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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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    The kind of excavation that you undertake will rely on the kind of building and construction. Sometimes, you require to dig deep and also relocate big quantities of dirt and also rocks, in various other instances, like when digging a trench, the excavation job is only a little task.

    The exact same can be stated when working on your landscaping, specifically if you are working on flat terrain. The equipment you require to relocate, and also the depth of the excavation will assist you in identifying the kind of excavation needed. In many cases, excavation is classified based on the kind of material being removed from the earth.

    We service the entire Perth metro area and South west, such as (but not limited to): Perth, Jarrahdale, Roleystone, Karragullen, Kalamunda, Bickley, Serpentine, Mundijong, Whitby, Hopeland, Keysbrook, Dandalup, Myara, Karrakup, Cardup, Byford, Oldbury, Wellard, Baldivis, Keralup, Rockingham, Port Kennedy, Secret Harbour, Golden Bay, Waikiki, Warnbro, Calista, Orelia, Oakford, Darling Downs, Armadale, Bunbury, Mandurah, Pinjarra, Harvey, Wandering, Collie, Boddington, Crossman, Brookton, Beverley, Dwellingup

    We also offer a wide variety of other services, such as Mini Excavator and Digger Hire, Drive Construction, Digger Hire, Trench Digger Hire, Soakwell Installation, Siteworks, Septic Tank Installation, Land Clearing, Pool Excavation, Leach Drains, Bobcat Slasher, Excavator hire, Bobcat hire, 6-wheeler tipper hire, earthworks and earthmoving contractors .


    This kind of excavation involves the removal of the top layer of the earth's surface. This layer includes dirt, greenery, and also various other debris. This kind of excavation can be finished either using a mini excavator which is generally used for smaller sized projects or tight access sites. When the ground is too hard then our 8-ton excavator or 21-ton Excavator will defiantly get the job done. Either of these Excavators can dig trenches and also lay pipelines, it simply depends on the size and also weight of the pipelines.

    Stripping excavation

    This kind 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 dirt, sand, rocks, and also various other debris, and relocates it to another location with the option of it being utilised for backfilling. When all the work has been completed, the land might also be graded.


    This is done by expert excavation contractors like Dobson Excavations. It requires the combination of a rock hammer accessory, for the excavator. This is because the excavator alone might not have the power to cut through the rock as attempting to do this will ruin the excavator. Rather, we utilise the rock hammer accessory which will break the rocks into smaller pieces.


    This kind of excavation gets its name from the kind of material being removed. It is a mix of dirt and also water, which is a challenge throughout construction. Rather than permitting the dirt and water to impede construction, it is generally best to remove it and spread it to completely dry. Additionally, this material is transferred to another location.

    Earth Excavation

    This is the main kind of excavation done prior to the building and construction of structures, bridges, and also drainage channels. Earth excavation involves the removal of topsoil and also the rock layer below.

    Excavator hire based on a clear Objective

    What type of excavation you need determines the kind of excavator that is most suitable for the project. For instance, digging a dam or packing very large trees would need our 21 Ton Excavator, our 8 Ton Excavator is very versatile, as it has a hammer, auger and also ripper accessories, so it can hammer rock/concrete etc, and for any openings that are needed our auger can help. Our auger accessories are 200mm, 300mm, 400mm and 600mm. For ripping through hard ground, the ripper accessory will certainly rip through nearly any ground. The 2 Ton Excavator is excellent for making it through tight access gate fences and also through carports and garages.

    Basement excavator

    This excavation can be quite complicated because it is based on the design of the building, and also how deep the excavation service provider expects the construction to go. This kind of excavation entails one of the most effective excavators in the market.

    Road excavator

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

    Variables for Excavator hire

    Variables that affect the kind of excavator that appropriate for your project are:
    • Objective of excavation
    • Sort of ground
    • The size of the building and construction site
    • Timeframe.
    • Building and construction budget.
    When it comes to excavator hire, Dobson Excavations is the partner you are searching for. We can advise you the equipment you will require for your project. So contact us today at 0414 755 306 or dobson_excavations@live.com.