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Who we are

Associated Rigging Australia has grown steadily from a humble small family business into a trusted source for crane hire with over 30 years of expertise. Specialising in mobile crane services, we are your dedicated partner for delivering exceptional and safe solutions for construction, industrial, or any other projects.

Our location in Geelong positions us as an integral part of the community, offering tailored lifting solutions to meet your needs. As a steadily growing business, we take pride in our skilled team that excels in coordinating all project aspects, from scheduling and logistics to prioritising safety and maintaining quality control.

When you choose us, you're not just choosing a crane hire service; you're choosing a partner committed to your project's success. Holding certifications in ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001, we ensure that our work adheres to the highest industry standards. Our work systems operate within a robust framework, guaranteeing efficiency and alignment with industry best practices.


Experience the assurance of working with Associated Rigging Australia for all your crane hire needs in Geelong and Melbourne. As a local presence and a steadily growing business, we bring a blend of expertise and community commitment to every project we undertake.

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The Associated Rigging Australia team


When you engage with us for your crane hire needs in Geelong and Melbourne, you can rest assured that you're partnering with a team of experts committed to exceeding your project requirements and delivering exceptional results, especially for large infrastructure projects.

Our crew of crane operators, riggers, dogman, and boilermakers are not just fully licensed and ticketed; they are a well-trained and experienced force. Rigorous training and years of hands-on experience equip them to provide the best solutions tailored to each unique project.


Safety is our top priority, and our team adheres to strict safety protocols, taking all necessary precautions to ensure a secure work environment. Clear communication, punctuality, and teamwork are ingrained in their approach, aiming to surpass our clients' expectations.

Highly trained

As we understand the dynamic nature of the industry, we invest in continuous training and development for our team members. This commitment ensures that they stay up-to-date on the latest industry standards and best practices, positioning us as a reliable partner for your crane hire needs in Geelong and Melbourne.

  • Dogging

  • Rigging

  • Spotting

  • Boilermaking

  • First aid certified

  • Rail industry worker

  • Tower crane operations

  • Non-slewing mobile crane

  • Self erecting tower crane

  • Vehicle loading crane operation

  • Work safely at heights

  • Control traffic as a pilot vehicle operator

  • Slewing mobile crane operation

  • Boom-type elevating work platform

  • Welding

  • Forklift truck operation

  • Traffic manager & traffic controller

  • Scissor lift

  • Heavy vehicle drivers licence

  • Certified pilot driver authority

  • Rail industry worker

  • Harness awareness

Significant projects

Boasting a well-established track record, we have actively contributed our expertise to significant infrastructure projects across Australia. When it comes to mobile crane hire in Geelong and Melbourne we stand as your reliable partner. Whether your project is in construction, industrial, or infrastructure, our commercial fleet is equipped with the latest technology and industry know-how to meet your specific requirements.

Associated Rigging Mobile Crane Hire

Some of the projects we've worked on include:

  • North East Link

  • Westgate Tunnel 

  • Melbourne Metro Tunnel

  • Costco & Distribution Centres

  • Balmoral Quay Apartments

  • Deakin University 

  • GMHBA Stadium

  • Geelong Regional Library

  • Geelong Performing Arts Centre

  • Chisolm Road Prison

  • Monash Medical Centre

  • Epwroth Hospital

  • Gordon Technical College

  • Barwon Prison

  • Wind Farms

  • Victorian Rail Projects

  • NDIA Geelong

  • Djilang

  • CSL, Broadmeadows

  • Port Phillip Prison

What our clients are saying

The operators and riggers onsite are a pleasure to deal with and waste no time during their time onsite. Those guys always assist with ensuring that things run smoothly, safely and on time. We have used them for a few years now and highly recommend them."

Surfing Victoria

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