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Hiring Heavy Construction Equipment: Tips, Ideas and Money-Saving Advice

After years in the construction industry, I went on hiatus last year to start my own company doing interior painting. But I decided to take my experience from construction work and start a blog. I hope that if you are hiring construction equipment, my posts provide you with the guidance you need. I love writing and hope that passion shows in these posts. When I'm not writing on this blog, I like to design kites and work on model railroads, and I just started dabbling with watercolours on canvas.

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Construction Equipment Tips: Three Essential Precautions for Using a Crane Truck

Crane trucks are ideal for use in construction work because of their configuration. The truck body makes it convenient to haul the crane to different places. In simple terms, it will be easy to transport the crane to the construction area, and the equipment can be moved around the worksite. Also, it is convenient to handle other loads on the truck in addition to the crane. However, like other construction machines, crane trucks pose some danger when used incorrectly. Read More 

3 Essential Safety Precautions in Steel Erection Projects

Growth in the Australian construction industry has led to increased competition among construction contractors. Every construction firm wants a piece of the cake. Due to the structural strength of steel, most developers use it as part of their building materials. However, developers only work with construction contractors that observe safety guidelines prescribed by the Australian Steel Institute. It entails taking certain precautions when erecting steel structures. This article provides safety pointers when working with steel erection equipment. Read More 

Bobcat Hire Tips: Is All-Wheel Steering Better For Landscaping?

Bobcats may be best known for their skid-steer mechanism, but it is possible to hire ones with all-wheel steering systems instead. If you need a bobcat for a landscaping project, then an all-wheel model may be better. Why? What's the Difference Between Skid Steer and All-Wheel Bobcats? Skid-steer bobcats don't have traditional steering. When you operate this kind of bobcat, you turn the wheels on each side of the machine at different speeds to make it change position. Read More 

Practical Tips for Avoiding Common Issues Resulting in Hydraulic Equipment Failure

If the hydraulic system in your heavy construction machinery fails, you will experience significant financial losses. In general, you will need to hire skilled labour for the hydraulic equipment repair work, and you might have to replace some critical internal components. Also, you should remember that your equipment will be unusable for a certain period before restoration. Therefore, you must protect your hydraulic equipment to minimise the losses and inconveniences from letting them wear out. Read More 

5 Mistakes Experienced Buyers of Used Forklifts Avoid (And So Should You)

When can you tell that you got a good deal when you purchased a used forklift for sale for your facility? The care that you invest in avoiding some of the mistakes that inexperienced people make when purchasing used lift vehicles can make the difference between a good deal and a bad one. This article discusses some of the mistakes that savvy used equipment shoppers avoid. Mistake 1: Not Checking the Warranty Read More