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Creating a Culture of Worksite Safety

Construction workers can sometimes feel like Merle Haggard singing the Working Man Blues, “working as long as my two hands are fit to use.” But as committed as laborers and technicians are, even the hardest working employee can… Read More

Optimizing the Worksite with Wireless Headsets

They may look like they belong in a fast-food drive-through, but wireless headsets are becoming more and more common on construction sites and other work-zones which can be very loud…

3 Reasons Young People Should Enter Construction

It is a common refrain in our society that it is hard for young people to find jobs. There are many…

Equipment Trader’s Top 10 Memes of 2017

From just a few posts in 2016, we posted every single day in 2017, earning hundreds of thousands of views, thanks in part to some very funny memes…

The High-Tech Hard-Hat Revolution

Construction has quietly been taking some giant steps into the future. Most recently, Microsoft announced that its mixed reality (MR) headset will be…

11 Quick Tips for Renting Equipment

There are some big reasons to rent equipment, and the rental business is booming. But we haven’t yet discussed what it takes to make the best equipment rental decision. Well, that changes today!!

What Does the Forklift of the Future Look Like?

Forklifts are typically considered equipment for indoor use, transporting materials from one place to another within a manufacturing or storage facility. However, these machines aren’t just for warehouses…

3 Solutions for Combating the Skilled Labor Shortage

It’s no secret that there is a shortage of skilled construction labor in our country. Across the U.S. there are approximately 200,000 openings in construction waiting to be filled. A big reason that industry ranks…

Think VROOM & SCREECH

By remembering VROOM & SCREECH, you can help your business reduce its risk of tool and equipment theft.