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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.

Dobson Excavations is an Australian Family Owned and Operated Earthmoving and Excavation Company.

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    Excavation is essential for nearly every building job. When constructing a domestic or commercial structure, installing underground pipelines, or taking on road construction jobs, you need to excavate the ground and remove the dirt, rocks as well as other debris that might influence the structural integrity of the structure.

    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 embark on will depend on the type of building. Sometimes, you require to dig deep and also move big amounts of soil and rocks, in other instances, like when digging a trench, the excavation job is only a little task.

    The exact same can be stated when dealing with your landscape design, particularly if you are working on flat surface. The machines you need to move, and the deepness of the excavation will guide you in establishing the kind of excavation required. For the most part, excavation is classified based on the kind of material being removed from the earth. We provide excavator hire Darwin River in the entire city area as well as South-west.


    This kind of excavation entails the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface area. This layer consists of soil, plants, and also various other debris. This kind of excavation can be completed either making use of a mini excavator which is usually used for smaller sized jobs or limited access sites. When the ground is too compact then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will certainly do the job. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches as well as lay pipes, it simply depends on the size and weight of the pipes.

    Stripping excavation Darwin River

    This sort of excavation is also described as cut and fill. This excavation is common when working on a large location where an excavator removes layers of soil, sand, rocks, as well as other debris, and relocates it to another location with the option of it being utilised for backfilling. When all the work has been completed, the land may also be graded.


    This is done by expert excavation contractors Darwin River like Dobson Excavations. It requires the combination of a rock hammer accessory, for the excavator. This is because the excavator alone may not have the power to cut through the rock as attempting to do this will ruin the excavator. Instead, we make use of the rock hammer attachment which will break the rocks into smaller pieces.


    This sort of excavation gets its name from the kind of material being removed. It is a combination of dirt as well as water, which is a difficulty during construction. Rather than enabling the soil and water to restrain construction, it is usually best to remove it and spread it to completely dry. Additionally, this material is transferred to another location.

    Earth Excavation Darwin River

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

    Excavator hire Darwin River based on a clear Objective

    What sort of excavation you need determines the sort of excavator that is most appropriate for the work. As an example, excavating a dam or filling large trees would require our 21 Ton Excavator, our 8 Ton Excavator is really versatile, as it has a hammer, auger and ripper add-ons, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any kind of holes that are needed our auger can assist. Our auger attachments are 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm. For ripping through hard ground, the ripper accessory will tear through almost any kind of ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is excellent for getting through tight access gate fences and through carports and garages.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be fairly complicated due to the fact that it is based on the design of the building, and exactly how deep the excavation specialist expects the construction to go. This sort of excavation entails making use of one of the most effective excavators in the market.

    Road excavator

    All road construction require excavation, typically of the topsoil, prior to any grading or scraping is done. In some cases the physical properties of the fill material might not be optimal so the excavator may be required to move the material to vehicles that will transfer it somewhere else.

    Variables for Excavator hire Darwin River

    Aspects that influence the sort of excavator that appropriate for your task are:
    • Objective of excavation
    • Type of ground
    • The dimension of the building and construction site
    • Timeframe.
    • Building and construction budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire Darwin River, Dobson Excavations is the business you are looking for. We can advise you the equipment you will require for your task. So contact us today at 0414 755 306 or dobson_excavations@live.com.