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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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Latest Blogs

construction tools selection guide

Construction tools selection guide

Are you struggling to decide on the right tool for the job?  We’ve created a construction tool selection guide to make your decision easier and simpler. 

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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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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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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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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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how to make the business case for quality tools

How to make the business case for the 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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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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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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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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 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, Dean Murphy, 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 Johanna Tynys, our Cordless Product Manager, that can help you to boost productivity and lifespan of your batteries.

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profis engineering

How to solve challenges when designing a steel to concrete connection

Steel to concrete connection detailing is a tricky business, but we discuss the challenges and how to solve them with PROFIS engineering anchor design software.

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evolution of batteries

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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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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bluetooth tracking

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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how drill bits work

How Drill Bits Work: where the rubber hits the road

This week, Andy Abernethy, a Store Representative in our Liverpool Hilti Store explains how the choice of drill bit really can save crucial time…

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jobsite superhero

3 Signs That You’re a Jobsite Superhero

You're a job site superhero, you know what's going on in your job site - when, where and how. But sometimes we need a helping hand... like Hilti ON!Track.

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hss lasers

Customer Take Over Series With HSS

We chat to HSS Hire about construction lasers and levels being a significant piece of the construction puzzle.

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connectivity

Connectivity and tools make a great partnership

Connectivity - a word that seems to be related to every new technology and is now poised to be one of the greatest benefits for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Construction Productivity

Construction Productivity

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Hilti Life Hacks

Hilti Life Hacks

From a toolbox table to an inserts clock, what can you do with your old Hilti tools and accessories? We present our life hacks series.

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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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construction challenges

Top 5 construction management challenges

Do you struggle with construction management? You’re not alone.

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Internet of Things

How is the Internet of Things transforming the construction industry

Various industries have turned to the Internet of Things (IOT) in order to unlock productivity growth, but what about construction?

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BUILDING EQUALITY: CHALLENGE PERCEPTIONS THROUGH EDUCATION

As part of the #BuildingEquality 2018 campaign, Hilti employees discuss the key part education plays when can promoting more women into the industry.

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BUILDING EQUALITY: WHAT SUCCESSFUL WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION LOOK LIKE

As part of the #BuildingEquality 2018 campaign, Hilti employees discuss being a woman in construction and what success looks like.

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equality

BUILDING EQUALITY: IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH GENDER

Do you struggle with construction management? You’re not alone.

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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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jigsaw

Top Three Things that i love about the jigsaw

You asked and we listened – the missing piece of your cordless tool park is here - the cordless Jigsaw! The new benchmark for cutting performance, safety and precision.

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international career development

International career development

Following World Culture Day on the 21st May, we are continuing our blog series. This time, Carl Carlander talks us through the variety of roles he has explored at Hilti.

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Woman in Leadership Conference 2018

Woman in Leadership Conference 2018

Managing Director Marci Bonham discusses her experience ahead of the Woman in Leadership Conference 2018

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global careers

Global careers offer amazing opportunities

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

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Building Equality

BUILDING EQUALITY: ROLE MODELS PAVING THE WAY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

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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Hilti Cordless

Product Manager Alessando Barera De-Mystifies Battery Technology

My name is Alessando Barera, the Cordless Product Manager for Hilti in Northern Europe and part of what I love about my job is the fact that cordless technology is constantly evolving.

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pm 40 mg

how can we increase productivity through laser measuring

Here are Hilti we continue to deliver productivity solutions, and this week Andreas Markgraf discusses the productivity gains of using the newest laser measuring tools, especially our PM 40-MG.

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