Working with crane is a very dangerous operation and it requires a lot of attention. Cranes play a central role in the construction industry, but the crane operators need to be very careful when working with them, as they represent many potential hazards. The cranes in Australia are involved in 1 of 3 construction accidents,… continue reading →
Australia’s Construction Industry Sector
Construction sector is an important factor of the overall Australian economy. However, being closely related to the mining construction sector, an increase in construction industry projects heavily depends on the resources. And since the mining industry has reached its peak and total activity is predicted to decline, so will the construction sector weaken in 2014 and 2015.
This however will not affect the construction equipment sector as contractors, small and large businesses and industry leaders, all know the importance of quality construction equipment for increased productivity. Therefore, even though number of construction projects will decline for more than 3.5% in 2014, total construction work will remain high due to long-dated contracts. Thus, the total value of construction equipment is forecast to rise and continue this trend in 2015 as well.
Taking risks is part of business. What's important is to know when to take certain risks and how to reduce them to ensure satisfactory results. Thus, understanding and being in tune with construction sector news, trends and forecasts will help you make better business decision. We are here to inform you of the latest happenings in the construction industry, including information on construction equipment – available models on the market, safety tips and operating guidelines.
Below are latest news, tips and guidelines on construction equipment.
Continuing from part 1… Some tower cranes for sale are hired for the whole duration of a construction project, while some just for a week or a month only. The tower cranes Australia machines hired for a shorter period of time, are usually self-dismantling and self-erecting. Generally, the boom of these tower cranes for sale… continue reading →
Construction cranes are an indispensable piece in the construction industry and in the manufacturing of the heavy machinery. Usually temporary structures, the construction cranes can be mounted on a specific vehicle or can be fixed to the ground for greater stability. The cranes are equipped with cables and pulleys and are able to lift and… continue reading →
The unique process of combining different materials to get a homogenous product is called mixing. Mixing is an essential process, because the quality of the final product mainly depends on the mixing procedure. This process is widely used in almost any industry, because a homogenous product with a specific weight, volume, size, color and other… continue reading →
When on the road, it is expected from drivers to drive at appropriate speeds in order to remain on the road and get to their destinations safely. The most common reasons why vehicles lose control on the road are: driver fatigue, driver error, alcohol influence, bad road conditions, excessive speed and tough weather conditions. Therefore,… continue reading →
All Terrain Cranes All terrain cranes are capable of traveling on any type of road and under any weather conditions. This means that the all terrain crane can operate even on rough terrains. The all terrain crane is ideal for construction job sites with uneven surface, because it has all-wheel and crab steering system which… continue reading →
Cranes are lifting machines that have capability to lift heavy loads by using levers and pulleys. They are very important, especially for the construction industry. Cranes enable construction workers to lift and move even the heaviest loads and items to desired locations. There are many different crane types on the market, and each one comes… continue reading →
A mini concrete mixer is a piece of construction equipment used to quickly and easily mix cement, sand (or gravel) and water, and form concrete. Whether you need cement for new driveway or bigger construction project, learn how to make quality concrete with a mini cement mixer in few steps. Step 1: Choosing A Cement… continue reading →
Sand preparation is a must-do procedure before setting the foundations of a building or any other structure, and it can be done by using few different types of sand preparation equipment, such as sand mullers, intensive mixers, etc. The right sand preparation equipment is the most cost-effective solution for your construction project. Therefore, close attention… continue reading →
Asphalt pavement is the surface on the ground which is intended for traffic, both by people and vehicles. The asphalt pavement needs to be durable to withstand high pressure, and therefore it is usually made of asphalt or concrete. To perform an asphalt paving process correctly, you need to know that the preparation of the… continue reading →