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Hiring heavy construction equipment is something that I have recently learnt a lot about. I do not work in the construction industry, but last year, I decided that I would complete a dream of mine. I had always wanted to construct a monument to a friend of mine who passed away a few years ago. The monument would be around 50 feet high and would be in the shape of a large owl, which was my friends favourite animal. However, in order to construct this, I realised I would need cranes and earth moving equipment. My friend Barry who works in construction helped me to locate the equipment I needed and ensured that I understood how to get a good price and how to find trained people who could help me to achieve my objective. I hope you like my blog and that it helps you.

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A Novice’s Guide to Renting the Right Forklift Truck

29 October 2019
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Forklifts are indispensable when it comes to moving and lifting materials on a construction site. However, construction needs vary across construction projects. This means that, if you are hiring a forklift truck, you'll need to choose one that best suits the needs of your project. If you are new to forklift rentals, getting the right one for your project can be a challenge because you may not know exactly what to look for. Read More …

The Benefits Aluminum Tipper Bodies Hold Over Other Materials

23 September 2019
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Tipper bodies are an essential item for many construction teams as their unique ability to dump their load out the back makes them especially qualified at transporting raw material. When looking for your own truck tipper bodies, there are a few things you need to think about: the size, age of the body and, perhaps most importantly, the material the body is made of. While there are a few different types of truck tipper bodies, there is one that remains better at handling rough loads, for longer and in worse conditions: aluminium. Read More …

Why Diamond Core Drilling Is the Ideal Solution for Most Large Construction Jobs

17 June 2019
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If you are involved in a major construction project and are weighing your options, you will be thinking about how to complete the task most efficiently and, crucially, what kind of equipment to use. You may need to penetrate various different materials, including stone, asphalt and concrete, and in each case, the most efficient and fastest technique is undoubtedly diamond core drilling. How does this work, and why is it beneficial? Read More …

Choosing the Perfect Gravel for Your Garden

15 April 2019
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If you are remodelling your yard or garden, then crushed rock is always a popular hardscaping material. Not only does it combine well with other landscaping materials, but it is low cost and environmentally friendly. The only problem for most homeowners considering gravel or crushed rock for their garden is that there are so many sizes and colours available that it can be tricky to decide which type of crushed rock they should choose. Read More …

Subtle Aspects to Consider When Conducting Boom Lift Inspection

22 January 2019
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According to statistics that were released by Safe Work Australia, falls from high heights are a significant contributor to workplace fatalities. If you have ever worked at high points before, then you know that these figures are worrying. However, you can improve safety by following laid down guidelines for working at height. Part of this involves inspecting boom lifts accordingly. While you might have an idea of what to check, there are a couple of things that most workers tend to ignore. Read More …