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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 nearly every single building and construction job. When constructing a residential or industrial structure, installing underground pipes, or embarking on road construction jobs, you require to excavate the ground and eliminate the soil, rocks and other debris that might affect 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 take on will depend upon the type of building and construction. In some cases, you need to dig deep and relocate big quantities of dirt and also rocks, in other instances, like when digging a trench, the excavation job is only a little job.

    The very same can be stated when dealing with your landscaping, specifically if you are dealing with level surface. The material you require to move, and the depth of the excavation will direct you in establishing the sort of excavation required. For the most part, excavation is classified based on the type of material being removed from the earth. We provide excavator hire Southport in the whole metro area and also South-west.


    This type of excavation entails the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface area. This layer consists of soil, greenery, and also various other debris. This kind of excavation can be finished either making use of a mini excavator which is normally utilized for smaller sized jobs or tight access sites. If the ground is too compact then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will defiantly do the job. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches and lay pipelines, it simply depends on the size and also weight of the pipelines.

    Stripping excavation Southport

    This type of excavation is also described as cut and fill. This excavation is common when working on a big location where an excavator removes layers of dirt, sand, rocks, and other debris, and moves it to another area with the option of it being utilised as backfilling. When all the work has been completed, the land might also be graded.


    This is done by expert excavation contractors Southport 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 might not have the power to cut through the rock as attempting to do this will wreck the excavator. Rather, we use the rock hammer attachment 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 soil and also water, which is an obstacle during construction. As opposed to allowing the soil and water to impede construction, it is generally best to remove it and spread it to dry. Conversely, this material is relocated to another area.

    Earth Excavation Southport

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

    Excavator hire Southport based upon a clear Purpose

    What sort of excavation you need determines the kind of excavator that is most suitable for the job. As an example, excavating a dam or filling large trees would need our 21 Ton Excavator, our 8 Ton Excavator is extremely versatile, as it has a hammer, auger and also ripper attachments, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any kind of openings that are required our auger can assist. Our auger attachments are 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm. For ripping through tough ground, the ripper attachment will rip through almost any kind of ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is superb for getting through tight access gate fences and through garages and carports.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be rather complicated due to the fact that it is based on the design of the structure, and also exactly how deep the excavation service provider expects the building to go. This kind of excavation entails some of the most effective excavators on the market.

    Road excavator

    All road construction call for excavation, typically of the topsoil, prior to any kind of grading or scraping is done. In some cases the physical properties of the fill material might not be suitable so the excavator may be needed to relocate the material to vehicles that will transport it elsewhere.

    Factors for Excavator hire Southport

    Factors that affect the kind of excavator that is suitable for your work are:
    • Purpose of excavation
    • Type of ground
    • The size of the construction site
    • Timeframe.
    • Construction budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire Southport, Dobson Excavations is the business you are searching 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.