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Figuring Out What Type of Scissor Lift You Need
Figuring Out What Type of Scissor Lift You Need

Are you in the market for a scissor lift? Renting one of these devices is crucial to many construction builds. Deciding which type of scissor lift to use isn’t easy, though. You need to think about issues like height and lift weight. Many scissor lift components play a part in meeting these criteria. If you choose poorly, your scissor lift might not satisfy your project needs. Here’s a guide to figuring out what type of scissor lift you need.

That’ll Cost How Much?! 2017’s Most Expensive Construction Markets
That’ll Cost How Much?! 2017’s Most Expensive Construction Markets

Every year, the Turner & Townsend International Construction Markets Survey is completed to convey what cities have the priciest construction markets, as well as the cities with the most cost-effective construction industries. Most noteworthy, New York City overtook Zurich, Switzerland, as the most expensive of the surveyed construction markets in 2017. Within this article, we’ll provide an in-depth analysis of how the Big Apple was able to obtain this jump.

Articulating vs. Telescoping Boom Lifts: What’s the Difference?
Articulating vs. Telescoping Boom Lifts: What’s the Difference?

When looking to rent a boom lift for your work site, you may be wondering which type works better: an articulating boom lift or a telescoping boom lift. The machine you choose depends on what you’ll need it for and what type of environment you’ll use it in. This guide explains the differences between the two boom lifts so you can decide which one to rent for your next construction job.

Choosing The Right Construction Equipment For Every Job (Infographic)
Choosing The Right Construction Equipment For Every Job (Infographic)

Choosing the right construction equipment is essential when you have a big job to tackle. If you’re working on a one-time project and need a little extra power, or want to add another team member to help you catch up on your timeline, an equipment rental can give you temporary access to the vehicles you need without the expense of a permanent investment.

Why Renting Construction Equipment Beats Buying
Why Renting Construction Equipment Beats Buying

Not only can owned equipment be a liability for your company, but purchasing can also cost you in a big way. From price point to compliance concerns to technological advances, find out why renting construction equipment is better than buying.

What is Oil-Free Compressed Air?
What is Oil-Free Compressed Air?

Oil-free compressed air is an integral component to keep the environment safe from contaminating air compression. By going oil free, you no longer have to worry about the contaminates in the air. Whatever industry you are involved in, you can count on oil-free compressed air to provide uncontaminated air and comfortable satisfaction.

The Components of a Disaster Recovery Plan
The Components of a Disaster Recovery Plan

Disasters are not something a business can predict. Be it a flood, tornado, or a massive blackout, many professionals either forget to obtain backup servers or cannot afford them. The mere fact that a single incident can turn a thriving business into a failure should spur all businesses, both large and small, to obtain and maintain a disaster recovery plan.

Small Business Management Tools for Construction
Small Business Management Tools for Construction

The variety of construction management tools available to contractors can be overwhelming. To pick the right technology, a contractor should first ask: What is my most urgent need, right now? Keeping the project on schedule? Tracking costs, invoices, and inventories? Communicating with clients? Managing documents, such as safety inspections, daily logs, and time sheets? Keeping track of tools and materials? Specifying the need narrows the field of choices, and that makes it easier for the contractor to find the right tool for the job.

OSHA’s Silica Rule Takes Effect Despite Legal Challenges
OSHA’s Silica Rule Takes Effect Despite Legal Challenges

Implementation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)’s final rule on Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica officially takes effect June 23, 2016.

The Advantages Of A Computerized Payroll System
The Advantages Of A Computerized Payroll System

Traditionally, most employee work hours have been kept on time cards or sheets that would have to be filled out for each day worked, and then turned in at the end of the week to the HR department or bookkeepers. But this job has been made easier because of payroll software that can be used to record work times, and store them in a database for easy access.

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