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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 critical for nearly every single construction project. When constructing a domestic or industrial structure, installing below ground pipes, or undertaking road construction tasks, you need to excavate the ground and also remove the soil, rocks as well as other debris that might affect 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 sort of excavation that you take on will rely on the type of building. In some cases, you need to dig deep and move big amounts of soil as well as rocks, in various other instances, like when digging a trench, the excavation job is only a small job.

    The very same can be stated when dealing with your landscape design, particularly if you are dealing with flat terrain. The machines you need to move, and the depth of the excavation will guide you in establishing the type of excavation required. In many cases, excavation is classified based on the type of material being removed from the earth. We provide excavator hire Howard Springs in the whole city area and also South-west.


    This type of excavation involves the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface area. This layer includes soil, vegetation, and also other debris. This kind of excavation can be finished either making use of a mini excavator which is usually used for smaller tasks or tight access sites. When the ground is too compact then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will defiantly get the job done. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches and also lay pipes, it simply depends on the size as well as weight of the pipelines.

    Stripping excavation Howard Springs

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


    This is done by professional excavation contractors Howard Springs like Dobson Excavations. It requires the combination of a rock hammer add-on, for the excavator. This is because the excavator alone may not have the power to puncture the rock as attempting to do this will wreck the excavator. Instead, we use the rock hammer add-on 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 mix of dirt and also water, which is a challenge during construction. Rather than allowing the soil and water to restrain construction, it is usually best to remove it and spread it to completely dry. Conversely, this material is transferred to another location.

    Earth Excavation Howard Springs

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

    Excavator hire Howard Springs based upon a clear Objective

    What sort of excavation you need determines the kind of excavator that is most appropriate for the task. For instance, digging a dam or loading large trees would require our 21 Ton Excavator, our 8 Ton Excavator is very versatile, as it has a hammer, auger and also ripper attachments, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any kind of openings that are required our auger can assist. Our auger accessories are 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm. For ripping through hard ground, the ripper attachment will tear through nearly any ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is excellent for making it through limited access gate fences and through garages and carports.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be quite challenging because it is based on the design of the building, as well as how deep the excavation professional expects the construction to go. This sort of excavation involves some of the most effective excavators in the market.

    Road excavator

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

    Factors for Excavator hire Howard Springs

    Factors that influence the type of excavator that appropriate for your task are:
    • Purpose of excavation
    • Kind of ground
    • The size of the construction site
    • Timeframe.
    • Building budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire Howard Springs, Dobson Excavations is the partner you are searching for. We can advise you the equipment you will require for your job. So get in touch with us today at 0414 755 306 or dobson_excavations@live.com.