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Understanding the Different Applications of Skid Steer Loader

Small construction vehicles, skid-steer loaders are used to accomplish a variety of tasks. A typical skid steer comprises of a bucket as its default attachment. However, skid steers can be outfitted with different types of attachments. In order to suit different applications, skid steers are also available in many different sizes. A skid steer can ensure higher efficiency, even for jobs that do not require…

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Heavy Equipment Loading and Transportation Dos and Don’ts

All heavy equipment users understand the importance of following the right techniques during loading and transportation. Any negligence here may very easily lead to injuries and even fatalities. At the same time, use of improper and unsafe lifting techniques may also cause serious damage to mechanical parts. Therefore, before heavy equipment loading and transportation, it is always better to spend some time preparing for it….

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Disinfection Tips for Your Construction Equipment Cab

It is true that a piece of equipment or the cab of your truck may appear to be safe from the dreaded coronavirus. However, the fact remains that any of these enclosed spaces can be potentially dangerous for the users. Unfortunately, you are not the only one who has access to your excavator or truck. The machine is likely to be used from time to time…

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Cost Saving Tips You Should Know before Hiring Construction Equipment

Hiring equipment is an unavoidable part of every construction project. Naturally, these costs account for a sizeable component of the project cost. If a project’s 40% cost is spent on equipment rental, just a 5% savings on equipment rental can translate into an additional profit of 2% for the project. If this doesn’t sound like a lot, please be mindful of the fact that many…

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Equipment Rental Tips in the Aftermath of Coronavirus Pandemic

The entire world has been through an unprecedented state of confinement for several months now because of the coronavirus pandemic. In these months, several steps have been implemented to ensure public health and safety. However, at the same time, the economy has faltered and thousands of businesses across the world have been forced to shut down. Though the pandemic is far from being over, businesses…

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Understanding the Benefits of Using Mini Excavators

Mini or compact excavator may be referred to as the smaller version of standard excavators. However, the prefix ‘mini’ does no justice to the exceptional operational range provided by these machines. Mini excavators are considered to be essential requirements for any project that involves construction or demolition. As a result of its smaller size and lower weight compared to standard excavators, mini excavators are ideally…

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Heavy Hauling Tips for Safe Winter Trucking

Heavy haul trucking presents several risks and difficulties even for expert drivers and on ordinary days. Naturally, this task gets even more challenging during the inclement winter atmosphere. Many different types of hazards can take place on the way. Identifying the potential issues and remaining prepared for these untoward incidents is critical to ensuring safety for the truckers. Mentioned below are some of the common issues…

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What Are Hi Rail Vehicles?

A hi-rail truck is a purpose built vehicle which can operate on rail tracks and tarmac road both. Hi-rail vehicles, sometimes referred to as road rail vehicles are often augmented road vehicles. They have switched their normal wheels for rubber tyres. They are also fitted with additional steel wheels for running on rails – like those on a train. Hi-rail trucks, excavators and other vehicles…

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Equipment Winterising Tips for Optimum Winter Performance

As the temperature around us starts dipping, the machines in your equipment yard, shop, and other storage areas may suffer serious damage. In order to prevent long term damage, it is extremely important to carefully prepare and protect all your equipment that are likely to be exposed to cold climate. Please note that certain equipment parts must be stored at warmer temperatures all over the year….

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Excavator Safety and Compliance on Job Sites

Operating excavators must be done by certified professionals. This is because of the risks associated with heavy machinery and moving parts. Even the most competent person needs a refresher course sometimes, so we have provided a checklist of safety precautions and risk assessments to be taken when operating an excavator. Before Excavator Operation Before turning on the excavator, ensure that the mirrors are aligned and…

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