Month: November 2021

What is the difference between a job description and a person specification?

When advertising for a job vacancy there are two key documents that you need to prepare. These are a job description and a person specification. A procurement recruitment agency like will produce detailed versions of each of these for the jobs that they are advertising for their clients. If you were wondering what the Read More

What materials do we use in construction?

The construction industry is ever changing and this is sometimes due to new technologies that are created and better ways of working, or it can be as a result of new legislation or requirements that are aimed to keep construction workers safe on site. But, one thing that often remains the same is the materials Read More

Fascinating facts about petroleum

Did you know that the word ‘petroleum’ comes from two separate Latin words. ‘Petra’ meaning stone or rock and ‘oleum’ meaning oil? Here are some more facts about this extremely useful substance that you might not know: The very first mention of the word ‘petroleum’ occurred in 1556 and was used by a German mineralogist. Read More

What do we use hydraulics for?

Hydraulics are used in many circumstances but the most common area is in construction. When you walk past a building site, you will doubtless see a large number of vehicles working loudly. These machines are required to move and place tons of rubble, Earth and construction materials every day. The common factor that allows them Read More

Tips for Diesel System Maintenance

If you work in the construction or trucking industry, chances are you work with diesel-powered machines. Diesel is a good option for heavy machinery because it provides power, performance, reliability and good mileage. In addition, modern diesel engines produce fewer emissions than gasoline. Most diesel motors use a fuel injection system, which pressurizes fuel into Read More

4 Ways To Place Your Casters

So, you’ve gone out and bought the wheels for your equipment, but now you don’t know where to put them. Of course, you want them in a spot that will allow them to roll across the floor. However, there are also other things that you need to consider. Here are some things you can do to ensure that your wheels end up in the right spot for your load.

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What are WAV vehicles?

For years wheelchair users have struggled with one fundamental transport problem, how to move their chairs over long distances. The wheelchair is cumbersome, and many users can still use cars or have carers that can transport them for recreation, shopping, or simply visiting friends and a family. Luckily modern technology has come up with the Read More

Protecting Your Business Against Fire

A fire at your business can be devastating. Not only does it cause damage to the building, but you may lose merchandise, expensive equipment and client records. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to protect your business from fire. 1. Install a Commercial Grade Fire System Many companies specializing in fire protection Read More

Keeping fit in your home garage

If you are getting fed up with the daily commute to the gym and waiting to use the pieces of equipment, you might want to consider converting your garage into a home gym. In the long run, it might even save you some money. Image credit It is important to ensure that you give your Read More

Getting your dining room ready for Christmas

November is here and before we know it we will be planning our Christmas menu. Whether you are having a quiet family Christmas or having the  whole extended family round for a meal, you can be sure that everyone will be decorating their dining rooms ready for the festive feast. Image credit Once you have Read More