Plant hire is also known as equipment rental. Plant hire is a service industry which provides machinery and equipment for a specific time frame. Plant hire offers tools of all kinds and sizes, from earthmoving, power generation to hand-held tools. Plant hire mostly caters to the demands of construction contractors. Plant hire also provides its services to industries and to individual consumers. Plant hire is referred to as the equipment rental industry. Plant hire services also deal with maintenance services. Plant hire is considered economical and efficient.