Ideas and Strategies for Heavy Construction Equipment Repair and Maintenance

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Why Your Construction Projects Needs a Mini Excavator

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It is a fair assumption that large excavators are a staple for construction sites. Nonetheless, mini excavators are steadily overtaking these bulky types of machinery. While mini excavators have been previously thought to be exclusively suited to small-scale residential projects, more and more construction project managers are beginning to realise the benefits that they offer to any project. However, some people may still underestimate the performance of mini-excavators based merely on their size. Read More»

Why You Should Always Choose the Right Equipment For Your Outdoor Projects

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If you love to get outdoors and get your hands dirty, you may be considering a variety of different projects around your new home. If you’re lucky enough to have a significant amount of land, then you will need to get the right tools for the job as otherwise, you’re going to wear yourself out rather quickly. On the top of your list when it comes to efficient work must be a bobcat digger. Read More»

Factors to Consider When Comparing Mobile Crane Quotes

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As the cost of service isn’t the only thing to consider when deciding which mobile crane hire service to partner with, knowing how to compare different mobile crane quotes is vital to ensure you hire the right crane for your particular construction job. Read on below to get the inside scoop on what criteria to follow when comparing multiple quotes.  Amount of work involved From a profit perspective, settling for the cheapest quote always seems like the best option—but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Read More»

What to Know about Moving Homes to New Locations

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On occasion, you may find someone selling a home for a good price, but the home needs to be moved. If you decide to purchase the home, you may be wondering how you would move it and what to expect from the move. Before you hand everything over to a moving specialist, there are a few things to know that can help you with the process. Here are a few of those key points. Read More»

Things you will do in an Order Picker Training Class

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All heavy construction equipment require some training before operating them. The same applies to the order picker forklift which comes along with different features than your regular truck. If you are looking for employment as a forklift operator, then it is mandatory to consider training for the order picker. This will give you a license that will allow you to work legally in any industry that requires your services. All the necessary training information is outlined below in case you desire to operate an order picker forklift. Read More»

5 Top Factors That New Contractors Should Consider Before Renting a Forklift

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Hiring a forklift is critical to enhancing production efficiency and reducing costs. However, leasing the machinery is not as easy as many people might think. You need to be methodical in analyzing a couple of factors before you can hire a forklift if you want to save time and money. If you are a new contractor in need of fork lifting services, you need to consider these top tips to get value for money: Read More»

4 Kinds of Bulldozers and What They Can Do for You

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When you think about strength and toughness, nothing comes close to a well-equipped bulldozer. The machine can do heavy work in a matter of minutes, work that would have probably taken longer if you resorted to manual labour. Unlike ordinary trucks, bulldozers come with tracks for excellent grip on the ground and manoeuvring through the toughest of terrains. The width of the tracks plays an important role in distributing the weight of the bulldozer so that it can move on the ground without digging into the soil. Read More»

Truck Drivers: Develop Good Posture While You Drive

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Everyone knows how important posture is, and from a young age, many people were constantly told to stand up straight. Despite how instilled the importance of a correctly aligned spine may be, it’s not always an easy task to maintain good posture, and certain jobs make it harder than others. It’s been quite widely publicised how bad sitting at a desk in front of a computer can be—leading to rounded shoulders and a badly curved spine that leads to back and neck problems. Read More»

Common Skills Tested During the Vehicle on the Road Test

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You may be able to obtain a heavy vehicle licence after undergoing a vehicle on the road test (VORT). It is very important for you to prepare adequately for this test because failing the test may delay when you can get your licence. This article discusses some of the knowledge and skills that examiners look for as they assess how safe or competent you are as a prospective driver of a heavy vehicle. Read More»

Should you rent lifting equipment? Ask yourself these 4 questions first

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If you run a construction company, you may occasionally need lifting equipment, such as a crane or hoist. This equipment isn’t the cheapest to purchase new or used, so you might consider just renting it when you need it. Here are some questions to ask yourself when you are thinking about renting the equipment. How often do you need it? One of the top reasons to rent lifting equipment instead of buying it is when you don’t use it often or you aren’t yet sure how often you will need it. Read More»