Hiring Heavy Construction Equipment

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Hiring Heavy Construction Equipment

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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Two ways to extend the lifespan of your forklift

12 February 2018
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If you own a forklift and want it to keep it in good condition for as long as possible, here are two things you can do to extend its lifespan. Take steps to prevent the equipment from toppling over One of the best ways to ensure that your forklift remains in excellent condition for years to come is to take steps to prevent it from toppling over whilst it is in use. Read More …

Three Critical Specifications for Construction Excavator Selection

9 February 2018
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Purchasing an excavator for your construction company can be beneficial for the growth of your business. In general, this choice will help you reduce your long-term earthmoving expenses because you will not need to hire the equipment for every project. Also, the availability of the excavator will ensure convenience, minimising delays during pertinent work. However, you should note that the utility of the new excavator will depend on the specifications of the equipment. Read More …

What Should You Expect to See Included in Your Mobile Crane Quote?

8 February 2018
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When you need to hire a mobile crane for a particular job, the total cost of hire is always one of the most important aspects to consider. Quotes for mobile crane hire can vary from company to company, but should typically include the following elements: The cost of hiring the equipment Companies that rent out mobile cranes usually offer a wide selection of equipment for renters to choose from. Though all types of mobile cranes are designed to perform the same job — that is, to lift, move and lower heavy materials and objects, they differ based on size and capabilities. Read More …

Why a Telehandler Is a Must-Have as Part of Your Heavy Lifting Equipment Arsenal

7 February 2018
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As long as you have ventured into the construction industry, you cannot avoid investing in heavy lifting equipment. Nonetheless, when you do decide to purchase of one of these types of machinery, you will find that there are different types available in the market to suit different jobs on site. However, it would not make fiscal sense to purchase multiple types of lifting equipment, as chances are you will not be using all of them simultaneously. Read More …

Are You Looking to Find the Right Construction Equipment Rental Company?

5 February 2018
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Generally speaking, the demand for heavy construction equipment hire service in Australia has been increasing over the years thanks to increased construction activities across the country and the fact that more construction companies are getting acquainted with the benefits of equipment rental by the day. Equipment rental provides a cheaper way to use the equipment you need to perform a particular construction job without buying it outright. This helps to reduce the need to make huge financial investments or commitments, thus minimising asset risk. Read More …