Common Problems That May Affect Your Soakwell

Soakwells are underground tanks that are designed to contain stormwater or rain from the roof of a building. Pipes channel the water into the underground tank. That water later seeps slowly into the surrounding soil through openings on the side of the tank. However, some factors can affect the effective functioning of soakwells. This article discusses some of those issues that may have a negative effect on your soakwell. Outdated Capacity Read More 

The 5 Factors That Determine Safety For Your Heavy Haulage Cargo

When it comes to heavy haulage transport, a lot lies at stake. As the client, you want guarantees that your goods will get delivered to you in one piece. This could be mining equipment, heavy construction equipment, plant materials, agricultural equipment, etc. In that regard, this article will help you understand the different factors that will make your heavy goods safe during transit. Route planning Before heavy goods can be hauled across the country, a lot of planning is usually carried out. Read More 

Why You Should Keep Air Out of Hydraulic Systems

Some owners of heavy hydraulic construction equipment may wonder why they keep incurring high costs to repair hydraulic components, such as cylinders and seals. This article discusses how entrained air may be the cause of the frequent equipment failures. Reduction of Viscosity Many manufacturers of hydraulic equipment specify the viscosity of the fluid that should be used in the hydraulic equipment. That recommended viscosity is usually determined after extensive research to find out what kind of fluid will be able to perform reliably in the different applications, such as excavating, to which the equipment will be put to use. Read More 

Equipment You Need to Hire When Laying Clean Fill in Your Construction Site

Some of the activities that take place in your construction site involve a lot of excavation. You need to carry it out when digging the foundation, building underground water reservoirs, and septic tanks. After the excavation and construction have taken place, it is common to find pits resulting from imperfect filling of the places where the excavation occurred. In addition, soil erosion caused by rain and the wind also enlarges the pits. Read More 

Heavy Vehicle Licence: Conditions that Your Driving Test Vehicle Must Meet to Obtain It

You must meet several conditions if you are to undergo a driving test in order to be awarded a heavy vehicle licence. This article discusses some of those conditions pertinent to the test vehicle. Use this information to decide whether the test vehicle you want to use will be the right one. Registration Status You are expected to use a duly registered vehicle during your heavy vehicle driver test. That test vehicle should be roadworthy. Read More