John Eek & Son Ltd.
We have the expertise and equipment needed to get the job done properly. From site services, digging basements and loading stockpiles to erosion control, trail and landscape construction, we have you covered.
Our Head office is located at 190 Artesian Industrial Pkwy in Bradford and we service the following areas: Orillia, Springwater, Barrie, Georgina, Innisfil, Bradford West Gwillimbury, East Gwillimbury, Bond Head, New Tecumseth, Newmarket, Aurora, King City, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Markham, Phelpston, Bolton, Brampton and Mississauga. Contact us today!
What is an excavating company?
In addition to exploration, environmental restoration, mining, and construction, excavation has several important applications. Earthwork, trenching, wall shafts, tunnelling, and underground excavation are all methods of moving earth, rock, or other materials. Construction excavation contractors move dirt, rocks, trees, and more to prepare a site for construction.
Why is excavation done?
Excavation can be employed for several purposes, including exploration, environmental restoration, mining, and construction. Building foundations, reservoirs, and roads are created through excavation in construction.
How does the excavator work?
There are three hydraulic pistons on an excavator, which are operated by steel piston arms, and three hydraulic pistons on a bucket loader. The first piston’s extension widens the section while increasing girth, allowing the operator to reach further.
Why is excavation important in construction?
In construction, excavation creates buildings, reservoirs, and roads. Different excavation processes include digging, trenching, and dredging. Each process requires different skills, equipment, and machinery to be completed effectively.
How do you excavate a foundation?
Manual excavation can be accomplished for small buildings using pick axes, crowbars, and spades. Where there is the need to excavate deep (i.e. greater than 1.5 meters), mechanized equipment may be necessary, whereas the softest soils need no external support.
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Why Choose Us
HEALTH & SAFETY
At John Eek & Son Ltd. we take great pride in our company and want only the best drivers and operators for our equipment. Our trucks and equipment are under a strict maintenance program, we service our vehicles in our own garage, located at our head office in Bradford. We have an in house health and safety committee that includes personnel from both management and employees. Our health and safety protocols are managed by an outside company that works with our team in order to maintain a prefect record.
John Eek & Son Ltd. is also a member of the Browz group, who keep track of our CVOR, insurance, and WSIB.