Using Heavy Construction Equipment

Should You Save Costs By Engaging In DIY Excavation?

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Excavation is a critical step in a multitude of residential projects. Whether you are planning the construction of a swimming pool or want to engage in land clearance for an extensive landscaping project, the use of an excavator and varying attachments will be essential in simplifying the project. But some homeowners may think that enlisting excavating services would be a waste of money when they can simply hire this equipment and carry out the project on their own. Read More»

Money-Saving Tips When Hiring a Crane

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Construction projects are expensive undertakings that can only be considered successful if contractors keep their costs as low as possible. The attitude must be applied in every aspect of a construction project, including crane rental. Although you save money by renting a crane as opposed to buying one, a lot can still be done to lower the cost further. This article explores different money-saving tips when hiring a crane. Seek Clearance – A common mistake that construction contractors make is hiring and using a crane before seeking clearance from the relevant agency. Read More»

Tips for Adjusting Air-Suspension Truck Seats

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As with anything new, truck drivers can find it a bit tricky to drive trucks that are fitted with air suspension seats for the first time. Air suspension seats are crucial for truck drivers who are getting acquainted with how to double-clutch a non-synchromesh transmission. Therefore, proper adjustment of an air-suspension truck seat is critical to ensuring that you are sitting upright and protecting your neck, back, hips, and legs from injury. Read More»

Why Use a Hoist with a Variable Frequency Drive Motor?

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As you assess suitable construction man hoists for your site, you’ll look at issues like height and load capacity to start with. After all, you need a hoist that can carry your men and materials efficiently and safely.  At this stage, it’s also worth digging a little deeper into how hoists work. For example, there are some benefits to choosing a hoist that runs on a variable frequency drive (VFD) motor. Read More»

Why Construction Workers Who Work At Great Heights Are Significant Users of Scaffolding

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Although scaffolding has applications in different industries, its use is most significant in the construction world. Sometimes called a scaffold, this temporary platform is designed to support people working at great heights during the construction of a building. They are also used to provide the workers with the tools and materials they need to use during the construction process.   Scaffolding provides a range of benefits that lend themselves to use in the construction sector. Read More»