Mary's Heavy Construction Equipment Blog

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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!


Have You Chosen the Right Scissor Lift Hire?

8 November 2021
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You might think that scaffolding would be the best option to work safely at height. However, scaffolding can present many problems. Scaffolding takes time to assemble and disassemble at the start and the end of the job. Scaffolding is also static, so it can be inconvenient to use if the area where you are working is used by other people or is part of a busy delivery route. As an alternative to scaffolding, many companies find it is more practical to look into the benefits of hiring a scissor lift. Read More …

Three Factors That Will Determine Which Excavator You Hire

15 July 2021
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Excavators will be used on almost every construction site no matter how large or small. The only thing that will change is the type of excavator you hire. Most people think of them as being nearly the same, but there are quite a few variants between the different types. There are several factors that will determine which choice you should make, and these should be advised on by your construction crew, project manager and the liaison with the excavator hire company. Read More …

Tips for Successful Land Clearing on Your Upcoming Yard Improvement

24 May 2021
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Land clearing and removing vegetation on your own property is a project that you can work on yourself, or you can hire professionals. However, either way you go about it, you need to know what to expect in either option so you can get the most out of the land improvements and your efforts. Here are some recommendations to clean up vegetation and clear land for future improvements. Clear Vegetation Read More …

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 …