Inspecting a Used Forklift Before Buying


If you're trying to keep the capital expenditures for your construction business down, buying a used forklift can be a good deal financially. But you'll want to take a close look at the machine before investing your money to make sure that it will perform and meet your needs. Getting the equipment at a cheaper cost doesn't mean that you need to sacrifice either dependability or durability. Perform a careful inspection.

3 November 2016

3 Certifications That Project Managers Can Get To Improve Projects And Reduce Costs


If you are a project manager in the construction industry, there are probably some extra classes and certifications that you may want to add to your resume. Some of these can include a contractor's license, crane operating certifications and building code classes. If you want to increase your opportunities as a project manager and make your projects financially rewarding, here are some of the certifications that you may want to consider adding to your resume:

5 August 2016

Forklift Operation Safety: Important Dos And Don'ts


Forklifts are one of the most commonly utilized pieces of equipment on any given construction site today. However, as with any piece of construction equipment, this heavy machinery can be extremely dangerous to operate if the proper safety precautions aren't followed. Specifically, there are some often-overlooked dos and don'ts of forklift safety that need to be kept in mind while operating a forklift on any site. DO Complete an Inspection Prior to Use

18 April 2016

3 Safety Tips To Follow When Using Rental Equipment On Your Lawn


In some cases, you have to bring out the "big dogs" when it's time to do things to your lawn. For example, you might have to use a stump grinder to get rid of an old, nasty stump, or you might have to use an aerator to break up your soil and prepare to plant grass seeds. Luckily, you can typically rent this equipment by the hour or by the day to get the job done without spending too much money, but chances are good that you aren't used to using this type of equipment.

9 February 2016

3 Choices Of Air Compressors To Consider To Meet Your Work Needs


When it comes to air compressors, there are many different choices of machines to choose from. Just because a compressor is right for one business does not mean that it is the one you need. Compressors can be electric or gas machines, as well as fixed or mobile solutions. Here are some of the choices that you may want to consider for the air compressor that is right for your business:

5 February 2016

Tips For Maintaining Your New Stroke Sander


Woodworking is a highly technical skill that takes individuals years of practice to learn, and it requires highly specialized equipment to be able to do. Unfortunately, it is common for those that are new to woodworking to be unsure of what is needed to maintain these various tools. Luckily, you can use the following couple of tips to ensure your stroke sander stays in the best condition possible over the course of time you own it.

27 January 2016

Plant Relocation Checklist


In these trying and difficult economic times, and with manufacturing costs slowly but steadily rising, you might be faced with the difficult task of relocating your plant. This can be a difficult task, but profit margins might demand that you commit yourself to such a task. With the number of events and tasks required of you during a plant relocation, some of these things can get lost in the shuffle. Luckily, presented to you here is a checklist of things of which you should be aware during a plant relocation.

22 January 2016