Heavy Construction Equipment: Safety Tips and More

How Order Pickers Differ From Forklifts

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Order picker trainees need to know how these vehicles differ from other forklifts if they are to operate order pickers safely. This article discusses some of the ways through which order pickers differ from ordinary forklifts. These differences lead operators to need slightly different skills from forklift operators. Safety Gear Many order pickers lift the operator as he or she picks items from shelving. Consequently, operators of these vehicles are required to wear body belts that can reduce the impact of any fall that they are involved in during their work. Read More»

Four Tips to Reduce the Cost of Renting a Mobile Crane

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Commercial construction crews often opt to hire a mobile crane because the equipment is not needed in all construction projects, and it can be very costly to purchase. When the mobile crane leaves the contractor’s yard to your destination, the rental clock starts to tick up until you return the crane. The duration of use translates into money spent for the operation of the crane. Therefore, if you want to minimize the rental cost, you will need to know a few things regarding scheduling, selection process, and maximum performance. Read More»

Want To Get The Full Benefit Of A Flail Mower? Look For These Features When Buying/Hiring One

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When the mowing gets tough and rough, with small trees and thick grass or weeds standing in the way, a flail mower will offer the best results. When buying or hiring a flail mower for your field, lawn, or even paddocks, you will want to go for one with features that make it as suitable for your needs as possible. For this reason, depending on what you need the mower for, here is what you should look for: Read More»

What to do With Your Clean Fill

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Whether you’ve been digging a foundation for a new structure on your property, (like a garage or swimming pool) or another project, you are likely to have a lot of dirt, also called clean fill, piled up on your property. Luckily, for every pound of clean fill you don’t want, there is someone out there who does. Perhaps they’ve taken a pool out, or have other holes they need to fill. Read More»

Reasons To Use Diamond Drill Rods

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If you are someone who likes taking on DIY projects and you are trying to upgrade the efficiency of your tools, you may want to look into buying diamond drill rods. These are rods used for drills that are an alternative to the standard steel rods, and they may offer you some real advantages that can help you maximize your home projects. Here are some of the reasons diamond drill rods are a great choice so that you can understand these benefits. Read More»