Heavy Construction Equipment: Repair, Troubleshooting and Maintenance

Heavy Construction Equipment: Repair, Troubleshooting and Maintenance

  • Renting vs. Purchasing a Forklift

    When trying to decide whether you should buy or hire a forklift, the primary deciding factors should be the cost and the payment options. If you think that you might use the vehicle more than a couple times every month, and, if purchasing it will cost you more or less the same than hiring it over extended periods of time, it might be a better option to purchase it. If you're still not decided as to which is the better option, here is a comparison between forklift hire and purchasing it.

  • How To Operate An Excavator Safely

    Excavators and mini excavators are useful for homeowners carrying out major renovations on their property. The excavators can be hired out to take care of the otherwise labor-intensive task of digging. Many homeowners will be in a situation where they would like to hire an excavator, but have no experience of operating one. This article looks at some of the key safety tips to remember when operating an excavator for the first time.

  • Choosing the Ultimate Drill Rods for Your Diamond Drilling Rig

    During a diamond drill operation, your drill rods provide the crucial infrastructure that lets you reach your desired depths in the ground. They also form the crucial transportation system that lets you collection your sample core(s) for testing. Diamond drill rods are therefore just as equally important as the rig motor or the drill bits in a drill operation. In dire situations, poor quality rods can break or get stuck, putting your entire operation in a dilemma.

  • What Every Contractor Should Know about GPS Systems and Earthmoving

    As a manager of an earthmoving contracting company you have probably looked at different ways to give you better results on the site. One of the methods that may have come up in conversation or research is using GPS systems and devices. If you are considering using GPS systems, devices, and controls then there are a few key points you should consider. Increased Control On the Site When you use GPS devices, software, and systems for earthmoving you are giving yourself increased control on the site.

  • Important Aspects To Consider In Portable Line Boring Machines

    The use of line boring machines has made onsite machining of heavy industrial equipment easier and cheaper. The construction industry is a major beneficiary of the advances in portable machinery because many development projects are in remote locations. Many repairs and maintenance tasks can be carried out with line borers in tandem with other tools on the field. When you invest in these machines, the cost and inconvenience of taking construction equipment to offsite workshops is mitigated.

  • 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!