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How to Choose the Right Telescopic Boom Lift Height
How to Choose the Right Telescopic Boom Lift Height

The right height of telescopic boom lift is essential for the safety and efficiency of your workers. The following are some factors you should consider to choose the best boom lift for your company.

Haulotte HT85 RTJ PRO, JCB 3CX, Hyundai HX130LCR
Haulotte HT85 RTJ PRO, JCB 3CX, Hyundai HX130LCR

October’s Equipment Spotlight features the Haulotte HT85 RTJ PRO Boom Lift, JCB 3CX Compact Backhoe, and Hyundai HX130LCR Excavator.

JCB 510-42 Loadall Telehandler, Komatsu PC210LCi-11 Excavator, Caterpillar 986K Loader 
JCB 510-42 Loadall Telehandler, Komatsu PC210LCi-11 Excavator, Caterpillar 986K Loader 

September’s Equipment Spotlight features the JCB 510-42 Telehandler, the Komatsu PC210LCi-11 Excavator, and the Caterpillar 986K Loader.

Jurassic Jobsite! Fossils Found by Construction Workers in Colorado
Jurassic Jobsite! Fossils Found by Construction Workers in Colorado

A few construction workers in Colorado made a discovery that they definitely did not anticipate when heading into work that morning.

You’ve Got Time: OSHA Crane Certification Deadline Delayed
You’ve Got Time: OSHA Crane Certification Deadline Delayed

In order to accommodate concerns expressed by stakeholders, OSHA has proposed to extend the crane deadline to November 10, 2018.

Residential Construction Jobs Decline Due to Low Housing Inventory
Residential Construction Jobs Decline Due to Low Housing Inventory

It’s no secret that there is a shortage of skilled labor in the US construction sector. Many cities within the United States have had an extremely difficult time filling out positions on upcoming projects. However, no subsection within this industry has been quite as hard-hit as residential construction.

Important Weather Information (Hurricane Irma)
Important Weather Information (Hurricane Irma)
Komatsu WA200-8 Loader, KCM 70Z7 Wheel Loader, Manitou MRT2470 Telehandler
Komatsu WA200-8 Loader, KCM 70Z7 Wheel Loader, Manitou MRT2470 Telehandler

Manufacturers of heavy equipment frequently release new models to keep up with rapidly evolving needs of the construction and extraction industries, as well as various other fields. BigRentz aims to keep its customers on the cutting edge of what’s new in equipment through the monthly Equipment Spotlight. In August, featured equipment includes the KCM 7027 wheel loader, the Komatsu WA200-8 loader, and the Manitou MRT2470 rotating telehandler.

Is Your Business Ready? The Compliance Deadline for the OSHA Silica Rule is Almost Here
Is Your Business Ready? The Compliance Deadline for the OSHA Silica Rule is Almost Here

It’s been a long time coming: the deadline for compliance on OSHA’s silica rule arrives next month. The official date is September 23, 2017.

While Growth in Portland Continues, Labor Shortages Skyrocket
While Growth in Portland Continues, Labor Shortages Skyrocket

Portland is steadily growing and has many construction jobs available. However, labor shortages pose a threat to the city’s continued growth.

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