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Optimising the Use of Heavy Construction Equipment

Welcome to my blog. My name is Rick. I have moved a few times throughout the last few years and one of my biggest goals each time is to redo my landscaping and change up my lawn and garden. When I look at a piece of land, I can see perfectly how it could be developed and built upon. I have spent a great deal of time learning about earthmoving and construction. I have decided to start this blog so that I can share important information about heavy construction equipment and how it's used in landscaping and development. I hope my articles, which cover a wide range of industry topics, will answer any questions you may have.

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Two tips for those who are digging excavations in heavy rain

12 June 2020
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Whilst ideally, contractors should dig excavations when it's dry outside, sometimes this task must be done whilst it's raining heavily. Below are some suggestions that could help contractors who have to work in these challenging conditions. Take steps to prevent the excavator from hitting the dewatering pump In these circumstances, contractors will usually need to use dewatering pumps in order to continuously remove the rainwater from the excavation so that it does not create a pool of water inside this cavity. Read More …

The Best Tips for Operating and Maintaining Concrete Chainsaws

9 September 2019
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In the old days, cutting through concrete was a daunting task for anyone. People relied on hammers and chisels to drill through concrete, which requires lots of time and energy. Thankfully, technological advancement has led to better concrete cutting equipment you can use for such tasks. Concrete chainsaws are a far more practical option compared to hammers and chisels. During your do-it-yourself projects, concrete chainsaws will help you make cuts without leaving a jagged mess. Read More …

4 Surefire Ways To Save Time And Money On Crane Hire

16 July 2019
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Different heavy equipment rental companies charge different rates for crane hire. Across the board, however, is the by-the-hour rates policy. Rent the equipment for longer, and you will pay more. To keep the crane hire costs down, you will want to ensure that you can explore any ways available to keep your rental hours to the minimum. Here is a rundown of a few of these methods that are worth considering. Read More …

Safe Trenching: Three Planning Tips for Efficient Aluminium Shoring

17 March 2019
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Trenching is one of the most dangerous processes in construction and other projects that require this form of earthmoving. In general, working in trenches means being below the ground in a confined space. Moreover, there is always the looming danger of collapsed earthen walls. Therefore, when conducting trenching work on your property, you must ensure that the workers are adequately protected. One of the most effective protective measures is installing an aluminium shoring system. Read More …

Three Tips To Avoid Accidents During Your First Bobcat Hire

4 February 2019
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When it comes to major landscaping changes in your back garden, one of the fastest ways to clear out the old structures so you can work on your new project is to hire a bobcat. However, as someone who has never hired a bobcat before, you have concerns after the safety aspects of using one. Here are three tips for beginner bobcat drivers to ensure your landscaping project does not include a trip to the emergency department. Read More …