Dry vs. Wet Excavator Hire: Which is the Best Option for Your Project?

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As you hire an excavator for your construction or landscaping project, you will have to choose between dry and wet hire. Dry hire is where the equipment is rented out without an operator. However, all other inclusions that are advertised in the excavator hire package will be available. On the other hand, wet hire gives you additional features such as an experienced operator. Dry hire is usually cheaper than wet hire due to the exclusion of an operator.

2 August 2018

Cost-Effective Land Clearing Equipment for Startup Firms

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Land clearing startups might find it challenging to accept big projects due to the substantial initial investment required on equipment. However, with numerous heavy equipment rental firms out there, land clearing firms can get around the equipment investment challenge. That said, rentals can be expensive, especially if the rental period is extended. For this reason, land clearing startup firms must be strategic in the equipment they hire. This article highlights the best cost-effective land clearing equipment for a startup land clearing firm.

1 August 2018

3 Reasons to Consider Using Earthmoving Services for Landscaping

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Landscaping for your home, in most cases, means tending to the garden beds and planning out new kerb appeal options. If you have large amounts of property, or if you are expanding your property, then landscaping could take on a whole different scope. If you are dealing with a larger landscaping project, you may want to consider using an earthmoving service for at least the first portions of that project. Here are three reasons to consider using earthmoving services before you move on to the final beautification portions of landscaping.

1 August 2018

Two tips for keeping your heavy construction equipment in good working order

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If you own several pieces of heavy construction equipment, here are two ways that you can keep this equipment in good working order.           Make sure that the person tasked with transporting the equipment has undergone auto rigid heavy vehicle training Large, heavy trucks with trailers are normally used to transport heavy construction equipment from one building site to another. If you need to transport your equipment in this manner, it is extremely important to ensure that the person driving the truck has undergone auto heavy rigid vehicle training.

31 July 2018

2 safety tips for those who need to use heavy construction equipment for a residential demolition project

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If you need to use heavy construction equipment for an upcoming residential demolition project, here are some safety tips that you and your team should keep in mind, to minimise the risk of anyone getting hurt during this process. 1. Use the smallest version of the equipment that you require Cranes, excavators and bulldozers come in a wide variety of sizes. If you'll be using this type of equipment in a busy residential area, it's best to use the smallest available models.

30 July 2018

4 Top Benefits of Using a Concrete Mixer

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Most start-up construction companies prefer the benefits that come with ready-mix concrete formula. The reason is that ready-mix formulas save time that would have been spent on mixing individual concrete ingredients. Ready-mix concrete can also be ordered on demand. Despite the advantages, modern construction projects are highly dynamic. As such, there is the need for versatile on-site construction equipment. One such machine that is recommended for startup firms is the volumetric concrete mixer.

24 July 2018

3 Types of Cranes that Can Help You With Land Clearing

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If you are clearing large amounts of land for a homesteading or property expansion project, then crane hire is likely on your list of things to use. You probably know that you will need a crane, but you may not know what type of crane you will need. Here are three types of cranes that you will want to consider and how they can help you with land clearing. Mobile Cranes

24 July 2018