About Me
Mary's Heavy Construction Equipment Blog

Welcome to my corner of the internet. My name is Mary, and this blog is going to be focused around heavy construction equipment. Years ago, my husband and I ran a construction company together. Now we're semi-retired, and for the last ten years, we have been doing a bit of freelance work. I miss the big machines, and I decided to start a blog about it. If you work with heavy construction equipment on a regular basis, I plan to have tips and ideas in this blog that are designed to help you. I invite you to grab a cup of tea, get comfortable and explore these posts. Thanks for reading!


Is Time to Invest in New Crane Equipment for Your Construction Business?

30 November 2020
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Cranes simplify rigging operations on construction sites. They allow you to move heavy materials and equipment from one location on the site to another. Cranes have a limited usable life, depending on how well you maintain them. However, a crane may exhibit signs of mechanical failure before the expected end of its life. So how do you know it's time to invest in new equipment for your business? Here are the top signs to look out for. Read More …

Are You Looking for Spare Parts for Your Trailer?

23 June 2020
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When you run trailers to transport goods around Australia, then it is important that maintain your trailer fleet in good condition to minimise the likelihood of failure; however, there are always going to be times when components fail and you need to find a reliable company that has trailer parts for sale so that you can get your trailers back on the road and earning money again. When choosing a company that has trailer parts for sale, you must carefully consider your choice of sales company to ensure that you will have access to the right parts at the right price. Read More …

Preparation Tips for a Successful Floor Sanding Project in Your Office

11 October 2019
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You have found a professional sanding company to revamp your office hardwood floors and give them a fresh look. Great work! The experts have the right equipment to sand your floors, eliminate imperfections and coat them again. However, before they come in, there are things you can do to speed up the project and reduce post-sanding cleanup. Bearing in mind that an office is frequented by clients and employees, you want the project to go on smoothly with minimal eventualities. Read More …

Main Uses and Benefits of Road Plates

12 July 2019
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There are different types of road plates in terms of dimension, depth, as well as specification, and this is purely determined by the purpose for which the plate is intended for. Road plates are used in different industries and sectors for different functions. Read below for the main uses and benefits of road plates that you did not know.  Used to Reduce Congestion  The most prominent use of road plates is to provide a short-term solution in cases whereby a road is rendered inaccessible because it is broken or there are ground evacuations but motorists and pedestrians have to pass through. Read More …

7 Safety Tips for Handling Rigging Equipment

1 April 2019
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Operation of rigging machinery is an intense operation that requires intense preparation along with focus to ensure it meets the set objectives while ensuring the safety of equipment, people and the property. Because the process involves lifting very heavy objects, the risk level is very high.  Here are seven safety tips while using rigging equipment. #1. Inspection Before use, it is vital for an expert to thoroughly inspect the equipment. A diligent inspection will help ensure the safety of the equipment. Read More …