Tips to Consider Before Signing Rental Agreement

Where to learn about heavy equipment rental contracts

Construction companies and contractors are continually seeking the most cost-effective methods of completing their projects. As construction businesses are currently experiencing a slight boom period, renting equipment continues to offer benefits that appeal to both budget and performance. Most contractors opt to avoid the headaches associated with owning heavy equipment and rent instead. The cost […]

Latest Construction Industry Forecast Optimistic

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Over the last several months, there have been multiple reports that the construction industry was set to rebound following the housing market crash at the end of the last decade. Earlier this week, another report, this one from an investment banker with FMI Capital Advisors, echoed this optimism. The report, based on forecasts by the […]

Increase Of Construction Safety Inspections Coming To California

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Just a heads up: If you’re a construction company operating your business in the state of California, you might want to make sure you have your stuff together. According to a recent article for NatLawReview.com, the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) is expected to increase their number of inspectors to check employers’ fall […]

Bucket Truck Safety Tips

Aerial Lift Safety

Reaching high places can be difficult. Like most tasks, we rely upon machinery and man-made tools to helps us complete the task at hand. Aerial lifts and bucket trucks are among the mechanisms that aid us in several manual labor activities such as painting building exteriors, working on telephone poles, and cleaning gutters. As convenient […]

What’s the World’s Largest Excavator?

Bagger 293 Excavator

Ever wonder what a real-life Decepticon Transformer might look like? The Bagger 293 would be the best example to look towards. Built in 1995, this German constructed mastodon currently holds the world record for largest terrestrial vehicle. This bucket wheel excavator looks like something from a sci-fi picture. The structure’s appearance has a striking resemblance […]

Construction Equipment Rental Industry Growing

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When it comes to media reports about the state of the U.S. economy, one thing is for certain: You can expect a different report tomorrow. One industry, however, that has shown some signs of consistency over the past several months is the construction industry. New developments and construction projects across the country have not only […]

What’s the World’s Largest Dump Truck?

Caterpillar 797

Your childhood Tonka truck infatuation come to life. Continuing our series of the world’s biggest heavy equipment machines, this week we’ll look at the Caterpillar 797. The ultra class, two-axle, power-train haul truck is developed in the United States by Caterpillar Inc. Used specifically for high-output mining operations and various heavy-duty construction applications, the 797 […]

Job Numbers Growing but Future of Construction Industry Uncertain

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As 2014 trudges along, those in the construction industry received some good news this week from the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department. According to the organization’s latest analysis, construction firms added jobs in 39 of 50 states and the District of Columbia over the last 12 months and in 29 states and […]

What is The World’s Largest Bulldozer?

Bulldozer

If you need to move a lot of dirt, look no further than the Komatsu D575A-3SD. Manufactured in Ishikawa, Japan, these monster bulldozers are the world’s largest and most powerful bulldozers. Standing at 16 feet tall, 41 feet long and 24 feet wide, the D575A-3SD stands alone as the world’s most powerful bulldozer. Guaranteeing traction […]

Construction Industry Promises to Hire 100K Veterans

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As the economy struggles to dig itself out a huge hole, one industry has vowed to help put 100K veterans to work over the next five years. Last month, more than 100 construction companies and associations pledged to hire more than 100,000 veterans by 2019 at a conference sponsored by the Department of Labor and […]