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  • Road Construction
  • Bridges & Culverts
  • Land Clearing
  • Landscaping
  • Septic Systems
  • Environmental Projects


  • Acreage & Lot Development
  • Land Clearing
  • Driveways & Road Construction
  • Building Excavations
  • Perimeter Drains Installed
  • Backfilling
  • Rock Pits
  • Test Holes
  • Septic Systems
  • Wells Dug


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  • Road Construction & Deactivation
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Dave's Excavating - Volvo EC290B Excavator

CONTACT:  Dave Knox –  Tel. 250-395-6014 –  Cell 250-706-2391 –  Email:

Choosing an excavation contractor for any project is an important decision. Experience, equipment, and past performance should all figure into your choice. In the earth-moving business, there is no substitute for having "been there, done that."


A qualified operator with a solid work background can put experience to work for you. It pays off in knowing how to plan the steps of the job and dealing with any buried "surprises."

This overall "job management efficiency" means wasted time is eliminated. In the excavation business, time equals money and we pay close attention to making sure we don't waste any of either!


Although saving money is a key priority for anyone, it should not be "at the expense of the job." A good definition of "Quality" is "Meeting Customer Requirements." Fulfilling the job specifications has to be the no. 1 priority, and we apply our experience and knowledge to make sure that happens, on time and on budget.

We would be pleased to have the opportunity to discuss your requirements and offer a quotation.


Volvo EC 290B Excavator with 42" Digging Bucket, 72" Cleanout Bucket, Hydraulic Thumb, Forestry Guarding. Licensed & Insured.

Quick access to other heavy equipment on an as-needed basis.

  • Licenced & Insured
  • WCB Registered
  • First Aid Experience
  • Zero Lost Time Accidents
  • "SAFE" Company Certification
  • Registered with the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Registered with South Cariboo Fire Centre and
    BC Timber Sales

Dave Knox has over 27 years of experience in a variety of projects ranging from major highway projects to residential landscaping, and everything in between. This experience enables him to perform the highest quality work for every customer.


"I was really impressed with Dave's reliability and reasonable prices. He was always on time, and showed a great deal of professionalism. The work he's done has all been excellent. I will recommend Dave to my friends and colleagues." - Chris

"Watching Dave work is fascinating. He gets so much done fast, but with incredible and careful precision! I would DEFINITELY recommend Dave for any personal or commercial work to be done!" - Jess, Lower Mainland BC