Top 9 Ways to Avoid Earthmoving Equipment Accidents

This content was supplied by Principle People, a UK recruitment company. Accidents involving heavy earthmoving equipment are growing in frequency. Aside from the structural damage, there have also been instances of people being injured or killed. These accidents are often caused by equipment failure, human error or both. So, consider implementing steps that can reduce…

A Thank You email from the United States

On my way to work yesterday I checked my emails. Jeff Dean, marketing manager of CCM Inc (Classic Construction Models), a construction equipment toy designer based in Oregon, was in touch with a ‘thank you’ note. I pulled over. CCM specialise in making limited edition scale models, and Dean had some direct news. The company…

On The Job: Safety Tips For Excavator Operation

A guest blog by Doug Miller Excavators are relied upon by a variety of industries. Whenever and wherever ground needs to be broken and earth needs to be moved, these powerful machines will be. Since they can’t operate themselves, trained professionals are a fundamental part of excavator work. However, with great machinery comes great risk;…

A most useful piece of equipment

When we ask our Contractor readers what they never miss in the magazine- it is the historical projects and Classic Machines which is written by Richard Campbell. So we have commissioned Richard, the country’s machinery guru, especially to write an extended article on the WHEEL LOADER. This 18 page special WHEEL LOADER edition an article…