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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 nearly every building and construction job. When constructing a residential or commercial building, installing below ground pipelines, or undertaking road construction projects, you need to excavate the ground and eliminate the dirt, rocks as well as various other debris that may impact the structural integrity 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 undertake will rely on the type of building and construction. In many cases, you require to dig deep and move large quantities of dirt and also rocks, in various other instances, like when digging a trench, the excavation task is only a little job.

    The very same can be stated when dealing with your landscape design, especially if you are dealing with level terrain. The equipment you need to move, and also the depth of the excavation will direct you in establishing the kind of excavation required. For the most part, excavation is classified based upon the kind of material being removed from the earth. We offer excavator hire Herbert in the whole city location as well as South-west.


    This sort of excavation involves the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface area. This layer consists of soil, plants, and also other debris. This sort of excavation can be completed either making use of a mini excavator which is generally made use of for smaller sized jobs or tight access sites. If the ground is too hard then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will certainly get the job done. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches as well as lay pipes, it just depends upon the dimension and weight of the pipelines.

    Stripping excavation Herbert

    This kind of excavation is also described as cut and fill. This excavation is common when dealing with a huge area where an excavator removes layers of dirt, sand, rocks, and also other debris, and moves it to another area with the option of it being used for backfilling. When all the job has been completed, the land may also be graded.


    This is done by professional excavation contractors Herbert 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 might not have the power to cut through the rock as attempting to do this will ruin the excavator. Rather, we make use of the rock hammer accessory which will break the rocks into smaller pieces.


    This type of excavation gets its name from the type of material being removed. It is a combination of soil and also water, which is a challenge throughout construction. As opposed to allowing the dirt and water to impede construction, it is usually best to remove it and spread it to completely dry. Conversely, this material is transferred to another area.

    Earth Excavation Herbert

    This is the primary type of excavation done before the construction of structures, bridges, and also drainage channels. Earth excavation involves disposing topsoil and the rock layer below it.

    Excavator hire Herbert based on a clear Purpose

    What sort of excavation you need determines the sort of excavator that is most suitable for the work. For example, digging a dam or packing large trees would certainly need our 21 Ton Excavator, our 8 Ton Excavator is very versatile, as it has a hammer, auger as well as ripper accessories, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any openings that are required our auger can assist. Our auger add-ons are 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm. For ripping through tough ground, the ripper attachment will rip through practically any type of ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is exceptional for making it through tight access gate fences as well as through carports and garages.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be quite challenging because it is based on the design of the structure, and exactly how deep the excavation contractor expects the building to go. This type of excavation involves using one of the most effective excavators in the market.

    Road excavator

    All road construction need excavation, usually of the topsoil, before any kind of grading or scraping is done. In some cases the physical properties of the fill material might not be ideal so the excavator may be needed to relocate the material to trucks which will move it somewhere else.

    Aspects for Excavator hire Herbert

    Variables that affect the sort of excavator that appropriate for your job are:
    • Purpose of excavation
    • Type of ground
    • The dimension of the building site
    • Timeframe.
    • Building and construction budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire Herbert, Dobson Excavations is the company you are searching for. We can advise you the equipment you will require for your project. So get in touch with us today at 0414 755 306 or dobson_excavations@live.com.