A well done pond is worth its weight in gold for both enjoyment and future resale value. While there is much more to building a pond than digging a hole and letting it fill in, this endeavor should not be entered into lightly. Your first step should be to contact Cotter Draglines Services, Inc. for a free estimate and creative suggestions for building your dream pond.

When it comes to residential projects, nothing is more important than getting the right materials to your job site. Cotter Dragline Services, Inc. specializes in hauling sand, gravel, crushed concrete, pea stone and top soil with speed and efficiency. You’ll never overpay for dump truck services when you choose Cotter Dragline Services, Inc., because you’ll always get a FREE estimate for your service!

Gravel driveways are a common, affordable driveway solution in many rural areas, however they do require maintenance and upkeep. Cotter Dragline Services, Inc., has the answer for all of your gravel driveway repair and grading needs. Cotter Dragline Services, Inc., can help you build a new gravel driveway or repair an existing one. Estimates are always free!

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In business since 1996 and located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, Cotter Dragline Services, Inc. Is a family owned and operated company which is dedicated to serve people in the same way we would want to be served. We are a full service pond building and revitalization business. We can build you a new pond or give your current pond a face-lift returning it to its original splendor.

Cotter Dragline Services, Inc. Is an excavating company that cares. Yes, we do still have all the big equipment to get the job done- but we are the excavating company that cares about the small things- like your local environment, satisfied customers, completing every job correctly, and delivering 1st class service for big jobs and small.

Cotter Dragline Services has three draglines including a Koehring 440 Spanner with an 80 foot boom. Do you need Sand and gravel stockpiled? Call us! We love to bring in a dragline to do the job. Let us dig something for you!

Our excavation services include: Gravel driveway creation and repairs, Site-prep for pole barns, silt trap cleanouts and general bulldozing and excavating for your specific needs.

Do you need some gravel for your driveway or some top soil for your garden or landscaping? We offer the best quality trucking services at affordable prices. We can deliver topsoil, sand, gravel, stone, and crushed concrete. Our services also include off-road dump trucks for hire for those hard to get to places. Call us! We would love to haul something for you!

Farm lagoon projects are one of our specialties. Farm lagoon cleaning is a periodic and necessary part of some farming activities. The farmer recycles the manure by returning to it the field to grow crops. Cotter Dragline Services, Inc. has developed a systematic and efficient approach to handling this task. A dragline with an experienced operator will make short work of this vital chore.

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After listening to your requirements and concerns, Cotter Dragline will analyze your specific job and give you a straight forward and honest job assessment and quote. The job will be carefully done with the highest level of workmanship while keeping a safe, clean, neat worksite throughout the process. We are committed to giving you the best job possible.

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What Our Client Say?

“Cotter Dragline Services dredged and enlarged my pond last week. They did an excellent job! Mike and Garrett Cotter are very skilled operators! They’re hardworking, honest and easy to work with. I highly recommend Cotter Dragline Services!”

Dave Fink


"Great operator, full of knowledge and ability."