How to Winterize Your Backhoe
With cold weather fast approaching, it’s crucial to keep your construction equipment up to speed in the wake of snow, frost, and freezing temperatures. To help you keep up with this preventive maintenance, we’ve compiled a comprehensive heavy equipment winterization checklist. Read on for more.Read more
BIG RESULTS IN SMALL PACKAGES: IS COMPACT CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR YOU?
Bigger isn’t better especially when it comes to choosing the right construction equipment. Compact construction machinery is gaining popularity in the logging, forestry, and construction industries, and for good reason. These powerful machines can perform the same tasks as their larger cousins but are more nimble, easier to maneuver on the job, and provide a lower cost of ownership over the life of the equipment. Here are some tips for deciding whether mini excavators and the like are the right tools for you:Read more
CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER: REINVENTING SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION IN OREGON
Oregon is known for its rich history in forestry. Portland earned the nickname “Stumptown” in the mid-19th century due to abundant logging. In fact, Oregon’s vast forests – nearly 50 percent of the state – have greatly contributed to the popularity and productivity of the forestry and logging industries.Read more