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.


Reasons Why You Should Use Aluminium Trench Boxes

Shoring is a crucial safety aspect of construction sites. If you work in construction, you are aware of the dangers caused by cave-ins. Your workers could get seriously injured or killed in a trench collapse. Collapse is not a problem that only occurs with large trenches. Small trenches can also put your workers at the same risk if not adequately protected. Aluminium shoring is a great way to keep the soil in your channels from falling in. Read More 

Important Things to Note About Rigging Safety

Rigging activities include lifting, moving, transporting, placing, positioning, pulling and securing loads with the use of load shifting equipment. Since you are moving heavy loads, accidents might occur, which may lead to damage to property, injuries or death. You need to know the key things to do to reduce the chances of accidents happening. Use of Competent, Educated, Trained and Licensed Riggers  This is always the first step to avoiding accidents. Read More 

How to Choose the Most Suitable Trailer for Your Truck

Selecting the best semi-trailer for your truck is an important decision. Picking the right semi-trailer will allow your business to grow while fully complying with local and national regulations. If you make the wrong choice, not only could your business suffer, but you could find yourself on the wrong side of the law if there is an inspection or accident. Choosing the right trailer must start by thinking about how the trailer will actually be used in your business. Read More 

Building demolition process

Demolishing a building does not always mean that the structure was built on the wrong grounds and that government or political matters are involved. As you all know, every building has a life span that mostly depends on the design and material used. For instance, if the building has an estimated life span of eighty to a hundred years or so and that time passes, then the building is considered not safe for living and for other neighbouring buildings' safety. Read More 

Forklift Hire Tips.

 A forklift is an essential machine when you need to lift heavy loads at the construction site. In this excerpt, you will learn the various considerations you should make during forklift hire.  Type of forklift The forklift you hire should suit your needs. Below are some of the forklifts you can use at your construction site.   Counterbalance forklifts have two forks at the front to transport and lift your products. They are the most common type of forklifts. Read More