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  • The Contractors Guide To Concrete Pumps, Hoppers And Attachments To Get Materials To Hard To Reach Places

    If you are a concrete contractor and need to get materials to hard to reach locations, you need the right solutions. Sometimes, these solutions can be pumps that move concrete over terrain and structures, but pumps have limitations. Therefore, you may also need other solutions like attachments for skid steers or concrete placement hoppers that can deliver the materials to where work is being done. The following guide will help you with the solutions you need to get concrete materials to hard-to-reach locations:
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  • 6 Things To Keep In Mind During Your Heavy Equipment Rental Period

    You need to optimize the use of rented heavy equipment for your construction projects to get as much done as possible while you have rental equipment available to you. There are a few things you and your staff should remember to do around your work site to make equipment rentals as productive as possible. The following are six things to keep in mind during your heavy equipment rental period.  1. Ensure that staff are taking adequate safety precautions
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  • Does Your Hyraulic System Need Repair?

    In many fields and industries, people utilize hydraulic equipment. The hydraulic systems that allow this equipment to operate are usually very complex. Thus, when something goes wrong, calling a professional is advisable. Educate yourself on the warning signs that your hydraulic system may need some professional help. That way, you can address problems before they have a chance to get worse. Visible Gas Bubbles From time to time, take a look at your hydraulic fluid.
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  • 3 Services For Your Rural Electric Utility Company

    The smaller your utility company is, the more important subcontracting various maintenance and repair services become. There is a limited amount of resources available to a rural electric company. You need to cut costs wherever you can. Of course, some of this work you may already be doing, but the more of it you can subcontract to a power substation services firm, the more money you are likely to save. The following are just a few of the services that are available.
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  • Need To Rent A Crane? 4 Tips To Help You

    Cranes are very expensive which is why many companies choose to rent them. This is especially true if you do not have to use a crane for your everyday jobs. If you are planning to rent a crane for your company, below are four tips to help you. This will ensure that you get the right crane to do the job that you need it to do. Choose the Rigger First
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  • Deciding Whether To Buy, Rent, Or Lease Construction Cranes: Know Your Options

    When you are a construction contractor, there are many business decisions that you have to make as you take on new clients and grow and expand your business. However, when your business begins to outgrow the current construction equipment you have and you need larger pieces like larger cranes or crawler cranes, or you simply need to replace the cranes you have that have suffered damage over the years, you are faced with a big decision.
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  • How To Clean Galvanized Metal

    If you are have any pieces of machinery that are exposed to the elements, they are likely made out of galvanized metal. Galvanized metal is metal that is specifically made to be more weather resistant, meaning that it will take longer for it to corrode or oxidize. This is due to a layer of zinc oxide that is protecting the metal. Even though galvanized metal is extremely resistant to water damage or other sources of damage, it will still need to be cleaned regularly in order to keep it looking great.
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  • 3 Things To Look At When Renting A Crane

    Construction professionals are constantly having to use one type of machinery or another. For some, they don't have the resources to be able to purchase every type of equipment out there. That's when they turn to rental equipment to get the job done without having to pay for the expense of purchasing a piece of equipment outright. If you are looking to rent a crane but aren't sure what to look for, here are three things you need to consider before making a final decision.
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  • Backhoe Vs. Mini Excavator

    When you have to dig a foundation, you need to think carefully about the machine that you will use. For years, the machine of choice has been a backhoe. On the other hand, there are advantages to using a smaller machine such as a mini excavator, or mini ex. Size If you are out in a rural locations, then size might not be much of a consideration. On the other hand, if you need to work in the confined spaces of a city, then you have to consider how to get into a fenced off yard or into other tight spaces.
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  • What Is Dry Diamond Blade Cutting?

    Dry diamond blade cutting is a relatively uncommon practice, so many people who use radial saws are not familiar with the hows and whys of dry cutting. Knowing when you should dry cut and how to do it safely will help ensure that your project is done properly and without an accident. What is dry diamond blade cutting? Usually diamond blades are used for wet cutting projects, meaning that water is dripped over the material being cut as well as the blade itself.
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