Earthmoving Equipment: Why Hiring Is the Best Option Over Buying


If you are thinking of the big construction project, you might be torn between renting and buying your own earth moving equipment to handle the heavy duty jobs. Bearing in mind that you need to make the most out of the little cash you have, it will automatically come down to choosing an economical option that will complete your construction project with minimal hustle and stress. Many businesses ranging from small enterprises to the large multinational organisations have done a detailed analysis and can reap a wide range of benefits on hiring rather than buying heavy construction equipment.

26 June 2017

Should You Choose A Three Or Four Wheeled Forklift For Your Order Picking Needs?


When it comes to performing order picking operations safely and efficiently, there are few more useful pieces of equipment to have on hand than a forklift truck. However, forklift trucks come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, so whether you're choosing your first forklift truck or seeking to expand your lifting fleet it is equally important to choose the right forklift model for your needs. One of the more striking differences you will notice between different types of forklifts is the number of wheels they possess.

15 May 2017

Tips for a safe construction project


Construction work can be extremely dangerous. However, many of the hazards associated with this type of occupation can be mitigated by taking certain precautionary measures. Here are some of the ways that site managers can create a safer environment for those working on construction sites. Prevent falls by implementing safety measures Falls from a height account for a significant percentage of construction-related injuries and fatalities. As such, one of the most important things site managers can do to protect their workers is to implement safety measures which will reduce the chance of them falling off of scaffolding and ladders.

28 November 2016

What to Look for When Choosing a Residential Demolition Company


Demolishing an old residential structure in your property can create space for the construction of a new, modern, and more functional building. The process of demolishing a building is involving, and ensuring that you have the right professionals for the job can make the project easier, promote safety, and ensure that you abide by the local legislation. Getting the demolition and associated services from one company can minimize the cost and promote better management and accountability throughout the project.

21 November 2016

Not Just Buckets And Spades: Choosing Specialised Attachments When Hiring A Backhoe


Backhoes are some of the most versatile and useful pieces of heavy plant machinery and can be turned to a wide variety of uses beyond simple digging and loading. However, to take full advantage of a backhoe's versatility, you will need the right tool for the job — as such, backhoe manufacturers offer a wide range of specialised attachments which can be fitted to the backhoe's articulated arm, and which are offered for hire by many plant hire companies.

18 November 2016

Hiring Access Equipment: Scissor Lifts Versus Boom Lifts


Scissor lifts and boom lifts are some of the more common access equipment available for hire across the country. They can both be used for construction and maintenance activities around your property, e.g. painting, electrical, plumbing, building inspection, rendering, construction, etc. In this article, find out how they both compare on a number of different factors pertinent to these activities. Working height Access equipment is all about reaching that elevated height that you want in order to carry out the work you need to get done.

14 November 2016

How to Prevent a Mobile Crane from Tipping Over


Many inexperienced mobile crane operators may think that a mobile crane can only tip over when it has been overloaded. Such novice operators may not be aware that many factors can cause the crane to tip over even if it is carrying a small load. This article discusses some of the measures that inexperienced mobile crane operators can take to stop their cranes from tipping over at a jobsite. Scrutinse Range Diagrams

9 November 2016