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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 important for nearly every single construction task. When constructing a residential or commercial structure, installing underground pipelines, or embarking on roadway construction tasks, you need to excavate the ground as well as get rid of the dirt, rocks and various other debris that may 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 kind of excavation that you embark on will depend on the type of building and construction. In some cases, you require to dig deep and relocate big amounts of soil and also rocks, in various other circumstances, like when excavating a trench, the excavation task is only a small task.

    The very same can be claimed when working on your landscaping, specifically if you are dealing with level terrain. The material you require to relocate, and also the deepness of the excavation will lead you in determining the type of excavation needed. Most of the times, excavation is classified based on the kind of material being removed from the earth. We offer excavator hire Virginia in the entire metro area as well as South-west.


    This type of excavation involves the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface area. This layer consists of soil, plants, and also other debris. This type of excavation can be completed either making use of a mini excavator which is usually used for smaller tasks or tight access sites. If the ground is too tough then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will certainly finish the job. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches and also lay pipes, it just depends on the dimension and also weight of the pipelines.

    Stripping excavation Virginia

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


    This is done by expert excavation contractors Virginia 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 might not have the power to cut through the rock as trying to do this will ruin the excavator. Rather, we use the rock hammer add-on 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 soil and water, which is an obstacle throughout construction. As opposed to permitting the dirt and water to restrain construction, it is normally best to remove it and spread it to completely dry. Alternatively, this material is moved to another location.

    Earth Excavation Virginia

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

    Excavator hire Virginia based upon a clear Objective

    What type of excavation you need determines the sort of excavator that is most suitable for the work. For example, digging a dam or loading very large trees would require our 21 Ton Excavator, our 8 Ton Excavator is extremely versatile, as it has a hammer, auger as well as ripper add-ons, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any type of holes that are required our auger can aid. Our auger add-ons are 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm. For ripping through hard ground, the ripper accessory will certainly tear through almost any ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is excellent for getting through limited access gate fences and also through garages and carports.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be fairly complicated due to the fact that 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 one of the most effective excavators in the market.

    Road excavator

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

    Variables for Excavator hire Virginia

    Factors that influence the type of excavator that is suitable for your project are:
    • Purpose of excavation
    • Kind of ground
    • The dimension of the building site
    • Timeframe.
    • Construction budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire Virginia, Dobson Excavations is the business you are looking for. We can advise you the equipment you will require for your job. So contact us today at 0414 755 306 or dobson_excavations@live.com.