Auger Hire Perth-Mandurah-Dwellingup-Harvey-Boddington

Auger Hire Perth-Mandurah-Dwellingup-Harvey-Boddington

Auger hire required

A auger is a drilling device that is attached to either an Excavator or Bobcat to drill holes into the ground, for post holes, pier holes, test holes, ect. Augers are used in clay, rock and earth materials.

Auger hire attachments come in different sizes, at Dobson Excavations we have 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm.

Dobson Excavations Earthmoving and Excavation Services Digging and Hole Making With Auger Machines

Contact Bruce on 0414755306 for a free quote on Auger hire.



Land clearing Perth-Pinjarra-Harvey-Hamel-Ravenswood

Land clearing Perth-Pinjarra-Harvey-Hamel-Ravenswood

Purchased a new block and require land clearing of grass/trees/scrubs etc for building.

Have a block already and require land clearing or a firebreak to keep grass and scrubs clear on the block ready for summer?

Acreage block require land clearing for house/shed/water tanks sites.

What ever the land clearing job we at Dobson Excavations can assist with your job, contact Bruce on 0414755306 or Corinne in the office on 95252511 to arrange a quote.…

Pool Installation and Excavation Perth South and North of the River

Pool Installation and Excavation Perth South and North Of the River

Summer is nearing and a Pool Installation and Excavation will be required for your new pool.

Excavating the hole for the pool can be handled at Dobson Excavations, we can dig the hole, remove the fill.

When you purchase a pool, the pool company will either arrange someone to dig the hole but most times they will not remove the excess fill from the hole, so the customer is then suck with finding someone to remove the fill, adding more cost to the pool installation. Take the Hassell out of this and hire someone who can do the job from start to finish.

Limestone Retaining Wall Required for your pool installation and Excavation then we can assist with this also.

Required a pool removal, or filled in? then we can handle this as well.

To take the head ache out of your new pool installation, contact Bruce at Dobson Excavations on 0414755306 for a quote on your pool Excavation/Limestone Retaining wall/ fill removal.


Drainage Solutions Perth-Lake Clifton-Preston Beach-Capel-Myalup

Drainage Solutions Perth-Lake Clifton-Preston Beach-Capel-Myalup

Different Drainage Solutions.

Surface Drainage is the removal of water that collects on the land surface. Surface drainage system consists of shallow ditches and should include land smoothing or land grading. This type of system is suitable for all slowly permeable soils and for soils with Fragipans and clay sub soils

Stormwater pit is a water collection pit or storage container for stormwater. It is not designed to hold all the run off but needs to be large enough to contain the water pouring into it long enough to allow it to drain through the drainage pipes at a rate that keeps up with the flow of water.

Drainage Pit is a dry well, a dry well is underground structure that disposes of unwanted water most commonly surface run off, and stormwater. In some cases grey water a larger open pit and artificial swale that receives storm water and dissipates it into the ground is called an infiltration basin or recharge basin.

Rubble Pit is a trench filled with blue metal gravel and topped with sand to help disperse and remove stormwater. (The pipes from the new addition) connect to the pit with a section of slotted pipe (in the pit) a section of slotted pipe (in the pit) dispersing water through the gravel.

Headwalls or wing walls improve the flow of water into and out of conduits provide anchoring support for the pipe and prevent dislodging under excessive pressures control erosion an scour resulting from high velocities and turbulences and to prevent adjacent soil from sloughing into the water way opening.

End wall The brick, concrete or stonework construction at the sides of an excavation built to carry a flat or arched roof also called sidewall.

A Culvert is a structure that allows water to flow under a road, railroad, trail or similar obstruction from one side to the other side. Typically embedded so as to be surrounded by soil, a culvert may be made from a pipe, reinforced concrete or other materials.

Types of Culverts for Drainage Solutions

Pipe culvert (Single-Multiple), Pipe Arch Culvert (Single-Multiple), Box Culvert (Single-Multiple), Arch (Single-Multiple), Bridge (Single-Multiple), Metal Box Culvert…

Supply Install Leach Drains Perth-Keysbrook-Dwellingup-Yunderup

Supply Install Leach Drains Perth-Keysbrook-Dwellingup-Yunderup

A leach drains are a tube like structure which is constructed in concrete or plastic which is buried in the ground. There are holes in each side. Leach drains come in length segments 1.2m in concrete.


A Leach Drains Standard,  width overall 850mm, internal 630mm, Height 685 and wall thickness 65mm, top is 65mm.

Traffic Leach Drains width overall 850mm, internal is 630mm, wall thickness 65mm, top 150mm.

Liquid waste disposes through the holes on the side of the Leach drains, the amount depends on the type of soil around the leach drains, the drainage cloth and installation.

Contact Bruce at Dobson Excavations 0414755306, as we supply your leach drains, excavate the hole, install the leach drains, supply the drainage cloth if required, supply any sand or gravel required and back fill. So we complete the job from start to finish.#Dobson excavations

Earthmoving and Excavation Contractor Licenced and Insured Perth-Harvey-Preston Beach-North Dandalup

Earthmoving and Excavation Contractor Licenced  Perth-Harvey-Preston Beach- North Dandalup

Licence is important when hiring a Earthmoving and Excavation Contractor, for peace of mind.

Just like when you drive a Car/Truck/Bus you required a certain licence to know you are able to handle the vehicle you are driving. A licence for machinery is also important.

Competent courses are now part of the Earthmoving and Excavation Contractor Industry.

Competent Courses for every machine

Skid Steer Loader Operations,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Backhoe/Loader Operations                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Civil Construction Excavator Operator                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Civil Construction Wheeled Front End Loader                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Licence to Preform High Risk Work

Original System of OH & S Certificate are still valid. 

Earthmoving Machinery Hire Perth- Metro-Rural

Earthmoving Machinery Hire Perth-Metro-Rural

Dobson Excavations is your one stop earthmoving machinery hire and excavation contractor Perth Metro & Rural south and north of the river.

Family owned & operated with all drivers fully licenced & all machinery fully insured, so customers are aware we are not fly by night operators and have peace of mind.

Your earthmoving machinery hire needs all covered at Dobson Excavations as they have a wide variety of machinery to complete any job from start to finish. Without the hassle of searching for multiple contractors and paying multiple contractors, which also can be tire son trying to find different machines for different jobs, but this is not a problem at Dobson Excavations as we specialist from small tight access jobs to large scale commercial projects.

Examples of some of jobs we can complete from start to finish

1.If you are building a wall we can complete all earthmoving machinery hire requirements and construct the limestone wall for you as well.

2.Sand pads for house or sheds with can supply all sand, lay and compact.

3. Leach drains or septic systems we can supply all the materials, complete the earthmoving machinery hire to dig the hole, install and back fill.

With our Machinery Fleet

2 ton Excavator and mini dump truck for tight access or space is a problem to work around.                                                                                                                                                                                             6 Ton Excavator has Rock hammer and Auger attachments for septic tank installations, trenches, pool excavations,  rock hammering, auger/pier holes.                                                                                  21 Ton Excavator for larger job sites, such as Dam construction and clean outs, land clearing.                                                                                                                                                                                Tracked Bobcat TR270 for House Pads, landscaping, levelling, loading trucks with materials.                                                                                                                                                                                             Tracked Bobcat TR320 is larger than the TR270, would be the size of a small loader, loading Trucks with bigger quantities, moving bigger quantities around sites.                                                            Drott (Traxcavator) for dam construction and clean outs, large land clearing jobs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 6 Wheeler Tippers for delivery of materials such as gravel/soil/mulch/sand and rubbish removal.                                                                                                                                                                            Truck and Dog Hire used for larger quantities of materials or rubbish/demolish in  removal.                                                                                                                                                                                        Roller Vibrating twin drum for compacting sand pads/driveways.

We also have small compacting plate machines/saw cutting equipment/Block lifters etc.

If you require other trades, etc electricians, plumbers, etc we can also assist with this as well.

Call Bruce on 0414755306 for a free quote and quality information on your job.…

Drainage a Problem after all this Rain Perth-Oakford-Serpentine-Jarrahdale-Mundijong

Drainage a Problem after all this Rain Perth-Oakford-Serpentine-Jarrahdale-Mundijong

Drainage is the natural or artificial removal of surface water and sub surface water from an area. The internal drainage of most agricultural soils is good enough to prevent severe water logging, but many soils need artificial drainage to improve production or to manage water supplies.

Drainage in construction and residential properties.

Driveways may require drainage pipe and headwalls to divert water from there driveway, a pipe is laid under the driveway usually between the owners property exit and the road, and headwalls attached to each end of the pipes.

Dobson Excavations Drainage Solutions and Services - Drainage Piping

Dobson Excavations Drainage Supplies and Services Concrete Headwall

Drainage may be a problem around the house so a concrete grate can be used to divert water away from the house.

Dobson Excavations Drainage Solutions and Services - Culverts and Canals

Contact Bruce at Dobson Excavations for all your drainage requirements on 0414755306.

Dobson Excavations Sand Pads Installation and Set-up for House, Sheds, and Water Tanks - House Pad

Sand Pads for House-Shed-Water Tanks Perth-Preston Beach-Lake Clifton-Myalup

Sand Pads for House-Shed-Water Tanks Perth-Preston Beach-Lake Clifton-Myalup

To Build on a sand pads, the sand must be supplied by a sand supplier that can certify there sand.
Then once laid, must be compacted, so it can pass for a certified certificate, which is supplied by a Geo Tech business, so the council can approve for building.

There are a lot of customers being caught out at present, unknown to themselves, where they have the sand supplied from. That’s why customers should deal with a reputable earthmoving business, who deal with quality suppliers of sand for your sand pads. Some jobs at present customers have a bobcat come in and supply sand then the bobcat operator says to the customer after laying the sand pads, that the customer has to get there own certified certificate. Well this then becomes a problem as some other business has to certify sand they do not know where it came from.

If you hire one earthmoving business they will supply the sand lay, compact and certify your sand pad, at Dobson Excavations we take the Hassell out of it for you by doing the whole job from start to finish. Contact Bruce the owner on 0414755306. All Driver are fully licenced and Machinery fully Insured.…

Dobson Excavations Limestone Retaining Wall Construction and Set-up for Pool Area

Retaining Wall using Limestone Blocks Perth-Jarrahdale-Oakford-Byford-Mundijong

Retaining Wall using Limestone Blocks Perth-Jarrahdale-Oakford-Byford-Mundijong

Before construction begins on your Retaining wall, council requirements my be required, as each council has different rules, so consulting your council is first.

Then once council is sorted , a design with the sizes and blocks required is next.  A contractor to build the wall, then construction commences.

A trench is dug where the blocks will be laid, the first block level will be laid and will be below the ground level to ensure strength for the foundation of the retaining wall. Applying cement mix on each layer of blocks holds the retaining wall in place.

Drainage for the retaining wall is also important as water pressure can damage your retaining wall, so it needs to be diverted away either with drain pipes/drainage clothe or a drain system.

At Dobson Excavations we can handle construction of the retaining wall, the drainage, all earthworks required so call Bruce on 0414755306 for a free non obligation quote.

Dobson Excavations Limestone Retaining Wall Construction and Set-up for Pool Area