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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 single building and construction project. When constructing a residential or commercial structure, installing underground pipes, or undertaking roadway construction jobs, you need to excavate the ground and eliminate the soil, rocks as well as other debris that may affect the structural stability 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 embark on will rely on the type of building and construction. Sometimes, you need to dig deep and move huge amounts of dirt and rocks, in other circumstances, like when excavating a trench, the excavation job is only a small job.

    The exact same can be said when dealing with your landscaping, specifically if you are dealing with flat terrain. The material you need to move, and also the deepness of the excavation will direct you in identifying the sort of excavation needed. In many cases, excavation is classified based upon the kind of material being removed from the earth. We offer excavator hire Johnston in the entire metro location and South-west.


    This sort of excavation entails the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface. This layer consists of dirt, greenery, and various other debris. This kind of excavation can be finished either utilizing a mini excavator which is generally made use of for smaller projects or tight access sites. When the ground is too tough then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will defiantly finish the job. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches and lay pipelines, it just depends upon the size as well as weight of the pipes.

    Stripping excavation Johnston

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


    This is done by professional excavation contractors Johnston like Dobson Excavations. It calls for the combination of a rock hammer attachment, 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. Rather, we utilise the rock hammer attachment which will break the rocks into smaller pieces.


    This kind of excavation gets its name from the kind of material being removed. It is a mix of dirt as well as water, which is a challenge during construction. Instead of permitting the soil and water to restrain construction, it is normally best to remove it and spread it to dry. Alternatively, this material is relocated to another location.

    Earth Excavation Johnston

    This is the primary type of excavation done prior to the building of structures, bridges, as well as drainage channels. Earth excavation entails the removal of topsoil as well as the rock layer below.

    Excavator hire Johnston based on a clear Purpose

    What kind of excavation you require determines the kind of excavator that is most appropriate for the task. For instance, digging a dam or packing large trees would require our 21 Ton Excavator, our 8 Ton Excavator is really versatile, as it has a hammer, auger as well as ripper add-ons, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any type of holes that are needed our auger can aid. Our auger add-ons are 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm. For ripping through hard ground, the ripper add-on will certainly rip through practically any ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is outstanding for getting through limited access gate fences and through garages and carports.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be fairly challenging since it is based on the design of the building, and just how deep the excavation professional expects the building to go. This kind of excavation involves making use of some of the most effective excavators in the market.

    Road excavator

    All road construction call for excavation, usually of the topsoil, prior to any kind of grading or scraping is done. In some cases the physical properties of the fill material might not be suitable so the excavator may be required to move the material to trucks which will transfer it somewhere else.

    Variables for Excavator hire Johnston

    Variables that affect the kind of excavator that appropriate for your project are:
    • Objective of excavation
    • Sort of ground
    • The dimension of the building site
    • Timeframe.
    • Construction budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire Johnston, Dobson Excavations is the business you are looking for. We can advise you the equipment you will need for your project. So get in touch with us today at 0414 755 306 or dobson_excavations@live.com.