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2019

3 Job Specific Vehicles You Should Rent, Not Buy

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For those in the construction, transport and storage industries, there are often quite a few work specific vehicles that you will require throughout your professional life. It can be tempting to bite the bullet and buy these vehicles under the guise that buying them outright will be cheaper than paying to rent them time after time. However, what this does not take into account is the amount of times these vehicles will be updated over time, which means you will always have access to newer versions while renting. Read More»

2 precautions that must be taken when using cranes to transport heavy loads

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Cranes are often used to carry heavy loads around a building site. Here are two precautions that must be taken by those involved in this type of lifting operation. 1. The rigger should check the condition of the lifting slings and straps before using them When a crane needs to be used to move a collection of heavy goods on a building site, the load will need to be attached to the crane’s hoist by the rigger. Read More»

Critical Inspection Areas When Hiring Trench Shoring Equipment

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Most construction crews don’t understand the process of inspecting rental trench shoring equipment. While most rental firms perform maintenance on their shoring equipment, it is essential to realise that they are used by different clients and receive all manner of treatment. It leads to rapid wear, and while some of the wear is acceptable, some tears should raise the alarm. Understanding how to inspect a trench shoring equipment is, therefore, the most critical step when planning to hire one. Read More»

A Guide to Bobcat Hire

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Contractors often need to hire plant equipment for a short period to complete construction works. This excerpt provides some useful tips to observe when looking into bobcat hire. Find a reputable company Many companies offer bobcat hire services. You can ask a fellow contractor to recommend a reputable company to you. Alternatively, you can look for companies with positive online reviews. Ensure that the company you choose to work with is experienced in plant equipment hire. Read More»