New 50 ton excavators added to the hire fleet!

Ridgway Rentals hire fleet is pleased to welcome the new Komatsu PC490LC. These 50 ton excavators are quick and precise. As a result, delivering higher productivity & optimal jobsite safety!

Komatsu PC490LC Excavator Hire Features

  • Hammer shear and rotate circuits – to operate all types of attachments 
  • 270° Blind spot camera system 
  • Sill Guards to protect from accidental damage 
  • Vandal guards to protect the machine at night 





Higher Productivity

The PC490LC’s feature a powerful Komatsu EU Stage V engine, Komatsu’s Closed Center Load Sensing (CLSS) hydraulic system and first-class Komatsu comfort to provide a fast response and unrivalled productivity for its class.


Optimal Jobsite Safety

Safety features on the Komatsu PC490/LC-11 comply with the latest industry standards, and work in synergy to minimise risks to people in and around the machine. A neutral detection system for travel and work equipment levers increase jobsite safety, along with a seat belt caution indicator and an audible travel alarm. 


With a series of high definition networked cameras fitted on the machine, KomVision provides a crystal clear, real-time bird’s eye view of the immediate surroundings on the widescreen cab monitor. The driver can quickly and easily check the machine’s vicinity prior to making any movements.


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Ridgway Rentals are a family owned and run business which has been supplying Plant Hire for over 50 years!

Our Nationwide Plant Hire machinery ranges from 1.5 ton Mini Diggers up to 50 Ton Excavators and include Long Reach Dredging Machines, High Reach Demolition Machines, Rubber Duck Wheeled Excavators anlong with Zero Tail Swing for those tighter working conditions. Loading Shovels are available in full waste spec, Telehandlers, Backhoes, Dumpers, Rollers, Dump trucks, Bulldozers – all available with many different attachments to suit purpose.

A full list of our current plant hire fleet can be found by clicking here

All our plant equipment is modern and of the latest specification, well maintained and fully inspected for safety and reliability.
Due to continual investment in our fleet of plant hire equipment, we often have machinery for sale click here for details

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