Ideas for Professionals and Amateurs: A Heavy Construction Blog

Why You Should Give Oversize Haulers Ample Notice

Would you like to transport oversize equipment to a construction site? Read on and discover why you should contact oversize haulers early so that your shipment can be delivered on schedule. Planning an Optimum Route Oversize cargo presents special challenges due to its abnormal size, shape and weight. Consequently, the heavy haulage company has to select […]

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Your Complete Guide to Safety When Using Longreach Excavators on Your Construction Site

Most of the preparation and remedial activities in your construction site require lots of excavation.  This makes excavators possibly the most visible equipment on your construction site, not just because of their size but because of the amount of work that they do. When using them, safety is a key consideration that you must keep […]

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Five Accessories and Ideas to Make Your Truck Seat More Comfortable

Tired of being uncomfortable on the road? Then, it may be time to think about modifying your truck seat. Wondering which features and accessories can make your truck seat more comfortable? Take a look at these ideas: 1. Beads Wooden beads act an interesting look to your truck seat, and they can also help to […]

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What Often Causes Accidents When Driving a Truck?

Truck driving is an important segment of the transport and business industries. The long trips taken by truck drivers have facilitated the delivery of goods to, within and beyond countries. However, this job comes with its fair share of challenges, especially when it comes to safety. This is why driving safely is a top priority […]

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Keep the Following Things in Mind When Choosing an Excavator for Your Constructions Site

After deciding what kind of structure you want to put up, the first step involves the preparation of the site so that it is in suitable condition for project activities. For you to do the job efficiently, you must get an excavator that meets all your needs on the site with minimal inconveniences in terms […]

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4 Money-Saving Tips When Renting a Mobile Crane

Most construction projects require mobile cranes for lifting and hoisting materials to higher floors. However, buying a mobile crane can be prohibitive because of the huge investment involved. As an alternative, you can hire this equipment instead, saving you a lot of money. In addition, mobile cranes make work easier and faster by eliminating manual […]

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4 Fool-Proof Tips When Servicing Your Hydraulic Equipment

Hydraulic equipment is widespread in the construction and manufacturing industry because of its ability to optimize and simplify work. However, equipment that uses hydraulic systems requires regular maintenance if you are to prevent sudden pressure loss, leaks, and subsequent damage to the whole thing. Also, servicing the machine ensures that you avoid injuries that may […]

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How to Choose the Right Construction Equipment for Your Project

Some inexperienced contractors may not know how to select the best heavy equipment for their first project. Such contractors may end up spending a lot of money to hire expensive equipment when less costly equipment would have been sufficient for the task. This article discusses some of the factors that you should consider when choosing […]

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3 Costly Hydraulics Mistakes You Should Avoid

Many hydraulic cylinder repairs can be avoided if operators and owners of hydraulic equipment avoid several mistakes as they use that equipment. This article discusses three such mistakes that you should avoid making if you want your hydraulic equipment to have a long service life. Mistake 1: Not Using a Checklist Some errors that reduce […]

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