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!


Comparing the Different Types of Backhoes and Their Uses

22 September 2023
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Backhoes come in various sizes and shapes, and each type of backhoe serves a particular purpose. Choosing the right backhoe for your job requires proper knowledge about the different types of backhoes available in the market. The following explores the various types of backhoes available in the market, their features, and how they are utilized. Mini Backhoe Loader The mini backhoe loader is small, portable, and easily maneuverable. It's typically used in small construction projects, landscaping, and digging. Read More …

Controlling The Power Of Nature: Wellpoint Dewatering Systems For Sustainable Water Management

19 June 2023
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Are you facing water-related challenges on your construction site or property? Look no further! In this guide, you will delve into the remarkable world of wellpoint dewatering systems and how they can be your ultimate solution for sustainable water management. From managing groundwater levels to ensuring stable and dry working conditions, wellpoint dewatering systems harness the power of nature to meet your needs. Discover the benefits, applications and processes behind these systems, and unlock the potential for efficient and eco-friendly water control no matter where your construction site is located in the country or how much rain you expect to receive. Read More …

Crane Operation: 3 Central Tips For Promoting Safety During Construction

28 February 2023
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Cranes, like other heavy construction equipment, can present significant safety hazards on a site. Therefore, if you are planning on using this machinery for lifting during your project, take the appropriate precautions to prevent danger. The most critical issue to address in safety planning is the selection of a crane for the building work. In simple terms, you must choose the most suitable crane for your specific project to minimise the risk of accidents and injuries. Read More …

Crane Rental Guide

10 November 2022
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Crane hire is a viable alternative for contractors and builders who need to use cranes for short periods. The crane rental process can be pretty challenging for most people. Below are some insights to help you as you rent the crane.  Work With Reputable Crane Rental Companies Most people overlook the rental company's reputation when hiring cranes. However, it is a vital concern since it determines how the company relates to its clients. Read More …

Backhoe Loader Rental Tips

15 July 2022
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Backhoe rental is a viable option for most people due to its convenience and flexibility. If you need to rent a backhoe, below are two things you should know; Determine the Backhoe Specifications The general rule of equipment hire is that the rented equipment should serve your needs. Therefore, assess the work schedules and site conditions to determine which backhoe suits your needs. Start by deciding on a suitable bucket. For instance, the backhoe loader needs a rock bucket if you intend to dig through rocks. Read More …