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How to Operate a Bulldozer

Bulldozers are crucial tools for construction work. These powerful pieces of equipment require the correct handling procedures to minimize risk. By following the proper security procedures, you’ll be able to use the machine safely and efficiently. Read on for more tips for operating a bulldozer. 1. Conduct a Safety Check Before starting your bulldozer’s engine, […]

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4 Benefits of Renting Construction Equipment

If you’re weighing buying vs. renting a piece of equipment as a contractor or a construction business, consider your budget and operational needs. Renting machinery you don’t need to have on hand all the time has many practical and financial advantages. Professionals working in the construction industry can rent or buy used or new equipment. […]

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How to Landscape a Large Property

One of the most exciting parts of being a homeowner is having a yard of your very own to decorate and care for. It can be tricky to know where to begin when that’s a large property. Fortunately, the pros at RAKA are here to provide the guidance and equipment you need to bring your […]

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5 Examples of Community Emergencies and How You Can Prepare for Them

We see examples of community emergencies in the news every day, from storms to pandemics to fires. In these situations, emergency preparedness is essential for keeping you and others safe. Self-reliance is vital when a large-scale disaster affects an entire community since emergency services can become overwhelmed. Fortunately, preparing a few steps ahead of time […]

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7 Factors That Affect the Cost of Renting a Mini Excavator  

A mini excavator is an incredibly versatile tool — they offer your company the flexibility to complete many different projects, from landscaping to trailblazing.  Sometimes called compact excavators, mini excavators are small and maneuverable, making them perfect for job sites with limited space. They often have little to no tail swing, allowing operators to navigate […]

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Severe Weather Construction Safety Tips

Getting Ready for Whatever Nature Sends Your Way Extreme weather such as, heat waves, flash floods, lightning, thunderstorms and snowy, cold and windy conditions are a serious concern for any business — especially those with employees working outside. If you operate a construction site or any other industry that leaves your team vulnerable to the outdoor […]

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