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Trench diggers, or Trenchers, are a great tool if you need to dig trenches fast, deep or over a long distance. It's invaluable when manual trench digging would take too long or would be impossible.

Dobson Excavations offers trench digger hire services. Our range of trench diggers is extensive. Contact us today for a quote.

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    Trench diggers are usually categorised according to their digging style and the amount of pressure they make use of to penetrate the ground. While you can utilise shovels and spades to dig small trenches in your yard or garden, there are instances when you need a much more powerful tool, particularly when excavating deep trenches. In some cases, going with a trench digger for hire Shoal Bay may not always be due to the fact that you need an effective tool, but it could be due to the fact that you require to get the job completed immediately.

    Excavator or Trencing machine?

    At Dobson Excavations we have a 2-ton, 8-ton and 21-ton excavators. These excavators can perform any type of jobs dedicated trench diggers can do. Since we have different size excavators, our team can use the best size specific to the trenches you need to dig.

    8-ton Excavator with several attachments for rocky areas

    Before deciding on the trench digger to hire, you need to know exactly how deep you need to dig, how vast the trench needs to be, the type of material being excavated, and the trench digger hire cost. If the ground has many rocks, you need to get a durable trench digger, like the 8-ton excavator from Dobson Excavations. It comes with the Auger and Rock Hammer attachments which assist to break rocks when excavating a trench in an area with lots of rocks.
    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, site works, land clearing, pool excavation, bobcat slasher, excavator hire, bobcat hire, 6 wheeler tipper hire, earthworks and earthmoving contractors

    2-ton excavator for shallow trenches

    Small tasks, such as setting up a watering system for your yard, may need standard excavating devices, like the hoe, that can relocate the soil and create adequate area for the pipelines required. Nevertheless, the 2-ton excavator from Dobson Excavations will get the trenches dug much faster. It is perfect for making small trenches and excavating holes.

    Mini Excavators for digging trenches in limited areas

    In areas where a trench requires to be dug, but there is an accessibility issue, we suggest our mini excavator. This excavator comes in handy for various jobs, regardless of the work site. If the area available is not sufficient for an excavator to turn or move around, you should consider our mini excavator trench digger hire Shoal Bay. Its size is just under a meter, and it weighs 1.7 tons. It comes with a 790mm mini dump truck for bringing the excavated material. The Mini excavator is also great for assessing the location before we start excavating trenches.

    How to Select the Right Trencher

    Several trenchers can be used for the very same tasks, but when you search for trench digger hire Shoal Bay that is most appropriate for the work, we will allow you know which excavator is the best alternative for your job. We make this decision based upon several elements;

    Have a checklist of what you require the trench digger to do

    If you do not know which trench digger to hire, start by having a checklist of the type of trench you plan to dig. What depth and size does it have to be? Is precision a problem? What is the ground condition? A list is the most effective way to determine the best trench digger to utilise.

    What are you installing, and what is the dimension?

    The item that is entering into the trench can also help you identify the trencher to utilise. Exactly how vast is it, and what is the suggested depth of installation? If it is sensitive piping, you must ensure it is put deep enough to avoid damage when pressure is exerted on the trench after it is covered. We will find out which trench digger has the trench specifications and if there are versions with a range of applications that will make excavating easier and faster.

    How is the slope and soil condition?

    Digging a trench on a level area is really different from digging a trench in an area with a high slope. When looking for trench digger hire Shoal Bay, it is best to take into consideration the soil condition and gradient to ensure that you can get a model with the ideal applications to customize the way it digs depending on the modifications in soil conditions.

    Trench Digger Hire Cost Shoal Bay?

    The trench digger hire cost will depend on how long it takes for the work to be completed. Hiring an effective machine that digs quickly will allow you to complete the task within the stated period without incurring added days of hire. A more powerful trench digger may cost even more to hire per day, so it is best to discover if you need such a digger or if a less powerful one is enough for the task.

    Finding a balance between the most effective kind of trench digger and the cost of hire is vital. Will you make a saving if you hire a more effective one for a shorter time, or is the cost greater if you went with a less powerful one for a much longer? Look at all alternatives and make all the comparisons possible to aid you make a decision the best trench digger to hire.

    Get in touch with Us for trencher hire Shoal Bay

    Dobson Excavations has the equipment to take care of trench digging for various projects, including the installation of electrical lines, pipes, leach drains, and much more. The equipment has to be appropriate for the task. Or else, you may find you have the incorrect equipment since some are designed to dig shallow trenches, while others are best for deep trenches. The expected size of the trench is also crucial because you do not want to remove even more material than is required.

    We have trained personnel with expertise in trench digging. Not just do we ensure that we will supply the best tools, but our personnel that understands the project, specifically those that need certain measurements.

    Call us today at 0414 755 306 or email us at You also have the choice of filling our on-line form. We will send you a no-obligation quote once we have all the information we need concerning the job and the site.