What is a Critical Lift?

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Once deemed critical, a lift becomes subject to additional precautions and protocols.   What criteria must a load or lift operation meet in order to be considered critical? A load that would create any of the following conditions upon its upset or collision qualifies as critical: Damage that would cause a significant delay in operations… Read more »

Construction & Hauling Equipment Jobs on the Rise

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Looking for a job in Construction & Hauling? The Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA) say that construction jobs grew in 39 states over the last year. This means that construction in the U.S. is alive and well — and growing. Let’s take a closer look at this trend. Where Construction Demand Grows, Hauling Demands Grow Data from… Read more »

Heavy Haul Videos

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In for the HEAVY Haul   Heavy Haul trucking takes focus and passion. Loads have to be shipped professionally, safely, and on-time. It ain’t easy. That’s why it takes a pro to do it right. Getting a heavy load onto the trailer or transporter isn’t even the beginning. There’s a lot of thoughtful planning involved. That’s why finding videos… Read more »

What Do Rental Cranes Cost?

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  Ever wonder how much it costs to rent a crane?   No matter if your industry is demolition, construction, oil, or utilities, you might find yourself needing to rent a crane. If you’re in Lafayette, Opelousas, Lake Charles, Alexandria and Baton Rouge, listen up: You need to know about the different fees required for different types of projects…. Read more »

Crane Safety in the Nuclear Industry

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Operating a crane can be dangerous if you aren’t doing it right.   Everyone know this.   In order to decrease the number of crane accidents on construction sites, construction companies have developed advanced planning procedures and training materials. OSHA inspections make sure of this. Crane manufacturers have also enhanced safety by providing improved and… Read more »

4 Ways to Demolish Buildings

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There’s more than one way to skin a cat, and there’s more than one way to demolish a building.   There are many factors to consider before demolition can happen. Things like building material, location, and disposal methods. Here, we’ll discuss four of the common demolition procedures, and in which situations you should use each.  … Read more »

Do the Oversized Load Regulations Need to Change?

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It is well-known in the trucking industry that the oversized load regulations make it difficult for trucking companies to move cargo. When a shipment includes heavy or oversized cargo, the primary questions owner-operators and truck drivers ask are what permits are required and which bridges and roads can handle the loads safely. But with 50 states… Read more »

Hauling Equipment in Construction

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One of the most important, but difficult tasks fleet managers face is moving heavy, oversized loads from one location to another. This job is no easy task, and it could easily harm someone who doesn’t have the right training and equipment. Hauling large, heavy loads requires: the use of hauling equipment in construction. It requires… Read more »