Earthmoving contractors and services

Norwest was established in 1996 with a mine contract near Charter Towers. Over the past 18 years Norwest has expanded into rural and civil earthworks, establishing itself as the earthmoving contractors of choice in the North West and Gulf Region.

Norwest Plant & Pastoral Pty Ltd has an ever growing fleet of mostly Caterpillar earthmoving machines with all the supporting equipment, and employs up to 45 earthmoving operators & contractors during the dry season.

These are some of the works we have completed and earthmoving services we offer:

  • Road clearing and construction
  • Restoration of culverts
  • Road maintenance
  • Realignment of road and construction
  • Overburden removal
  • Airstrip restoration
  • Quarry stockpiling
  • Airstrip construction
  • Seismic drill line alignment and clearing
  • Drill pad construction
  • Gravel haulage
  • Rubbish dump clearing and disposal
  • Desilting of waters
  • Machine movement and relocation
  • Fence line alignment and clearing

Site preparation for water storage

  • Water storage construction including earth tanks, dams, and turkeys nests in varying sizes
  • Reconstruction of existing water storage facilities
  • Tree clearing; stick raking, cutter barring, contour bank construction & drainage
  • All aspects of regeneration work

Norwest earthmoving services are available on an hourly, daily, weekly or contract basis.

Machines we have on hand are for hire:

  • Caterpillar D6R Dozers x 2 with full scrub canopy
  • Caterpillar D8T Dozers x 2 with full scrub canopy
  • Caterpiller 623 Elevating Scrapers x 4
  • Caterpillar 325BL Excavator x1 with various sized buckets, grab & ripper
  • Caterpillar 320DL Excavator x1 with various sized buckets & Grab
  • Caterpillar 305DCR Excavator x 1 with various augers, buckets, & ripper
  • Isuzu Tipper that works with the 305D
  • Caterpillar 966H Front End Loaders x 2 with Loadrite & printer
  • Caterpillar 140 Graders x 4 H & M series
  • Mack & Haulmark Semi Water Tanker
  • Volvo Water Truck
  • Kenworth T904 with Lusty Quad Full Widening Low Loader & Dolly
  • Mack Valueliner and Smiths Triaxle Low Loader
  • Caterpillar CS76XT Pad/Smooth Rollers x 2

Please contact us to discuss your scope of work.

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