Southern Cranes is here for all your mobile crane rental, excavation and specialised transport needs. Providing the right equipment for any job in Gippsland and the greater Melbourne area. As leaders in the industry, our family-owned heavy machinery business offers an impressive fleet of equipment that is backed by a superior and highly skilled team of professionals. This expertise achieves completing even the most challenging projects safely and efficiently.

Our longstanding and diverse client base ranges from government, domestic and commercial sectors right through associated services within the power industry. We are immensely proud of the reputation we’ve built over the years for our uncompromised attention to technical and safety detail within the mobile crane, excavation and earth work industries.

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Our goal is to lift project efficiencies and safety standards to new height with support of our extensive industry experience and commitment to developing innovative solutions. We don’t aim to meet customer expectations, but to exceed these through our unparalleled customer service expertise.
We find that the difference between a good job and a great job is in the finest of details, and this is where Southern Cranes excels.


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Southern Cranes has been recognised for our personalized, friendly service time and time again – it sets us apart within the industry.  Our service stands out throughout the entire project — whether you simply want to hire a piece of equipment, or you are after a partner for a complex project. We have the attention to detail, skilled staff and state of the art machinery to tackle even the most challenging projects.
We understand each job is unique and that’s why we take the time to discuss your exact needs and formulate a personalised plan of action specific to your project. Post-project site visits are part of our standard service at Southern Cranes. We plan for every eventuality by putting together a thorough assessment to avoid unnecessary surprises and delays. Through this we can ensure your project is completed safely and on time. Based on our end-to-end service approach, we see projects through with high attention to detail from the initial consultation right through to completion.
We are known to go above and beyond to ensure each customer receives efficient, reliable and expert service on every job.


Our crane operators are fully qualified, trained and certified to work effectively and safely under high pressure situations by drawing on their extensive experience in this industry. When you choose Southern Cranes, you choose to work with some of the industries’ leading, most experienced and professional operators.
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Our Equipment

Southern Cranes offers a comprehensive range of modern and diverse heavy machinery equipment to meet your needs. All our machinery is regularly serviced and maintained to meet regulatory industry standards, ensuring their durability, reliability and safety on every job. Our extensive fleet of cranes, excavators and trucks are constantly updated to meet the ever-changing needs of the industry and those of our customers.
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We are here for you

Southern Cranes is available 24/7, 365 days a year. We respond quickly and efficiently with our large fleet of heavy machinery and on-call operators when you need us most definitely.