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Recruiting Hardworking Locals for Your Construction Company

Construction and drilling companies face regular employee turnover in addition to the loss of key employees to retirement as the workforce ages. Maintaining an experienced and skilled team of workers is essential for contractors and construction companies. Since drilling and construction are usually local operations, it makes sense to also have a focus on recruiting… Read more »

As Construction Continues Around the Country, Remember to Follow the Speed Limit

All over the country, construction is continuing to speed up. In many cities and on highways, this can be difficult for drivers to deal with traffic, especially if you have places to be. With large construction and mining equipment on the road, it’s important to remember to follow the safety rules and speed limits when… Read more »

Which Option is Best for You? New or Used Construction and Mining Equipment

Having a piece of equipment break down or completely fall apart in the middle of a project can really set you back. To replace it, you could go out and purchase a brand-new machine or you might be able to find one used. The problem is if they both will do the same thing, so… Read more »

Preventing Rust on Your Construction and Mining Equipment

The last thing we want to see on any of our machinery or equipment is rust. So how can we prevent it? To start, it helps to understand how rust builds up. Rust occurs when iron suffers from open-air oxidation, but what does this mean? It means that rust is the result of the iron… Read more »

The Value of Breaker Hammers for Skid Steers and Excavators

A breaker hammer is used mainly for mounting on skid steers, excavators, backhoes, and stationary plants. When working on a job site, a breaker hammer attached to your machinery is beneficial for your employees because it helps make the job much easier. The mount is able to break up larger rocks and concrete structures into… Read more »

Benefits of Used Construction Equipment

Purchasing used equipment for your company is a practical option for many contractors. In construction and mining, there are so many different machines needed for different jobs. It can be difficult and expensive to purchase all of the equipment you might need. Also, you may not necessarily use specific machines that much on certain jobs,… Read more »

Investing in a New Drill

Purchasing a drilling rig is a big investment, and you want to be sure that you buy the right rig for your needs. How do you decide what rig to buy for your business? Here are some things to consider as you evaluate your different options. National Driller offers some helpful tips for anyone thinking… Read more »

Getting Back to Work with the Right Equipment

We are in tough times right now dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic. Many states around the country are looking to get back to work safely to help companies stay in business and not lose their livelihoods. In construction, it’s looking like we’re moving forward. For many companies, they need to look to renting heavy equipment… Read more »

The Importance of Properly Training for Drilling Companies

If you want your company to be successful, it’s important for your employees to be properly trained in the trade. With handling tools and heavy machinery, workers are susceptible to injuries, and machines can break down. The way to prevent these things from happening or eliminating downtime with your tools is to properly train and… Read more »

The Benefits of a Forklift in Construction

A forklift is one of the most convenient construction machines on the planet. The best part about having access to a forklift while on a construction job is that no matter how small or large the project is, a forklift plays a major role in getting the job done with efficiency and accuracy. Here are… Read more »