2018

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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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Excavator Equipment You need to Hire for Demolition Projects

28 February 2018
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If you have recently bought or inherited land, you may be facing the need to demolish older buildings on the property. This means either hiring a company to do it or handling it yourself. If you decide to handle it yourself, you will need excavator equipment designed to help with the demolition process and land clearing. Here are three main pieces of excavator equipment that you should consider and can hire out from a reputable equipment hire. Read More …

What to Ask Before Hiring a Heavy Haulage Transport for Long-Term Contracts

28 February 2018
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When you need to use heavy haulage transport for one or two items, you may have different questions than you would with long-term needs. If you are trying to find a heavy haulage transport for long-term contract needs, then you want to make sure they can meet your specific needs and requirements. Here are three things that you need to ask before hiring a heavy haulage transport for your long-term needs and what to know about each question. Read More …

Construction Equipment: Essential Guidelines for Inspecting a Used Skid Steer Loader

28 February 2018
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If you are planning on purchasing a skid steer loader for your construction business, you should think about getting a used machine. Under ideal circumstances, you should choose new equipment for optimal performance and durability. However, this choice can be expensive and might have a negative impact on company finances. The used alternative is cheaper and more accessible. However, if you decide to buy a second-hand loader, you should be diligent in examining it to ensure that it is in good condition. Read More …

Talk to an expert and make the earth move today

23 February 2018
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Do you have a site that you need to level, a ditch that must be excavated, or even large garden that you want to landscape. Whatever your reason for wanting soil moved you are going to need to arrange for an earthmoving service to come and complete the job for you, or at least you must arrange the hire of the right earthmoving equipment to get the job done. Before you can arrange for the earthmoving service to come to your site you must decide exactly what you need done, and what earthmoving equipment you will need to complete the task. Read More …

Two reasons to hire a person with an EWP licence to operate EWPs on your building site

23 February 2018
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EWPs (Elevated Work Platforms) such as cherry pickers and scissor lifts are routinely used on many building sites. This type of equipment offers construction workers a stable base from which to carry out tasks at a height. Here are two reasons why only those who hold valid EWP licences should be permitted to operate EWPs on a building site. They'll be far less likely to make a potentially fatal mistake In order to obtain an EWP licence, a person needs to go on a training course which teaches them how to operate EWPs safely as well as how to identify the hazards that could put them at risk of being involved in an accident whilst using this equipment. Read More …