all about heavy construction equipment

all about heavy construction equipment

  • What To Do When The Contractor Bails

    Your construction project is ready to go, you're waiting for the crane operator to show up, and you wait, and keep waiting, and keep waiting.... No general contractor likes to think about the day a contractor actually doesn't show up, but it does happen. Sometimes it's due to a situation the contractor couldn't help, like illness, but other times the contractor has bailed on you and not fulfilled his or her part of the contract.

  • 3 Features To Look For In A Flatbed Trailer

    Investing in a new trailer can be a beneficial way to transport heavy loads from one place to another. Flatbed trailers offer you the versatility required to move loads that are tall or have odd dimensions with ease. Here are three features that you should be looking for if you are planning to purchase a new flatbed trailer in the future. 1. Look for tie-down rings. Since a flatbed trailer has no enclosed top or sides to help secure your load, it's essential that you tie the objects you are moving securely to your trailer prior to transit.

  • Advantages Of Field Dressing Equipment Services For Industrial Transformer Substation Relocation

    The industrial transformer substations on your industrial or manufacturing property could easily be considered some of the most important pieces of equipment that you have. If you have to relocate these substations during a plant relocation, the whole process can be daunting and tedious. Not to mention, if the transformers are not on site at the new place in a timely manner, it can completely hinder your ability to get things up and running as planned.

  • Renting Or Buying...Key Questions To Ask Yourself When You Are Deciding How To Acquire Your Next Forklift

    If you live in a rural area and need to move large amounts of debris, such as downed tree branches or dirt from a construction project, you undoubtedly need the use of a forklift. However, forklifts of any size or class are expensive investments. It is important to know whether buying or renting the necessary unit on an as-needed basis is the best option. Therefore, before doing either, it's best to ask yourself the questions shared below.

  • The Pros And Cons Of Using Oil Field Rental Equipment

    If you are in charge of getting equipment for an oil field, you have to make a pretty big decision. You are tasked with determining whether to rent oil field equipment or whether to buy the equipment. There are pros and cons to both renting and buying oil field equipment. Learning about them and weighing it will help you decide which is best for your operation. Here are a couple of the pros and cons of renting oil field equipment:

About Me

all about heavy construction equipment

My 8-year old son absolutely loves everything about heavy construction equipment. As a school project, he was assigned to create a blog that includes as much information about heavy construction equipment as he could "dig up". We had such a great time working together that we decided to continue working on the blog to fill it with even more information about all sorts of heavy construction equipment. We have answered many questions about these machines and have provided a lot of useful information about how they run, what they can do and so much more about all of the different machines used in construction.