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Operator Safety Training: To Train or Not to Train

Operator Safety Training: To Train or Not to Train

When it comes to training your maintenance staff on operator safety, the decision to train essentially boils down to two issues. Firstly, the safety of the operator and his assistants, and secondly the direct and indirect costs involved. It is legally required to train operators working on any machinery that moves (like cherry pickers and bulldozers) or has moving parts. However, in Sout… read more

Need-A-Tool 101: How Does a Drill Work?

Need-A-Tool 101: How Does a Drill Work?

They’ve been used in some way or form since around 35,000 BC, and we’ll probably still be using them for many years to come. Drills are arguably the most important tools for maintenance workers, and every private home should have at least one locked away for when shelves need knocking up. This article takes a look at a few types of drills, the parts of a drill, how this firearm-shaped too… read more

The Lowdown on Machine Rentals in South Africa

The Lowdown on Machine Rentals in South Africa

Workers in the construction, property development, landscaping and maintenance rely on a number of specialist tools and items of equipment to perform their jobs properly. Managers have three options when it comes to sourcing the right tools for the project – buying new equipment, loaning equipment, or renting. This article looks at what machine rentals are, the types of machine rentals… read more

When It’s a Good Idea to Rent Garden Equipment

When It's a Good Idea to Rent Garden Equipment

It’s an age-old landscaping conundrum many property owners and renters have struggled with. Does one hire a garden services provider to mow the lawn and trim the hedges, or does one rent garden equipment and do it all yourself? Ready your green thumbs – this article looks at when it’s a good idea to hire garden equipment, the types of available garden equipment rentals in Durban, and wher… read more

Don’t Have the Right Tools for the Job? Rent Them!

Don’t Have the Right Tools for the Job? Rent Them!

From angle grinders to floor grinders, drills, ladders and everything in between – when looking for tool hire in Durban, think Need A Tool! Some jobs are easy, while others require specialist tools and equipment. Taken on a project but you don’t have the right tools for the job? Rent them! Here’s why tool hire is a good idea, the types of tools and equipment you can hire, and where to hir… read more

MEWP Training Courses in Durban

MEWP Training Courses in Durban

Mobile Elevating Working Platforms (MEWPs) include scissor lifts and boom lifts. These are technical items of machinery that require skilled operators at the helm. Our training facility is the only one in KZN to be accredited by both SSETA and TETA, so if you’re currently looking for MEWP training courses in Durban, you’ve come to the right place… Where We Train MEWP Operators: Our training… read more

6 Reasons to Rent a High Pressure Cleaner

6 Reasons to Rent a High Pressure Cleaner

Just how clean is your home’s roof? Have your driveway paving stones always been that dark? Exposure to the elements can cause dirt, mould and moss to gather on exterior surfaces – leaving them looking shabby and neglected. The main reason to rent a high pressure cleaner? It’s cheaper than buying new! Now that we know why you should hire a high pressure washer, here’s what you can achiev… read more

Climb Higher with Scaffolding Hire in Durban

Climb Higher with Scaffolding Hire in Durban

What do construction workers, painters, roofing contractors and building maintenance teams have in common? They all use scaffolding at one point or another while completing their projects. This article takes a look at what scaffolding is, a few benefits of hiring scaffolding, and how to order scaffolding hire in Durban… What is Scaffolding? Scaffolding can be defined as a temporary structur… read more

7 Reasons Tool and Equipment Hire is a Smart Move

7 Reasons Tool and Equipment Hire is a Smart Move

Why Tool and Equipment Hire? In a rush? No problem, we’ve summarised the article for you: Renting construction equipment and tools is cheaper than buying You aren’t responsible for maintaining the equipment You’re using some of the best tools in the business It facilitates easier expansion and growth Renting tools and equipment reduces transport costs There’s no need to fork out for long-term… read more

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