Is it Better to Lease or Buy Your Construction Equipment?

Construction Marketing Blog

In the world of construction, a man is only as good as his tools and the various types of construction equipment are the most important tools on the jobsite. So should these businesses and individuals buy all of the equipment outright? Pros and Cons of Buying Construction Equipment.

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Three Benefits of Upgrading Your Construction Equipment

Construction Marketing Blog

Investing in the equipment that makes your business functional, is possibly one of the smartest investments you can make as these valuable assets can reduce downtime, limit the number of accidents in the workplace and improve company efficiency. Uncategorized Construction Equipment

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Throwback Thursday: Historical Construction Equipment


Construction equipment has come a long way in the past century, however, these early models of tractors and cranes got the job done. Take a look at these early 19th century machines and how they operated, in this week''s Throwback Thursday. throwback thursday history Construction history


The Constructor

How to choose right construction equipment for your project? Construction Construction Equipments Construction equipmentsMost of the construction projects involve laborious work which is to be handled by men.

OSHA & ASSE Partner to Distribute Protective Equipment

Construction Equipment

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) have partnered to organize and distribute protective equipment and other resources to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. The U.S.

Put Idle Equipment to Work

Construction Business Owner

Construction equipment is expensive to own, and when it sits idle, it doesn’t contribute to your bottom line. Lending equipment is a great way to generate extra revenue when you are not in the midst of a project or if you are waiting for busy season.

5 Ways Equipment Financing is Empowering Small Construction Businesses

Construction Informer

The post 5 Ways Equipment Financing is Empowering Small Construction Businesses appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Construction Finance Trending construction equipmentGoogle+.

Types of Pile Driving Equipments -Applications, Advantages and Details

The Constructor

There are several machines and equipment which are employed for pile driving during construction. These machines and tools are discussed. Read More. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation Structural

Smart Partnership Created for Heavy Equipment Operator Training

Construction Equipment

Three things are required to train heavy equipment operators: a big spot to dig, some big iron, and a big commitment. A smart group of construction career advocates have come up with a way to meet those three requirements

This Is Why Height Safety Equipment Is Important


When it comes to protecting your workmen/employees on site, it’s important to follow important height safety equipment care instructions in order to ensure the quality and maintenance of such equipment over a period of time.

Buying Used Construction Equipment

Construction Business Owner

This applies particularly to construction equipment, the rising costs of which can burn you at both ends when the economy goes south. Unfortunately, there's a common misperception that pricey, new equipment is always preferable to used, because the latter will require maintenance that will only add up in the end In the construction business, profitability largely depends on keeping overhead down.

Top 5 Equipment Killers

Construction Business Owner

Employees and managers depend on equipment and tools to efficiently complete projects on schedule and on time. Many contractors, however, are killing their equipment without even realizing it. In the construction industry, physical assets are key to company operations and productivity.

ELFA Equipment Leasing Index Up 13 Percent Y/Y

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Mont

Q&A with Lisa Farrar of Hertz Equipment

ENR Construction

ENR sits down with Lisa Farrar, Hertz Equipment senior director of marketing and e-business, to talk about its pending spinoff. Equipment

Equipment Timeshares

Construction Business Owner

Construction equipment is one of the highest costs a company has to carry, so it's only natural to look for alternative methods of acquiring access to the equipment you need to successfully complete a project

Equipment Forecast: Fleets To Add Capacity in 2015

ENR Construction

Most construction equipment categories are set to grow next year, with a few exceptions. Equipment

Using Portable Line Boring Machines for Construction Equipment Maintenance

Construction Informer

The post Using Portable Line Boring Machines for Construction Equipment Maintenance appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Construction Management Trending construction equipmentGoogle+.

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Equipment Telematics: Riding on the Leading Edge

Construction Informer

By James White Modern construction equipment and machinery now includes advanced technology for optimizing safety, efficiency and more. It’s called equipment telematics, and by using it you can remotely track information about your equipment. Construction Technology construction equipment telematicsGoogle+.

The Case for High-Quality Used Equipment

Construction Business Owner

Whether you are buying new or used equipment, you are likely to pay more today for machinery than you did in the recent past. The newest Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 mandate is driving up the cost of new machines and making it more of a challenge to find quality used equipmen

Weekly Product Gallery: Pipe and piping equipment

Constructor Magazine

This week, the product gallery is all about pipe and piping equipment, featuring a groove system for fire protection piping, clear heavy-duty PVC cement, a plastic pipe deburring tool, union fittings for carbon steel piping, a female connector for water softening and DHW applications, and a self-priming PVC pipe glue.

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OSHA citing maintenance equipment violations despite low risk

FDR Safety

Many of you may be wondering why, all of a sudden, OSHA is spending an inordinate amount of time inspecting the machines and equipment in plant maintenance areas. Despite the low risk, OSHA often is alleging that typical equipment in maintenance areas is “non-compliant.” The end result is that very reputable companies are experiencing serious violations with thousands of dollars in penalties where compliance is, at best, a very gray area.


7 Construction Equipment Sharing Services


A 2015 study in the United States revealed that as many as around 70% of government’s heavy construction equipment remains unused. In fact, the government equipment that’s sitting inactive for years in one state is, in a huge demand in another. Buying the right equipment is one thing.

7 Critical Safety Considerations for Compact Equipment

Construction Business Owner

Although recent technological advancements make it easier to operate compact equipment, that does not mean these technologies can replace proper equipment training for your operators.

Protect Your Equipment from Jobsite Theft

Construction Business Owner

Construction theft caught on tape, $30,000 in equipment missing. Job delayed due to major equipment theft. Backhoe and three trailers stolen overnight from construction site. These are the headlines that appear in the media every day

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Caterpillar Using 3D-Printed Parts on Heavy Equipment, With Little Fanfare

ENR Construction

When Caterpillar began its current investment in 3D-printing components for heavy equipment earlier this decade, the company’s engineers and chemists tried to manage their expectations

2015 Award Winning Project: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office

SAB Magazine

Building Case Studies Canadian Green Building Awards MEC Mountain Equipment Co-op Head Office Proscenium Architecture + Interiors Inc. A very high-performance building that does justice to its client’s corporate philosophy and aspirations.

Hoffman Equipment Adds Liebherr Construction Equipment Line

Construction Equipment

Hoffman Equipment now offers Liebherr’s full line of earthmoving and material handling equipment at all of its locations. and distributes heavy equipment and cranes to the New York/New Jersey area.

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Types of Rebaring Equipment used for Reinforcement Cutting and Bending

The Constructor

Different types of rebaring equipment are used for cutting, bending and tying of reinforcement in reinforced concrete construction. These types of. Concrete How To Guide Reinforcement Guide Concrete Technology reinforced concrete reinforcement

Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2017

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) which represents the $1 trillion equipment finance sector has released its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2017


The Constructor

How to choose right equipment for construction? Construction Construction Equipments Construction equipmentsMost of the construction projects involve laborious work which is to be handled by men and the.

The Benefits of Remote-Controlled Equipment

Construction Business Owner

This conflict often comes to light when new technology is introduced, such as remote-controlled equipment. It is safe to say there will always be conflict among the members of an organization when it comes to trying something new.

Iowa Expands Theft of Services Law for Equipment Rental

Construction Equipment

Effective July 1, 2017, rental houses who provide equipment to the general public and contractors were given more options to combat the problem of equipment not being returned when due.

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LiDAR-Equipped Drone in Tests on Calif. Roadwork

ENR Construction

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with light detection and ranging (LiDAR) technology is being tested to document cut-and-fill work on a $74-million interchange in Contra Costa County, Calif

Triennial Construction Equipment Trade Show Opens

ENR Construction

Crowds are flocking to Las Vegas to see the latest construction equipment on display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG


The Constructor

Building Materials Building Technology Building Tips Tips Buildings Construction Construction equipmentsChanging requirements, parameters, time constraints, size of works, specifications, quality requirements makes the mankind to go for innovations and.

The True Cost of Sitting Equipment

Construction Business Owner

You’ve probably seen it—that piece of heavy equipment abandoned in a field and overtaken by weeds, or the entire row of machines collecting dust in a fleet yard.

Hyundai Construction Equipment Announces $449M Deal with CNH

Construction Equipment

Hyundai Construction Equipment announced today it expects to build 2,200 mini-excavators for CNHi in a deal worth $449 million. The agreement ends in 2021. After separating from Hyundai Heavy Industries in April, this move is seen as part of the firm's effforts to expand its global reach.