Heavy Construction Equipment: Safety Tips and More

3 Clauses You Should Include in a Demolition Contract

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Would you like to demolish a residential property in order to build another one on the same lot? Read on and discover some of the important clauses that you should discuss before a final demolition contract is drafted. Tree Preservation House demolition often involves the use of heavy equipment, such as earthmoving equipment. Such heavy equipment can wreak havoc on your landscaping in case you don’t state explicitly that you would like to preserve certain aspects of that landscaping, such as mature trees. Read 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»