Whelans has the expertise and equipment to deliver bulk and detailed earthworks services for all light industrial and commercial jobs in and around Melbourne. Our earthworks and materials management solutions are professional and designed to meet the strictest of excavation project deadlines.

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Bulk Excavations

Our large-scale bulk and detailed earthworks services provide for all your loading, cartage and disposal needs, and are available to all commercial and light industrial basement excavations. We only use late model plant and equipment, and fully licensed and verified, experienced operators.

Our bulk earthworks services include:

  • Site clearing
  • Bulk cut to fill
  • Lay-down area preparation
  • Rock excavation
  • Mobile contract crushing and screening
  • Batters and benches
  • Set-downs
  • Pad and strip footings
  • Pile caps

Materials Management Solutions

Whelans ensures all movement of materials from excavation works is managed according to relevant regulations, and overseen by contractors who are equipped with the necessary permits and licences. Where possible, we will always reuse materials in line with our environmental commitments, and where this is not feasible we dispose of contaminated materials at a range of licensed landfills.

We manage:

  • Cleanfill and contaminated soil
  • Cartage and tipping
  • Tracking and reporting


Design and certification of temporary and permanent retaining structures, including piled, shotcrete, in-situ, and earth reinforced retaining structures – anchored, cantilevered and gravity walls. Temporary and permanent ground anchors, soil nails and rock bolts.


Cost effective project specific solutions involving bored, driven, sheet and CFA piling methods.


Construction of building and complex structure pad, raft or pile cap foundations, including ground slabs in small, large and complex structures.

Whelan the Wrecker

Victoria’s leading earthworks contractor in Melbourne, Geelong, Morwell, Warrnambool, Horsham, Ballarat, Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton, Wodonga

Earthworks, Bulk Excavations Services