Starting a construction project involves many steps, with many details. Learn more about getting the right heavy construction equipment.

All You Need to Know About Getting A Forklift Licence

16 April 2018
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Forklifts are versatile for the lifting of loads in construction sites and business warehouses. A forklift licence from a place like All Onsite Training and Assessment is crucial if you intend to venture into the logistics and materials handling industry. However, the process of acquiring a forklift licence may not be as straightforward as a common driving licence. That's because of the safety issues involved in lifting materials at height. The process of acquiring a forklift licence can be slightly more involved, and here are a few important things you need to know.
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3 Essential Questions to Ask Before Buying a Used Forklift

22 January 2018
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Small construction companies try to keep up with competition by keeping their costs as low as possible. While there are several money-saving avenues, buying used forklifts can cut a huge chunk off the overall operating costs. However, you need to take extra precaution when buying a used forklift since it still represents a substantial investment. Asking the simple questions highlighted in this article will help you get a good deal when shopping for a used forklift.
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Which Lifting Equipment Would Be Suited To Your Needs?

8 December 2017
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No matter what construction project you are engaging in, one of the critical types of machinery that you will need is lifting equipment. From raising personnel to higher levels at the construction site to the transportation of materials to different storeys of the building, lifting equipment will be necessary to facilitate these processes. Nonetheless, there is a broad range of lifts that you could choose from. Some people may assume that hiring one type would be sufficient for the job, but you will quickly realise that the different options available are designed to meet specific requirements.
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5 Safety Tips for Moving a Shipping Container

30 October 2017
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If you're buying a shipping container and moving it to your home, there are a few safety tips you should keep in mind. To keep yourself and others as safe as possible, check out these essential safety tips. 1. Make Sure the Trailer Is Safe You need to move shipping containers on a trailer. Whether you own the trailer or are hiring it for this task, take some time to make sure that it's safe.
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Important Check to Carry Out Before Small-Scale Demolition Work

1 September 2017
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For many people, the word 'demolition' conjures up images of large buildings falling to the ground and creating clouds of dust. In reality, this sort of operation makes up only a small part of all the demolition work carried out. In practical terms, demolition work is any that involves destroying part of an interior or exterior. For many homeowners, the biggest demolition project they'll ever be involved in is demolishing part of their house so an extension can be built.
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Starting a construction project involves many steps, with many details. Having a complete plan before beginning is key, and having people in place for each step keeps a project on time and within budget. Making sure you have the heavy machinery to do the job right, the first time, without delays or breakdowns can make the difference that keeps you on schedule and keeps your costs down. Investing in technology that will handle big jobs and heavy loads may seem high, and an easy place to save money, but if it keeps your project on track, it will pay for itself easily in the long run.