Power Equipment for Retaining Wall Construction

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By Doug Blackburn
Oct 13, 2008 - 12:43:59 PM

     Power tools and heavy equipment are an integral part of the wall building process. These various machinery and tools will be needed to complete your segmental retaining wall. As a builder, it is necessary to understand the capabilities of every piece of machinery and tool that you'll use. This will help you cut down on unnecessary expenditures and maximize the time spent on every job. Everything from compactors to excavators have different sizes and attachments related to them. Take the time to price the ones that you'll need on a consistent basis. Here are some things to consider when looking for your machinery:

  • Type of wall
  • Location of wall
  • Height of wall
  • Mobility in front of and behind wall location
  • Is there geogrid?

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