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10 years of reaching higher expectations

Reflecting on our 10 year anniversary at Duralift, we are delighted that we have been able to achieve 10 years of business success, weather the storms and still remain true to who we are in providing the right access solutions to …

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Preparing For The Financial Year End

Effective planning and preparation is critical for all taxpayers as the end of financial year approaches. This is the perfect time of the year to seek advice from your accountant to maximise your tax savings for 2018-19 and start planning …

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Masters By The Numbers

Masters Home Improvement was an Australian home improvement chain operated by retailer Woolworths Limited. This line of chain stores challenged the market leader,  Bunnings Warehouse, head on! This sparked a rivalry that parent company Woolworths Limited could not financially sustain, …

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Overlooking Safety when Working at Height

Will overlooking your safety while working at height cost you a life? Every time a construction worker is on a job site they will face health and safety risks. Most of the time safety rules and regulations are followed and respected, …

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BREAKING NEWS: Man killed on Melbourne Construction Site

A WORKER in his 50s has died after falling at a construction site in Melbourne’s CBD yesterday afternoon. The sub-contractor was working for Stilcon at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre Expansion project in South Wharf when he fell from a boom lift …

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Reaching Higher Expectations

Reaching Higher Expectations – What does it mean and why should I care? High expectations is something most of us would associate with school. The discipline of achieving scores and completing a curriculum (the expectations) often set by our school, …

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Don’t Operate a Scissor Lift Whilst Drunk

You may or may not have come across the all too infamous video of Steve operating a scissor lift whilst drunk, either way, although it is hilariously entertaining there is a lesson to learn. The lesson is simple, and the …

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How Technology is Changing Construction

Technology is helping to improve a number of different industries, and the construction industry is no exception. When equipped with the right technology, construction companies across the globe are able to work safely and more efficiently. Is this innovation going …

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Importance of Quality Site Assessments

To ensure a successful completion of your construction project, you need to make the right decisions from the start. Duralift’s EWP site assessment offers you accurate evaluations of site-specific issues to help you optimize the correct equipment for your site and ensure …

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Duralift In Action

You may remember we held an Easter Photo Competition Challenge recently? Well, check out this video to see the winning shot and be inspired by watching Duralift in Action…. Thanks to all those that submitted photos, it was also an inspiration …

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Should Scissor Lifts Have Been Banned?

For those of you who missed it, Scissor lifts are no longer operational on the Adelaide Hospital job site. Period. Here’s a rundown on the facts…. Steven Wyatt, 63, was killed on Saturday at 3.05pm after his body became trapped …

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Man airlifted after ladder fall

Falls from ladders can have devastating consequences. According to SafeWork SA, ladders should only be used if there is no other reasonably practicable alternative, such as scaffolding or an elevating work platform. A man has been airlifted to Royal North …

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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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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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Great Service is a choice

How do you choose to serve your customers? At Duralift we serve like eagles….let me explain that to you: Great Service is a Choice from The Simple Truths of Service by Ken Blanchard and Barbara Glanz No one can make …

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A split second decision

Are you wearing your PPE? Duralift provides PPE free of charge with every hire – this is why. We don’t want our customers in this situation… Russ is a work-related paraplegic as a result of making the split second decision not …

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Construction Work Accidents – Are you at risk?

Whilst the Australian construction industry continues to see continual growth, with the number of workers in the industry growing by 33% over the last 11 years, it still remains a high-risk industry to be in. ARE YOU AT RISK OF A WORK ACCIDENT?

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Duralift celebrates new equipment purchases

The chilling cold and soaking rain held off for the event held at Duralift on the 14th July in which Duralift celebrates their new equipment purchases. We had the privilege of hosting MP for Casey, Mr Tony Smith, and MP for Deakin, Mr Michael …

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Are you complying with Australian Standards?

Are you using a machine or thinking of purchasing a machine out of compliance? Here is some tips and advice to make sure you are complying with Australian Standards. ROUTINE INSPECTION (90 DAY) Routine inspection and maintenance shall be based …

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Follow Duralift on LinkedIn

  Like what you see on our website? Well take a look at our LinkedIn page, its packed with industry news, amazing images and latest jobs offers. We will make your LinkedIn timeline that little bit more interesting. So click HERE to Follow us …

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