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.


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 

Guidance on the Safe Operation of Access Equipment

If you are planning to hire access equipment for your business, you will need to ensure that your staff understand how to operate it in a safe manner. This article contains guidance which will ensure that your workers are safe when using the equipment to access elevated areas. Read on to find out everything you need to know. Check the condition of the ground The first thing your staff will need to do is to check the condition of the ground on which they plan to use the access equipment. Read More