Valuable Tips for Construction Contractors When Hiring Excavators

Posted on: 5 January 2018

The cost of purchasing a state-of-the-art construction machinery such as an excavator can be substantial and prohibitive to construction contractors on a budget. Therefore, hiring an excavator is a viable alternative that helps to save money and get work done efficiently. The savings made can be used to expand the construction business. Here are some valuable tips for construction contractors looking to hire excavators. Qualified Operator -- Some excavator hiring firms will insist on providing their operators to accompany the equipment to the job-site. [Read More]

Earthmoving: Enhancing the Workability and Durability of Earthmoving Equipment by Proper Maintenance

Posted on: 9 October 2017

Earthmoving equipment and machinery help you in most of your construction and landscaping activities. For them to give you quality and durable services, it is crucial that you know how to take care and maintain them. Cleaning Your Earthmoving Equipment Cleaning is a great way to keep your earthmoving equipment in the right shape and state. The fact that the earthmoving machines engage in dirty and difficult work makes it very essential that you clean them thoroughly from time to time. [Read More]

Hydraulic Repair Equipment You Should Know About

Posted on: 8 September 2017

A hydraulic machine is a complicated system that requires skilled expertise to repair and maintain. Aside from the qualified personnel needed, the machine also depends on an assortment of tools which are intended to assist the professional to complete his repair tasks with ease and simplicity. Most of the parts of a hydraulic machine cannot be fixed with bare hands and this is where the tools come in handy. Some of the tools used in the repair of hydraulic equipment include; the workshop maintenance equipment, the tool pumps as well as the hydraulic spreaders. [Read More]

Safety tips for common types of earthmoving equipment

Posted on: 31 July 2017

Earthmoving machinery plays an important role in most, if not all construction projects. Its usage can, however, present certain risks both to operators and those in the vicinity of the machinery. Here are some safety tips for two very common types of earthmoving equipment. Excavators Excavators are used primarily for the digging of foundations and trenches. An operator's visibility is limited when they are sitting inside this vehicle; as such, many of the accidents involving excavators are caused by the operator moving the machinery in a way that leads to them hitting nearby workers or pedestrians. [Read More]