Site Preparation, Foundations, Wildfire Interface & Fuel Mitigation, Trail and Road Building, Trenching. Larry Avis is an experienced operator, with a service focus on the Slocan Valley and West Kootenay area. Machine and operator are billed out at $90/hr, plus transport to site. Machine is a Kubota KX040 tracked excavator, with 6-way blade, and we have a number of buckets on hand. Give me a call at 250-226-7849 for a quote or to book a project.