Clearing Your Land

Choosing The Right Crane: Understanding Overhead Bridge Crane Classifications

Posted by on April 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Choosing The Right Crane: Understanding Overhead Bridge Crane Classifications

Whether you plan to purchase or rent an overhead crane, you will need to know a little about the different classifications for them. The classification of the crane can help you figure out if it’s right for your job or industry. Classification isn’t the only consideration, but it’s a good place to start. CMAA Crane Classifications The CMAA gives overhead cranes a letter grade which stands in for their classification. Each class has to do with the duty cycle of the crane. The duty cycles are mainly based on the crane’s...

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By Land, Sea And Air: Options For Transporting Your Heavy Construction Equipment

Posted by on January 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on By Land, Sea And Air: Options For Transporting Your Heavy Construction Equipment

There is so much to Canada’s vast remaining wilderness that finding a way to transport your heavy construction equipment across the country requires a little creativity. Usually trucking services can help if your equipment does not have to travel very far. However, you might want to consider some of these other transportation options for moving your construction trucks from one coast to the next. By Land There are two shipping options by land. Your heavy equipment can move over the ground by trucking services, via wide load flatbed...

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By The Hour Or By The Ton: How You Pay Your Drivers Makes All The Difference

Posted by on November 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on By The Hour Or By The Ton: How You Pay Your Drivers Makes All The Difference

If you manage an oilfield and pay truckers to haul away dirt, transport crude oil, or move other items, you have a choice between paying them by the hour and paying them by a unit of weight that they haul, such as a ton. Which one you choose has implications for your budget and the delivery schedule, as well as for safety. Here’s a look at how these two payment types can affect trucking at your field.   By Weight Unit: Safety Concerns If you pay your drivers by the ton or by another unit of weight or capacity, your drivers may be...

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Drilling For Oil: How Heavy Equipment Rental Can Reduce Your Costs

Posted by on August 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Drilling For Oil: How Heavy Equipment Rental Can Reduce Your Costs

The current demand for oil by the U.S. is helping create jobs in Canada and a demand for Canadian oil. Because it has less distance to travel than oil from the Middle East and because Canada is not at odds or at war with the U.S., Canadian oil makes for a much cheaper source of fuel. If you have several hundred acres of land and a surveyor and a geologist both tell you you could get oil from your land, you may want to start drilling as soon as possible. To do that, you need a lot of heavy construction equipment, but you want to keep the costs...

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Portability Vs. Continuous Flow: A Comparison Of Reciprocating And Rotary-Screw Compressors

Posted by on June 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Portability Vs. Continuous Flow: A Comparison Of Reciprocating And Rotary-Screw Compressors

Pneumatic tools are valuable assets in many workplaces. For example, mechanics make use of pneumatic wrenches to quickly remove lugnuts and other hardware on an automobile. Construction workers use compressors to power jackhammers, drills, nail guns, paint guns, and other tools. When choosing an air compressor for your place of work, it is important to match the technology used in the compressor to your needs. You have two basic choices: the reciprocating compressor and the rotary-screw compressor. Each model has strengths and weaknesses that...

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Choosing The Right Type Of Gravel For Your Landscaping Project

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Choosing The Right Type Of Gravel For Your Landscaping Project

At first glance, gravel is just gravel, and that is about as much thought as most people put into it. But if you are planning a landscaping project, you may have already realized that gravel can be more complicated than you think. There are many different types of gravels, ranging in both size and material, and they can have a dramatic impact on both the practical and aesthetic success of your landscaping. These are four common uses for gravel in construction, along with which types of gravel would be most appropriate for each project. ...

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