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Taking delivery of our Next Gen Caterpillar. Earthlift continue to invest in new machines to service our loyal customers. This brand new Next Gen Caterpillar Digger with breaker will be put to work in Metro West. Completing residential site cuts, basement excavations and multi unit excavations. Ensuring our operators have the right tools to do […]

Some before and after shots of recently completed basement excavations in Melbourne. Due to land availability basement excavations in Melbourne and becoming increasingly popular. Earthlift provide detailed and bulk excavation for basement developments including soil removal.  Working with basement or concrete contractors to deliver cost and time efficient results. Basement excavations can have access challenges, […]

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 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 […]

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 Scrape

  Site Scrapes form a big part of our day to day routine.  It’s always critical to ensure all vegetation is removed as part of the excavation process.  After that, step downs are done, grading away from the slab area is completed and we’re onto the next job.  Sounds easy right? There’s more to site […]

  • A large multi unit development
  • Multiple levels for mulitple dwellings

This Multi unit development was completed and the level of detail in this job speaks for itself. Quality comes from experience. You cant achieve these results without excavator operators having earth moving experience in all situations. We are proud to share this with you!

  • New excavator sitting on a truck

New excavator day. Is there anything better then unwrapping a new toy ! This Hitachi 12 tonne excavator is perfectly suited for the earthwork we do and will be put into service for at least three years. Site cut, basement excavations or bulk soil removal is no match for this Digger.    

Large site cuts always look great. The possibilities are endless when it comes to the finer details of large site cut projects, our lovely client was very pleased with the result.  Soil removal quantities on this one were more then usual but access was great. Earth moving on tight sites can be tricky, but given […]

  • Empty block waiting for construction to start
  • Completed multi unit development

Multi unit excavation in Rosebud before and after shots.  This residential excavation was completed with just one excavator in two days.  Soil removal and import was sourced locally which ensured speedy completion. 8 Townhouses being constructed in a busy seaside suburb.