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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 almost every building and construction project. When constructing a domestic or industrial building, installing underground pipelines, or carrying out road construction projects, you need to excavate the ground as well as remove the dirt, rocks and various other debris that may impact 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 take on will depend on the kind of building. Sometimes, you require to dig deep as well as relocate large quantities of dirt as well as rocks, in other circumstances, 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, specifically if you are working on level terrain. The material you need to move, and the depth of the excavation will assist you in identifying the sort of excavation required. Most of the times, excavation is classified based upon the type of material being removed from the earth. We provide excavator hire Livingstone in the entire metro area and South-west.


    This kind of excavation entails the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface area. This layer includes dirt, vegetation, as well as various other debris. This type of excavation can be completed either using a mini excavator which is usually made use of for smaller sized jobs or limited access sites. If the ground is too hard then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will defiantly finish the job. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches as well as lay pipelines, it just depends upon the size and weight of the pipelines.

    Stripping excavation Livingstone

    This kind 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 dirt, sand, rocks, as well as various other debris, and relocates it to another location with the option of it being used as backfilling. When all the work has been completed, the land might also be graded.


    This is done by expert excavation contractors Livingstone like Dobson Excavations. It requires the combination of a rock hammer accessory, for the excavator. This is due to the fact that the excavator alone may not have the power to puncture 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 mix of dirt and water, which is a difficulty during construction. As opposed to allowing the dirt and water to restrain construction, it is generally best to remove it and spread it to dry. Alternatively, this material is transferred to another area.

    Earth Excavation Livingstone

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

    Excavator hire Livingstone based upon a clear Objective

    What type of excavation you require determines the sort of excavator that is most suitable for the job. For example, digging a dam or packing huge trees would certainly require our 21 Ton Excavator, our 8 Ton Excavator is really versatile, as it has a hammer, auger as well as ripper accessories, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any holes that are required 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 just about any type of ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is exceptional for getting through tight access gate fences as well as through carports and garages.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be quite complex since it is based on the design of the building, and also exactly how deep the excavation specialist expects the construction to go. This sort of excavation involves using one of the most effective excavators on the market.

    Road excavator

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

    Factors for Excavator hire Livingstone

    Variables that affect the type of excavator that appropriate for your task are:
    • Objective of excavation
    • Kind of ground
    • The dimension of the construction site
    • Timeframe.
    • Building and construction budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire Livingstone, Dobson Excavations is the partner 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.