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.


Safe Demolition – Safety Rules To Help You Prepare For The Next Demolition Project

Demolition projects might seem cool. However, they're serious projects and should be handled carefully. An effective way of ensuring utmost safety during demolition projects is by preparing adequately. Here are some of the rules that should help you prepare for the next demolition project: Equipment Employees must be knowledgeable of all work aspects. They must understand which equipment to use throughout the demolition. Additionally, everyone should know how to properly use equipment. Read More 

Bobcat Attachments to Help You Landscape All Year Round

If you are an amateur or professional landscaper, a bobcat can be an indispensable tool. It works as a mini tractor — you just need the right accessories. To landscape all year long, here are some of the attachments you may want to consider: Tiller Attachment To break ground in the spring, a tiller attachment can be ideal. These attachments feature sharp teeth that bites into the soil, and a rotating mechanism that moves the soil through the tiller. Read More 

Factors to Consider When Conducting a Residential Demolition

Land is a fixed asset. As such, sometimes it becomes necessary to demolish houses to pave way for other constructions that are deemed to be of better value to the community. Residential houses may be demolished for various reasons including: To create space for construction of roads. To create space to build houses that have greater accommodation capacities. To adopt new city plans. Or simply to build a new house in the same area—perhaps with more modern designs. Read More 

Earthmoving Services: Why You Should Hire Heavy-Construction Equipment

Heavy construction equipment is convenient for both residential and commercial projects. However, an assumption that some people are under, whether as a homeowner or a construction business owner, is that buying your own equipment will be economical in the long run. The reality of the matter is that investing in your own heavy-construction equipment can prove to be much more expensive for you in the long run than simply opting to lease things. Read More 

3 Questions to Ask When Renting Heavy-Duty Equipment

A contractor can easily rent heavy-duty equipment needed for any job, avoiding the long-term cost of ownership, storage, and maintenance while still having excavators, cranes, dozers and whatever else is needed for his or her industry. If you've never rented such equipment before, note a few questions you might ask so you know everything involved with the rental process and don't overlook any important details. Ask what fuel charges are included in the rental Read More