Category: Heavy Equipment

The Extension of State Highway 146 Near Houston

Highway Construction in Houston

The traffic volume in and around Houston is growing exponentially, which means construction will be underway to extend the state highway. The 4.5-mile section between Red Bluff and State Highway 96 is being worked on due to the congestion on the highway, population increase, and rise in tourism. What is Being Constructed? There will be… Read more »

Coronavirus Won’t Stop the ConExpo-Con/AGG

Big digger working at construction site

The Coronavirus has been sweeping headlines across the globe for several weeks now. With every outbreak, there are precautions to take, but that doesn’t mean you should be panicking as if it’s the end of the world. If you’re healthy, then keep up your routine of health and hygiene. If you’re immune system is weak,… Read more »

Get Ready for the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

Skid Steer for construction job

The ConExpo/ConAgg show is going to be something you don’t want to miss if you’re connected to the construction industry. Register before March 9, and you will save over 20%. The event will take place March 10-14 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here’s everything you need to know before you attend: New Products & Technologies At… Read more »

How to Get the Most Out of Your Ground Engaging Tools

Bulldozer bucket being used in construction

Having the proper equipment for a construction job is extremely important. More importantly, the parts and attachments used on these machines also need to be in good condition. For ground engaging tools, they can easily go through wear and tear. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your ground engaging… Read more »

The Houston Population Growth Continues to Rise

ground engaging tools for apartment construction

Houston has been in the top cities in the United States for new residents moving into the metro area. It will continue to grow this decade at a rapid rate. What effect will this have on the construction industry in the Houston metropolitan area? Residential Growth Means More Construction Houston is seeing an increase in… Read more »

Will Autonomous Cars Change Highway Construction?

Texas Highway at Night

It’s true. Autonomous cars are making their way into our life day by day. What does this mean for the future? We can say that there will be extreme changes to the way the infrastructure in cities work, as well as the way construction is being done on highways and roads. Technology in the construction… Read more »

The Benefits of Ground Engaging Tools for Your Equipment

Loader Bucket attachment

Whether you’re in the construction industry, mining industry, or any industry that uses heavy equipment and machinery, you know that those machines and equipment go through a heavy workload over several years. To increase the longevity of those machines, ground engaging tools can help! What are Ground Engaging Tools? Ground engaging tools are tools and… Read more »

Population Growth in Texas Pushes for Roadwork Construction

Texas Highway construction

As the population growth increases all over the state of Texas, roadwork construction is starting to take over. It can be a good and bad thing for people in Texas. On one hand, you have the growth of population and an economy, but on the other hand, you have the rise of congestion on highways… Read more »

Stay Safe Around Heavy Machinery

Safely operating heavy equipment

Construction workers are constantly working with heavy equipment and machinery that can be very dangerous. It’s extremely important to practice safety when operating these machines. They can be very beneficial to many types of manual labor jobs including landscaping, construction, and farming. Follow these safety practices: Safely Operating Equipment As an equipment operator, it’s important… Read more »