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

3 Major Benefits of Hiring an Excavator

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Excavators are used on construction sites to dig or remove relatively big objects. They are mainly used to prepare land so that it is ready for construction. An excavator has a driving base and an arm that is well designed to make digging easy. Most people prefer using excavators on the construction sites. However, it is difficult for one to own an excavator because they are expensive. You should not be worried about how you will prepare your land because there are companies from which you can hire an excavator. Read More»

Keep on Trucking: 3 Types of Heavy-Duty Vehicles You Should Know About

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Construction is a complicated industry, and sometimes it can feel like there are a thousand different pieces of specialist equipment for any given purpose. Trucks are no different; there are many different varieties that will suit a whole host of tasks. Here are some of the most common types of trucks you’ll encounter in the business, and what they’re used for. 1. Crane Trucks This is the most self-explanatory category in the list — but crane trucks are specifically designed to support and transport crane technology around. Read More»

Two Ways to Avoid Accidents When Using Heavy Construction Equipment During a Demolition Project

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There are several steps that can be taken to minimise the risk of accidents occurring when heavy construction equipment needs to be used during a demolition project. Here are two such steps. Don’t continue operating the equipment during periods of poor visibility The demolition process will almost always result in massive quantities of plaster and concrete dust becoming airborne. This airborne dust, coupled with the dust that lands on the windscreen of the heavy construction equipment that is being used, can often lead to the operator of this equipment struggling to see clearly for extended periods of time. Read More»

What You Need to Know About Forklift Licence Testing

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Did you know that Australia has some of the most rigorous and high qualified forklift licence testing requirements in the world? While this is great for businesses, consumers and those working in warehouse spaces, if you’re looking to change your career and enter the forklift industry, you need to invest time into understanding the requirements and carefully consider whether this is a role you’ll be suited to. If you do decide to go for it, you’ll be rewarded with an interesting job, perfect for those who love to get involved with a project rather than sitting at a desk. Read More»

Why You May Lose Your EWP Licence

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People who are planning to obtain an elevating work platform (EWP) licence need to know that it can be suspended or cancelled if the licensing authority discovers circumstances that warrant such an action. This article discusses some of the reasons that may result in the suspension or cancellation of your EWP licence. Use of false information You may have your EWP licence suspended or cancelled if it is discovered that you provided misleading or false information as you acquired that licence. Read More»