About us

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NQ Earthmoving are Queensland-based earthmovers servicing Mackay, Townsville, Cairns and out to Cloncurry and Darwin. We specialise in civil coNstruction, retaining walls, pipe installations, earthmoving, excavation, wet and dry plant hire and more.

Since establishing in 2005, NQ Earthmoving has become one of North Queensland's most reliable subcontractors, experiencing many repeat clients within the civil construction and mining industries. Originally beginning with one truck and bobcat, our fleet has now grown to include excavators, truck and dogs, posi tracks, tippers and water carts.

At NQ Earthmoving, we firmly believe that the success of our business has been credited to our generations of industry knowledge, competitive rates and exceptional customer service. Our owners, Nigel and Shannon Rigato offer decades of experience from agricultural backgrounds and machinery operation.

Our approach to selecting high quality and skilled operators along with maintaining an up-to-date and well-maintained fleet has earned us many long-term customers. We place a high priority on keeping a team of extremely efficient operators, all with industry knowledge and the ability to deliver work to the highest of standards. At NQ Earthmoving, you can rest assured that our operators are highly experienced, fully ticketed and can get your task done on time and on budget.

We are committed to upholding our reputation for quality and excellence in all work performed and services such as retaining walls, final trim and excavation. We are well experienced in providing subcontracting to larger companies on civil construction projects and have completed many jobs throughout North Queensland and Northern Territory.

We pride ourselves on not only supplying the best regularly serviced equipment but also the most reliable and proficient drivers for your job! Our dedicated and flexible team are experts in delivering jobs within a strict timeframe and always go above and beyond what is required of them.

For the best bobcat hire, excavator hire, tipper hire, bobcat and tipper hire, truck and dog hire and water truck hire services from Mackay to Townsville and up to Cairns, look no further. For larger construction, road works, excavation or earthmoving projects, we can also travel out west to Cloncurry and around Darwin in the Northern Territory.

Our bases are in Tully and Bohle and we provide many services around Queensland and Northern Territory. We focus on the following main areas:

  • Agricultural
  • Bobcat and Tipper Hire Combo
  • Bobcat Hire
  • Building Construction
  • Civil Construction
  • Construction
  • Domestic Work
  • Dust Suppression
  • Earth Moving Equipment Hire
  • Earthmoving
  • Earthworks
  • Excavation
  • Excavator Hire
  • Final Trim
  • Foundation Work
  • Mine Work
  • Pipe Installation
  • Plant Hire
  • Private Jobs
  • Quarry Work
  • Residential Projects
  • Retaining Wall
  • Road Building
  • Road Washing
  • Road Works
  • Rural Projects
  • Site Preparation
  • Tipper Hire
  • Truck and Dog Hire
  • Turf Watering
  • Water Truck Hire

Whatever your job requirements are, we offer our clients extensive industry knowledge and experience to simply get the job done!

Find out more about our broad range services from excavator hire, bobcat hire, tipper hire and water truck hire to civil construction, retaining walls, earthmoving and excavation. Call Nigel today to arrange a package that suits your needs on (07) 4839 7759.



13 Vanessa Court


0417 753 320

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