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Should You Rent or Own Construction Equipment?

When it comes to choosing between equipment rental or buying, like most things, the short answer is - it depends. More and more contractors are choosing to rent the equipment they need at the job site. Some construction companies are finding it advantageous to maintain a partial permanent fleet while renting out equipment for certain…
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5 Ways to Improve Worksite Safety

Everyone knows safety first is a must on any construction site. An accident on a construction site has the potential to be life-threatening because of the large equipment, hazardous materials, and extreme working conditions. Crew bosses on construction sites are tasked with keeping their employees safe and minimizing the risk of potential accidents. As the…
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Track and Skid Steer Loader Safety Tips

Skid steer and track loaders are very popular equipment rental choices. These loaders are efficient, hardworking, and perfect for one-time job uses. The wide range of quick-change attachments includes multiple sizes of buckets, backhoes, forks, hammers, rakes, and augers, making them extremely versatile machines. Loaders are loved because they make quick work of building, construction,…
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Duke Rentals: We’ve Changed Our Name

You probably know us as Duke Aerial Equipment, but we've recently changed our name to Duke Rentals to better reflect what we offer. We originally named our company Duke Aerial because we were offering primarily aerial equipment. But over the years our business has grown, now we're at 15 locations throughout the Midwest region.  Not…
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