LiftPod Enhances Safety of Elevated Work

As director of environmental health and safety at Ringling College of Art and Design, Carl Powell identifies risks associated with work performed on campus and takes steps to prevent those risks from contributing to accidents. In this line of work, …

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Safety warning: Worker falls fatally in Geelong

A worker has fallen fatally while removing a down-pipe from a house at Hamlyn Heights in Geelong on Thursday. The 42-year-old man was working from a ladder when the incident happened. He died at the scene. This incident is the sixth …

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Steps to win high margin work

4 Steps to win more high-margin work

Most contractors think that their reputations for quality work and exceptional service should lead to many referrals and plenty of work. Many don’t have a budget for marketing or sales, while others don’t consider customer relationships important enough to develop a …

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win more work

How to estimate fewer jobs and win more work

Providing free construction estimates is a good marketing and sales tool that seems to attract a lot of potential contracts. But providing free conceptual estimates for almost anyone and any type of project is not a good use of time …

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Quality - Duralift

Cost vs Quality in Construction

Last week I was reminded of something I’ve seen over and over through my years in business. Cost is important, but so is quality. We also need to consider the person we are dealing with before making a decision; not necessarily the company they work …

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National Safe Work Month

Why workplace health and safety is important

Did you know the highest injury fatalities in the construction industry come from falling at heights? Good work design not only improves the physical and metal health and safety of workers, but also increases their satisfaction and productivity. National Safe Work …

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Should I Hire or Buy Construction Equipment?

In the world of construction, a man is only as good as his tools and the various types of construction equipment are the most important tools on the job-site. Forklifts, diggers, bulldozers, boom lifts, scissor lifts, and even attachments like digger buckets …

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