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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 essential for almost every single construction task. When constructing a residential or industrial building, installing below ground pipes, or taking on 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 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 undertake will depend on the type of building and construction. Sometimes, you need to dig deep and move huge quantities of dirt and rocks, in various other instances, like when digging a trench, the excavation task is only a little task.

    The same can be claimed when working on your landscape design, specifically if you are working on level surface. The material you require to move, and also the depth of the excavation will assist you in identifying the type of excavation needed. Most of the times, excavation is classified based upon the type of material being removed from the earth. We offer excavator hire Knuckey Lagoon in the entire metro area as well as South-west.


    This type of excavation involves the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface area. This layer includes dirt, vegetation, as well as various other debris. This kind of excavation can be completed either using a mini excavator which is generally utilized for smaller sized tasks or limited 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 also lay pipelines, it simply depends upon the dimension as well as weight of the pipelines.

    Stripping excavation Knuckey Lagoon

    This type 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, as well as other debris, and moves it to another area 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 Knuckey Lagoon like Dobson Excavations. It calls for the combination of a rock hammer accessory, 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 make use of the rock hammer accessory which will break the rocks into smaller pieces.


    This sort of excavation gets its name from the type of material being removed. It is a combination of soil and water, which is a difficulty during construction. Instead of permitting the soil and water to impede construction, it is normally best to remove it and spread it to completely dry. Conversely, this material is transferred to another area.

    Earth Excavation Knuckey Lagoon

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

    Excavator hire Knuckey Lagoon based upon a clear Objective

    What type of excavation you require determines the type of excavator that is most suitable for the task. For example, excavating a dam or loading large trees would require our 21 Ton Excavator, our 8 Ton Excavator is extremely versatile, as it has a hammer, auger as well as ripper accessories, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any kind of holes that are required our auger can aid. Our auger accessories are 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm. For ripping through tough ground, the ripper attachment will rip through practically any kind of ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is outstanding for getting through tight access gate fences and also through garages and carports.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be fairly challenging since it is based on the design of the building, and also how deep the excavation specialist expects the construction to go. This kind of excavation involves making use of one of the most effective excavators on the market.

    Road excavator

    All road construction require excavation, generally of the topsoil, prior to any grading or scraping is done. Occasionally the physical properties of the fill material may not be ideal so the excavator may be needed to relocate the material to vehicles which will transport it somewhere else.

    Variables for Excavator hire Knuckey Lagoon

    Variables that affect the kind of excavator that is suitable for your task are:
    • Objective of excavation
    • Type of ground
    • The dimension of the building site
    • Timeframe.
    • Building budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire Knuckey Lagoon, 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.