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Residential site cut in this Melbourne suburb. Nice weather is a thing of the past but this site cut was completed with one of the few sunny days in Winter. You will notice all vegetation has been removed.  This is critical to ensure no slab heave occurs.  Vegetation has to be removed to comply with […]

Residential excavation on a large titled block.  This job had great access which made soil removal easy.  Earthmoving in Melbourne has become tougher as block sizes reduce,  Access on to these tighter blocks can sometimes mean smaller machines are needed.  Tight access also restricts soil removal. Despite these challenges we love Residential Excavation.  It has […]

Residential excavation is what Earthlift have been doing for more than 50 years.  We have seen the suburbs of Melbourne explode and have completed site cuts in every estate on the map. The site cut represents the start of the build journey, we pride ourselves on our compliance ensuring your home is built on the […]

Site cuts in Melbourne’s fog:  As the days get shorter and begin to get colder we are starting to see the Fog roll in.  This significant site cut in an outer suburb was completed in a blanket of Fog. A lot of soil removal was done on this job due to the sloping block.  The […]

Earthlift are industry leaders in site cuts for quality and volume.  Completing thousands of site cuts per year, we have the capacity to service your needs across Melbourne, Geelong and regional areas. Seven pieces of Earthlift equipment in the photo completing 4 jobs all within one estate. Fulfilling our customers needs is our #1 priority […]

residential site cut

Residential site cuts:  A significant site cut on this undulating estate. As you can see the developer benched sites however more earthworks were needed to prepare a flat building platform. Significant soil was removed from this site however you can see the retaining walls have already begun to be constructed. Residential excavation is our specialty.  […]

Site cuts drone footage

Site Cuts:  This multi unit project has 6 separate site cuts. Some great drone footage provided by our builder on this one.  Soil removal on these large jobs can be kept to a minimum when FFL are carefully considered.    

Hitachi excavator doing residential excavation

Earthlift have the equipment and experience to get your residential excavation completed on time and on budget. With more than 100 pieces of plant at our disposal, Each job is assessed and the most efficient equipment used to get the job done. Site excavation is not all the same,  we have excavators from 5-20 tonne.  […]

Multi unit excavation by one of our Young Guns.  8 Units all with different levels knocked over with a #Caterpillar 12 tonne. Clay and Soil removal was taken care of by our trusty #Kenworth.  Earthlift are specialists in Multi unit excavation, combining our experience, skills and truck fleet to ensure the job is done on […]

House excavation on a seaside block on a sandy site on the Bellarine Peninsula in a new estate.  A lot of soil and vegetation was removed to ensure compliance with the engineering before a cut and fill was completed. Large step down for the alfresco is at the rear. House excavation on sandy sites can […]