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Excavation is important for nearly every building and construction project. When constructing a residential or commercial building, installing underground pipelines, or carrying out road construction jobs, you require to excavate the ground and also eliminate the dirt, rocks and various other debris that might affect the structural integrity of the foundation.

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    Excavation is important for almost every construction project. When constructing a residential or commercial structure, installing below ground pipes, or undertaking road construction tasks, you need to excavate the ground as well as get rid of the soil, rocks and various other debris that might impact the structural stability of the foundation.

    We service the entire Darwin metro area and regional area around it, such as (but not limited to): Darwin, Acacia Hills, Adelaide River, Batchelor, Bees Creek, Berrimah, Blackmore, Coconut Grove, Coolialinga, Darwin River, Durack, Finniss Valley, Fly Creek, Freds Pass, Girraween, Gray, Herbert, Holtze, Howard Springs, Hughes, Humpty Doo, Johnston, Knuckey Lagoon, Lambells Lagoon, Livingstone, Lloyd Creek, McMinns Lagoon, Mitchell, Noonamah, Palmerston City, Rum jungle, Shoal Bay, Southport, Stapleton, Tumbling Waters, Virginia, Wagait Beach, Weddell, Winnellie

    We also offer a wide variety of other services, such as: mini excavator and digger, driveway construction, digger hire, trench digger, site works, land clearing, pool excavation, bobcat slasher, bobcat hire, 6 wheeler tipper hire, earthworks and earthmoving contractors

    The type of excavation that you carry out will rely on the kind of construction. In many cases, you need to dig deep and move huge amounts of dirt and also rocks, in various other circumstances, like when excavating a trench, the excavation task is only a little task.

    The very same can be said when working on your landscaping, particularly if you are dealing with flat surface. The machines you need to move, and the depth of the excavation will direct you in identifying the kind of excavation required. In many cases, excavation is classified based upon the sort of material being removed from the earth. We provide excavator hire Adelaide River in the entire city area and also South-west.


    This sort of excavation involves the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface area. This layer consists of dirt, greenery, as well as various other debris. This sort of excavation can be finished either using a mini excavator which is normally used for smaller jobs or tight access sites. When the ground is too hard then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will certainly do the job. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches and lay pipes, it just depends upon the size as well as weight of the pipes.

    Stripping excavation Adelaide River

    This type of excavation is also referred to as cut and fill. This excavation is common when dealing with a big location where an excavator removes layers of soil, sand, rocks, and other debris, and relocates it to another location with the possibility of it being used for backfilling. When all the job has been completed, the land might also be graded.


    This is done by specialist excavation contractors Adelaide River like Dobson Excavations. It requires the combination of a rock hammer add-on, for the excavator. This is due to the fact that the excavator alone may not have the power to puncture the rock as trying to do this will ruin the excavator. Rather, we make use of the rock hammer attachment which will break the rocks into smaller pieces.


    This kind of excavation gets its name from the kind of material being removed. It is a mix of dirt and also water, which is a difficulty during construction. As opposed to permitting the dirt and water to impede construction, it is usually best to remove it and spread it to completely dry. Alternatively, this material is relocated to another area.

    Earth Excavation Adelaide River

    This is the main kind of excavation done before the building and construction of structures, bridges, as well as drainage channels. Earth excavation involves the removal of topsoil and the rock layer below.

    Excavator hire Adelaide River based upon a clear Objective

    What kind of excavation you require determines the sort of excavator that is most appropriate for the job. For instance, digging a dam or loading huge trees would certainly require our 21 Ton Excavator, our 8 Ton Excavator is extremely versatile, as it has a hammer, auger as well as ripper add-ons, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any kind of openings that are needed our auger can aid. Our auger accessories are 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm. For ripping through tough ground, the ripper add-on will certainly tear through practically any ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is excellent for making it through tight access gate fences and also through carports and garages.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be rather complicated because it is based on the design of the building, and also just how deep the excavation contractor expects the construction to go. This kind of excavation entails using some of the most powerful excavators in the market.

    Road excavator

    All road construction call for excavation, normally of the topsoil, before any type of grading or scraping is done. Occasionally the physical properties of the fill material may not be optimal so the excavator may be needed to relocate the material to vehicles that will transfer it somewhere else.

    Aspects for Excavator hire Adelaide River

    Aspects that influence the type of excavator that appropriate for your task are:
    • Objective of excavation
    • Sort of ground
    • The size of the construction site
    • Timeframe.
    • Building budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire Adelaide River, Dobson Excavations is the business you are looking for. We can advise you the equipment you will need for your project. So get in touch with us today at 0414 755 306 or dobson_excavations@live.com.