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Heavy Construction: Cranes, Excavators and Bulldozers


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Heavy Construction: Cranes, Excavators and Bulldozers

Hi, my name is Richard, and I have an obsession with heavy construction equipment. It all began when I was just a little kid. My dad used to work in construction, and he would sometimes let me visit the site he was working on. I was fascinated by these giant machines that could lift impossible weights, dig massive holes and demolish buildings in the blink of an eye. Even though I didn't go on to work in the construction business myself, I follow the industry very closely. I decided to start a blog so I had somewhere to share my thoughts. I hope you enjoy reading it.

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Drum Sander Questions: Do You Need Dust Bags?

If you're renovating an old house for a customer, then they may have asked you to sand some of the floors rather than replace them. If the floors are in useable condition but need levelling or have decades of varnish on them, then you may have decided to use a drum sander to sand them down. These sanders are great for heavy-duty floor work, allowing you to turn a difficult job into a quick one. Read More 

3 Technologies That Construction Safety Inspectors Should Adopt

As a height safety equipment inspector in a startup construction company, you are responsible for ensuring that every site worker observes safety procedures. This is especially true for construction workers using devices at significant heights. Failure to take charge of safety measures might lead to expensive litigation cases or loss of work and reputation. Several developments have been realised regarding height safety inspection gear to facilitate the work of height safety equipment inspectors. Read More 

3 Tips to Save Money on Your Earthmoving Equipment Hire

It doesn't matter how big or small your excavation project is—you can always hire earthmoving machinery, like Bobcats, for any excavation job. Although hiring earthmoving equipment only costs a small fraction of the total cost of purchasing the equipment outright, it can also be a costly undertaking. You certainly don't want to pay top dollar, so you will probably be shopping for the best rates. Here are a few tips to save you money when hiring earthmoving equipment. Read More 

3 Tips for Beginners When Hiring a Crane for a Home Construction Project

Cranes are essential heavy equipment because they simplify tasks in a construction site such as lifting workers, materials, and tools to upper levels of a building. The good thing about renting a crane is that you don't have to spend a lot of money on machinery maintenance. Since there are various crane types for different tasks, knowing what you are looking for might lead to huge savings because you can get the best crane hire quotes. Read More 

3 Tips Heavy Haulage Truck Drivers Should Use to Ensure Safe Delivery

Hauling heavy construction equipment has its risks; therefore, drivers of heavy haulage transport need to be more careful than the average truck driver. The reason is that heavy haulage truck drivers are more exposed to collisions than their counterparts, if road statistics are anything to go by. As such, irrespective of the number of years you have spent driving trucks, you need to know that you are always at risk whenever you are on the road. Read More