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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 single construction job. When constructing a residential or commercial structure, installing below ground pipelines, or embarking on roadway construction tasks, you require to excavate the ground and also eliminate the dirt, rocks and other debris that might 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 kind of excavation that you embark on will depend upon the sort of building. In many cases, you require to dig deep and move huge amounts of soil and also rocks, in other circumstances, like when excavating a trench, the excavation task is only a small task.

    The same can be stated when working on your landscaping, especially if you are working on flat surface. The equipment you need to relocate, and the depth of the excavation will lead you in establishing the kind of excavation required. In most cases, excavation is classified based on the type of material being removed from the earth. We provide excavator hire Shoal Bay in the entire city area and also South-west.


    This kind of excavation includes the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface. This layer includes soil, greenery, and various other debris. This sort of excavation can be finished either utilizing a mini excavator which is normally made use of for smaller tasks or tight access sites. When the ground is too tough then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will certainly do the job. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches and also lay pipelines, it simply depends on the dimension as well as weight of the pipes.

    Stripping excavation Shoal Bay

    This kind of excavation is also referred to as cut and fill. This excavation is common when dealing with a huge area where an excavator removes layers of soil, 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 may also be graded.


    This is done by specialist excavation contractors Shoal Bay like Dobson Excavations. It requires 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 make use of the rock hammer accessory 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 combination of dirt and water, which is a challenge throughout construction. Rather than enabling the dirt and water to impede construction, it is usually best to remove it and spread it to completely dry. Conversely, this material is relocated to another location.

    Earth Excavation Shoal Bay

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

    Excavator hire Shoal Bay based upon a clear Purpose

    What kind of excavation you require determines the sort of excavator that is most suitable for the project. For instance, digging a dam or loading very 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 attachments, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any type of holes that are needed our auger can aid. Our auger attachments are 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm. For ripping through hard ground, the ripper add-on will certainly rip through nearly any kind of ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is exceptional for making it through tight access gate fences and also through garages and carports.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be quite complicated because it is based on the design of the structure, and 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, normally of the topsoil, before any type of grading or scraping is done. Occasionally the physical properties of the fill material might not be suitable so the excavator may be needed to relocate the material to trucks that will transport it somewhere else.

    Variables for Excavator hire Shoal Bay

    Factors that affect the type of excavator that appropriate for your work are:
    • Objective of excavation
    • Kind of ground
    • The dimension of the construction site
    • Timeframe.
    • Building and construction budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire Shoal Bay, Dobson Excavations is the business you are looking for. We can advise you the equipment you will require for your task. So contact us today at 0414 755 306 or dobson_excavations@live.com.