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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 normally classified according to their excavating style and the amount of pressure they use to penetrate the earth. While you can use shovels and spades to dig small trenches in your backyard or garden, there are circumstances when you require a more powerful tool, particularly when digging deep trenches. Often, going with a trench digger for hire Southport might not always be since you require an effective tool, but it could be since you need to get the job completed rapidly.

    Excavator or Trencing machine?

    At Dobson Excavations we have a 2-ton, 8-ton and 21-ton excavators. These excavators can execute any kind of jobs dedicated trench diggers can do. Because we have various size excavators, our team can make use of the right size specific to the trenches you require to dig.

    8-ton Excavator with several accessories for rocky areas

    Before selecting the trench digger to hire, you must determine how deep you have to dig, just how wide the trench has to be, the type of material being excavated, and the trench digger hire cost. If the ground has lots of 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 add-ons which assist to crush rocks when excavating a trench in a location with plenty 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 an irrigation system for your grass, might require standard excavating devices, like the hoe, that can relocate the soil and create enough space for the pipelines required. Nonetheless, the 2-ton excavator from Dobson Excavations will get the trenches dug much faster. It is suitable for making small trenches and excavating holes.

    Mini Excavators for digging trenches in limited spaces

    In locations where a trench requires to be dug, but there is an access problem, we suggest our mini excavator. This excavator comes in handy for different tasks, regardless of the work site. If the area available is not ample for an excavator to turn or move, you ought to consider our mini excavator trench digger hire Southport. Its width is just under a meter, and it weighs 1.7 tons. It comes with a 790mm mini dump truck for carrying the excavated material. The Mini excavator is also great for examining the area before we begin digging trenches.

    How to Select the Right Trencher

    Several trenchers can be used for the same work, but when you search for trench digger hire Southport that is most suitable for the job, we will allow you identify which excavator is the best alternative for your task. We make this choice based on a number of elements;

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

    If you don't know which trench digger to hire, begin by having a list of the type of trench you want to dig. What depth and width does it have to be? Is precision a problem? What is the ground problem? A checklist is the best means to determine the best trench digger to use.

    What are you installing, and what is the dimension?

    The item that is going into the trench can also help you establish the trencher to make use of. Just how large is it, and what is the suggested deepness of installation? If it is sensitive piping, you need to ensure it is put deep enough to avoid damages when pressure is exerted on the trench after it is covered. We will find out which trench digger has the trench specs and if there are designs with a range of applications that will make digging easier and quicker.

    How is the slope and soil condition?

    Digging a trench on a level location is very different from digging a trench in a location with a high gradient. When seeking trench digger hire Southport, it is best to consider the soil condition and slope so that you can get a model with the right applications to modify the way it digs depending upon the changes in soil conditions.

    Trench Digger Hire Cost Southport?

    The trench digger hire cost will depend on how long it takes for the work to be completed. Hiring a powerful machine that digs rapidly will enable you to finish the work within the specified duration without incurring added days of hire. A much more powerful trench digger may cost even more to hire daily, so it is best to find out if you require such a digger or if a less effective one is enough for the job.

    Finding a balance between the best type of trench digger and the cost of hire is crucial. Will you make a saving if you hire a more effective one for a much shorter time, or is the cost higher if you went with a much less powerful one for a much longer? Take a look at all options and make all the comparisons possible to help you determine the very best trench digger to hire.

    Get in touch with Us for trencher hire Southport

    Dobson Excavations has the tools to handle trench excavating for different jobs, including the installation of electric lines, pipes, leach drains pipes, and far more. The equipment has to be adequate for the task. Or else, you might find you have the incorrect tools considering that some are made to dig shallow trenches, while others are best for deep trenches. The expected size of the trench is also critical since you don't want to get rid of even more material than is required.

    We have well-trained personnel with experience in trench digging. Not only do we assure that we will provide the ideal tools, but our personnel that recognizes the job, particularly those that need particular dimensions.

    Call us today at 0414 755 306 or email us at You also have the alternative of filling our on-line form. We will send you a no-obligation quotation once we have all the information we need pertaining to the work and the site.