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When to Hire a Crane

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Cranes are powerful machines used for lifting, lowering and moving heavy or bulky loads at construction sites. However, their main disadvantage is that they are an expensive investment for many construction companies. The good news is you don’t have to buy a crane to use one. The crane hire option is generally much cheaper than buying the crane you need for your job. Below are some situations when a crane rental is a viable option.…

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Two Steps to Take Prior to Fitting Trench Shoring Equipment

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There a few steps that construction workers should take before they use a crane to fit trench shoring equipment into the excavation on their site. Continue reading to find out exactly what these steps are and why they need to be taken. Ensure that the box struts are the correct width before attaching the trench box to the crane One of the most commonly used versions of this equipment is a trench box.…

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5 Tips to Save Money and Optimize Your Crane Rental

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A crane can play a significant role in the development of your next project, but hiring a crane also requires a significant investment. To make the most of your time with the crane and to keep costs as low as possible, check out these tips. 1. Time the Rental Strategically Always make sure that you choose the timing of your crane rental strategically. Ideally, you want the crane to come in just when you need it.…

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Three Common Earthmoving Machines Used in the Industry

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There are all sorts of machines that are employed in earthmoving services. Among the major sectors that use this sort of equipment is the construction industry. When new buildings are to be erected, it is often the case that earthmoving machines will be on the site in the first instance to prepare the ground and dig the foundations before any other equipment arrives. The same can be said of the road building industry and, of course, Australia’s large open-pit mining sector.…

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Factors to Consider When Renting a Diamond Core Drill

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Testing the core strength of a concrete structure is an essential part of a concrete contractor’s job. As a contractor, you can do this by hiring a concrete drilling company to perform core drilling, which you can then take to a laboratory for tests. Alternatively, you can drill the core yourself and eliminate the cost of hiring an external service provider. That said, you need a high-quality core drill to help you with the process.…

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Are You Planning On Hiring a Mobile Crane?

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Having your crane can be quite expensive regarding purchasing, maintenance and insurance. It is, therefore, economical to hire. If you hire a crane from a company like Davo’s Crane Hire, you want it to carry out its work effectively and efficiently without hitches. To achieve this, you will need to consider various crucial factors. Understanding Your Site and Planning This is the first and most essential factor to consider as it will help you figure out which type of crane to hire.…

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2 tips for those who need to use rented forklifts for their building projects

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If you will need to use forklifts for your building project, and intend to rent this equipment from a forklift truck hire company, you should keep the following two tips in mind. 1. Don’t just hire one forklift if you really need two If your budget for your building project is quite small, you might be tempted to just rent one forklift, even though you really need two, so that you can save a bit of money.…

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3 Ways that Construction Firms Can Benefit From Driverless Semi-Trailers and Trucks

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Autonomous technology is here; well, it has been around for some time now, but it was limited to tools as opposed to construction trucks. However, driverless construction semi-trailers have hit the industry. With the Australian construction industry looking positive, construction firms are embracing the latest technologies to help realise organisational goals such as expansion. Notably, a construction company that ignores the driverless trailer technology will have a tough time competing in a market that is already saturated.…

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Advanced Features of Mobile Cranes that will Benefit the Construction Industry

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With the rising need for more complex infrastructure in smaller sized spaces, mobile cranes come in handy for accessing tough to reach areas. The rising population within urban areas of Australia has led to structures being constructed in smaller working areas with limited maneuverability. Regular cranes that would typically consume a lot of space are slowly being replaced with more convenient mobile cranes. To increase the efficiency with which these cranes operate, advanced features are being incorporated by manufacturers to increase their usability across multiple construction sites in the country.…

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ISRI Parts Any Heavy Construction or Mining Business Should Have on Hand

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When you consider repairs on your trucks, specifically with your ISRI seats, you may immediately assume the service department can handle it. Though a certified ISRI service department can handle the repairs you may have, you may want to consider other options. One option is to have certain parts on hand for quick replacement and repairs when getting to the service department will take too much time and cause downtime on the worksite.…

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