Some Vital Crane Rigging Rules For The Construction Worksite Newbie

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Your first day on a construction site is usually busy but a good one—you're learning a lot but also finally getting started in the field. Sometimes, after the first few weeks, you finally get a handle on a bunch of processes, but really, you just have the basics down. One of the tasks you may have to deal with eventually is rigging a crane to lift items, and as simple as it looks, it's one of the more dangerous jobs on the site.

17 August 2018

Renting Construction Equipment For Your Job Or Project

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Renting a piece of equipment for your job site is a good option if you are in need of something special for one job or if your equipment breaks down and is in the shop. You may also want to consider a short-term construction equipment rentals if the job requires something that you do not own or lease already. In any case, there are options to get the equipment you need for a short-term lease or rental without having to buy it and outlay all your profits on something you may only need one time.

10 April 2018

Hauling Heavy Machinery: 3 Features Every Construction Trailer Needs

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Cranes, excavators, and loaders play a critical role in the completion of modern construction projects. Moving these pieces of heavy machinery from one job site to the next can be a logistical nightmare if your construction company isn't equipped with the right trailer. A trailer that has the features needed to maximize safety and performance will help you reduce the amount of time and effort required to transport your heavy machinery.

4 February 2018

Tips For Finding The Most Affordable Used Construction Supplies

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When you are running a construction business, you may have the need to stock up on certain parts and supplies. If you would like to save as much money as possible, the best thing to do would be to purchase used construction parts and supplies. But how do you go about finding the most affordable ones that you can count on for being high quality? The best thing to do would be to review the following information.

14 December 2017

Cracking Concrete With Ugly Finishes: 3 Tips To Makeover Concrete Surfaces With Repairs

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Old concrete with a plain finish is going to look horrible when it is cracked. The concrete surfaces today; have different finishes that are attractive and can even be used inside and outside. If you want to have elegant flooring that is durable and has an attractive custom look, acid staining is a great choice for indoors. For outdoor surfaces that are durable and make cracks and wear less visible, you will want to consider choices such as, overlay and stamped concrete finishes.

24 October 2017

Looking To Buy Used Construction Equipment? Learn The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Buying From An Auction

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Construction equipment, such as forklifts, compact wheel loaders, excavators, telehandlers, and rough-terrain equipment, can be expensive. If you own a new business or a business that is tight on money, you may be in need of this equipment, but may not have the budget to buy them new. Buying used equipment is a great way to get the construction equipment you need at a reduced price. There are many ways you can buy used equipment.

1 September 2017

3 Important Tips To Remember When Planning A Residential Demolition Project On Your Property

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There is a structure on your property that must be removed because it no longer serves any kind of functional purpose, so your most logical plan of action is demolition. While demolition of a structure on a private residential property is a usual thing, as the person responsible for  this project, you will find that there is a great deal of work that goes into a project of this stature. From heavy equipment to loads of debris, it is easy to forget some of the most basic things.

22 July 2017