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Sustainability – or reliance on sound processes to create products with minimal impact on the environment while conserving natural resources and energy – has revolutionized the manufacturing and industrial equipment sectors.   Nowadays, many companies bolster their efforts to environmental consciousness, and the industrial equipment sector isn’t far behind in this transformation. Leading manufacturers are now...

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Long lead times for industrial equipment are impeding many heavy civil and construction projects right now. Supply chain disruptions aggravated due to the COVID-19 pandemic are still prominent, with contractors and organizations in every province experiencing delays and other challenges in getting the supplies they need to complete projects and meet deadlines. Two to three...

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Onsite fuel tanks and storage transport is necessary for large-scale industrial construction including powerline, pipeline, mining, oil and gas applications and other jobs where long continuous operations are a must. With a wide array of onsite fuel tank options available on the equipment sales and rental market, and onsite fuel storage being integral to continuous...

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Industrial construction is very physically demanding, and construction is one of the most dangerous industries in North America. In the industrial construction industry, many workers accept injuries as a normal occurrence; however, with education and proper preventative measures, most worker injuries can be avoided. Learn how you can improve ergonomics and reduce worker injuries on...

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Personal protective equipment (PPE) is one essential piece in a wider effort to keep workers safe on industrial construction jobsites. According to a University of Regina report, 904 workers died due to work-related causes in Canada in 2016, with 8,589 lost-time injuries occurring specifically in Saskatchewan. Common pieces of PPE include protective gloves and eyewear,...

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Choosing the right industrial generator for your construction operations is essential to executing your job flawlessly and cost-effectively. Generators are one of the most critical pieces of equipment on a jobsite as they are the main power source for powering other on-site equipment.  Choosing the wrong generator for your industrial application can cause an unnecessary...

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According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, the most dangerous industry in Canada is construction, accounting for 22% of all workplace fatalities, with aerial lift related tasks being one of the most dangerous construction activities. Injuries sustained from using aerial work platforms tend to be very severe in comparison with accidents involving...

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Prime construction season is upon us, and while securing contracts for projects may not be difficult, attracting and retaining a strong industrial construction team with diverse skills and experience can be. The pitfalls of a weak construction team can include winning less bids, lowered capacity to take on new jobs, and a weakened brand name/reputation....

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Although pump cavitation is a common occurrence in industrial pumps, avoiding this phenomenon and the destruction it causes is easily avoidable. Cavitation can be extremely destructive to a pump’s internal components, prematurely shortening the lifespan of your equipment and hindering its productivity. Learn more about what causes pumps to cavitate and how you can maximize...

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Diesel engines are commonly used in the industrial equipment industry because of their reliability and power. However, a common issue with diesel-powered industrial generators is a phenomenon called wet stacking. Learn more about wet stacking, including tell-tale signs your generator is wet stacking and how you can prevent it from occurring and slowing down your industrial jobsite...

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