Excavation Services includes civil works and utility service installation.

Utility services refer to the various pipe installations required for amenities used every day by the public. This includes electrical, gas, water, telecommunications, drainage and sewage systems.

In the most basic sense, we put the pipe in the ground, and we aim to do this with as minimal disruption as possible.

  • Directional Drilling
  • Mole Ploughing
  • Thrusting
  • Trenching
  • River Crossings
  • Duct and Cable Laying
  • GPR Utility Locations
  • Cable Hauling
  • Cable Jointing
  • PE Fusion Welding
  • Manhole Installations
  • Bridge Trunking and Rock Sawing

We use one of our ground penetrating radar locators (GPR) prior to engaging in any ground works. This gives us the confidence to ascertain any existing service cabling and ensures we maintain our goal of zero harm, zero strike.

The Ditch Witch 2550GR

The Ditch Witch 2550GR ground penetrating radar system helps you locate any type of utility conduit or piping, metallic or non-metallic, including PVC, beneath soil, rock, pavement, and any other surfaces up to the depth of 6m.

The RD7100 and TX10 Locating Device

The RD7100 and TX10 contains advanced locating technologies for accurately locating and marking buried assets and ensures minimum downtime during repair or maintenance activities. Clarke Underground has 2 of these.

The CAT & Genny4 is a popular and well-known cable locator. This machine helps us locate known and unknown power cables prior to digging or drilling.