21 Types of Construction Equipment

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Construction equipment is heavy machinery used in large construction projects such as highways, multi-story buildings, dams, bridges, and platforms for heavy equipment. Construction equipment makes the construction process easier and faster.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Construction Equipment

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In the earlier article, we discussed different types of construction equipment, in this article, we will discuss the Advantages and Disadvantages of Construction Equipment. Equipment advantages Construction Equipment Disadvantages

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14 Types of Compaction Equipment used on Construction

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There are different Types of Compaction Equipment used on Construction Site. Compaction equipment is often… Read More » 14 Types of Compaction Equipment used on Construction.

Heavy Equipment: 5 Different Types And Uses In Construction

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With so much heavy equipment in the construction industry, it’s normal to get confused about their uses. Some equipment is for large-scale operations, and others are for smaller projects. . Here are some of the kinds of equipment you may need on the job site: 1) Excavator.

Is it Better to Lease or Buy Your Construction Equipment?

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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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Equipment Manager Confidence Unchanged

Construction Equipment

Confidence among equipment managers held steady in August, according to the Equipment Manager Confidence Index, published by Construction Equipment. The Index measures equipment

Equipment Manager Confidence Remains Steady

Construction Equipment

Confidence among equipment managers remains steady, according to the Equipment Manager Confidence Index, published by Construction Equipment.

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.

Three Benefits of Upgrading Your Construction Equipment

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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

Equipment Maintenance Management in Construction Sites with 7 Strategies

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It’s no secret that the pieces of equipment used in construction firms are expensive, complex, and crucial for completing projects within the. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments

Finding the Equipment Management Sweet Spot

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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.

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.

What are the Important Types of Dewatering Equipment?

The Constructor

Dewatering equipment are used to perform dewatering on construction sites, which is defined as the process of separating water from another material. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments

Equipment Manager Confidence Holds Steady into 2021

Construction Equipment

Confidence among equipment managers remains steady, according to the Equipment Manager Confidence Index, published by Construction Equipment.

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

Doosan Bobcat Donates Equipment to Tech College

Construction Equipment

Doosan Bobcat North America announced the donation of three Bobcat machines to support the Diesel Equipment Technology program at Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M State), Moorhead.

Construction Equipment Marketing Guide

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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).

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.

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. The operating cost is dependent on the period.

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

Equipment Investment to Rebound: ELFF

Construction Equipment

Annual growth in equipment and software investment will outpace overall GDP growth in 2021, according to a report from Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. Its 2021 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S.

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

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.

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).

Avoid Supply-Chain Disruption on Equipment Parts

Construction Equipment

Equipment managers must maintain a laser focus on all aspects of their equipment management program to identify areas of opportunity, increase productivity, and decrease cost. Maintenance management continuously evolves as new technologies emerge.

Tractors as a Construction Equipment

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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 tractors

What Are The Popular Heavy Equipment Used On Most Jobs

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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.

Equipment Managers See Mildly Positive Outlook

Construction Equipment

Confidence among equipment managers is slightly above mid-range, according to Construction Equipment magazine’s new Equipment Manager Confidence Index.

Equipment Manager Confidence Improves in June

Construction Equipment

Confidence among equipment managers improved slightly in June compared to the previous month, according to the Equipment Manager Confidence Index, published by Construction Equipment. The Index measures equipment manager confidence on a scale of

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

4 Reasons to Upgrade Your Construction Equipment

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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.

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.

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,

Construction Equipment Editor Walt Moore Dies

Construction Equipment

Construction Equipment has lost a colleague and a friend. Walt started his career with Construction Equipment in the mid-1980s after a stint writing training manuals for International Harvester. Walt Moore, who served as Senior Editor and Contributing Editor, died this past weekend.

How to Take Care When Restarting Equipment

Construction Equipment

If equipment is unused for long periods of time, a number of things can happen that will cause trouble during restart. Why Should I take extra care after prolonged periods of downtime?

Learn How to Check Your Construction Equipment Management Pulse

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Learn how Trimble PULSE can deliver smarter equipment management in this Take 15 webinar. Construction Best Practices

United Rentals Acquires Franklin Equipment

Construction Equipment

United Rentals has acquired Franklin Equipment, which has 20 locations in the midwest and southeast United States. Franklin sells and rents equipment from manufacturers such as Wacker Neuson, Toro, and Chicago Pneumatic.

4 Tech Tricks for Rental Equipment Safety

Construction Equipment

Renting has become increasingly popular in the construction and mining industries with many companies now opting to rent instead of purchase equipment.

Sanco Equipment Opens Bobcat of Mason City

Construction Equipment

Sanco Equipment has opened a Bobcat dealership in Mason City, Iowa, serving north central Iowa. Sanco Equipment has been offering Bobcat equipment since 2003, when it opened its first location in Albert Lea

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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