Starting a construction project involves many steps, with many details. Learn more about getting the right heavy construction equipment.

How to Plan and Execute Heavy Haulage

6 February 2019
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Contractors often have a hard time transporting large and unusually shaped equipment to their sites. Heavy haulage may take months or in some cases years of planning. In this blog, you will learn how to plan for heavy haulage. Determining your load and trucks What will you be transporting? Earthmovers and tractors are relatively easy to transport compared to unusually shaped objects such as turbines, rigs, boilers and telecommunication equipment. You need to find a reliable large freight transport company to help you transport the cargo.
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6 Reasons to Choose an Electric Concrete Mixer Over a Gas Concrete Mixer

5 December 2018
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You'll need a concrete mixer for most large construction jobs, and that means choosing between an electric model and a gas model. There are advantages on both sides, but most people find themselves better off with an electric concrete mixer, and here are just six reasons why. 1. Less Expensive  It's always best to keep costs down, especially when you're looking at relatively big-ticket items like concrete mixers. You can reduce your costs significantly by choosing an electric mixer over a gas mixer.
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Two tips for those who plan to hire earthmoving equipment for their construction project

26 October 2018
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If you will be carrying out construction work soon and are planning to rent a few pieces of equipment from an earthmoving equipment hire business for your project, you might find the advice below to be quite helpful. Draw up a pre-operation to-do list The earthmoving equipment that the rental company provides will be in good working order when it arrives at your building site. However, every time that it is used, there is a risk that the equipment may sustain damage, which, if it goes unnoticed, could put your workers at risk of being injured the next time it is used.
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All You Need to Know About Getting A Forklift Licence

16 April 2018
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Forklifts are versatile for the lifting of loads in construction sites and business warehouses. A forklift licence from a place like All Onsite Training and Assessment is crucial if you intend to venture into the logistics and materials handling industry. However, the process of acquiring a forklift licence may not be as straightforward as a common driving licence. That's because of the safety issues involved in lifting materials at height. The process of acquiring a forklift licence can be slightly more involved, and here are a few important things you need to know.
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3 Essential Questions to Ask Before Buying a Used Forklift

22 January 2018
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Small construction companies try to keep up with competition by keeping their costs as low as possible. While there are several money-saving avenues, buying used forklifts can cut a huge chunk off the overall operating costs. However, you need to take extra precaution when buying a used forklift since it still represents a substantial investment. Asking the simple questions highlighted in this article will help you get a good deal when shopping for a used forklift.
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Starting a construction project involves many steps, with many details. Having a complete plan before beginning is key, and having people in place for each step keeps a project on time and within budget. Making sure you have the heavy machinery to do the job right, the first time, without delays or breakdowns can make the difference that keeps you on schedule and keeps your costs down. Investing in technology that will handle big jobs and heavy loads may seem high, and an easy place to save money, but if it keeps your project on track, it will pay for itself easily in the long run.