Heavy Construction Equipment: Repair, Troubleshooting and Maintenance

Heavy Construction Equipment: Repair, Troubleshooting and Maintenance

  • Two ways to prevent injuries when using elevated work platforms

    Elevated work platforms, such as cherry pickers and scissor lifts, are often used during building projects. Here are two steps that can be taken to reduce the likelihood of injuries occurring when this type of construction equipment needs to be used: Only allow licensed individuals to operate the equipment One of the simplest and most effective ways to prevent accidents when using elevated work platforms is to ensure that those who operate this kind of equipment have a valid EWP licence.

  • Benefits of Hiring Mobile Cranes For Construction Projects

    When embarking on a construction project, it may seem unnecessary to hire heavy equipment. In a real sense, construction sites demand a lot of heavy lifting of both equipment and construction material. When considering to invest in a crane, the cost implication is usually high especially for a permanently erected crane. Whenever you are in such a predicament, don't despair, Mobile Cranes have been invented for you!  Mobile Cranes are telescopic cranes which are mounted on platforms depending on your requirements for lifting heavy items.

  • 3 Signs You Need to Hire an Emergency Crane

    In most cases, when you hire a crane, you have plenty of time to plan ahead, and you can just book a crane in advance. In some cases, however, you may need to hire an emergency crane. This is a crane that comes to you as soon as possible. Depending on the hire company, that may be within the hour. With an emergency crane, you may incur additional charges for the convenience compared to the cost of hiring a regular crane.

  • Top Considerations When You're Buying Replacement Suspension Seats for Your Heavy Construction Equipment

    Several types of heavy machines are used in the construction world. These include backhoes, cranes, dump trucks, scrapers, excavators and many others. One of the components of heavy construction machines that usually need to be replaced is the suspension seating system.  Knowing how to choose the right replacement seats for your heavy construction machinery or equipment is key to optimising machine operation. There are a number of factors you should consider before selecting replacement suspension seats for your heavy construction machinery.

  • What to think about when selling clean fill from your property

    Clean fill is materials used mostly for filling up excavations or other unwanted holes in a building process. It's used because it doesn't contain any degradable components, which means that the volume that is being used to fill the hole is the volume that will still be there after time has passed. If you have had construction work done on your property, chances are that you're now in possession of unused clean fill that you don't have any use for.

  • About Me

    Heavy Construction Equipment: Repair, Troubleshooting and Maintenance

    If you want to save money and have your business run efficiently, you need to take care of your heavy construction equipment. You need to know how to service it, how to spot issues, when to hire versus buy equipment and many other issues. Hi, my name is Russel, and welcome to my blog. I have loved heavy equipment since I was a child pushing a toy dump truck up and down my carpet, and although I do not work in that industry, I remain extremely interested in it. This blog is my chance to "play" with heavy equipment. I thank you for reading, and I hope that you learn and enjoy!