Do You Need to Ask for a Height Safety Equipment Inspection?

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Any site manager understands the vital importance of health and safety. If you are looking after a construction site then you have a responsibility not just to take care of yourself but to ensure that your site is a safe place to work and that all of your employees have the right equipment to carry out their jobs and have been trained in the correct use of that equipment. One area where safety is especially important is in the area of working at height.

23 October 2020

4 Reasons Why Hiring a Telehandler Can Boost Your Project's Productivity

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When running a construction project, incorporating a single machine that can multitask is an excellent investment. The ability to tow, lift and stack loads while navigating through the tightest spaces is a huge plus. One equipment that has such capabilities is the telescopic handler, also known as a telehandler.  A telehandler is quite popular because it's a compact machine that combines both a crane's and forklift's functionality. With a robust telescopic boom handle bearing interchangeable attachments, this equipment is highly versatile.

28 September 2020

Four Ways Crane Riggers Help Ensure Safety During Crane Operations

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Heavy construction riggers are responsible for setting up and disassembling all the lifting devices such as cables, wire ropes, chain hoists, pulleys, and hooks that are used with crane equipment to move large and heavy items. They also work with crane operators and others on construction sites to ensure a safe lift. There are many things that crane riggers do to maintain safety during crane operations. Keep reading to find out what they can do to prevent accidents that may result in property damage, bodily injury, or even death in the workplace.

27 August 2020

Multiple Applications Of Crushed Rock For Your Landscape

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A landscape overhaul is a great way to enhance the functionality of your yard while simultaneously drastically improving the kerb appeal of your residence. However, this is not a project to undertake on your own if you have no experience. Instead, you need to hire the right contractors and source the best supplies for a successful landscaping project. One material that should be at the top of your list when you are contemplating landscaping supplies is crushed rock.

11 August 2020

5 Risks to Be Aware of When Renting a Loader Crane for Lifting Operations

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Cranes are widely used for rigging tasks in various industries such as logistics and transportation, construction, landscaping, and even hospitality. A loader crane is mounted onto a truck and used to load and offload trucks and other vehicles. The configuration of the crane and the nature of operations present various risks that every user should be aware of before any rigging projects. If left unmitigated, these risks can result in property damage and fatalities on the project site.

27 July 2020

4 Must-Have Qualities of a Good Truck Seat

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Hitting the road for more than eight hours takes more than just training. A seasoned truck driver must always remain sharp and alert. But to achieve this, it's paramount to find the right truck seat. Choosing the wrong seat can cause physical exhaustion, pain and fatigue, all of which affects driving performance.  Continue reading this post for four, must-have traits you need when picking your truck seat. 1. Only Buy Truck Seats from Trusted Manufacturers

29 June 2020

Two tips for those who need to use foundation drilling equipment

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The process of drilling holes for a pile foundation is usually done with a foundation drill rig and casing. Here are some top tips for ensuring that a project involving this heavy construction equipment goes smoothly. Always check the condition of the casing before using it to support the drilled holes When a large, deep hole is made in the ground with a foundation drill, some casing (i.e. a hollow cylindrical object) is inserted into this opening.

25 June 2020