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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 vital for nearly every building and construction project. When constructing a residential or commercial structure, installing underground pipes, or embarking on roadway construction projects, you require to excavate the ground and eliminate the soil, rocks and various other debris that may influence the structural stability 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 carry out will depend on the kind of building. In many cases, you require to dig deep and move big quantities of dirt and rocks, in various other circumstances, like when excavating a trench, the excavation task is only a little task.

    The same can be said when dealing with your landscape design, specifically if you are working on flat surface. The material you need to relocate, as well as the deepness of the excavation will assist you in identifying the type of excavation required. In most cases, excavation is classified based on the type of material being removed from the earth. We offer excavator hire Durack in the entire city area as well as South-west.


    This type of excavation involves the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface. This layer includes dirt, greenery, and also various other debris. This sort of excavation can be completed either using a mini excavator which is typically utilized for smaller sized tasks or tight access sites. If the ground is too hard then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will defiantly do the job. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches and lay pipelines, it simply depends upon the dimension and also weight of the pipes.

    Stripping excavation Durack

    This kind of excavation is also described as cut and fill. This excavation is common when dealing with a large area where an excavator removes layers of dirt, sand, rocks, and also various other debris, and relocates it to another area with the possibility of it being utilised as backfilling. When all the work has been completed, the land may also be graded.


    This is done by specialist excavation contractors Durack like Dobson Excavations. It calls for the combination of a rock hammer attachment, for the excavator. This is due to the fact that the excavator alone may not have the power to cut through the rock as attempting to do this will wreck the excavator. Rather, we make use of the rock hammer accessory 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 soil and water, which is a difficulty throughout construction. Rather than allowing the dirt and water to restrain construction, it is typically best to remove it and spread it to dry. Conversely, this material is relocated to another location.

    Earth Excavation Durack

    This is the primary kind of excavation done prior to the building and construction of structures, bridges, as well as drainage channels. Earth excavation entails disposing topsoil and also the rock layer below it.

    Excavator hire Durack based on a clear Objective

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

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be fairly challenging since it is based on the design of the structure, as well as just how deep the excavation professional expects the building to go. This kind of excavation involves using some of the most powerful excavators in the market.

    Road excavator

    All road construction need excavation, normally of the topsoil, prior to any type of grading or scraping is done. In some cases the physical properties of the fill material may not be ideal so the excavator may be needed to relocate the material to vehicles that will move it somewhere else.

    Variables for Excavator hire Durack

    Factors that affect the kind of excavator that is suitable for your project are:
    • Objective of excavation
    • Type of ground
    • The size of the building site
    • Timeframe.
    • Construction budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire Durack, Dobson Excavations is the business you are searching for. We can advise you the equipment you will need for your project. So contact us today at 0414 755 306 or dobson_excavations@live.com.