Monthly Archives: November 2016

Mount Waverley’s big pit to be re-dug as developers’ plans are revised upwards

Around 16,000 cubic metres of dirt was dumped on the site after the collapse. Photo: Joe Armao

The developer facing disciplinary action over the collapse of a major excavation pit is planning to bring the diggers back again after applying to construct an even larger building on the same site.

In July 2015, Jim Nicolaou​ of Action Master Builders was forced to fill a crumbling construction pit in Mount Waverley after the 15-metre deep hole he was digging collapsed following heavy rain.