Making Your Heavy Construction Equipment Last As Long As PossibleMaking Your Heavy Construction Equipment Last As Long As Possible


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Making Your Heavy Construction Equipment Last As Long As Possible

Hi, my name is Jamie, and for close to twenty years, I had the challenging job of running a construction company. We had lots of heavy construction equipment at our disposal, and we faced huge loan payments and bills every time we had to buy new equipment. To help control our bottom line, I began to research strategies for lengthening the lifespan of heavy equipment. I discovered everything from covering equipment with tarps in the rain to training drivers to use the heavy construction equipment more carefully to better insuring equipment. If you are interested in these ideas, please take a look at these posts to see what I have discovered and learned over the years. Thanks for reading.

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Scissor Lift Safety: 3 Top Tips

A scissor lift is a handy piece of kit to have on any construction site. A scissor lift will allow your contractors to work at height for extended periods of time, on a platform which can accommodate all of their tools and equipment. However, when operating a scissor lift, it is important that your contractors understand the hazards they may face and the steps they can take to protect themselves. Read More 

Equipment Transport: The Barge Advantage

Road, rail and water are the three main types of transportation available for contractors looking to ship construction equipment from one end of Australia to the other. Barges are among the most popular transport vessels used in inland waters. There are good reasons for this popularity, some of which are discussed in the article below. Cost-Effectiveness A barge is a relatively large vessel. You might therefore be surprised how affordable it is to rent out one of these vessels. Read More 

Three Excavator Buckets for Earthmoving Projects

Good earthmoving equipment is essential when performing construction, general excavation and lawn and estate improvement projects within your property. You can choose machines such as bulldozers, backhoe loaders and skid steer loaders. However, the excavator is the most ideal because the equipment is versatile. In simple terms, there are different attachments that can be installed in the machinery to allow the excavator to perform numerous tasks like drilling, trenching and grading. Read More 

Wondering How You Could Save Some Money When Hiring An Excavation Company? Here Are Some Ideas for You

Whether you are renovating your home, building from scratch or doing any other project that may require excavation, it is always good to cut back on expenses. Excavation can get expensive and even if you are not working on tight budget, saving some money is still worthwhile. When hiring an excavation company or contractors, it would be nice if you had a few tips to help you save some cash while having your project done. Read More 

Clean Fill Dirt is Essential During New Home Construction

When a new home is being built, there are many decisions that need to be made. Not only do you have to determine the building materials that will be used, but you also need to take into consideration how the foundation of the structure will be secured. A solid foundation is the key to a well-built home. This means that not only does the type of foundation erected play a role in the stability of the home, but so does the soil used. Read More