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Big Boys' Toys: The Thrill Of Heavy Construction Equipment


Two tips to keep in mind if you plan to rent earthmoving equipment for your home renovations

Using earthmoving equipment during a home renovation project is a great way to ensure that the renovations are completed quickly and efficiently. If this is something you plan to do, you may find the following tips to be helpful. Discuss your renovation project with the equipment hire company before choosing specific machinery It is sensible to discuss the details of your renovation project with the rental company prior to renting specific pieces of machinery from them. Read More 

Dewatering Techniques Discussed in Detail

Firm and dependable surfaces are a primary requirement when working on building foundations. Wet and waterlogged grounds threaten the establishment of strong concrete foundations. They are not ideal for fresh concrete that needs to cure. The wet conditions often result from a heavy downpour that increases the amount of groundwater in the soil. The excess groundwater then seeps into excavated foundations as the packed soil layers look for an outlet to relieve the structural stress. Read More 

Are You Aspiring To be A Heavy Rigid Vehicle Operator?

As an aspiring heavy rigid vehicle operator, when you hear the word training, you will think that you are only learning how to operate a heavy rig. This is not the case. There are many other critical things that you also need to learn to get certified as a qualified and professional driver. Below are crucial elements to note concerning auto heavy rigid vehicles. Who Is Expected to Hold a Heavy Rigid Licence? Read More 

Two Lesser Known But Very Important Tools Every Contractor Should Have

Every contractor knows that each job comes with new and different challenges that require a wide range of innovation to properly address their needs. A lot of these situations can often be solved by having access to slightly more obscure pieces of equipment that are not part of the ordinary toolbox. By knowing the right tool for your job, you can cut down on your time spent on these frustrating jobs and move on quickly. Read More 

What to Consider When Hiring Forklift Equipment

Forklifts are one of the most popular equipment used for heavy lifting and material handling applications in the industrial sector. They are ideal for use in situations where users need to lift and move heavy loads over short distances. If you're contemplating hiring forklift equipment for an upcoming heavy lifting industrial job, you should know that not all of the equipment are made the same. So, what can you do to ensure you choose the right forklift for your job? Read More 

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Big Boys' Toys: The Thrill Of Heavy Construction Equipment

Hey there. I’m Dennis Shaw. I’m a vet who has become an accidental fan of heavy equipment. When my son was younger, he only played with construction machinery toys. He had dozens of bulldozers, cranes, graders, and excavators. You can imagine his excitement when we were driving along and encountered a real-life piece of equipment in action! His excitement was quite infectious, and I found myself getting a thrill too. For his birthday, I would always take him to a construction equipment expo, so that we could check out the shiny new models. Now, he has almost finished school and plans to obtain various tickets to operate equipment. I know that I can’t be the only accidental fan of heavy construction equipment. If you find yourself similarly enthralled , I hope that you can enjoy this corner of the web.

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