So You Need to Rent a Crane? 4 of the Most Common Types to Choose From

Posted on: 25 April 2017

The Ancient Greeks are credited with designing the first crane suitable for use in construction. But, their cranes were operated using pure muscle, either human or animal. Nor were they easily relocated. Each time you wanted to move the crane it would be manually disassembled, carted away in pieces and then rebuilt. Today's cranes are power driven, usually using a combination of engine power, levers and hydraulics. These mobile construction helpers conveniently move from place to place under their own steam, by towing or on the back of an oversized flatbed. [Read More]

Three Ways Cranes Help Tree Care Professionals Attract More Clients

Posted on: 4 March 2016

While many tree services can be completed with little more than a few skilled employees, some hand tools and plenty of high-quality rope, many of the biggest (and therefore most lucrative) jobs require the use of a crane. Simply put, if you have access to a crane, you have access to more jobs.   In fact, crane access is one of the most important ways to differentiate your tree service from the competition. [Read More]

Oilfield Trucking For Greenhorn Roughnecks: Types Of Trucks Needed For Oilfield Jobs

Posted on: 27 October 2015

If you are just getting into oilfield roughnecking, there is a lot to learn about the job. As you work your way up the employment chain, you will encounter multiple types of trucks that do specific jobs. Without all of this heavy construction equipment, you and the rest of the roughnecks would have to do everything by hand, like they did a over a hundred years ago. Instead, all of the following trucks find their way onto the oilfield sooner or later, and they assist your fellow crew members with the following tasks. [Read More]

Having Transportation Issues In Your Company? Different Trucking Services Available To Take Care Of Your Problems

Posted on: 13 August 2015

When you own a construction business, there may come a time when you are having trouble getting your equipment to the worksite or transporting supplies between locations. The company trucks do the job most of the time, but every once in a while, you may have equipment or goods that need a special truck. Instead of buying and maintaining a truck to handle every different situation, you can use a company that offers trucking services to get everything where it needs to be. [Read More]