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Discover the latest blog posts from the team behind the scenes at Hilti

Why having the correct tools is the key to improving construction site productivity

Why having the correct tools is the key to improving construction site productivity

Having the right tools for the job speeds up work, reduced downtime saves time and costs and means less time wasted looking for tools.

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long tool service times

How to reduce long tool service times

Long tool service times can be time consuming and costly - Here’s how to reduce them.

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tool park blackhole

Is your tool park a blackhole?

Is the size of your tool park costing you time and money? Here’s how best to optimise your tool park to increase construction productivity.

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writing off lost tools

Can you afford to keep writing-off lost tool inventory?

Is the size of your tool park costing you time and money? Here’s how best to optimise your tool park to increase construction productivity.

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ways to reduce site accidents

5 ways to reduce site accidents in your construction business

Accidents happen - that doesn’t mean they have to. This guide gives you 5 key ways to optimise construction site safety strategy.

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PAT test

How to reduce the number of tools failing a PAT test

Got too many tools failing PAT tests? Is this affecting overall construction site safety? Here are some ways you can prevent this - it’s easier than you think.

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spreadsheets behind non compliance problems

Why spreadsheets are behind non-compliance problems

The construction industry is unprogressive when it comes to new technology, which is affecting construction site safety - here’s why spreadsheets are to blame.

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HAVS on construction sites

3 causes of HAVS on construction sites and how to avoid them

As health and safety is a topic of importance, we sat down with HSS to highlight the three causes of HAVS on construction sites and how to avoid them.

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pm 30 mg laser

Why is accuracy so important in construction?

There's a new addition to the Hilti laser family. But, why is accuracy so important in construction?

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how many tools do you need

How many tools does your construction business need?

Find out how reducing your toolpark through lean thinking can improve construction site productivity.

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spreadsheets

Construction companies are no longer using spreadsheets

Find out why businesses are moving away from spreadsheets and choosing digital asset management systems.

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true cost of tool ownership

How to calculate the true cost of tools ownership

Find out how reducing your toolpark through lean thinking can improve construction site productivity.

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everyday fastening

Not all anchors are born equal

Here at Hilti installing anchors safely and correctly is key, but how are anchors made? And what facts can we learn about Hilti anchors. 

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inserts and fixings

How to select the right Hilti fixings and inserts for the job

We discuss how to select the right Hilti inserts and fixings for your job through our ultimate, premium or standard range of consumables.

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cordless technology

Cordless technology: It's more than a revolution, it's a way of life

Join the cordless revolution. Understand the voltage and amp hours to select the right batteries fitting to your tool park. 

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onsite challenges

How to reduce the time taken to manage your tool park

Tool parks can take up considerable time, find out six ways to improve your construction site productivity and reduce the time taken to manage your inventory.

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asset management software

5 signs that you have a tool inventory challenge

Find out the five main problems that you can address to help a tool inventory challenge and improve your construction site productivity.

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asset management software

How asset management software can boost productivity in the construction sector

By reducing wasted hours and improving workers’ access to tools, asset management software can have a major impact on construction site productivity. 

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three ways to reduce tool theft

Three ways to reduce tool theft

Although it’s unfortunately impossible to eliminate tool theft, there are a number of ways you can help reduce this type of criminal activity.

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how to make the business case for quality tools that your team needs

how to make the business case for quality tools that your team needs

If you're looking to make a case for purchasing more quality tools for your team, we have the key factors to consider.

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Three causes of poor inventory management

Three causes of poor inventory management

Poor tool inventory management can affect all construction businesses - from self-employed tradesmen to the biggest multinational companies.

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 Discover the Smarter Pipe Press Process

Discover the Smarter Pipe Press Process

Since we launched the tool in August last year, we’ve had loads of questions from our community on social media surrounding the pipe press process, the press jaws and about the tool itself; so, we’ve got our Product Manager for Cordless, Emilie Piil, to answer the top 9 questions.

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 5 TIPS AND TRICKS ON BATTERY SAFETY

5 TIPS AND TRICKS ON BATTERY SAFETY

Here’s five tips and tricks on lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery safety from Emilie, our Cordless Product Manager, that can help you to boost productivity and lifespan of your batteries.

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HAVS

Myth-Busting Hand-Arm Vibration Monitoring:

At Hilti, we understand the growing concern for Health & Safety Managers around Hand-Arm vibration so we think it’s about time to bust some myths…

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The Technology Behind Bluetooth Enabled Equipment Tracking

Our new Bluetooth enabled equipment tracking has been described as the missing piece of the asset management jigsaw - find out why.

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The evolution of batteries

We explore optimising your tool park with a cordless battery pack could make a significant difference to you or your business.

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Cordless Inserts

Did you know that Cordless Inserts can increase battery performance?

Whether you’re cutting metal or hammer drilling, cordless inserts can really make a difference by increasing battery reach of your cordless systems.

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Day in The Life of a Hilti Store Rep

Continuing our ‘Day In The Life’ series, Store Representative Andy Abernethy gives us an insight on what it’s like to work in a Hilti store and why he loves it

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building equality: women in construction

As part of the #BuildingEquality 2018 campaign, Hilti employees discuss being a woman in construction and how we can set a precedence for future generations.

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bookbridge 2018

When Hilti’s ON!Track becomes part of a social enterprise…

Since 2012, Hilti have been collaborating with Bookbridge, a social enterprise providing action-learning programmes. But, what does it involve?

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Administrative costs in construction projects

Administrative costs in construction projects

How to reduce them with asset tracking

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BIM and Physical Asset Management

BIM and Physical Asset Management

How aligning BIM and physical asset management can increase productivity in construction

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Scope creep in construction

Scope creep in construction

How asset management can help you avoid it

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4 ways ON!Track can help

Asset management software for your construction business

Key things to consider when selecting your solution

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Top tips to consider when choosing a supplier

Asset management software

Top tips to consider when choosing a supplier

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Key things to consider when choosing the best asset management software for your construction business

Solve your construction productivity issues

4 ways ON!Track can help

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GDPR

GDPR AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

With the GDPR just around the corner – May 25th 2018 to be exact – our E-Marketing Manager John-Paul Healey outlines what will happen when the legislation comes into effect, how Hilti already manages your data and how businesses can prepare for the upcoming changes; all in relation to the construction industry.

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global careers ay hilti

Global careers Offer Amazing Opportunities

Following World Culture Day on the 21st May, we are continuing our blog series focused on international career development and some of the fantastic global mobility stories Hilti offers.

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SkillBuilder Reviews the Hilti SF 6H-A22 Hammer Drill Driver

SkillBuilder Reviews the Hilti SF 6H-A22 Hammer Drill Driver

Part 1: Hilti's Phil Read, meets SkillBuilders Roger Bisby to introduce the new SH 6H-A22 hammer drill driver

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CN Specialists Award Winner

Hilti wins CN Specialists Award

Hilti (GB) has been declared winner of the Construction News Specialists Awards in the ‘Equipment Supplier of the Year’ category

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International Women's Day

Whatever you do, there’s a Hilti laser for you!

Hilti PD-C wins the iF Design Award

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Why I love engineering and why construction is "Not just for boys"

Why I love engineering and why construction is "Not just for boys"

Kirsty Walton, Head of Engineering shares: Why I love engineering and why construction is "Not just for boys"

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Let your own hard work and talents tell your story.

Let your own hard work and talents tell your story.

Marci Bonham, General Manager Hilti Ireland about "Let your own hard work and talents tell your story."

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Premium Power Tool Accessory

WHY I’D ALWAYS CHOOSE A PREMIUM POWER TOOL ACCESSORY

Inserts product manager Christophe Lamon shares the 3 main reasons why he would always recommend a premium power tool accessory

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Construction Apps

Construction? There’s An App For That

Aurore Le Tumelin product manager for ON!Track shares here favourite apps to see you through no matter what stage of construction design, build or management you work in.

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