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Swing and a Miss!
Swing and a Miss!

It is important to choose an excavator that offers reduced and zero-tail-swing, but also to know how to choose the configuration that is best suited for your applications.

Top Compact Crawler Boom Lift for 2013
Top Compact Crawler Boom Lift for 2013

When we saw the JLG X55-AJ Compact Crawler Boom Lift, we were impressed!  Due to the low height and rubber tracks, this boom lift can go more places at your job site (e.g., gates, public buildings, and standard doorways) and is easily transported on a trailer or tilt-back truck due to its compact design.

Monthly Rise in Construction Unemployment Rate, but Year Over Year is Up
Monthly Rise in Construction Unemployment Rate, but Year Over Year is Up

There was an increase in construction worker unemployment rates within the last month:  September showed 8.5% which went up to 9% in October.

Madison Square Garden Renovations
Madison Square Garden Renovations

Madison Square Garden in NYC, NY is undergoing some new renovations.   Phase 1 of one of the world’’s most famous arenas was completed two years ago.  And earlier this week, Madison Square Garden revealed photos of the most recent updates.

The Benefits of a Backhoe: Why You Need it on Your Landscaping Job
The Benefits of a Backhoe: Why You Need it on Your Landscaping Job

If asked what equipment was preferred over any other if they had to choose, a contractor will often choose the backhoe.  This one piece of machinery is super versatile and can perform many tasks.

Top 5 Manufacturers of Excavator Attachments: Get The Job D-O-N-E
Top 5 Manufacturers of Excavator Attachments: Get The Job D-O-N-E

If you are going to buy attachments, focus on blades, breakers, buckets, grapples, and augers. Those five will help you get any job done right. But which brands should you trust?

Top Three Reasons to Rent vs. Buy Heavy Equipment
Top Three Reasons to Rent vs. Buy Heavy Equipment

The debate continues: is it better to buy or lease?  In the case of heavy machinery, we think that it is better to rent.  While one should evaluate their own unique circumstances, renting is typically lower-risk, lower-cost, and lower-stress than owning.

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