HISWAY CONSTRUCTION - SHORING SOLUTION

    Hisway Construction turned to the experts at Coates Hire to come up with a unique shoring solution.

  • COATES HIRE: OFFICIAL HIRE EQUIPMENT PARTNER OF THE AFL

    COATES HIRE: OFFICIAL HIRE EQUIPMENT PARTNER OF THE AFL

    18 Sep 2014

    Australia's largest equipment hire company Coates Hire is excited to announce a new partnership as the Official AFL Hire Equipment Partner for 2014 and 2015.

  • WRC STAR AND CEO HELP COFFS HARBOUR HEALTH CAMPUS

    WRC STAR AND CEO HELP COFFS HARBOUR HEALTH CAMPUS

    12 Sep 2014

    World Rally Championship Hyundai driver and Coates Hire Ambassador, Australian Chris Atkinson together with Chief Executive Officer of Coates Hire; Leigh Ainsworth visited the Coffs Hospital to hand over the medical equipment, prior to this weekend’s Coates Hire Rally Australia on the beautiful Coffs Coast.

  • SUPPORTING COFFS HARBOUR JUNIOR SURF LIFE SAVERS

    SUPPORTING COFFS HARBOUR JUNIOR SURF LIFE SAVERS

    08 Sep 2014

    Champion ironwoman Courtney Hancock, who grew up at nearby Sawtell and World Rally Championship star Chris Atkinson, both Coates Hire Ambassadors, were on hand to present 10 surfboards to a delighted Club President, Paul Ninness.

  • COFFS SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB PARTNERSHIP

    COFFS SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB PARTNERSHIP

    05 Sep 2014

    This Saturday, 6 September at Park Beach the Coffs Harbour Surf Life Saving Club Nippers with the assistance of Coates Hire will be holding a Registration and Open Day between 11am to 1pm.

  • PERCAT SCORES CAREER HIGH SPRINT ROUND RESULT IN SYDNEY

    PERCAT SCORES CAREER HIGH SPRINT ROUND RESULT IN SYDNEY

    25 Aug 2014

    Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat drove a superb race to achieve a career-high V8 Supercars sprint round result, finishing second at Sydney Motorsport Park over the weekend.

  • SYDNEY MOTORSPORT PARK PREVIEW

    SYDNEY MOTORSPORT PARK PREVIEW

    22 Aug 2014

    Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat is enjoying a purple patch in the 2014 V8 Supercars Championship, having qualified and finished in the top 10 in five of the last six races at Townsville and Queensland Raceway.

  • COATES HIRE HELP IPSWICH PAEDIATRIC UNIT

    COATES HIRE HELP IPSWICH PAEDIATRIC UNIT

    31 Jul 2014

    The Humpty Dumpty Foundation and Coates Hire will be making a huge difference to the lives of children in Ipswich from this month with the donation of a much-needed Rad 7 Pulse Oximeter valued at $4,000.00 to the Ipswich Hospital Paediatric Unit.

  • PERCAT ON A HIGH HEADING TO COATES HIRE 400

    PERCAT ON A HIGH HEADING TO COATES HIRE 400

    29 Jul 2014

    In 2008 Percat won the Formula Ford round at Queensland Raceway and showed strong form and tremendous pace in the Dunlop series in 2012. Nick Percat: “Being the Coates Hire sponsored event, I enjoy good support there and it’s great to meet all their customers and take part in the event activations.

  • A HEALTHIER WORK CULTURE

    A HEALTHIER WORK CULTURE

    21 Jul 2014

    On any given day, Coates Hire has about 2000 trucks on the road, from 1 tonne vans through to B-doubles and road trains.

  • COATES HIRE RACING AMBASSADOR ALL REVVED UP FOR CITY2SURF

    COATES HIRE RACING AMBASSADOR ALL REVVED UP FOR CITY2SURF

    18 Jul 2014

    Coates Hire Racing Ambassador all revved up for CITY2SURF

  • WIN A HILUX. ANNOY YOUR MATES...WINNER ANNOUNCED!

    WIN A HILUX. ANNOY YOUR MATES...WINNER ANNOUNCED!

    17 Jul 2014

    COATES HIRE WIN A UTE PRESS RELEASE ELECTRIC EEL LEADS TO SHOCK WIN

  • TECHNOLOGY BLUEPRINT

    TECHNOLOGY BLUEPRINT

    15 Jul 2014

    As technology changes at warp speed, Coates Hire is embracing the ride and deploying innovations that deliver multiple benefits for customers and the company.

  • THE ALTERNATIVE TO BUYING

    THE ALTERNATIVE TO BUYING

    11 Jul 2014

    Hiring equipment, rather than buying, offers financial and practical advantages for a variety of industries.

  • CASTROL TOWNSVILLE 500 WRAP UP

    CASTROL TOWNSVILLE 500 WRAP UP

    07 Jul 2014

    Coates Hire Racing's Nick Percat completed his most successful weekend of V8 Supercars racing at the Castrol Townsville 500. Percat placed fifth in the final 250km race yesterday afternoon alongside his fourth place in the opening race and a ninth in Race 2 yesterday. Highlights included his qualifying performances, a front row start in the second race of the weekend and top-10 starting spots across the weekend.

  • [VIDEO] REALITY TV SERIES FEATURING NICK PERCAT HITS 7MATE THIS SUNDAY

    [VIDEO] REALITY TV SERIES FEATURING NICK PERCAT HITS 7MATE THIS SUNDAY

    26 Jun 2014

    This weekend will see the release of V8 LIFE airing on 7Mate Sunday 29 June. For motorsport fans this is must watch TV, providing an unprecedented and entertaining insight into the life of Coates Hire Racing ambassador Nick Percat and the personalities behind some of the most successful sporting teams in Australian history.

  • FORMER AFL STAR KICKS OFF GOAL 40 IN THE FAST LANE

    FORMER AFL STAR KICKS OFF GOAL 40 IN THE FAST LANE

    20 Jun 2014

    Former AFL Star, Michael O'Loughlin kicks off Coates Hire's Goal 40 Indigenous Recruitment Initiative at the Skycity Triple Crown Darwin V8 Supercars.

  • PERCAT RELISHES TOP END CHALLENGE

    PERCAT RELISHES TOP END CHALLENGE

    After a bright start to his debut V8 championship, Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat is looking forward to making his first V8 Supercars appearance at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Raceway this weekend. Percat has a successful history at Australia’s northernmost racetrack and is undefeated in three previous visits.

  • BOWE AIMS FOR DARWIN HAT TRICK

    BOWE AIMS FOR DARWIN HAT TRICK

    Coates Hire Racing Ambassador John Bowe heads to the Northern Territory seeking a hat trick of round wins at Darwin’s Hidden Valley Raceway in the 2014 Touring Car Masters, this weekend. Bowe has dominated proceedings at Australia’s most northern race venue, securing pole position, winning all races and collecting round wins in both 2012 and 2013, aboard his famous 1969 Trans Am Mustang ‘Sally’.

  • TWO MILLION DOLLARS RAISED AT THE BALMORAL BURN

    TWO MILLION DOLLARS RAISED AT THE BALMORAL BURN

    05 Jun 2014

    Vital funds needed by the Humpty Dumpty Foundation have swelled thanks to the genorosity of Sydneysiders, who raised an estimated $2 Million at this year's Balmoral Burn fundraising run.

  • CHAMPION IRONWOMAN COURTNEY HANCOCK JOINS COATES HIRE RACING

    CHAMPION IRONWOMAN COURTNEY HANCOCK JOINS COATES HIRE RACING

    30 May 2014

    Two-time Australian Ironwoman champion, Courtney Hancock is the newest member of the Coates Hire Racing family and will compete in Coates Hire colours in the Balmoral Burn fundraiser for the Humpty Dumpty Foundation. This iconic Sydney event takes place this Sunday at Awaba St Mosman.

  • [VIDEO] WALLABY LEGEND'S BALMORAL BURN FUNDRAISING QUEST CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND

    [VIDEO] WALLABY LEGEND'S BALMORAL BURN FUNDRAISING QUEST CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND

    28 May 2014

    Coates Hire has been appointed as a primary sponsor and official equipment supplier for the iconic Sydney fundraising event, the Balmoral Burn to be held on Sunday June 1st.

  • PERCAT JUST MISSES TOP 10 IN PERTH

    PERCAT JUST MISSES TOP 10 IN PERTH

    18 May 2014

    Coates Hire Racing's Nick Percat has finished a long 200km Sunday race at the Perth 400 with an 11th place finish.

  • A GUIDE TO BARBAGALLO RACEWAY WITH NICK PERCAT

    A GUIDE TO BARBAGALLO RACEWAY WITH NICK PERCAT

    13 May 2014

    Percat has fond memories of Barbagallo Raceway, as he won his first Dunlop Series V8 race here in 2012 and thanks to winning the 2011 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1,000 with West Aussie Garth Tander, Percat enjoys strong local support and relishes the challenges of the 2.4 km track.

  • PERCAT TO PARTNER SMOLLEN AT PHILLIP ISLAND

    PERCAT TO PARTNER SMOLLEN AT PHILLIP ISLAND

    07 May 2014

    Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat will co-drive with Shane Smollen in round three of the 2014 Porsche Carrera Cup at Phillip Island on May 23rd - 25th.

  • [VIDEO] PERCAT FULFILLS BOYHOOD DREAM AT CLIPSAL

    [VIDEO] PERCAT FULFILLS BOYHOOD DREAM AT CLIPSAL

    26 Feb 2014

    This weekend Percat will fulfill his boyhood dream when he lines up for Walkinshaw Racing, in the familiar Coates Hire colours, for his first tilt at the V8 Supercars Championship.

  • SIXES AND SEVENS FOR PERCAT AT PUKEKOHE

    SIXES AND SEVENS FOR PERCAT AT PUKEKOHE

    27 Apr 2014

    Over the four races that made up the ITM 500 Auckland Percat enjoyed three top ten finishes crossing the line 6th, 7th, 7th and 11th in the #222 Commodore.

  • PERCAT RECEIVES INSIGHT FROM PUKEKOHE KING

    PERCAT RECEIVES INSIGHT FROM PUKEKOHE KING

    23 Apr 2014

    Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat believes the insight he received from the ‘King of Pukekohe’, Greg Murphy; stand him in good stead for a strong result this weekend at the challenging circuit, south of Auckland.

  • COATES HIRE DONATION ENSURES BABIES ARE TREATED LOCALLY

    COATES HIRE DONATION ENSURES BABIES ARE TREATED LOCALLY

    09 Apr 2014

    Bunbury Hospital is about to receive a humidification system thanks to the generosity of locals who attended a fundraising BBQ arranged by Coates Hire. The purchase of the humidification system means more babies can receive treatment locally, rather than being separated from their mothers and transferred to Perth.

  • PERCAT WALKS AWAY POSITIVE FOLLOWING WINTON

    PERCAT WALKS AWAY POSITIVE FOLLOWING WINTON

    07 Apr 2014

    Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat has ended the Winton 400 weekend strongly, continuing his good form in qualifying and bringing his Walkinshaw prepared Holden Commodore home in 17th position. Percat qualified the HHA Racing Commodore in ninth position in the 20 minute qualifying session this morning. After dropping a few places in a frenetic opening lap, the South Australian was able to charge a few places ahead and by the midpoint was inside the top 10.

  • PERCAT AIMS TO CAPITALISE ON POTENTIAL AT WINTON

    PERCAT AIMS TO CAPITALISE ON POTENTIAL AT WINTON

    02 Apr 2014

    Nick Percat: “Sunday’s qualifying and race pace in Tasmania showed plenty of potential and I was pleased with my times. “Winton is a track I’ve done plenty of laps around and I aim to continue the momentum we have built up so far. It’s a hard track on tyres, but I looked after mine quite well in Tasmania and I can’t wait to get back on track this weekend”.

  • BOWE TAKES WINNING FORM TO WINTON

    BOWE TAKES WINNING FORM TO WINTON

    01 Apr 2014

    Coates Hire ambassador John Bowe comes to Winton this weekend in excellent form, after taking victory in the opening round of the Touring Car Masters at the Clipsal 500.

  • TOUGH WEEKEND FOR PERCAT IN TASMANIA

    TOUGH WEEKEND FOR PERCAT IN TASMANIA

    31 Mar 2014

    Percat records season-high grid position, fights back in final Symmons Plains race

  • [VIDEO] PERCAT’S NEW COLOURS IN TASMANIA

    [VIDEO] PERCAT’S NEW COLOURS IN TASMANIA

    25 Mar 2014

    After finishing just outside the overall top ten in the V8 Supercar races at the Australian Grand Prix, Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat is looking forward to another strong performance at Symmons Plains this weekend. Percat will also be sporting a new look, with his #222 car morphing from the orange hue of Coates Hire to the colours of Heavy Haulage Australia, as part of a co-operative sponsorship between the two iconic companies. Coates Hire, a long time supporter of Percat will continue to have prominent signage on the Walkinshaw Racing Holden Commodore.

  • ASP TRAINING DAY OR NIGHT

    ASP TRAINING DAY OR NIGHT

    21 Mar 2014

    Coates Hire Training Services are excited to announce that we are now offering ASP Annual Safety Electrical training to workers within the Electrical Supply Industry. For all training enquiries email: training@coateshire.com.au

  • 2014 GRAND PRIX COUNTDOWN

    2014 GRAND PRIX COUNTDOWN

    10 Mar 2014

    This weekend’s non-championship V8 Supercars races, which run as a support to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix gives Percat the ideal opportunity to further hone his skills in Australia’s premier racing series. Fans are in for a treat with a unique format, including dual-file rolling starts and restarts for all four races, a rolling points system to determine the starting order for each race (after race one) and double points on offer for the final hit out.

  • PERCAT POSITIVE DESPITE FRUSTRATING CHAMPIONSHIP START

    PERCAT POSITIVE DESPITE FRUSTRATING CHAMPIONSHIP START

    03 Mar 2014

    Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat has endured heartbreak at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide after a late-race accident took him out of a potential podium-finishing position in the third and final race of the weekend.

  • MAJOR WINNER OF THE ‘ULTIMATE TRADIE TRIP’ ANNOUNCED

    MAJOR WINNER OF THE ‘ULTIMATE TRADIE TRIP’ ANNOUNCED

    18 Dec 2013

    Congratulations to Geoff Aubert from Nairne, South Australia!

  • AUSTRALIAN ACE JOINS HYUNDAI WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

    AUSTRALIAN ACE JOINS HYUNDAI WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

    12 Dec 2013

    Australian gravel racer Chris Atkinson has been confirmed as a driver in the 2014 World Rally Championship. Atkinson is part Hyundai's new world championship challenge which will take on might Ford, Volkswagen and Citroen.

  • A WISH BROUGHT TO LIFE FOR WINMALEE RESIDENT

    A WISH BROUGHT TO LIFE FOR WINMALEE RESIDENT

    09 Dec 2013

    The recent devastating bushfires wreaked havoc on the communities dotted throughout the Blue Mountains. Despite the best efforts of the RFS, Karen Bousfield from Winmalee lost her home. Like so many others, she and husband Paul are now rebuilding their lives and their wishes. One wish that came true for V8 Supercar fan Karen, was a fast lap of the Olympic Park street circuit in the Red Bull Racing Commodore with champion driver Craig Lowndes, thanks to Coates Hire and radio station 2GB.

  • RURAL FIRE SERVICES DONATION

    RURAL FIRE SERVICES DONATION

    06 Dec 2013

    Coates Hire Racing Ambassadors Nick Percat and John Bowe dropped into our local Seven Hills branch to hand over a cheque to the local Rural Fire Services authority for the Blue Mountains district. Superintendent David Jones from the RFS was there to accept it.

  • NICK PERCAT PREVIEW BEFORE THE SYDNEY 500

    NICK PERCAT PREVIEW BEFORE THE SYDNEY 500

    05 Dec 2013

    Nick Percat preview before the Sydney 500

  • WALKINSHAW RACING TO RUN 4TH CAR IN 2014

    WALKINSHAW RACING TO RUN 4TH CAR IN 2014

    29 Nov 2013

    Nick Percat to drive fourth Walkinshaw Racing Commodore in 2014.

  • JAMES COURTNEY TO MISS V8 SEASON FINALE

    JAMES COURTNEY TO MISS V8 SEASON FINALE

    26 Nov 2013

    The Holden Racing Team’s James Courtney will miss V8 Supercars’ season-ending Sydney 500 at Sydney Olympic Park on 6-8 December. The 2010 V8 Supercars Champion was injured in a spectacular crash in the first race for the Sargent Security Phillip Island 360 last Saturday.

  • BOWE ENDS 2013 TOURING CAR MASTERS WITH FIVE ROUND WINS

    BOWE ENDS 2013 TOURING CAR MASTERS WITH FIVE ROUND WINS

    24 Nov 2013

    After a season long tussle with arch rivals Jim Richards and Andrew Miedecke, Coates Hire ambassador John Bowe has enjoyed another highly successful Touring Car Masters championship, winning five of the eight rounds in his Trans Am Mustang ‘Sally’.

  • JOHN BOWE'S HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT AT PHILLIP ISLAND

    JOHN BOWE'S HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT AT PHILLIP ISLAND

    20 Nov 2013

    Success always has a price and in the Touring Car Masters (TCM) it's ballast. The more successful you are, the more ballast you must carry.

  • Friend of the Openair

    Friend of the Openair

    05 Nov 2013

    Coates Hire has recently announced their support as a friend of Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinemas in Brisbane. With the festival in full swing until the 24th of November, Brisbane residents will be able to enjoy the al fresco film entertainment on the lawns of South Bank's Cultural Forecourt.

  • PERCAT’S MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

    PERCAT’S MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

    28 Oct 2013

    Coates Hire driver Nick Percat didn’t put a foot wrong all weekend at the Armor All Gold Coast 600 street circuit to win his first Porsche Carrera Cup round and finish second in the 2013 championship.

  • Percat Aiming For Gold On The Coast

    Percat Aiming For Gold On The Coast

    24 Oct 2013

    Percat and the Coates Hire Porsche are heading to the confines of the concrete lined Gold Coast street circuit for the last round of the Porsche Carrera Cup this weekend with one aim; to secure a round win and a strong championship finish.

  • Local Lad Wins Coates Hire Race Of Stars

    Local Lad Wins Coates Hire Race Of Stars

    22 Oct 2013

    The Coates Hire Race of Stars has brought professional level kart racing back to the Gold Coast with an absolute bang in front of a huge crowd at the Xtreme Karting Complex.

  • Excitement building for the Coates Hire Race Of The Stars

    Excitement building for the Coates Hire Race Of The Stars

    17 Oct 2013

    With just days until Pimpama's Xtreme Karting Facility hosts the inaugural Coates Hire Race of Stars as part of the V8 Superfest, excitement is building on the Gold Coast.

  • Bowe Masters Bathurst

    Bowe Masters Bathurst

    15 Oct 2013

    Coates Hire brand ambassador John Bowe took a win, a second and a sixth in the three races to win the latest round of the Touring Car Masters at Bathurst - a round of the championship that will be remembered more for the crashes than the races.

  • Percat Endures Highs & Lows at Bathurst Porsche Round

    Percat Endures Highs & Lows at Bathurst Porsche Round

    14 Oct 2013

    Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat was left to rue what could have been after dominating qualifying and winning the first of three races in the penultimate round of the Porsche Carrera Cup at Bathurst.

  • Racing Stars Visit Coates Hire Bathurst

    Racing Stars Visit Coates Hire Bathurst

    11 Oct 2013

    The Coates Hire Bathurst branch hosted brand ambassador Nick Percat and Garth Tander to a meet and greet with their customers and a breakfast BBQ on the Wednesday morning prior to the Supercheap Auto 1,000.

  • Coates Hire Partner with the Race of Stars

    Coates Hire Partner with the Race of Stars

    10 Oct 2013

    The Coates Hire Race of Stars will see more than 150 of Australia and New Zealand's top kart racers converge on the Xtreme Karting facility at Pimpama to compete at the invitational event. "At Coates Hire we're very much focused on supporting community events through our sponsorship platforms and the Race of Stars is set to be a fantastic community event on the Gold Coast for motor sport fans," said Group Manager, Strategic Marketing Jeremy Hill.

  • Nick Percat Bathurst Preview

    Nick Percat Bathurst Preview

    08 Oct 2013

    In the lead up to this weekend of racing, Nick Percat; 2011 Bathurst winner will have to adapt his driving around two very different cars in the daunting 6.2 kilometre circuit.

  • World Solar Challenge – Coates Hire Car Tracker App

    World Solar Challenge – Coates Hire Car Tracker App

    03 Oct 2013

    Coates Hire sponsors the World Solar Challenge and introduces the new Coates Hire Car Tracker App

  • Unique Support all adds up for Abacus in Perth

    Unique Support all adds up for Abacus in Perth

    26 Sep 2013

    When Abacus services of Perth needed to support the construction of an underground basement car park on their project in North Perth, they called the experts at Coates Hire to design a unique shoring support system to prop the concrete walls of the basement until such time as the floor slabs are cast and fixed into the walls.

  • Coates Hire Racing Sunday Sandown Wrap

    Coates Hire Racing Sunday Sandown Wrap

    16 Sep 2013

    Coates Hire supported Nick Percat driving the Holden Racing Team V8 supercar with Garth Tander finished 22nd in yesterday's Wilson Security Sandown 500.

  • Percat eyes Sandown and WIN to celebrate birthday

    Percat eyes Sandown and WIN to celebrate birthday

    13 Sep 2013

    Coates Hire's supported driver Nick Percat happy to delay birthday celebrations if it means a WIN at this weekend’s Wilson Security Sandown 500, the first of the endurance races for V8 Supercars.

  • Critical donation to Coffs Harbour Health Campus

    Critical donation to Coffs Harbour Health Campus

    12 Sep 2013

    Alongside the Humpty Dumpty Foundation, Coates Hire made a special visit to the Coffs Harbour Health campus with the donation of a much‐needed Vital Signs Monitor and a Oximax Handheld Pulse Oximeter (valued at almost $5,000) to the campus Pediatric & Adolescent Unit. Coates Hire CEO Leigh Ainsworth, who grew up in Sawtell and attended school in Coffs Harbour, is delighted to provide this vital contribution to the area. "The Humpty Dumpty Foundation makes a big difference to the lives of children and their families across Australia and we are very proud to support the great work they do.

  • New WetSep water treatment system works a treat in recent field trials

    New WetSep water treatment system works a treat in recent field trials

    26 Jul 2013

    Coates Hire’s new WetSep water treatment system is passing field trials with flying colours, the environment and our clients are set to be the real winners with the introduction of this exciting product.

  • Community Day at Ipswich branch ahead of Coates Hire Ipswich 360 Round

    Community Day at Ipswich branch ahead of Coates Hire Ipswich 360 Round

    25 Jul 2013

    V8 Supercars are back in Ipswich today ahead of this weekend’s Coates Hire Ipswich 360

  • Official Launch of the Coates Hire Rally Australia

    Official Launch of the Coates Hire Rally Australia

    17 Jul 2013

    Coates Hire is proud to host the FIA World Rally Championship on 12-15 September 2013

  • WIN the Best Seats in the House

    WIN the Best Seats in the House

    17 Jul 2013

    WIN the best seats in the house! - watch the start of the Coates Hire Ipswich 360 race in a Scissor Lift!

  • Coates Hire Becomes 2013 Rally Australia Title Sponsor

    Coates Hire Becomes 2013 Rally Australia Title Sponsor

    08 Jul 2013

    Widely regarded as the most challenging motorsport competition in the world, the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) pits cars and drivers in a series of two, three or four-day events through some of the toughest, and most varied, conditions on the planet.

  • Local Support Continues: Coates Hire Ipswich 360

    Local Support Continues: Coates Hire Ipswich 360

    05 Jul 2013

    Coates Hire is proud to be in its third year as the naming rights sponsor of the Coates Hire Ipswich 360.

  • Nick Percat Previews the Townsville 400

    Nick Percat Previews the Townsville 400

    02 Jul 2013

    Nick Percat chats to us on his performance behind the 222 Coates Hire Carrera thus far and previews the upcoming race at Townsville

  • New CAT Pneumatic Tyred Roller Available in Western Australia

    New CAT Pneumatic Tyred Roller Available in Western Australia

    26 Jun 2013

    Coates Hire is pleased to announce the introduction of the new CAT CW34 pneumatic tyred roller into its hire fleet in Western Australia.

  • Local Builder Wins the Ultimate Tradies Tool

    Local Builder Wins the Ultimate Tradies Tool

    24 Jun 2013

    Lcoal Lennox Head builder wins the ultimate tradie tool from Coates Hire, a Toyota Hilux SR5!

  • Get Better Equipped with ArmorZone Temporary Barriers

    Get Better Equipped with ArmorZone Temporary Barriers

    12 Jun 2013

    Available from Coates Hire, the ArmorZone™ longitudinal barrier solution has been designed with ease of deployment and removal in mind.

  • Coates Hire goes on location to help build Barangaroo

    Coates Hire goes on location to help build Barangaroo

    03 Jun 2013

    In October 2006, a 22 hectare suburban area at Sydney's east Darling Harbour was officially named in honour of Barangaroo, the second wife of Bennelong, the Aboriginal man renowned for establishing a dialogue between indigenous people and early New South Wales colonists.

  • 'Chariots of Hire' Hilux Ute Winner Announced

    'Chariots of Hire' Hilux Ute Winner Announced

    30 May 2013

    Coates Hire is pleased to announce the major winner of the ‘Chariots of Hire’ WIN a Hilux promotion: Congratulations to Pim Kay from Lennox Head, NSW!

  • Percat and Jane Celebrate Third at Rennsport

    Percat and Jane Celebrate Third at Rennsport

    27 May 2013

    Nick Percat and Rodney Jane driving the Coates Hire Racing entry finished third overall at the Porsche Rennsport Festival at Sydney Motorsport Park.

  • Coates Hire Racing Welcomes Pirtek to Porsche Carrera Cup Team

    Coates Hire Racing Welcomes Pirtek to Porsche Carrera Cup Team

    23 May 2013

    Coates Hire Racing and Nick Percat are delighted to welcome Pirtek Fluid Systems to the 2013 Carrera Cup championship on the Team BRM entry.

  • Coates Hire’s featured ‘Chariot of Hire’:  Site Dumpers

    Coates Hire’s featured ‘Chariot of Hire’: Site Dumpers

    29 Apr 2013

    For the final Chariot of Hire tradie review, we check out the brand new Thwaites Site Dumpers now available in select Coates Hire branches.

  • Coates Hire’s latest innovation: The Wetsep Water Filtration System

    Coates Hire’s latest innovation: The Wetsep Water Filtration System

    26 Apr 2013

    Designed and built in Hong Kong, the WetSep water and wastewater filtration system is a versatile, patented product that provides a highly efficient, simple and economical turn-key solution for influent control.

  • New Pope sure to be a blessing for BlueScope Steel

    New Pope sure to be a blessing for BlueScope Steel

    23 Apr 2013

    It would seem that 2013 is definitely a big year for new Popes. First the popular Argentinean, Francis I, took up the reins at the Vatican and now a new `Pope’, hailing from New Zealand, has taken up residence at Port Kembla.

  • Featured 'Chariot of Hire' Week 6: Telehandler

    Featured 'Chariot of Hire' Week 6: Telehandler

    17 Apr 2013

    This week, Coates Hire Racing’s very own Nick Percat, swaps his Porsche Carerra for a ruggard Coates Hire Telehandler - very safely and cautiously of course!

  • Trash and treasure: Service key for home renovation project

    Trash and treasure: Service key for home renovation project

    15 Apr 2013

    When Amber Cutajar and Daniel Fawcett purchased their first home – a top-floor apartment in a four-storey block in the Sydney suburb of Monterey – they immediately began planning some DIY renovations.

  • Featured 'Chariot of Hire' Week 4: 19 Foot Electric Scissor Lift

    Featured 'Chariot of Hire' Week 4: 19 Foot Electric Scissor Lift

    03 Apr 2013

    This week, Mr P.Dog himself, Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat models with a 19 foot Electric Scissor Lift

  • Coates Hire takes pole position for the 2013 V8 Supercars Championship

    Coates Hire takes pole position for the 2013 V8 Supercars Championship

    20 Mar 2013

    The V8 Supercars roared back into action late last month, and as in previous years Coates Hire is heavily involved in the series that begun in Adelaide with the Clipsal 500. The series then makes it way around Australia to some of our most iconic race and street circuits, with the championship climax coming at the Sydney 500 in December.

  • [VIDEO] BarrierGuard800 Crash Test Demo

    [VIDEO] BarrierGuard800 Crash Test Demo

    22 Aug 2013

    Coates Hire, the leaders in equipment hire have introduced a technologically advanced road safety product, offering unparalleled protection levels to roadside workers.

  • Featured 'Chariot of Hire' Pt.2: Trailer Mounted Dust Suppression

    Featured 'Chariot of Hire' Pt.2: Trailer Mounted Dust Suppression

    18 Mar 2013

    This week, the stunning mountain of man that Coates Hire Racing’s very own Nick Percat, models the DSU T700 Trailer Mounted Dust Suppression Unit.

  • Featured 'Chariot of Hire' Pt.1: CAT CB22 Utility Roller

    Featured 'Chariot of Hire' Pt.1: CAT CB22 Utility Roller

    06 Mar 2013

    After last week’s podium finish on his debut Carrera Cup race, Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat decides to take things a little smoother (pun intended!) on the popular CB22 Utility Compactor, available at our Specialist branches nationwide.

  • Percat podium finish in Adelaide Porsche Debut

    Percat podium finish in Adelaide Porsche Debut

    04 Mar 2013

    Nick Percat, driving the Coates Hire Racing Porsche enjoyed a stellar debut in Adelaide finishing on the podium, overall third and capturing a new lap record in the opening round of the Australian Carrera Cup.

  • Percat's perfect lap secures pole for Coates Hire Racing

    Percat's perfect lap secures pole for Coates Hire Racing

    01 Mar 2013

    Nick Percat driving the Coates Hire Racing Porsche Carrera will start his first ever Carrera Cup Australia race from pole position after edging out Craig Baird in qualifying at the Clipsal 500.

  • Coates Hire Racing and Nick Percat Unveil new Porsche Carrera Cup Challenger

    Coates Hire Racing and Nick Percat Unveil new Porsche Carrera Cup Challenger

    27 Feb 2013

    Coates Hire Racing and rising star Nick Percat are continuing their winning partnership in 2013, entering the Porsche Australia Carrera Cup, with Team BRM.

  • Coates Hire gets into top gear for 2013 F1 Australian Grand Prix

    Coates Hire gets into top gear for 2013 F1 Australian Grand Prix

    26 Feb 2013

    The cars and the crowds will return in force to Australia this March, with Melbourne once again playing host to the first round of the FIA Formula One World Championship and Australian Grand Prix.

  •  Nick Percat enters 2013 Porsche Carrera Cup Australia championship

    Nick Percat enters 2013 Porsche Carrera Cup Australia championship

    22 Feb 2013

    Former Bathurst champ, Nick Percat, set for full-time Carrera Cup assault.

  • Coates Hire throws support behind Aussie IronMen and IronWomen

    Coates Hire throws support behind Aussie IronMen and IronWomen

    15 Feb 2013

    Throughout the summer, the Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IronMan Series, the Telstra IronWoman Series, and the Junior IronMan and IronWoman events have taken over some of Australia’s most famous beaches – from Scarborough to Portsea to Noosa Heads – in the quest to crown current champions and identify emerging talent.

  • Coates Hire to supply more generators for those affected by Tasmanian bushfires

    Coates Hire to supply more generators for those affected by Tasmanian bushfires

    09 Jan 2013

    Coates Hire is demonstrating its passion and commitment to Australia to help build a better future with the announcement today that we will be shipping an additional and crucial supply of equipment to those affected by the bushfires in Tasmania, when and where needed for both business and the general public.

  • Ammend trading hours over Xmas break

    Ammend trading hours over Xmas break

    21 Dec 2012

    Please be advised of Coates Hire branch trading hours over the Xmas break and New Year Period

  • Victorian construction project calls for stud welding know-how

    Victorian construction project calls for stud welding know-how

    11 Dec 2012

    Cooperation, teamwork and expertise are the hallmarks of any successful construction project, and so it proved recently when work commenced on the new Maddens Lawyers building in Warrnambool, Victoria.

  • Coates Hire Wins NSW Safe Work Award

    Coates Hire Wins NSW Safe Work Award

    07 Dec 2012

    Coates Hire recently shared in winning a NSW WorkCover Safe Work Award with some of our key construction company customers in the category of Safety Leadership.

  • Percat sets new lap record at Homebush

    Percat sets new lap record at Homebush

    03 Dec 2012

    Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat set a new lap record at the Homebush street circuit on his way from 18th to 5th in the final Dunlop series race of the year.

  • A word from Nick Percat: Sydney Telstra 500 Preview

    A word from Nick Percat: Sydney Telstra 500 Preview

    29 Nov 2012

    I’ll admit, there was a time earlier this year when I thought I was out of contention for the 2012 Dunlop Series championship.

  • Percat Seeks Dunlop Title at Homebush

    Percat Seeks Dunlop Title at Homebush

    28 Nov 2012

    Nick Percat, in the Coates Hire Racing Commodore is locked in a four-way battle for the 2012 Dunlop Series title, with the final round at Sydney’s Olympic Park street circuit this weekend.

  • Coates Hire wins the

    Coates Hire wins the "Best Recognition & Reward Strategy" award at the Australian HR Awards

    21 Nov 2012

    Coates Hire is proud to have won another acclaimed award at the recent Australian HR Awards ceremony in the category of ‘Best Recognition & Reward Strategy’.

  • Coates Hire Racing's Nick Percat dominates at Winton

    Coates Hire Racing's Nick Percat dominates at Winton

    19 Nov 2012

    The third 12-lap race of the penultimate round of the Dunlop Series saw Coates Hire Racing's Nick Percat dominate, winning both the race and round six of the series at Winton Raceway over the weekend

  • A word from Nick Percat: Winton Preview

    A word from Nick Percat: Winton Preview

    15 Nov 2012

    Well, it’s getting down to the business end of the 2012 Dunlop Series now, with just two rounds remaining. This weekend we travel to Winton Motor Raceway, in rural Victoria, for three sprint races as part of the penultimate round of the championship..

  • New synchronous jacking system makes light work of Hills M2 bridge lift

    New synchronous jacking system makes light work of Hills M2 bridge lift

    20 Nov 2012

    On the Hills M2 Upgrade in Sydney’s North West, Leighton Contractors recently engaged Coates Hire to assist with hydraulically lifting the Barclay Road Bridge and lowering it once work was completed.

  • BIG DEALS on our Consumables Range!

    BIG DEALS on our Consumables Range!

    07 Nov 2012

    In addition to equipping you with the best, safest and most reliable gear for the job, Coates Hire offers a quality range of consumable products that can be ordered from one of nine branches across the country.

  • Coates Hire introduces the Nifty Height Rider 21 (HR21) Hybrid All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) Boom Lift

    Coates Hire introduces the Nifty Height Rider 21 (HR21) Hybrid All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) Boom Lift

    31 Oct 2012

    Coates Hire has introduced the Nifty Height Rider 21 (HR21) Hybrid All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) Boom Lift to our hire fleet.

  • Coates Hire: Proud to Support the Annual NSW Variety Bash

    Coates Hire: Proud to Support the Annual NSW Variety Bash

    17 Oct 2012

    On October 10 1927, a group of eleven men involved in show business, set up a social group which they called the “Variety Club”. On Christmas Eve 1928, a small baby was left on the steps of a film theatre with a note starting with the line “Please take care of my baby”.

  • Coates Hire introduces the Nifty 210SD Self Drive Access Platform

    Coates Hire introduces the Nifty 210SD Self Drive Access Platform

    16 Oct 2012

    Coates Hire introduces the new Nifty 210SD Self Drive Access Platform to their Access Equipment fleet.

  • A word from Nick Percat: Bathurst 1000 Preview

    A word from Nick Percat: Bathurst 1000 Preview

    03 Oct 2012

    After a huge weekend of sport with the AFL and NRL grand finals, we now head to V8 Supercars unofficial ‘grand final’ event- the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

  • Proud Official Equipment Hire sponsor of the Red Bull X-Fighters Sydney

    Proud Official Equipment Hire sponsor of the Red Bull X-Fighters Sydney

    03 Oct 2012

    In 2011, Cockatoo Island on Sydney’s Harbour hosted the Red Bull X-Fighters –a Global Motocross event that had taken 11 years to arrive to Australia. October 6 2012, will see the X-Fighters back bigger and better this year and just like last year, Coates Hire is proud to be the official equipment hire sponsor.

  • The WIN a Trailer Full of Tools Promo is almost here!

    The WIN a Trailer Full of Tools Promo is almost here!

    28 Sep 2012

    For your chance to WIN A TRAILER FULL OF TOOLS and LOTS AND LOTS of other weekly prizes from V8 Supercars, Hilti, AMOR ALL & Eveready, simply hire from Coates Hire between 5th October & 9th December 2012. Drop into your local branch or call 13 15 52 to hire today.

  • Coates Hire introduces the new JLG 150ft Straight Boom

    Coates Hire introduces the new JLG 150ft Straight Boom

    26 Sep 2012

    Coates Hire introduces the new JLG 150ft Straight Boom to their Access Equipment hire range.

  • Nifty TD120T Track Drive Access Platform

    Nifty TD120T Track Drive Access Platform

    14 Sep 2012

    Coates Hire has added the Nifty TD120T access platform to their fleet of innovative elevated work platforms. The Nifty TD120T access platform offers an impressive working envelope from a compact base with outstanding traction.

  • A word from Nick Percat: Sandown 500 Preview

    A word from Nick Percat: Sandown 500 Preview

    12 Sep 2012

    After 19 races of the 2012 V8 Supercar Championship, the ‘Season of Endurance’ is finally upon us, starting with this weekend’s Dick Smith Sandown 500 in Melbourne.

  • Faber Glasshouses: expertise key for water tank welding project

    Faber Glasshouses: expertise key for water tank welding project

    11 Sep 2012

    When Faber Glasshouses Australia recently contacted Coates Hire to discuss the supply of welding equipment the company required to build a hot water storage tank to service one of its large commercial greenhouses, it quickly became apparent this was no ordinary hire request.

  • Temora Council utilising machine control

    Temora Council utilising machine control

    15 Aug 2012

    When Temora Shire Council was under-taking a couple of road improvements recently, they decided to try out a 3D machine control equipped motor grader from Coates Hire.

  • Coates Hire wins ABA Recommended Employer Award

    Coates Hire wins ABA Recommended Employer Award

    09 Aug 2012

    The Australian Business Awards are delighted to recognise Coates Hire as recipients of the Recommended Employer Award in its industry classification for 2012.

  • Percat visits Coates Hire Ipswich branch ahead of Ipswich 300 round

    Percat visits Coates Hire Ipswich branch ahead of Ipswich 300 round

    06 Aug 2012

    In the lead up to this weekend’s Coates Hire Ipswich 300 at Queensland Raceway, V8 Supercar driver and current Bathurst champion, Nick Percat visited the recently refurbished Coates Hire branch in Ipswich to meet the staff, their customers, enjoy a celebratory barbeque and show them the Peter Brock trophy – the prize for winning Bathurst.

  • Coates Hire Ipswich Competition Winners Announced!

    Coates Hire Ipswich Competition Winners Announced!

    02 Aug 2012

    Congratulations to Shannan Matthews and Andrew Smith, 1st and 2nd placed winners respectively of our Coates Hire Ipswich 300 competition!

  • Win a Super Hot HSV Maloo R8 Ute Prize Handover

    Win a Super Hot HSV Maloo R8 Ute Prize Handover

    01 Aug 2012

    Recently, Coates Hire was proud to officially handover the major prize from our ‘Win a Super Hot HSV Maloo R8 Ute’ to Brian Sanderson from Wagga Wagga, NSW.

  • Supporting Local Communities: Coates Hire Ipswich300

    Supporting Local Communities: Coates Hire Ipswich300

    29 Jul 2012

    The Coates Hire Ipswich 300 is back for another year of thrills and spills as V8 Supercars are ready to lap-it-up at Queensland Raceway, August 3-5.

  • Coates Hire introduces new mini excavators to its fleet

    Coates Hire introduces new mini excavators to its fleet

    19 Jul 2012

    Coates Hire’s Campbelltown branch was recently the first branch to take delivery of fifty new CAT 1.4t mini excavator / trailer packages.

  • The Coates Hire Wagon lands in Western Australia

    The Coates Hire Wagon lands in Western Australia

    09 Jul 2012

    Coates Hire releases the Coates Hire Wagon into Western Australia; a unique, modern and genuine alternative to the traditional portable building.

  • Percat's blitzing race 3 win @ Townsville 400

    Percat's blitzing race 3 win @ Townsville 400

    09 Jul 2012

    Coates Hire Racing's Nick Percat capped off a solid weekend of racing with a 10-second win in race 3 at Townsville, QLD.

  • A word from Nick Percat: Townsville 400 Preview

    A word from Nick Percat: Townsville 400 Preview

    05 Jul 2012

    After a long eight weeks since our last Dunlop Series round, it’s probably a bit of an understatement to say I’m pretty keen to suit up and race the #222 Coates Hire Commodore this weekend..

  • The Impact of the Carbon Tax on Coates Hire

    The Impact of the Carbon Tax on Coates Hire

    02 Jul 2012

    Liable entities, the high carbon emitters, will have to pay tax for every tonne of carbon pollution or the equivalent...

  • Coates Hire Ice Sculpting at Surat Basin Energy & Mining Expo 2012

    Coates Hire Ice Sculpting at Surat Basin Energy & Mining Expo 2012

    26 Jun 2012

    This year’s Surat Basin Mining & Energy Expo was held on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st June in Toowoomba. This event is designed to support the Queensland resources industry while providing an excellent environment for businesses to network, market and make industry contacts.

  • Coates Hire sponsors 'Winter in the Sun Room' charity event

    Coates Hire sponsors 'Winter in the Sun Room' charity event

    20 Jun 2012

    Coates Hire is proud to be a principal sponsor of ‘Winter in the Sun Room’ – a charity cocktail event hosted by Kogarah City Council in support of the Gasnier Foundation.

  • Off the Beaten Track

    Off the Beaten Track

    14 Jun 2012

    Initiative and courage pay off in Far North Queensland.

  • Working together in Roma to repair QLD flood damaged highways

    Working together in Roma to repair QLD flood damaged highways

    12 Jun 2012

    As part of the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements initiated by the Federal and State governments, the Warrego Highway (Package 18D) between Miles and Roma was identified as one of the major road infrastructure assets damaged by flooding during 2010 and 2011. This major project involves remediating and/or rehabilitating a 91 kilometre stretch of the Warrego highway from 5 kilometres east of Jackson to the town of Roma itself.

  • Win A Super Hot HSV Maloo R8 promotion winner announced!

    Win A Super Hot HSV Maloo R8 promotion winner announced!

    21 May 2012

    Coates Hire is pleased to announce the winner of the ‘Win a Super Hot HSV Maloo R8 Ute’ promotion is Brian Sanderson from Wagga Wagga, NSW.

  • Coates Hire: Rental Company of the year 2012

    Coates Hire: Rental Company of the year 2012

    08 May 2012

    We are proud to announce that Coates Hire has won the 2012 ‘Rental Company of the Year’ award at the Hire and Rental Industry annual awards night. The HRIA awards night dinner on Friday concluded this year’s HRIA Convention & Exhibition held on the Gold Coast.

  • Disappointing end to a promising weekend for Percat

    Disappointing end to a promising weekend for Percat

    08 May 2012

    After enjoying a much deserved victory in Race 2 of the Dunlop Series at Barbagallo Raceway on Saturday, Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat was keen to repeat the feat in Sunday's final race of the weekend.

  • A word from Nick Percat: Perth Challenge Preview

    A word from Nick Percat: Perth Challenge Preview

    02 May 2012

    It’s hard to believe that it’s already May and yet we are only just approaching the second round of the Dunlop Series this weekend! That’s the nature of our racing calendar…

  • Coates Hire Wagons land in SA

    Coates Hire Wagons land in SA

    01 May 2012

    Most recently, the Coates Hire wagon has landed in South Australia with the first unit being a 5.7m variant delivered to valued client, Bardavcol Pty Ltd. Bardavcol Pty Ltd is a preferred contractor to Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI).

  • OPEN: Onslow Branch

    OPEN: Onslow Branch

    13 Mar 2012

    The new Coates Hire branch in Onslow has been established to service the rapid increase in project activity in the area, particularly in the areas of Mining, Oil & Gas Projects

  • Coates Hire: The Official Equipment Hire Sponsor to the F1 Australian Grand Prix

    Coates Hire: The Official Equipment Hire Sponsor to the F1 Australian Grand Prix

    09 Mar 2012

    Coates Hires capabilities to support major events led us to be selected as the official equipment hire supplier to the Australian Grand Prix

  • Flood Relief: Griffith & Wagga Wagga branches open

    Flood Relief: Griffith & Wagga Wagga branches open

    08 Mar 2012

    Wagga Wagga branch is now back in operation following flood-related closure this week. Griffith branch is also operational and like Wagga Wagga, carries a range of flood related dewatering gear

  • Persistance Pays: Percat finishes up 2nd overall at Clipsal 500

    Persistance Pays: Percat finishes up 2nd overall at Clipsal 500

    04 Mar 2012

    "There’s a different Nick Percat in 2012, I’m out here to win the championship." - Percat @ Clipsal 500.

  • Coates Hire Racing's Percat sets the pace in Adelaide

    Coates Hire Racing's Percat sets the pace in Adelaide

    02 Mar 2012

    The Coates Hire Racing Commodore was the quickest from the outset posting the fastest time of 1:23.5184 in Practice 1. Percat then backed that performance up in Practice 2 again topping the time sheets with a 1:22.3738 lap

  • A word from Nick Percat: Clipsal 500 Preview

    A word from Nick Percat: Clipsal 500 Preview

    29 Feb 2012

    The 2012 V8 Supercar season kicks off this weekend with Adelaide’s Clipsal 500. Even though I now live in Melbourne, I’m a South Aussie born and bred so I count this as my ‘home’ race.

  • Coates Hire is set to go racing

    Coates Hire is set to go racing

    22 Feb 2012

    Coates Hire Racing today lifted the covers off its Walkinshaw Racing-prepared Commodore V8 Supercar which reigning Bathurst 1000 Champion Nick Percat will campaign in V8 Supercars’ Dunlop Series.

  • Putting the new BarrierGuard 800 to the test

    Putting the new BarrierGuard 800 to the test

    10 Feb 2012

    The BarrierGuard 800 is a rapidly delployable temporary steel barrier for use at road works or any other application where a vehicle restraint system conforming to TL4 is required.

  • Kalgoorlie Super Pit Goes for Gold!

    Kalgoorlie Super Pit Goes for Gold!

    06 Jan 2012

    Coates Hire's presence at Australia's largest open-cut mine in Kalgoorlie, WA

  • Nick Percat caps off a solid 2011 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series

    Nick Percat caps off a solid 2011 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series

    06 Dec 2011

    Congratulations to Coates Hire Racing's Nick Percat who capped off a solid season with a solid performance @ Telstra 500 over the weekend.

  • Check our new mobile website coateshire.com.au

    Check our new mobile website coateshire.com.au

    03 Nov 2011

    In matter of a few short years, it’s amazing how integrated mobile phones have become with our daily lives. Mobile technology is developing at a rapid pace which is apt for Australians who are increasingly time poor having less time to sit in front of a traditional PC. In fact, conservative estimates predict more Australians will be browsing the web on mobile devices than computers within two years.

  • Percat Unstoppable: Makes History in India

    Percat Unstoppable: Makes History in India

    01 Nov 2011

    Proving his motorsport ability is not just limited to a V8 Supercar, Coates Hire Racing's Nick Percat has become the first driver to win a race on India's brand new Buddh Circuit near New Delhi

  • Harbouring Steep Inclines @ Mosman

    Harbouring Steep Inclines @ Mosman

    25 Oct 2011

    What do you do when a home renovation job is 30m below road level with only steep stair access in place to transport materials both up and down?

  • Coates Hire Racing Rookie Takes Bathurst!

    Coates Hire Racing Rookie Takes Bathurst!

    11 Oct 2011

    Garth Tander & Coates Hire Racing's very own Nick Percat victorious @ this year's SuperCheap Auto Bathurst 1000 in a nailbiter finish

  • The Ultimate Man Cave Promotion is here!

    The Ultimate Man Cave Promotion is here!

    27 Sep 2011

    Win 1 of 3 Major Man Cave prize packs when you hire from Coates Hire between 26 September to 20 November.

  • Coates Hire @ RedBull X-Fighters - 17th Sept

    Coates Hire @ RedBull X-Fighters - 17th Sept

    14 Sep 2011

    Coates Hire is proud to be the official equipment hire supplier of the Sydney tour of the RedBull X-Fighters!

  • Coates Hire Ipswich 300: A Roaring Success

    Coates Hire Ipswich 300: A Roaring Success

    02 Sep 2011

    A crowd 50,425 watched the excitement @ the Coates Hire Ipswich 300 event, 12,499 than last year.

  • Helping Build Bridges in Merrylands

    Helping Build Bridges in Merrylands

    18 Aug 2011

    The railway overpass bridge in Merrylands caters for thousands of cars every day. So when the bearings of the bridge needed to be replaced, Coates Hire was called to supply hydraulic cylinders for the lift and develop a unique propping solution to complement the cylinders.

  • Hire Bidding supporting CanTeen

    Hire Bidding supporting CanTeen

    02 Aug 2011

    Coates Hire bids up a storm for auction of a JLG lighting tower to help CanTeen help young people living with cancer.

  • Coates Hire Ipswich 300; Coates Hire secures naming rights

    Coates Hire Ipswich 300; Coates Hire secures naming rights

    06 Jul 2011

    Coates Hire is proud to announce securing naming rights for the V8 Supercar Championship round at Queensland Raceway in August; the Coates Hire Ipswich 300.

  • New Nifty Hybrid (Petrol+Electric) Access Gear

    New Nifty Hybrid (Petrol+Electric) Access Gear

    01 Jul 2011

    Coates Hire has complemented its range of Nifty access equipment by purchasing the Nifty HeightRider 21 Hybrid AWD knuckle boom, the 210 Self Drive 4x4x4 All terrain and the versatile Track Drive 120T knuckle boom. The range is now available in NSW with other states to follow suit in the future.

  • Coates Hire now offering GPS machine control

    Coates Hire now offering GPS machine control

    23 Jun 2011

    A selection of motor graders, excavators and compaction rollers are now available with optional Accugrade GPS machine control. This technology is gaining rapid traction in the Australian market and has been proven to increase machine productivity.

  • Welcome to the New-Look Coateshire.com.au

    Welcome to the New-Look Coateshire.com.au

    09 Jun 2011

    You’ll now find company news, events and updates on the latest achievements by Coates Hire brand ambassadors such as Nick Percat and racing legend John Bowe.

  • Coates Hire Gear Brings down Ausgrid Stadium Roof

    Coates Hire Gear Brings down Ausgrid Stadium Roof

    27 May 2011

    Coates Hire Industrial Services supply Enerpac Hyraudlic Cylinders to position new 1500 tonne roof at Newcastle’s new Rugby League Stadium

  • New: The Coates Hire Wagon Site Accommodation Solution

    New: The Coates Hire Wagon Site Accommodation Solution

    10 May 2011

    Introducing the Coates Hire Wagon, a genuinely mobile, modern alternative to the traditional portable building.

  • Coates Hire Acquires Boylans Traffic Solutions, Roma Equipment & SBH Pty Ltd

    Coates Hire Acquires Boylans Traffic Solutions, Roma Equipment & SBH Pty Ltd

    02 May 2011

    Better serving our customers with the 2011 acquistions of Boylans Traffic Solutions, Roma Equipment & SBH Pty Limited.

  • Toyota Forklifts Partnership

    Toyota Forklifts Partnership

    17 Apr 2011

    Coates Hire and Toyota Materials Handling have entered into a long-term agreement for the supply of rehired forklifts.

  • John Bowe Gets the Pulse Racing

    John Bowe Gets the Pulse Racing

    15 Apr 2011

    Weapon: John Bowe in his 1969 Boss Mustang. JB is the only driver to win the Australian Drivers Championship, the Australian Sports Car championship and the Australian Touring Car championship and is a 5 times Bathurst podium finisher including Twice outright Bathurst winner.. A true legend of the ‘’Mountain’’

  • Coates Hire Teams With Percat For Fujitsu Series

    Coates Hire Teams With Percat For Fujitsu Series

    17 Mar 2011

    Coates Hire is thrilled to be partnered with V8 Supercar up and comer Nick Percat!

  • Making a lot of NOIS in Geebung

    Making a lot of NOIS in Geebung

    07 Mar 2011

    Welcome Geebung, a suburb north of Brisbane based around its railway station on the Caboolture railway line, also home to Northern Industrial Services aka 'NOIS'