Why Hire a Crane Rather Than Buy One?

Posted on: 30 June 2020

Lifting equipment of all kinds – including cranes – can be much more flexibly deployed when it is rented as opposed to being bought outright. For many construction firms, crane hire is the only sensible option given the sort of projects they take on. Only main contractors which are likely to need a crane in the same location for a year more are likely to consider purchasing or leasing them. That said, even in these circumstances, crane hire can still be the preferred option.
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Guidance On Hauling Heavy Construction Equipment

Posted on: 25 June 2020

When it comes to heavy transport jobs, few are as demanding as the requirement to shift big construction equipment. Although many types of heavy construction vehicles are quite capable of making their way from A to B on a building site, transporting them more than a few kilometres under their own steam is often inefficient. Of course, things like backhoe loaders are a common sight on Australian roads, but large pieces of construction equipment such as bulldozers, cranes or excavators need to be moved on other vehicles.
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Crane Hire: 3 Tips for Successful Crane Rigging in a Construction Project

Posted on: 28 May 2020

When hiring a crane for construction rigging tasks, it's crucial to understand what entails successful rigging. A successful crane rigging project is one that's completed without accidents, property damage, injuries and fatalities, equipment damage or downtime. Unfortunately, most of these risks are common in construction sites, especially if contractors don't take adequate measures to mitigate them. Therefore, as you finalise your equipment hire, here are four tips to ensure successful crane rigging.
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Understanding Foundation Drilling and Some of the Different Methods Used

Posted on: 22 May 2020

Foundation drilling is usually associated with deep foundations, which are required if the soil near the surface is found to be weak or compressible. Such soil cannot withstand the load of an entire building and, therefore, can compromise its integrity or stability, especially if there is flooding or an earthquake. What happens is that heavy drilling pieces of equipment are used to drill foundation holes that go past the loose, soft and compressible soil to the hard soil and rock found way deep into the earth's surface.
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