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  • Height Safety Equipment Inspection Tips

    Height safety equipment includes scaffolding, safety harnesses, scissor lifts and ladders. This equipment is used in construction and industrial settings to ensure the safety of employees working at heights. Before using height safety equipment, employees are encouraged to conduct inspections to ensure that they do not have defects that might cause accidents at the site. Below is an article discussing how to conduct height safety equipment inspections.  Scaffolding Scaffolds are commonly used in construction sites to help bricklayers, electricians and plumbers to work at heights.
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  • Criteria for Selecting the Best Crane for Your Job

    Cranes are extremely useful pieces of equipment when it comes to lifting heavy materials and objects at construction sites and other locations. These workhorses come in different sizes and configurations to suit the requirements of different jobs. If you are looking to hire a crane for an upcoming job, you may be overwhelmed by the wide variety of crane types available for you to choose from. Use this guide to select the best crane for your job.
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  • Acquainting Yourself with A Couple of Different Categories of Excavator Attachments

    Excavators are unquestionably one of the most popular types of heavy construction equipment and this can be attributed to two main reasons. To begin with, the machinery is available in both the standard option and the miniature variety and this makes them highly functional for both large scale and small scale projects. In addition to this, there is a vast selection of attachments available that can be employed in tandem with an excavator, which goes a long way in enhancing the overall versatility of this equipment!
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  • Critical Safety Considerations For Your First-Time Crane Truck Rental

    The mobility that crane trucks offer makes them some of the most convenient and flexible pieces of heavy construction equipment. In addition to their high load capacities, the right crane truck will ease the transportation of building supplies around your construction site. However, if you have recently ventured into construction, you likely do not have the capital to buy the different types of equipment that your projects require outright. Fortunately, equipment rental providers ease this financial burden for you, but you need to make sure that you know what you are doing when hiring the machinery.
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  • Do You Need to Find a Float Hire Company?

    When you need to arrange float hire or the hire of any other agricultural or construction equipment, there are some important questions you must be able to answer before you sign the contract with the hiring company. You will need to be certain that they have the right equipment, that they can deliver it to your site at the right time, and that the price you are quoted includes everything that you would expect.
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  • What Are the Five Main Disciplines of a Civil Construction Project?

    In Australia, the engineering consulting sector employs in the region of 138,000 people, by far the majority of them highly skilled and well paid. Although not all of the engineers involved in consulting work will be involved with civil construction projects — some are involved in Australia's mining industries, for example — a good many of them are. There are five disciplines needed for the sort of civil engineering projects that are carried out in the country.
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  • Three scenarios where it's ideal to hire a posi track

    If you are clearing or landscaping an area or building or extending a property then you will normally need to hire in some mechanical help to get the job completed in a reasonable timeframe. The question many people ask is usually what equipment they should hire. There are lots of excavating or digging machines available and picking the right one for your job isn't always easy. Here are three instances that you should think about arranging a posi track hire for your digging work.
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  • Fundamental Concerns Regarding Foundational Drilling

    Owning a home in the country is a big deal for most people; therefore, understanding the building process is essential to reducing costs and constructing the house of your dreams. Unfortunately and understandably, many people seeking to venture into real estate have little information about the construction process, especially foundational drilling. Here are a few aspects to mull about before you begin drilling. Terrain  The ground on which you plan to build a home has a significant bearing on foundation drilling.
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  • Why Your Trailer Breaking Down Should Not Be The End Of The Line

    Trailers are useful in all sorts of different jobs and hobbies, from tradies hauling vital tools and supplies for their next job to motoring enthusiasts taking their dirt bikes out to the country. Obviously this wide range of uses means that trailers can be put through quite intense situations where they get beat up, scratched and thrown around, all of which contribute to them eventually breaking down. However, a broken trailer is not necessarily a ruined trailer, as there are many options available left to salvage your trailer including searching for trailer parts at various trailer parts stores.
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  • Essential Tips to Consider When Hiring a Mobile Crane

    Mobile cranes are indispensable equipment in a construction project since they aid in the movement of materials, tools and personnel to higher levels of a structure. Mobile cranes are available in different shapes and sizes. Therefore, when hiring a mobile crane, you should bear in mind a few crucial factors, such as crane measurements, load capacity and site conditions, among others. This article reviews some key tips to consider when hiring a mobile crane.
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