Welcome to Tatiara Trench Diggers

With over 30 years’ civil contracting experience in the South East

Depot based at Bordertown Industrial Estate - 37 Merrett Road. Tatiara Trench Diggers specialise in all aspects of civil construction and plant operation. Tatiara Trench Diggers (TTD) is a privately owned company established in 1988 by owner/director Shaun Rowett. Formally know as Tatiara Trench Digger and Bobcat Hire. Changed to company name Tatiara Trench Diggers Pty Ltd in 2010. TTD is a family run business by Shaun, Susan and son Kelly.The business has grown over the years managed by Shaun and Sue and then son Kelly has been involved in the business and operating machinery since he could reach the pedals and Kelly is qualified in all aspects of civil construction. No job is too big or too small. Supplying a contracting service to customers ranging from Government Departments, private sector, building sector and working alongside other contractors, predominantly in the Tatiara area South East of South Australia and West Wimmera regions. The company is committed to owning & maintaining a modern fleet of Plant & Equipment to ensure all civil earthmoving and excavation projects are completed safe, on time and on budget. Recently we have expanded working in a mining lease purchasing our own crushing and screening plant and establishing ourself in a local crushing and screening service of road base materials.

Shaun Rowett

Managing Director - purchased first machine in 1988 from a local plumber that was leaving the district Michael Alexander. This is when I started my business and it has grown to where it is today.

Susan Rowett

I have worked along side Shaun and helping out in the field prior to getting employees.I am now full time in administration for our business.

Kelly Rowett

Kelly started steering machines for TTD before he could reach the pedals.He has been working fulltime for 6 years and has been a great asset and we are looking forward to him taking the business into the future. He is qualified in Certificate 3 in Civil Construction and Plant Operation and holds a swag of accreditation certificates for a young business man.

Harry Fromm

Harry has been with our business since he was at an age that he could steer a machine and he was able to reach the pedals. He holds a Certificate 3 in Civil Construction and Plant Operating winning the SA Trainee of The Year. He is a great asset to our business and hoping he will also take our business well into the future. He started part time and then went fulltime 3 years ago.

James Haskell

James has been coming and going in our business for the last 12 years. He is very versatile in plant operating, truck driving, engineering and mechanical and assists our business in these departments keeping the machines on the road.

Leteesha Hillier

Leteesha has been working part time as a subcontractor for the last 3 years in assisting with administration/bookkeeping and QHSE management system and has been a great help.

PLANT & EQUIPMENT

WE HAVE ALL THE MACHINERY FOR YOUR JOB

EXCAVATORS
SKID STEERS AND TRACK LOADERS
TRUCKS
LOADERS
ROLLERS
SWEEPER TRUCK
VAC TRUCK / VAC TRAILER
RUBBLE RAISING, CRUSHING & SCREENING
ATTACHMENTS
3D SURVEYING EQUIPMENT
ISEKI FRONT DECK MOWER

Services

We don't just dig trenches!

Base preparation

Construction and laser levelling for shed pads, house pads, tank pads, footpaths, car parks, driveways, paving, concreting and more.

Trench digging

On the farm or at the home. No trenches too big or too small. Digging in soil or rock.

Rock Sawing

Rock breaking

Tree & stump removal including stump grinding

Street & yard sweeping

Bulk rubble supply and cartage

Sand, metal, landscape supplies

Laser guided grader system & Laser levelling

both 2D & 3D

Mowing & block slashing

Concrete recycling

DRAINAGE

Demolition

Cable locating

Crushing & Screening

Rubble raising

Dial Before You Dig Certified Locator

Non-disturbance Excavation

Pot holing for service locations

Landscaping including turf preparation