Learn New Things and Change Your View: Heavy Construction Equipment

  • What You Need to Know About a Tipper Truck Hire

    16 May 2016

    A tipper truck, or dump truck as it's sometimes called, can be needed for landscaping or excavating work, delivering sod and soil, and for rubbish removal. You can often hire or rent a tipper truck for home use, whatever your needs and application. Note a few things to remember about such a hire and be sure you've discussed all the details with a rental agency before you decide on the truck for you.

  • 4 Signs It Is Time to Change the Seals on Your Hydraulic Cylinder

    12 May 2016

    Without seals, it is impossible for a hydraulic cylinder to work correctly, and it is important to change the seals on your hydraulic cylinder as needed. Wondering if it is time to change your seals? Here are a few signs that now is the time: 1. The seals are visibly worn. If you notice that a seal is broken or has ripped, worn edges, it needs to be replaced. Similarly, if it is thinning, it also needs to be replaced before friction completely effaces it.

  • Choosing between scrapers and articulated haulers for your earthmoving project

    9 May 2016

    Earthmoving is a necessary procedure when you're building a new home, as you'll need to dig a foundation for your house. There are many considerations that need to be taken when it comes to performing your own excavation. You'll need to make sure that it's safe and that you dig just deep enough, but you also need to make sure you have the right equipment. For earthmoving projects, it's common to use either a scraper or an articulated hauler to get rid of the soil dug up from the ground.

  • How to transport heavy equipment safely and effectively

    27 April 2016

    Heavy haulage transport is a necessary but dangerous branch of the transportation industry. If you need to transport heavy equipment, the safest way is to hire a professional heavy haulage transport firm. However, if you have experience driving these types of vehicles and have access to a truck of the proper size and qualifications, you can do it yourself as well. In order to transport heavy equipment to make the drive as hassle free as possible, while still keeping you and your load safe, there are a few things you should think about.

  • Questions You'll Need to Answer When Hiring a Crane

    27 April 2016

    When you need to rent a heavy-duty crane to assist with a construction or demolition project, you might face some unexpected questions about the jobsite and the job itself. This is to allow the rental agency to know the type of crane you need as well as the right rigging to include. Note a few of those questions here so you can be prepared with the answers and not have any delay in getting the crane you need for your project.