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a hammer excavation

Site cut and rock breaking was needed on this job.  Rock is prevalent in many areas of Melbourne.  When we hit rock, we try to excavate it, following that we can break and hammer. Hitting rock can cause delays and add cost to any project.  Where rock is known it is best to limit the […]

Residential Site cut Melbourne 75

Site cut on a small block in a new suburb of Melbourne.  Blocks throughout Melbourne continue to become smaller which can make access tricky for large machines and trucks. Earthlift have a range of excavator sizes from 5 right up to 20 tonne machines.  We have a variety of trucks the handle any issue.  Semi’s, […]

Detailed Site Cut Melbourne

Very Detailed site cut in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Attention to detail on this was is great. The operator even hand bladed some sections to ensure the quality was right. After some careful planning all the soil was was moved to he front of the block.  Then soil removal was taken care of by a bobcat […]

Residential Site cut Melbourne 61

Site cut and fill in a new estate in Melbourne’s outer suburbs.  A small cut to the rear of this block and slight filling needed to the front.  This is quite common in new estates that a block slopes from back to front,  Usually the block has a balanced cut and fill to achieve the […]

Residential Site cut Melbourne 50

A residential site cut in Melbourne that uncovered significant rocks.  This site was 100% cut. Usually cut and fill to minimize material movement is best.  This job due to the sloping site 100% cut was needed. This house excavation was done around the rocks, until they were broken and removed. A significant retaining wall is […]

Residential Site cut Melbourne 49

A nice single dwelling site cut incorporating an existing rock wall. The client was keen to keep the existing rock wall which made the site cut tricky but will help achieve a great setting for the client. The desired plan fit perfectly extending right up to the rock walls. Through careful planning a finished floor […]

Residential Site cut Melbourne 46

Residential excavation in Geelong with significant sideways fall.  The site also had short setbacks on three sides. Our client had to ensure that the neighboring properties were not undermined, this was achieved by selecting a suitable finished floor level and working the batters to the boundaries. Soil removal was sorted with 8 tandem loads The […]

Multi Unit Site cut Melbourne 17

This great multi unit development site was cut and filled by one of our gun operators.  Multi unit development all with different cut heights.  22 different levels across this site.   Access was poor on this site being at the end of a narrow dead end road.  Smaller trucks were used for soil removal, Excavators […]

Site Cut for a Knock down rebuild site

Site Cut and fill on a Sandy site Single dwelling Site Cut with tight access for soil removal but we got the job done.  We were aided onsite by great weather which always helps with efficiency. Earth moving is never easy if the weather is against you,  Our house excavation motto.  Suns out Booms out […]

Site Cut on Sloping block Melbourne

Site Cut on Sloping Block in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne This large site cut in a built up area shows the finish our talented team can achieve.  We take pride in having the best excavator operators in the industry performing site cuts and excavations every day for our valued clients.  Large Cut and Fill […]