Our Experienced Team

Together we provide the tools and create the means for first class infrastructure in regional Australia


We provide outstanding customer service to a variety of private and government entities throughout regional NSW. With a commitment to quality and safety, we work to ensure our communities benefit from excellent road infrastructure now, and in the future.

Our fleet of rotary mixers, water trucks, track loaders, spreader trucks, grader and quad float are maintained and presented to the highest standard. We provide prompt and reliable breakdown service to make sure the job gets done on time! All of our machinery is RMS compliant. 

And if you don’t see a machine you want, call us and we will source it, buy it and make it available for you.

Chris Chown

Chris is our Operations Manager. He is the main point of contact for our customers - and you can rest easy knowing you’re in good hands. Chris has over 20 years’ experience as a qualified mechanic and is super reliable and very approachable. Having operated his own earth-moving business, his knowledge and understanding of machinery is exceptional. He handles all project management, tackles any issues that arise on jobs and works directly with the rest of the team to keep things running smoothly. Chris will ensure the work being done is in line with the goals of the project and to see it through to a finished product that meets the needs of the customer.

M: 0497 327 847
E: chris@earthplanthire.com.au

Murray Grant

Murray Grant is our Supervisor. He is responsible for the seamless performance of the active jobs. He provides support and delivers well maintained machinery to the Team Leaders and the Operators. With 30 years industry experience and an exhaustive list of civil construction qualifications, Murray understands that time management is of crucial importance. He provides expertise in job scheduling and staff movements, as well as any troubleshooting when matters arise.

E: murraydg@earthplanthire.com.au

Mark (Brush) Malone

Our Team Leaders are an essential part of the EPH process and they run their job sites effectively and efficiently, with the support of Murray Grant, the Supervisor.
They are responsible for the general completion of projects - from making sure we have the necessary resources of machinery and operators to planning and scheduling.

Brush is an Operator and Supervisor with over 20 years’ experience. He has run his own earthmoving contracting business. He has qualifications and vast experience in operating and coordinating Earthmoving Plant. Currently leading our Stabilising crews, Brush is approachable, capable and reliable.

E: mark@earthplanthire.com.au