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How To Maintain Construction Equipment

How To Maintain Construction Equipment

Whether a person is buying construction equipment brand new or gently used, proper maintenance is needed to extend its life as much as possible. No one wants to be forced to buy replacement equipment after just a few years. The best way to keep everything in working order? Regular maintenance. Below are a few important […]

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Construction Equipment Trends To Watch

Construction Equipment Trends To Watch

Construction is always one of those industries looking for ways to be more innovative and efficient. Companies are consistently attempting to outbid each other, and the best way to do that is to provide inexpensive, efficient construction for every single project. What are some of the trends catching on in the industry? Here is a […]

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Choosing Excavator Buckets – 3 Key Considerations

Choosing Excavator Buckets – 3 Key Considerations

Excavator buckets are an essential tool on the job, applying the power of your heavy machinery to undertake a wide range of construction jobs. It is an every day’ piece of equipment designed and suited for bulk material handling. When used with an excavator machine, buckets are able to dig a wide range of materials […]

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Advantages to Buying Used Equipment

Advantages to Buying Used Equipment

Construction equipment can get expensive in a hurry. Even companies with a lot of working capital can find it difficult to make large purchases to tackle jobs. One way to save a little bit of money is to shop around for used equipment. Brand new construction equipment might look nice for a few minutes, but […]

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Main Parts of Bulldozers and their Primary Functions

Main Parts of Bulldozers and their Primary Functions

Bulldozers are large vehicles used in heavy construction that resemble a tractor fitted with a conspicuous metal blade at the front. This huge vehicle has tough tracked equipment including a large engine that gives it exceptional ground grip. Generally, bulldozers are used to drive substantial amounts of soil, heaps of sand, and loads of debris […]

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Gradalls vs Excavators

Gradalls vs Excavators

There’s always been debates about whether it’s better to use a Gradall over an excavator. Below are some of the benefits for both. Gradalls The machines can move quickly between locations You can drive them on roads without needing them to be shipped Narrower width, so they can fit into tight places. You can also […]

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Construction Industry Using Video Games to Recruit and Train

Construction Industry Using Video Games to Recruit and Train

Video games have been around a long time. But ever since technology advanced during the past few decades, it has become a multibillion-dollar industry. Equipment and devices have also advanced enough to become smaller, less expensive and more intuitive. People as young as a 6 months old are able use a tablet touch screen without […]

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The Bagger 288 Excavator

The Bagger 288 Excavator

The Bagger 288 is the biggest excavating machine in the world. It was first built by the German manufacturer, Krupp, in 1978. The excavator was built for coal mining at the Hambach stripmine, located in Germany. It’s so powerful, it can excavate 240,000 tons of coal per day. That’s equal to a football field dug […]

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Excavators Can Be Risky

Excavators Can Be Risky

A construction site can pose a danger to laborers that work closely with heavy machinery. Excavators, backhoes and loaders have heavy attachments that sometimes need chainging. Safety should be the number one priority when it comes to working in this industry. How Serious is It? According to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) there’s […]

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