Finding the Equipment Management Sweet Spot

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Capturing accurate equipment information is a challenge that many contractors face. Data collection and analysis has traditionally been a manual process, and many times information would slip through the cracks leading to equipment being poorly maintained, overused or even retired before necessary. For firms engaged in heavy construction work, maintaining a healthy equipment fleet is both vital for project success as well as being one of the largest capital expenses.

What Are The Popular Heavy Equipment Used On Most Jobs

Construction Marketing

No matter the size, any agricultural property, mining operation, or construction project needs heavy equipment. Of course, heavy equipment’s diversity in terms of applications and size can be of great help. There are different types of popular equipment used on most jobs.

Is it Better to Lease or Buy Your Construction Equipment?

Construction Marketing

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. For any construction company or contractor to be successful, they must have the appropriate construction equipment available at a moment’s notice. 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

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. If you run a business that’s seeing consistent growth at the moment, you may be reluctant to upgrade your equipment in the fear that it may cause disruption to your current workloads. Uncategorized Construction Equipment

Deere invests in smart equipment

Construction Dive

The heavy equipment manufacturer says its Smart Industrial Vision initiative will leverage technology to help machines perform faster and more productively for its construction customers

16 Types of Heavy Equipment Used in Construction

The Constructor

Heavy construction equipment are used for various purposes in large projects. Selection of different types of heavy equipment depends on the size of. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments construction equipment Excavation heavy equipment

Construction Equipment Marketing Guide

Construction Marketing

Construction equipment is capital equipment, defined as an asset with an acquisition cost of greater than $5,000, but also includes assets that can cost millions of dollars. Not surprisingly, the marketing of construction equipment requires specialized approaches and techniques. Download the Construction Equipment Marketing Guide here. Check out the Construction Equipment Marketing Guide here. 5 Trends in Construction Equipment Dealer Marketing (EDA and AED).

Construction Equipment – Buy, Rent or Lease?

The Constructor

When mobilizing your construction equipment for a project site, the enigma whether to buy, rent or lease must be tackled in a very sane and judicious. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments Tips buy construction equipment lease rent

What is Operating Cost of an Equipment?

The Constructor

The operating cost of construction equipment comes into play only when the machine starts to operate. Construction Equipments Components of Operating Cost Cost for Repair and Maintenance Fuel Costs Tire Cost Cost of filter grease and lubricating oil Wage of Equipment Operator Cost of Replacement of high wear parts of equipment Mobilisation What is Operating Cost of an Equipment

Alta Equipment Picks Up Hyundai

Construction Equipment

Alta Equipment is now an authorized dealer for Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas in Illinois. Alta’s six dealerships across Illinois will expand HCEA’s North Central territory, according to Hyundai. Alta also sells Volvo crawler excavators and wheel loaders.

How to Safely Transport Equipment

Construction Equipment

Trailer safety regulations protect equipment and people: One mishap could mean the difference between completing a job effectively or endangering the driver and others on the road. Low-boy equipment trailer safety techniques do not stray far from decades-long recommendations.

Checklist for transporting construction equipment

Lets Build

Construction equipment does a great job of doing everything we need it to do without the help of any other equipment. However, there’s one thing that construction equipment can’t do on. Construction management construction construction equipment equipmentWhen it comes to digging holes, grading land, moving massive material and prepping the earth for a giant project, they are the lone wolves.

16 Types of Heavy Equipment Used in Construction

The Constructor

Nowadays, in construction industry various types of equipment are available for different purposes. For small scale projects smaller equipment are. Construction Equipments construction equipment Excavation heavy equipment

Tractors as a Construction Equipment

The Constructor

A tractor is a versatile earth moving equipment and finds many uses at a construction site. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments crawler tractor earth moving equipment tractors wheel tractorsWhile its primary purpose is to pull or push loads, it is.

Equipment Rental Index Fades

Construction Equipment

Equipment managers indicated a drop in desire to rent in August, according to the Rental Trends dataset within the Equipment Manager Confidence Index. The Confidence Index, free to contractors and other users of construction equipment, was 108 on September 1.

Equipment Confidence Eases in October

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation's (ELFF) October 2020 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry reported confidence in the equipment finance market is 55.0,

Kwest Transformed Equipment Department

Construction Equipment

“It’s all to make us better,” says Chad McKee, CEM, equipment operations manager for Kwest Group, small-fleet (<$100 million estimated replacement value) winners of the Construction Equipment and AEMP Fleet Masters Award, as he talks about the sweeping changes his department enacted in 2019.

7 Construction Equipment Sharing Services

Lets Build

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. Many departments responsible for managing the equipment are trying their best to renting out the stored machinery. What is the role of an equipment sharing service? Buying the right equipment is one thing.

What is Ownership Cost of an Equipment?

The Constructor

Ownership cost is defined as the total cost related to the construction equipment in order to own it. Construction Equipments Construction Management Calculation of Ownership Cost Components of Ownership Cost Initial Cost Salvage Value Taxes Insurance Cost Storage Cost Interest Cost What is Ownership Cost of an Equipment This cost is irrespective of whether the.

Large Equipment Fleets Fare Better: Survey

Construction Equipment

Preliminary data from the Construction Equipment 2021 Annual Report & Forecast show a marked difference in the condition of a fleet of construction equipment based on its estimated replacement value (ERV).

3 Pros and Cons to Buying vs. Renting Heavy Equipment

Construction Marketing

We provide three benefits and limitations on why you should buy heavy equipment. The benefit of having your equipment is that it comes as a one-time investment. Additionally, if your business depends on the equipment, then it would save you a lot of trouble if you could buy them. The problem with renting equipment is that it delays a project. As in, see equipment as an addition to the current collection of machinery in your warehouse.

Alta Equipment Acquires Hilo Equipment & Services

Construction Equipment

Alta Equipment Group today has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hilo Equipment & Services, a privately held distributor of material-handling equipment with three branches in the New York City metro area. Hilo sells new and used material-handling equipment, partnering with

Depreciation Cost of Construction Equipment

The Constructor

Depreciation represents the decline in the market value of a piece of equipment due to age, wear, deterioration, and obsolescence. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments depreciation calculation Depreciation cost Double declining balance method Straight line method Sum of years' digits methodTerm depreciation.

6 Advancements in Compact Equipment You Need to Know

Construction Business Owner

6 Advancements in Compact Equipment You Need to Know. A rundown of some of the newest technologies available in the compact equipment space, including remote-control operation, fully electric offerings, wireless communication and more

Equipment Manager Confidence Continues Mid-Range

Construction Equipment

Confidence among equipment managers continues to be middle of the road, with the Equipment Manager Confidence Index, published by Construction Equipment, holding steady for the third consecutive month.

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Equipment East Adds Branch in Brockton, Massachusetts

Construction Equipment

Equipment East has opened a third location, in Brockton, Massachusetts. The new store will serve its Doosan customers in the south shore of Massachusetts and nearby areas, including Cape Cod and the surrounding islands.

Equipment Manager Confidence Holds Steady

Construction Equipment

Confidence among equipment managers held steady in July, according to the Equipment Manager Confidence Index, published by Construction Equipment. The Index measures equipment manager confidence on a scale of 0 to 200, with 200 indicating full

Finding the Equipment Management Sweet Spot

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Owning vs Operating: Maximizing Construction Equipment Productivity and Profitability

Equipment Finance Group Reports Boost in Construction Equipment Financing

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has released its 2019 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity reporting overall new business volume grew 4.4 percent in the equipment finance industry in 2018. Also in the report, in 2018: Construction equipment represented 13.9 percent of

Tyler Equipment Named 2020 Dealer Excellence Award Winner

Construction Equipment

Tyler Equipment Corp. has been named the 2020 recipient of Construction Equipment’s Dealer Excellence Award. Tyler operates out of Massachusetts with a branch in Connecticut, and represents Volvo Construction Equipment, SDLG, Carlson, and Doosan Portable Power, among others.

6 Imperatives for Safer Equipment Maintenance & Operations

Construction Business Owner

6 Imperatives for Safer Equipment Maintenance & Operations. What you need to do on a regular basis to make sure your equipment maintenance and operations processes are safe and efficient for all your compact equipment Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 02/12/2020 - 15:11.

H&E Equipment Partners with Trench Box Maker

Construction Equipment

H&E Equipment Services (H&E) has entered into the specialty rental business by adding a trench safety product line and establishing an exclusive partnership with GroundWorks Safety Systems (GroundWorks).

4 Reasons to Upgrade Your Construction Equipment

Constructonomics

The construction industry is comprised of numerous tools and equipment that are used for some heavy-duty work. Regular maintenance is necessary but you must also know when it is time to upgrade the equipment. What Happens When Equipment Fails? Equipment is constantly being used in the construction business. This makes it critical that you inspect the construction equipment regularly so that they perform at their maximum potential every single time they are used.

How the Pandemic Affects Equipment Planning

Construction Equipment

Equipment managers have commenced planning for 2021 as business activity slows and their organizations close out 2020. Most will find that the pandemic upended their organizations to significantly alter, or in some cases completely abandon, their strategic business plans. They developed and

CONCRETE CRACK REPAIR EQUIPMENT

The Constructor

All equipment employed in the concrete crack repair operation must be inspected before, during, and after the repair project to ensure proper. Concrete Cracks Concrete Technology Construction Equipments Crack Repair Cracks equipments Repairing

Equipment Manager Confidence Sags

Construction Equipment

Confidence among equipment managers dropped in May compared to the previous month, according to the Equipment Manager Confidence Index. The June 1 index was 99 on a scale of 0 to 200, with 200 indicating full confidence that the next month will be “better,” compared to 126 in mid-April

How Komatsu & Cornerstone One Are Combatting Equipment Concerns Amid COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

How Komatsu & Cornerstone One Are Combatting Equipment Concerns Amid COVID-19. Fortunately, many original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) already faced the pressures of change years ago, when technology first began to disrupt traditional equipment design and manufacturing

5 Essential Camera Features for Jobsite Equipment

Construction Business Owner

5 Essential Camera Features for Jobsite Equipment. What you need to look for in the jobsite equipment cameras you buy for your construction fleet Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 09/01/2020 - 13:18.

HOW TO SELECT RIGHT CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

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.

CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENTS FOR DIFFERENT PURPOSES

The Constructor

Construction Equipments The selection of the appropriate type and size of construction equipments often affects the required amount of time and. Construction Equipments Construction Construction Management equipments