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iSeekplant is the leading reputed construction hire marketplace in Australia. We provide one of the best platforms for finding quality construction plant and services. More specifically, iSeekplant has a nationwide network of earthwork companies to efficiently meet the needs of your construction projects. Essentially, you can hire the best earthworks, bulk earthworks, earthmoving, excavation and subdivision at affordable rates for projects of any scope or scale by searching through iSeekplant’s wide directory of industry professionals.

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iSeekplant is the leading reputed construction hire marketplace in Australia. We provide one of the best platforms for finding quality construction plant and services. More specifically, iSeekplant has a nationwide network of earthwork companies to efficiently meet the needs of your construction projects. Essentially, you can hire the best earthworks, bulk earthworks, earthmoving, excavation and subdivision at affordable rates for projects of any scope or scale by searching through iSeekplant’s wide directory of industry professionals.

Earthwork FAQs

Here's some tips & frequently asked questions on how to find the right earthworks for your job

1. What do earthwork contractors do?

Earthwork contractors follow a well-developed process and strategy depending on the client’s project requirements. Earthworks involves digging, moving and grading the earth with the help of heavy machinery and equipment for a variety of construction projects. Plus, earthwork contractors take care of the project management and make sure the work is carried out with attention to detail.

The aim of earthworks is to prepare a site for the construction work to begin. Prior to starting the project, the landscape must be moved, graded and made ready for engineering and architectural specifications.

 

2. What are the steps of earthworks?

After examining the site carefully and ensuring that the natural environment is preserved in the right manner, the plans for the earthwork size and depth are determined. After this, the earthwork contractors prepare images with clearly marked earthwork boundaries.

Once the above are completed, the following steps are included in earthworks process:

  1. Set out corner benchmarks
  2. Examine the ground and top levels
  3. Excavate the land to the approved depth
  4. Dress the loose soil
  5. Make up to cut-off level
  6. Construct dewatering wells and interconnecting trenches
  7. Create boundaries of the building
  8. Construct protection bunds and drains
 

3. How much do earthworks cost?

Excavation and earthmoving services cost $90 per hour on average. However, this price can change when considering various things like the scope of the project, size of the area and difficulty of access.

Below is the average pricing:

  • Cost to hire an excavator - $560 to $800 per day
  • Cost of house foundation excavation including the specialised machinery - $700 to $15,000
  • Cost of basement excavation - $8,500 to $15,000
  • Cost to level the construction project land - $1,000 to $6,000
  • Cost of earthmoving jobs in New South Wales - $90 per hour
  • Cost to hire earthmovers in the Australian Capital Territory - $100 per hour

Before undertaking earthworks of any kind, make sure proper research has been completed and you are aware of any possible risks. These risks can include unstable ground, loose ground, bushfire prone or too close to water.

 

4. Where can I find an earthworks contractor?

Finding a leading contractor for earthworks via iSeekplant is a hassle-free process. iSeekplant has a nationwide network of renowned earthworks contractors operating in all capital cities from Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne to Darwin, Perth and Adelaide. We also offer earthwork services in all major towns and cities from Mackay down to the Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Newcastle, Ballarat and then across the country to Bunbury.

 

5. How do I book a local earthwork contractor through iSeekplant?

iSeekplant is a reliable platform with access to an equally reputable network of construction service providers. With a myriad of earthwork contractors available on our directory, it may be challenging to settle on a single professional service.

One of the easy and convenient ways to resolve this is to obtain multiple quick quotes. All you need to do is use iSeekplant’s get a quote tool today for earthwork quotes in your local area.

You can also opt for the alternative approach and contact the iSeekplant team directly on 1300 691 912 or email them at projects@iseekplant.com.au.

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