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.


5 Questions to Ask the Hire Company When Looking at Forklifts

If you're moving around heavy items, adding a new building to your property or doing a range of other projects, you may want to rent a forklift. Before you go to the hire company, it's important to understand that there is a huge range of different forklifts for rent. There are also other items or costs to consider. Here are five questions you may want to ask the hire company. Read More 

Guide to Ensure You Hire the Right Truck-Mounted Crane for Your Heavy Lifting

When it comes to lifting of heavy loads, truck-mounted mobile cranes are a popular choice of work equipment. One of the most appealing features of these cranes is that they can be driven down to the worksite without the need to make special arrangements for heavy construction equipment haulage. In addition, they can be set up much more easily and quickly compared to fixed models. It is, however, important to point out that not all truck-mounted cranes are created equal—they come in different sizes and features. Read More 

Two Ways Bobcat Hire Would Benefit You When Landscaping

If you are looking to engage in some hardscaping and landscaping, you may have considered purchasing the necessary equipment required to help you accomplish these projects.  Nevertheless, although owning your bobcat may seem like a long-term investment, the reality is that it could be an unnecessary expense. It is likely that once you finish your landscaping project, you will put the heavy construction equipment into storage, and not get your money's worth. Read More 

Keeping It Clean: Why And How You Should Prevent Contamination Of Your Hydraulic Fluid

Hydraulic systems are an integral part of countless manufacturing and industrial processes, but these powerful and efficient hydraulic systems would be little more than a confusing system of useless pipes without the hydraulic fluid they contain. A ready supply of hydraulic fluid is vital for the smooth and efficient running of any hydraulic system, and keeping this fluid clean and free of contamination is equally vital. Why is contaminated hydraulic fluid a bad thing? Read More 

4 Tips to Keep Excavator Hire Costs Affordable

Excavators are versatile machines that can greatly simplify many projects that homeowners may wish to do. However, some inexperienced homeowners can end up spending much more than they had anticipated due to their lack of knowledge regarding how to keep those costs low. This article discusses some insider tips that will help to keep excavator hire costs affordable for you. Schedule Delivery Appropriately Plant hire firms usually have affordable rates that they charge for delivering equipment to their clients. Read More