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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 essential for nearly every single construction task. When constructing a residential or commercial structure, installing below ground pipes, or undertaking road construction jobs, you require to excavate the ground as well as get rid of the soil, rocks and other debris that might affect the structural integrity 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 kind of excavation that you take on will rely on the sort of building and construction. In some cases, you require to dig deep as well as move large quantities of soil as well as rocks, in other circumstances, like when digging a trench, the excavation job is only a small job.

    The same can be claimed when working on your landscape design, specifically if you are dealing with level surface. The machines you need to move, and also the deepness of the excavation will guide you in establishing the type of excavation needed. For the most part, excavation is classified based upon the sort of material being removed from the earth. We offer excavator hire McMinns Lagoon in the entire city area and South-west.


    This type of excavation entails the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface area. This layer includes soil, plants, and also other debris. This kind of excavation can be finished either using a mini excavator which is usually utilized for smaller sized projects or tight access sites. When the ground is too tough then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will certainly get the job done. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches and also lay pipelines, it just depends upon the size as well as weight of the pipes.

    Stripping excavation McMinns Lagoon

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


    This is done by specialist excavation contractors McMinns Lagoon like Dobson Excavations. It calls for 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 sort of excavation gets its name from the kind of material being removed. It is a mix of dirt and also water, which is an obstacle throughout construction. Instead of permitting the soil and water to impede construction, it is normally best to remove it and spread it to completely dry. Additionally, this material is relocated to another location.

    Earth Excavation McMinns Lagoon

    This is the main kind of excavation done before the construction of structures, bridges, as well as drainage channels. Earth excavation includes the removal of topsoil as well as the rock layer below it.

    Excavator hire McMinns Lagoon based on a clear Objective

    What kind of excavation you need determines the sort of excavator that is most appropriate for the task. As an example, excavating a dam or packing large trees would certainly require our 21 Ton Excavator, our 8 Ton Excavator is extremely versatile, as it has a hammer, auger and ripper add-ons, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any holes that are required our auger can aid. Our auger attachments are 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm. For ripping through hard ground, the ripper accessory will certainly tear through just about any ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is exceptional for making it through tight access gate fences as well as through carports and garages.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be quite complicated due to the fact that it is based on the design of the structure, and also how deep the excavation specialist expects the building to go. This kind of excavation involves one of the most effective excavators in the market.

    Road excavator

    All road construction require excavation, typically of the topsoil, prior to any kind 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 relocate the material to vehicles that will transport it elsewhere.

    Aspects for Excavator hire McMinns Lagoon

    Aspects that influence the kind of excavator that appropriate for your job are:
    • Objective of excavation
    • Type of ground
    • The dimension of the building and construction site
    • Timeframe.
    • Construction budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire McMinns Lagoon, Dobson Excavations is the partner you are searching for. We can advise you the equipment you will need for your job. So contact us today at 0414 755 306 or dobson_excavations@live.com.