4 questions to ask before hiring a Bobcat

30 September 2018
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There are many types of construction jobs that might involve hiring a Bobcat - but equally, there are many types of Bobcat, and many different suppliers. Here are some of the questions you should be asking yourself - and your supplier - before you go ahead and sign the contract. 1. What kind of Bobcat do you need? Different types of project will require different machinery, and as a general rule, the bigger the job, the bigger the Bobcat you will need. Read More 

3 Benefits of Using a Crane Hire for Construction Expansion

25 April 2018
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If you have recently started your contracting business, you may consider expanding that business. Unfortunately, that expansion may mean taking on larger equipment. The issue for you may be the financial limitation to getting the new equipment. One of the more common pieces of equipment you may need for your business expansion is a crane. An option is to go with a crane hire instead. Here are three benefits to using a crane hire service instead of buying the crane directly. Read More 

5 Tips to Keep Your Crew Safe While Working at Heights

3 January 2018
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Falls from heights can lead to a lot of injuries on a construction site or at any other type of workplace that uses a lot of elevated work platforms. To help your crew stay safe, you may want to keep the following tips in mind. Develop a Unique Safety List for Every Elevated Work Platform The exact safety procedures you use for working at heights likely vary depending on the exact type of elevated work platform you use. Read More 

Mobile Elevated Platforms: Promoting Optimal Safety in Your Worksite

30 November 2017
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Choosing the right mobile elevated platform for your construction, repair and maintenance work is critical. The equipment will ensure that you can perform your tasks at an unreachable area with ease. Also, a suitable access structure will promote workplace safety and minimise the risk of accidental falls. However, your choice of an appropriate platform does not guarantee complete personal safety. In simple terms, your practices on the worksite will determine the potential exposure of your worker's to injuries. Read More 

Questions to ask yourself before changing fluid during hydraulic equipment repairs

8 October 2017
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Hydraulics are increasingly part of the daily lives, from cars to wind turbines. In most cases, people ignore hydraulics until it gets to a point where the machine stops operating. For any machine, good maintenance is significant. When doing the repairs, one of the critical areas that one has to concentrate on is the changing of oil. In many cases, machine users change oil based on time and give little attention to the condition. Read More