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 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
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
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
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
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
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
If your new home has an industrial transformer located on your easement, you need to take care to prevent accidents and injuries. Transformers provide power to entire neighborhoods, which means that if something goes wrong, you and your neighbors are going to be without power. One way to prevent accidents, and to keep power flowing, is to implement a safety plan regarding the transformer. Having a safety plan in place will ensure that everyone in your family knows exactly how to avoid accidents and what to do in the event of an emergency.
19 June 2017
Selling oil is a great career to begin, as it can bring in large amounts of money. The reason why it is so lucrative is that oil is something that is always needed for different things, such as for vehicles. There are numerous ways that you can sell oil for a profit, but drilling for your own is the best route to take because it will be more lucrative. You will need the right knowledge and equipment to successful start selling your own oil brand.
24 May 2017
If you are constructing a new building and it is located in an area that often has high winds and heavy rains, you need to take many things into consideration during construction. Below is some information about how to keep the exterior of your building secure so you and your employees can be safe while inside of it. Exterior Wall Cladding Exterior wall cladding is decorative panels that can make your exterior walls look like they are made from something else, such as aluminum alloy, stainless steel, copper, PVC, and vinyl siding.
26 April 2017