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Melbourne Excavation Service

At Orb Excavations, we offers various excavation services capable of handling projects of any size. Whether you’re looking for detailed excavation, bulk excavation, basement excavation or site cut excavation, we have the equipment, tools, expertise and experience to get the job done.

We understand that every excavation project is unique, and we take the time to assess your plans, understand your project and deliver a customised solution capable of achieving the desired results. Our crew of experienced professionals will work closely with you to ensure that your excavation project is completed on time and within budget.

Orb Excavation only uses the latest in excavation technology and machinery to ensure that the job is done efficiently and to the highest standards. Our generations of experience and a commitment to providing the best possible service to our clients ensure that Orb Excavations is the right choice for your project.

Excavation | Bulk, Detailed, Site Cut | Orb Excavations
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Detailed Excavation

Our experience, attention to engineering plans and precise excavation will deliver the most cost-effective service and save time on any project. When your project requires skill and precision in tight access or delicate areas, we have the experience and machinery to get it done on time, on budget and most importantly safely. 

We offer detailed excavation services beyond the simple act of excavating a site. This includes:

  • Footing and foundations
  • Driveway preparation
  • Pool excavation
  • Trenching for all utility services
  • Post hole drilling
  • Piles and piers
  • Concrete breaking
  • Concrete removal
  • Driveway removal
  • Stormwater detention systems
  • Aerated wastewater excavation
  • Bulk excavation
  • Basement excavation
  • Site cut excavation
  • Rock drilling
  • and more…
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Bulk Excavation

Bulk excavation is the term used when a significant volume of earth is required to be excavated and displaced from any given point to achieve the required reduced level (RL). 

Bulk excavation typically begins with a site survey, which helps assess the work’s scope and formulate a plan. Once the job has started, bulk excavators use various heavy equipment to remove the earth. If access is sufficient larger earthmoving machinery is preferably used to excavate and displace excavated matter. 

During a bulk excavation, a surveyor provides a datum point with the reduced level. We use this datum point as our reference point and set our laser level to the designed reduced level on the plans. We also use the laser level as a guide to cut down to the desired level.

The material is then typically transported off-site for disposal or reuse. In some cases, the earth matter can be used on-site to fill levels below the designed reduced level. This is referred to as cut and fill.

Site Cut Excavation

Site cut excavation involves removing soil and other materials from a site in order to create a level and stable foundation for construction or landscaping projects.

The process of site cut excavation begins with a thorough analysis of the site to determine the extent of the excavation that will be required. This analysis takes into account factors such as the size and shape of the site, the type of soil or rock that is present and any underground utilities or structures that may need to be avoided or relocated.

Once the analysis is complete, our excavation team will use heavy equipment such as bulldozers, excavators and backhoes to remove the soil and other materials from the site. This may involve cutting down hills or removing rocks and boulders in order to create a level and stable surface.

At Orb Excavation we ensure our site cut excavation services are provided with accuracy. We use our latest laser technology to provide the most level cut with an accuracy of 30mm as to your plans.

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New Years Break

The team at Orb Excavations wishes you a safe and joyous holiday. We are currently on leave till the 15th of Jan, 2024.

We are unable to take phone calls for the time being. Please leave us an email through our contact form and we’ll get back to you shortly.

Happy New Years!