Plant Hire

We offer plant hire services operating from our Cairnmuir base at Memsie, near Fraserburgh and from our base in Invergarry in the Western Highlands. These long established and well equipped bases enable the group’s services to be readily provided throughout Scotland and the UK.

  • Long Reach Excavators
  • Piling
  • Excavator Hire
  • Attachments
  • Dozer
  • Road Sweeper
  • Dumper

Long Reach Excavators

David Smith Contractors modern fleet of Long Reach Excavators are well suited to various tasks such as de-silting, dredging or deep excavations


We offer our Multipiler excavator combination for hire, with it there is no need for Piling mats and are able to be driven below bridges and culverts where a conventional rig can not. Available throughout the UK & Ireland.

Excavator Hire

We offer a range of over 30 tracked and wheeled excavators and diggers for hire along with an accompanying fleet of low loaders and trucks.


We are able to provide a complete range of attachments and fittings for our plant and machinery
—Hydraulic breakers—
—Selector grabs—
—Tilting buckets—
—Piling hammers—
—Mechanical shears—
and many more


David Smith Contractors offer a range of dumpers to satisfy all our customers’ varied needs. Typical of the type of plant in our inventory is the purpose built 10 ton capacity low ground pressure dumper designed for operating on fragile, unconsolidated, friable surfaces. In the event that the customer’s requirements are for large volumes of earth to be moved quickly and efficiently, then a range of traditional dumpers can be selected from our inventory. The large volume dumpers pictured below each have a 30 tons carrying capacity.