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Horizontal Drilling – changing the game

All over the country, there is an increased demand for horizontal drilling construction involving buried pipes, cables and fiber optics, largely driven by the importance of internet connections to everyday life, be that for work or at home. Once, that involved digging big trenches right long roads and paths, laying the cables and then filling it back in, but today…

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Digging Safely

Digging Safely

As with all aspects of construction work, when digging it is important to make sure the whole process is as safe as possible for everyone concerned, and to do that we must understand the risks that we take on when digging. Risks from equipment are obvious, and on-site safety procedures take care of that aspect of the dig, but there…

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Machines Of Every Size

Machines of every size

Working as a heavy machine operator is a varied career, every new site or project is different, not just in surroundings, but the machines that you can be operating. When we think about the different machines that are found in today’s industry, there are huge differences in size and ability, but what do they all do? Skid Steers Although they…

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MSHA Certification – What you need to know

MSHA, or Mine safety and Health Administration, certification is the proof of training or retraining within the mining industry as outlined by the Administration, which is required for various jobs within the mining industry. The most common mining training is found under the Title 30 CFR – Part 46 regulations, which stipulates that new miners must complete a minimum of…

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Getting Out Among The Trees

Getting Out Among The Trees

Working in the heavy machinery industry brings so many options for a varied career, whether its operating a crane, building office blocks in the cities, or building roads right across the country, but for some, it can mean a life in the forest, but what machines are used in forestry work if that sounds like your kind of job? Some…

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