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Sign Installation

Posted 5 hours ago

Seeking a general contractor able to supply the following services for the installation of an outdoor sign in Wairoa: Ground survey Post hole digging (2 x 1.5m deep holes for supplied posts) Concreting supports in place Erection of prefabricated framework Lifting and mounting of electronic sign (approx 300kg) on framework At this stage we are looking to identify a suitable contractor only as the work is likely to be carried out in April/May

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5 ton truck needed today.

Posted 6 hours ago

We have some concrete to be removed today. To much for my little 3 ton truck to get out itself. Job is in main south rd. Dumping at KBs miners rd.

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Pad for garage #2

Posted 8 hours ago

prepare ground and pour concrete slab

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Site works for relocatable house

Posted 1 day ago

We have a relocatable house being delivered Friday 28th. Needing the site works done on the subdivided property ASAP. Concrete slab, yard trees etc to be removed in preparation for the home to be placed.

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Move Rocks from one site to another

Posted 2 days ago

Need a contractor with small excavator and truck to move rocks from one site in Cashmere to Southshore Access in Cashmere restricted to 1.3 metres wide, down a gradual slope Care would need to be taken at both sites

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Pathing Preparation

Posted 4 days ago

Excavate and level areas for patio and pathways. Need to excavate to a depth of 120mm plus fall for the following areas: Patio approx 36 m2 Pathways approx 37 m2 Would appreciate having costs to include removal of excavated soil and left in situ.

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Swimming Pool Excavation work.

Posted 4 days ago

Looking for an experienced Excavator that does work for a swimming pool install plus Removal of fence and garden.

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Dig ten 30cm diameter holes (40cm deep) for timber piles

Posted 1 week ago

Placing a cabin on piles and need to dig 10 holes for the timber piles. Access to the site is up a grass driveway that's quite steep, so reasonable traction is required. This is an urgent one, hoping to get it done in the next day or two.

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Skilled Excavator Operator wanted

Posted 1 week ago

We are looking for a skilled Excavator Operator to come and work for/with us that isn't scared of tight spots and tricky jobs. Would be ideal if you have experience working with small and large machinery. Jobs we do include... - Underhouse Excavations - Driveways - Landscaping - House cuts Have a look at what we do on Facebook... DK Smith Excavations Please send a text to ... if you are interested in working with us. Cheers!

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Basement excavation and concrete retaining wall

Posted 1 week ago

Site visit and quotes required for Excavation of a basement area roughly 3m x 8m x 1.5 high. And a new retaining block wall . Residential home.

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Enlarge the door handle hole

Posted 1 week ago

Enlarge the wooden door handle hole. Now the hole size is 25mm it is smaller than the standard ones on the market. So i want to enlarge the wooden door handle hole to match the standard handle set.

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Grading of lawn base & path and removal of soil from site

Posted 1 week ago

Hi there, I'd like a ballpark quote to get some topsoil/clay excavated, graded and removed from the property. I'm guessing it's about 11-15 cubic meters worth.  It's to be graded 90mm down from the finished level, which I'll mark out with string. There is a path that runs alongside that would be 150mm down. I've added some pictures to help and sketched out a plan. The current level of soil varies between 50mm under to about 150mm over the finisehd level. I used the string as a guide w...

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In-Ground trampoline

Posted 1 week ago

Cost dependent job. Need approx cost to drop 14ft trampoline into ground. Possible drainage and retaining required. Open to suggestions.

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Digger and hardfill

Posted 1 week ago

Looking for hiring a digger for a day for some cutting and laying gap40 for foundation.

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Excavating carport and parking area

Posted 1 week ago

Excavating approx 200mm topsoil from floor of 7x3.5 carport, removing topsoil from adjoining parking area and possibly shingling.

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Excavate driveway

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are redoing our driveway and need to excavate the ground below it and have the soil removed

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Trenching to fix drain pipe

Posted 2 weeks ago

Looking for someone to dig out a trench to get to the damaged drain in the back garden. The drainpipe is damaged and needs to be replaced. Could be done in 1 job to just dig the trench which is the hard part.

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Sevices trench

Posted 2 weeks ago

I need an underground services trench dug approximately 38m down the future driveway. There may be some small rock otherwise the soil is soft. Would like this done within 2 or 3 weeks time

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Prep and lay concrete pad 36m2

Posted 2 weeks ago

Prep and lay 36m pad for garage

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Water well

Posted 2 weeks ago

bore hole for water irrigation on an acre section

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Recent excavation reviews

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Soil removal required

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hand dug trench

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

bob cat driver

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Area Scrape

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Soil be gone

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

5th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Trench for new water pipe from road

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Piles of dirt to be removed

Work carried out by an employee of the company

29th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Clay Removal

Work carried out by an employee of the company

28th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove a hedge & fence at the front

Work carried out by an employee of the company

24th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Soil removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Dig 6 post holes

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Urgent Compacting needed before Christmas

Work carried out by an employee of the company

25th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Minor earthworks - spread topsoil

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Dig trench for 25mm conduit

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Soak Hole clog

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Removal clothes line pole and concrete.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove 5~6 cubic meters of topsoil

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Post holes

Work carried out by an employee of the company

30th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Landscaping preparation

Work carried out by an employee of the company

19th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Excavation hard/mixed fill from garden space

Work carried out by an employee of the company

12th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5
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