3212 Site Preparation Services

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

3212 Site Preparation Services

This class consists of units mainly engaged in earthmoving work such as levelling of construction sites, excavation of foundations, trench digging or removal of overburden.

Primary activities

  • Demolition of buildings or other structures
  • Earthmoving
  • Earthmoving plant and equipment hiring with operator
  • Excavation
  • Explosives laying
  • Ground de-watering
  • Land clearing
  • Levelling (construction sites)
  • Removal of overburden
  • Trench digging


Units mainly engaged in

  • quarrying sand or gravel are included in Class 0911 Gravel and Sand Quarrying;
  • quarrying earth soil or filling are included in Class 0919 Other Construction Material Mining; and
  • selling sand, gravel or other quarried construction materials are included in Class 3339 Other Hardware Goods Wholesaling.
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