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Facts About Trucks and Heavy Equipment

Here are some simple facts about trucks and heavy equipment that might be helpful for you in the future.

Types of Earth Moving Equipment

Earth moving equipment are large, heavy duty vehicles used in the construction industry to move and relocate heavy boulders, rocks and piles of dirt, debris or...

Types of Boom Trucks For Your Business

By Boom Trucks, heavy machinery, Trucks Boom Trucks are very heavy machinery that is used to do those tasks that humans cannot do easily. It can be seen that carrying very heavy loads with bare hands of humans is not possible. Construction companies cannot make them lift a weight of about five to ten tons.

How to Operate a Mini Excavator

How to Operate a Mini Excavator. Mini excavators were considered toys by heavy equipment operators a few decades ago when they were first introduced, but they have earned the respect of construction utility contractors and site work...

What is Heavy Equipment?

Heavy-duty vehicles and large pieces of machinery are generally referred to as heavy equipment. This term encompasses civil engineering vehicles, utility vehicles from construction equipment to agricultural and forestry implements, and equipment used for heavy hauling, such as railroad cars, semi trucks, trailers, and dump trucks.

Heavy equipment

"Heavy machinery" redirects here. For the album by Anders Johansson, Jens Johansson and Allan Holdsworth, see Heavy Machinery (album). Heavy equipment refers to heavy-duty vehicles, specially designed for executing construction tasks, most frequently ones involving earthwork operations. They are also known as, heavy machines, heavy trucks, construction equipment, engineering equipment, heavy vehicles, or heavy hydraulics.

HowStuffWorks "How Hydraulic Cranes Work"

­Heavy rains spawned by Hurricane Danny flooded ­many parts of Charlotte, N.C. Floodwaters rose so quickly in Little Sugar Creek that the underpinnings of a train trestle collapsed, bringing a diesel locomotive crashing down into the creek. As you might imagine, a 412,000-pound (186,880-kilogram) locomotive is not eas­ily lifted.

Construction Equipments

Dump trucks or production trucks are those that are used for transporting loose material such as sand, dirt, and gravel for construction.

Mining Construction and Utility Machine Equipment Sales Service and Parts, Buy Compact Used Excavators, Quarry Digger...

Komatsu Australia is a leading supplier of earthmoving equipment, parts and service for the mining, construction and utility markets.