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  • Mustang Skid Steer working in pile of dirt
    05/01/2017
    Rent or Buy Construction Equipment

    Alberta’s construction industry has seen its fair share of ups and downs over the past several years. While not all the news is bad, Alberta’s current economic uncertainty presents a challenge to business owners, in particular the construction industry when it comes to determining if a capital purchase for new equipment or renting provides the best solution.

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  • 21/11/2016
    10 Safety Tips for Operating Heavy Equipment

    Loaders, excavators, forklifts, skid steers and other construction equipment perform the tasks that human force alone can’t accomplish. These machines are powerful and indispensable to the construction projects our clients undertake in Edmonton, Airdrie, and other nearby locations. W.R. Scott Equipment Ltd. is proud to offer these mechanical marvels—for rent or purchase—to crews in Alberta. But we know that caution is the key to completing projects safely. Here are some of the top safety tips to keep in mind when operating or overseeing the use of heavy-duty construction equipment.

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  • 21/10/2016
    Is Your Construction Equipment Ready for Winter?

    Whether you have projects on the go for winter or your next gig won’t start till the snow melts, your construction equipment requires special care come the cold season. Both Airdrie and Edmonton—the two cities W.R. Scott Equipment Ltd serves—are known for abrasive winters that can rough up or even ruin industrial equipment. Here’s a guide to keep things running smoothly.

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  • 06/09/2016
    Renting vs. Buying: What is the Best Option for Your Company?
    With the current struggling economic situation here in Alberta and across the country, it is now more important than ever for construction companies to find cost-saving opportunities during their urban development plans. As your construction company grows, it can also be difficult to determine the best fit for sourcing your construction equipment in Edmonton.
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  • 06/09/2016
    The 5 Skid Steer Attachments You Can’t Live Without

    Skid steers are a staple for Edmonton construction crews, landscapers and farmers alike. But the huge selection of skid steer attachments can be overwhelming. Check out this list of the five most popular options.

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  • 06/09/2016
    Tips for Inspecting a Used Skid Steer Loader

    You’re in the market to buy a used skid steer loader in Edmonton. But which one do you choose? How do you know you’re not being sold a lemon? The following list will give you some inspection tips so you can buy a loader you can count on to get the job done.

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  • 06/09/2016
    Key Maintenance Tips to Prolong the Life of Your Mini-Excavator

    Despite their modest size, mini-excavators need just as much maintenance as their larger counterparts. With the arrival of spring and the busy season gearing up, properly maintaining your machine is more important the ever.

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