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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 crucial for almost every building job. When constructing a domestic or commercial building, installing underground pipelines, or carrying out roadway construction jobs, you need to excavate the ground and also eliminate the dirt, rocks and various 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 type of excavation that you embark on will depend upon the kind of building. In some cases, you require to dig deep and move huge amounts of dirt and also rocks, in various other circumstances, like when digging a trench, the excavation task is only a small task.

    The exact same can be claimed when dealing with your landscaping, specifically if you are working on flat surface. The machines you require to move, as well as the depth of the excavation will lead you in establishing the type of excavation required. In many cases, excavation is classified based upon the sort of material being removed from the earth. We offer excavator hire Palmerston City in the entire metro area and also South-west.


    This sort of excavation involves the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface. This layer consists of soil, greenery, as well as other debris. This kind of excavation can be completed either utilizing a mini excavator which is typically utilized for smaller jobs or tight access sites. If the ground is too compact then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will defiantly get the job done. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches and lay pipelines, it simply depends upon the size and weight of the pipelines.

    Stripping excavation Palmerston City

    This kind of excavation is also described as cut and fill. This excavation is common when dealing with a huge location where an excavator removes layers of soil, sand, rocks, and also various other debris, and relocates 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 specialist excavation contractors Palmerston City like Dobson Excavations. It calls for the combination of a rock hammer add-on, for the excavator. This is because the excavator alone may not have the power to cut through the rock as trying to do this will ruin the excavator. Rather, we utilise the rock hammer accessory which will break the rocks into smaller pieces.


    This type of excavation gets its name from the kind of material being removed. It is a combination of dirt as well as water, which is an obstacle during construction. Rather than permitting the soil and water to restrain construction, it is normally best to remove it and spread it to completely dry. Additionally, this material is transferred to another location.

    Earth Excavation Palmerston City

    This is the main kind of excavation done before the building of structures, bridges, and drainage channels. Earth excavation entails the removal of topsoil as well as the rock layer below.

    Excavator hire Palmerston City based on a clear Objective

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

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be rather challenging because it is based on the design of the building, as well as just how deep the excavation contractor expects the building to go. This type of excavation entails some of the most powerful excavators on the market.

    Road excavator

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

    Aspects for Excavator hire Palmerston City

    Variables that affect the sort of excavator that appropriate for your task are:
    • Objective of excavation
    • Kind of ground
    • The size of the building site
    • Timeframe.
    • Construction budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire Palmerston City, Dobson Excavations is the company you are looking 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.