Cost-Saving Tips for Buying, Hiring and Owning Heavy Construction Equipment

5 Special Types of Forklifts to Consider Buying Used

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If you’re looking at used forklifts for sale, you may be surprised at all the potential options. If you want something a bit more exciting than the standard forklift, here’s a look at some types you may want to consider. Each of these types of used forklifts works for different situations. 1. Explosion Proof Forklifts Whether they are new or used, explosion proof forklifts are designed for use in areas that have a lot of hazardous materials. Read More»

Three factors to consider when purchasing new seats for heavy construction equipment

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There are several factors which need to be taken into account before purchasing new seat systems for your heavy construction equipment. Read on to find out what these are: Ergonomics Operators of heavy construction equipment often need to drive these vehicles for several hours at a time; as such, it is vital that the seating systems offer a high level of comfort. If they do not, the operator may struggle to focus on their work and remain productive; a person who is forced to sit on a seat that is too hard or which does not provide enough support for their back or arms will soon begin to feel sore and achy, potentially to the point where they cannot perform their job correctly or efficiently. Read More»

Key Factors That Impact the Cost of Hiring Truck-Mounted Cranes

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If you need to hire a crane for a construction job in an emergency situation, truck-mounted cranes would be an ideal choice because they can be easily delivered to the worksite, thanks to their mobility. But just like other types of crane equipment available for hire, not all truck-mounted cranes are created exactly the same. For that reason, crane rental companies charge different rates depending on the type of truck-mounted crane required. Read More»

Excavation-Related Saving Tips For Private Burials

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Respecting the wishes of a deceased loved one is perhaps the best way to pay your last respects. Thus, you shouldn’t have qualms about paying for a geotechnical report and paying a surveyor to draw up the plan that will identify the position of the grave within your property as dictated by the government of New South Wales. The mentioned costs may run into thousands of dollars. For this reason, you need practical ways to bring down the cost of a private burial. Read More»

Tips to Follow When Renting a Crane

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If you run a construction company, there will probably come a time when you need a crane. Unlike other construction equipment, this type of equipment is not often purchased new unless you use it on a daily basis. Cranes are big and bulky, not to mention expensive, so renting it when you need it is often preferred. Here are some tips on the renting process if this will be your first time. Read More»