- Minimize over-excavation.
- Reuse of excavated materials optimally.
- Minimize the amount of excavated material to evacuate.
- Reduce or eliminate road transport and related to the disposal of excavated materials and importation of fill materials (bedding & padding) manipulations.
- Minimize any linked environmental effects to road transport and storage of excavated materials.
- Reduce or eliminates the risk due to the use of explosives.