Tag: Equipment


WireCo launches U.S.-made crane rope production

March 30, 2023

Via: Construction Europe

WireCo, a manufacturer of mission-critical wire rope, synthetic rope and netting and electromechanical cable, has launched brand-new production of Made in the USA High-Performance crane ropes. For the first time, customers can now purchase Casar and Oliveira brand ropes made […]


What Do Different Color Hard Hats Mean?

March 11, 2021

Via: Construction Informer Blog

The evolution of hard hats is remarkable, from a safety shield in World War II to indispensable equipment in modern industry. Over time, this tool’s journey sees changes in its materials and constructions for better service for workers. Although there […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

When should you replace your personal protective equipment?

March 3, 2021


On dangerous or risky job sites, and within certain environments, personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn at all times. It makes perfect sense, because the gear is designed specifically to mitigate severe or fatal accidents. Helmets, for example, protect […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

OSHA Fines Crane Company in Fatal Dallas Collapse

December 26, 2019

Via: ENR

Six months after Terex Peneir SK415 crane collapsed onto a Dallas apartment building, killing one, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined the crane’s owner, Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. citing serious violations. The citation does not list the […]

Construction Techniques

Virtual Reality Equipment Training Gets Boost From Skyjack

April 2, 2018

Via: ENR

In a major step forward for promoting the use of virtual reality training for heavy equipment operators, Skyjack has announced that it is collaborating with VR developer Serious Labs on VR training for scissor lifts. “From a Skyjack perspective, we […]

Construction Processes, Procurement

3 Ways That Renting Equipment is Better Than Purchasing

December 7, 2017

Via: Construction Marketing Blog

Heavy equipment is expensive to buy and maintain and this means that a few people or a few companies can afford to purchase and maintain this kind of equipment. Even when you have the ability to purchase these items, sometimes […]

Construction Processes, Procurement

Telematics Data: The equipment management money saver

May 22, 2017

Via: Construction Global

Budgeting for a piece of equipment requires more than just considering the sticker price. From routine upkeep, like oil changes and monitoring track tension, to surprise breakdowns requiring undercarriage service, maintenance costs can add up very quickly. It’s no longer […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

The construction industry needs a facelift

April 24, 2017

Via: Construction Global

Time is money in the construction business. Any interruption – from equipment breakdowns to required maintenance – can be troublesome and costly. And projects can take a serious hit for each day that a revenue-generating piece of machinery is out […]