Providing excellent excavating services in the Newcastle area

Complete services and an experienced team

M.J. Latham Contracting in Newcastle has been involved with a significant number of excavating projects over the years. Our earthmoving contractors have cleared land, and handled earthmoving for high-profile commercial construction projects.

Our clients indicate a significant level of satisfaction with our reliability and efficiency, and with our ability to work seamlessly with other contractors and project management.

We work to your timelines, and always stay on budget. 

M.J. Latham Contracting is your first-choice for excavating services in the Newcastle area. We offer a complete range of domestic excavation services.


Excavating on location in Wallsend

We are the team to call for plant hire:


  • 15.5 mtr Long Reach Amphibious Swamp Excavator
  • 18 mtr  Long Reach  Excavator 
  • 3T - 0 Swing -  25T
  • Full Range of Buckets
  • Tilt Bucket
  • Compaction Wheel
  • Augers 250 - 370 - 450 - 600
  • HYD Screening Bucket
  • Rock Breakers
  • Rock Grabs
  • Magnet Scrap Handling
  • Rotating Steel Shears
  • Rotating Concrete Pulveriser
  • Roller 1.7T Vibrating Smooth Drum Roller
  • 3T Tipper
  • 3000 Litre Water Cart


Commercial building construction

Along with our domestic excavating services, M.J. Latham Contracting is often the earthmoving contractor for larger commercial projects. We can handle long-term projects and more intensive jobs such as:

  • Large-scale property developments
  • Commercial building construction
  • Land-clearing for councils or business
  • Sand Dredging for rivers, settling ponds & estuaries

Eco-friendly disposal

Eco-friendly disposal

M.J. Latham Contracting's excavators and tipper trucks are perfect for all types of disposal. Whether you're clearing land, demolishing an existing building, or simply require disposal, we can clear away your worksite in no time at all. 

We ensure that all recyclable materials are dealt with appropriately, and practice completely environmentally sound techniques. Taking care of the environment is a priority for our Newcastle-based team.