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Feb 16, 2023

Maximizing Efficiency with Heavy Machinery Rentals

Maron Green

If you're working on a construction project, whether it's a commercial build or a home renovation, you know that your budget has to stay as slim as possible.

Nov 16, 2022

10 Useful Gifts for Construction, Roadwork & Oil Field Workers

Maron Green

The holiday season is around the corner. Finding a practical and thoughtful gift for someone who works in construction, roadwork, or the oil field can be tricky. In this blog, we list some gift ideas that are great for your recipient.

Oct 20, 2022

Why Hydraulic Seals Are Crucial For Your Equipment

Maron Green

Hydraulic seals manage the movement of fluid in devices that utilize reciprocating motion. They are a vital component of hydraulic cylinders, which have widespread applications in heavy-duty machinery such as bulldozers, cranes, excavators, asphalt pavers, forklifts, tractors, and other heavy equipment used in construction and agriculture.

Sep 14, 2022

Minimizing Downtime on the Construction Site

Maron Green

Delays are not impossible to avoid. It is possible to put realistic plans and timetables in place to minimize downtime and avoid the most typical reasons for delays. However, if you are looking for a way to effectively minimize downtime on the construction site, it’s ideal to find strategies that work best for you and your crew.

Aug 31, 2022

Renting Construction Equipment vs Buying or Leasing

Maron Green

When it comes to acquiring heavy equipment for your commercial construction company, there are several factors to con...

Jul 6, 2022

How Equipment Rental Rates are Calculated

Maron Green

If your business uses heavy machinery for job sites, you more than likely have rented or at the very least considered renting your equipment. It’s not hard to wonder why; for a monthly fee, you can use equipment that would normally cost tens of thousands for an upfront purchase to get the job done.

Jun 9, 2022

The Most Rented Pieces of Construction Equipment

Maron Green

Are you trying to determine what pieces of construction equipment you should be considering for your construction pro...

May 11, 2022

Tips for Lowering Owning and Operating Costs

Maron Green

The cost of owning heavy equipment can quickly add up over the life of the machine when you factor in everything needed to keep them running. From routine service to fuel purchasing, cost-saving measures can be an effective way to reduce financial loss. However, some cost-saving measures such as routine checkups can cause long-term damage to your equipment and cost you more in the long run to fix.

Apr 3, 2022

JAPA’s 50 Charities for 50 Years

Maron Green

Since 1972, JAPA has been providing high-quality machinery and knowledgeable, professional service for the Oil and Gas, Construction, and Road Building industries across Western Canada. We are a proudly Alberta-grown business, and this community has given back to Team JAPA in so many ways over the last 50 years.

Mar 3, 2022

Avoid Fuel Contamination from Happening to You

Maron Green

Downtime for maintenance can be detrimental to any job. When dirt and dust enter fuel systems in your heavy machinery, downtime can worsen. This can cause your engine’s life to be reduced and are a significant cause of all failures in fuel systems. 

Feb 4, 2022

A Checklist for Purchasing a Used Excavator

Maron Green

When it comes to earthmoving projects, not only do they take a lot of manpower and machine power to complete the task, but they can be costly for the overall budget of the project.

Jan 27, 2022

Are you tired of the same old thing?

Maron Green

Curious? This is a MUST READ.  We have always done things differently at JAPA. We hold ourselves to a whole other standard. And in this article, we make an exciting announcement & give a little sneak peek at something we’re very excited about. We’ll give you one hint: #XCMGblackout
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