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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 critical for nearly every building and construction job. When constructing a residential or commercial structure, installing underground pipes, or undertaking road construction jobs, you need to excavate the ground and eliminate the dirt, rocks and various other debris that might affect 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 sort of excavation that you take on will rely on the kind of building and construction. In many cases, you require to dig deep and also relocate huge quantities of dirt as well as rocks, in various other instances, like when digging a trench, the excavation job is only a little task.

    The exact same can be claimed when working on your landscape design, specifically if you are working on flat terrain. The machines you require to move, and the deepness of the excavation will guide you in establishing the type of excavation required. In most cases, excavation is classified based on the kind of material being removed from the earth. We offer excavator hire Hughes in the whole metro 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 includes dirt, vegetation, as well as other debris. This sort of excavation can be completed either making use of a mini excavator which is normally used for smaller jobs or tight access sites. If 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 also lay pipelines, it simply depends upon the size as well as weight of the pipes.

    Stripping excavation Hughes

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


    This is done by professional excavation contractors Hughes like Dobson Excavations. It requires 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 puncture the rock as trying to do this will ruin the excavator. Rather, we utilise the rock hammer attachment which will break the rocks into smaller pieces.


    This kind of excavation gets its name from the sort of material being removed. It is a combination of soil and water, which is a difficulty throughout construction. As opposed to enabling the dirt and water to restrain construction, it is normally best to remove it and spread it to dry. Conversely, this material is moved to another location.

    Earth Excavation Hughes

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

    Excavator hire Hughes based on a clear Purpose

    What type of excavation you need determines the kind of excavator that is most appropriate for the job. For example, excavating a dam or filling huge trees would certainly require our 21 Ton Excavator, our 8 Ton Excavator is extremely versatile, as it has a hammer, auger and also ripper accessories, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any openings that are needed our auger can assist. Our auger add-ons are 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm. For ripping through hard ground, the ripper accessory will certainly rip through practically any type of ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is exceptional for making it through limited access gate fences and through carports and garages.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be fairly challenging since it is based on the design of the building, and how deep the excavation service provider expects the building to go. This sort of excavation entails one of the most effective excavators in the market.

    Road excavator

    All road construction call for excavation, generally of the topsoil, before any type of grading or scraping is done. Occasionally the physical properties of the fill material may not be suitable so the excavator may be needed to move the material to vehicles which will move it elsewhere.

    Factors for Excavator hire Hughes

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