Hire or Purchase?

Did you know that its possible to purchase any equipment from ETC Hire? While hiring is what our customers want most of the time, we do offer the ability to purchase our equipment and even suggest it for especially long hire terms. Its also possible to hire equipment to trial it first and purchase it […]

Why hire a VMS?

Variable message sign boards are effective advertising tools to help get your message across and here are a few reasons why. Visibility The problem with regular signage is that it doesn’t stand out from the background due to it being fixed and ordinary. Additionally, there are so many signs around, we don’t pay attention to […]

Our Portable Traffic Light is TMR Approved

While there aren’t many options for TMR approved portable traffic lights out there, you’ll be glad to know that ETC Hire’s popular traffic light is now on the approved list too. The lightweight, highly transportable unit has passed onsite testing and is available for use on our roads. This portable traffic light is intended to […]

Tips for creating better VMS messages

The most effective VMS messages are quickly and easily read and understood. As the majority of passing by traffic will be driving, there’s no room for fluff. While our team will help you craft messages for our VMS boards, nobody knows your business and target audience as well as you do. So, here are some […]

Tripod Radar Speed Sign Now Available For Hire

This new portable radar speed sign is now available for hire. Easy to setup and transport and and can be set up ready to run in minutes. Choose your trigger speed and the sign will take care of the rest. The current speed limit will be displayed as well as a smiley or sad face […]

Equipment hire for the year ahead

2020 is looking like a big year for ETC and your business can benefit from planning ahead with which equipment to hire. Whether its an event, worksite or promotional campaign, we’ve got the equipment for you. VMS Boards Our most popular item, VMS boards are a great way for your message to be seen by […]

How solar security systems work

Security cameras not only capture intruders during the act, but also make them think twice when entering a premises which is monitored. Cameras are also useful for keeping an eye on workers to make sure proper workplace health and safety standards are being adhered to. Our solar security system consists of a fully integrated unit […]

The challenges and benefits of night time construction

Performing construction work at night can have benefits for the project, the construction crew, and the public too. Night time construction reduces risks to travellers and the crew from traffic. It also helps traffic continue to flow during peak daytime hours. Another benefit is that the weather is cooler, which makes work easier and potentially […]

Variable message signs vs. LED signs

While trailer mounted variable message signs (VMS) and LED signs share similarities, they are actually quite different in their design and usage. VMS boards primarily display text and are most commonly uses on roads to capture a driver’s attention as they pass by. They often display simple text messages with the objective of providing a […]

3 different ways of promoting your business or event

There are a few options for promoting your business or event at ETC hire. Each one has different usage scenarios, and combining them all can result in an effective advertising campaign with a wide reach. VMS Boards These boards come in a one colour (amber) or five colour variety. Variable message sign (VMS) boards feature […]