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CalContractor Grading & Excavating 2018

Check out this featured article on Mike Willhite of Willhite Grading in CalContractor Mag. https://issuu.com/calcontractor/docs/calcontractor_2018_gradin_excavatin

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DRI DUCK Community: Ranchers & Ramblers

The ultimate outdoorsman, the hard-working rancher, everyone’s favorite handyman - we have them all. DRI…

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DRI DUCK presents Ditch Diggers VIDEO

https://youtu.be/fr3wbAwo8OU DRI DUCK presents Ditch Diggers, a poem by Eric Borden. After hearing someone refer…

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Trimble® Earthworks GO! Grade Control Platform

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CEIisNkHFY Trimble® Earthworks GO! brings machine control down to earth by allowing you to install…

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Caterpillar Promotion Featuring Willhite Grading & Excavation Inc

Recently we had the pleasure of being shadowed by a camera crew from Caterpillar Corp…

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Create your own path

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=legyFKKguFs Mike Willhite is a well-connected man. As owner of Santa Barbara county’s Willhite Grading…

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Solutions based on Tiltrotator, accessories and tools

What is engcon? engcon is a world leading supplier of effective, efficient total concepts for…

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Earthmovers

I have been following Michael Willhite and his rapidly expanding business in California for some…

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Earth work is art work

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtfH4K48Kt8 It’s been a journey. And he’s just getting started. For Mike Willhite, the founder…

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Willhite Grading and Excavation Cuts Costs

Premier contractor cuts costs and can take on more utility, trenching and fine grading jobs…

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Earthworks Grade Control Platform

80% of construction jobs run into overtime. That’s why the new Trimble® Earthworks Grade Control…

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Just start the conversation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BirURtdWlo “All I had was a contractor’s license and an idea.” But that was all…

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Laser-Based AccuGrade System for Cat C-Series Skid-Steer Loaders

A new laser-based AccuGrade grading system for Cat C-Series Skid-Steer Loaders, Multi-Terrain Loaders and Compact…

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CAT and Why

CAT. It's no secret that I'm a huge supporter of this company. I love the…

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ConExpo Video Recap with Willhite Grading and Excavation – ConExpo 2017

https://youtu.be/3mM6qHgE4oI After a great visit to ConExpo this year, we put together this great video…

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WGX Inc. Trimble LR50W & Magnetic Mount

  https://youtu.be/JbgiFNawFnA Trimble LR50W Michael Willhite owner of Willhite Grading & Excavation demonstrates a quick way…

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The Driving Force

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXziJNPNWhs&list=PLjMeT-rwp70jc-qfyiDy7YFnHK-Had2qo Mike Willhite has spent his life working on the land and sea. Born and…

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Construction Hiring On Social Media-Willhite Grading

If You Post It, They Will Come

Construction business owner Mike Willhite uses Instagram to find workers. Young adults are increasingly turning…

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Reader Profile GX’

A grading contractor typically does his work and is gone before anyone sees him, notes…

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Construction Hiring Trends on Social Media

Construction hiring can be a challenge in today's environment. My name is Michael Willhite, owner…

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Foundation Backfill with 305.5 and 289 loader

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFV01_1Q6ug Foundation Backfill Foundation backfills on a small lot can be a tedious and…

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Santa Barbara Native Named as One of Construction Equipment Magazine’s 2014 “Under 40 In Construction Equipment Awards” Winners

Santa Barbara Construction Company Winner 40 Under 40 Winner Santa Barbara Construction 40 Under 40…

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ConExpo 2014, Las Vegas:

ConExpo ConExpo 2014 was an exciting and interesting trip. Viewing the worlds latest and greatest…

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Erosion Control:

"Erosion and Sediment Controls" 1. Minimize Disturbed Areas: -By carefully delineating the area that will be…

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Drainage Around Structures

Drainage is key All surface areas should be provided sufficient surface slopes & proper sub…

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Compaction:

Compaction is an absolute requirement in at least some part of most earthwork projects, and…

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Laser Levels:

  The laser supplies a visible "line of sight" indicator that can be fixed, or…

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Excavation Safety

Excavation safety should be of the utmost importance to people who work in the excavation…

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Estimating:

Estimating  I entered into the bidding world 6 years ago, and to be perfectly honest,…

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Welcome

Welcome to the online home of Willhite Grading. Please take a look around and contact…

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