The definitive guide to earthmoving and machines-thoroughly revised to cover the latest methods and technologies
This fully updated guide covers every aspect of site preparation and management, and details every machine and vehicle needed to perform each task. Written by a team of leading experts, the book helps you choose the right excavation method for any job, select appropriate equipment and machinery, and understand the related OSHA safety requirements
Long the industry-standard source for practical expertise, Moving the Earth: Excavation Equipment, Methods, Safety, and Cost, Seventh Edition has been reorganized to reflect modern construction practices. It explains the most important aspects of planning and cost estimating and covers the different types of excavation methods, including compacting, grading, blasting, structural excavation, and aggregate production.
* Conforms to current OSHA safety regulations* Covers new excavation practices and equipment that the industry has adopted over the past decade* Written by a team of engineers and excavation experts