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Guide to Workforce Accommodations in Remote Locations

Work sites in the mining, mineral exploration, oil and gas, construction, natural resources, and research industries are often located in remote areas that tend to have harsh climates and less than optimum conditions. Such work sites tend to be geographically isolated, and not easily accessed by road – often requiring days of travel
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Things to Consider Before You Buy a Tension Fabric Building

Tension fabric buildings are a great substitute for traditional buildings, being just as durable and more cost effective. As fabric buildings become more popular, there are things to think about before buying one for your business. Before buying a fabric building you must what type of materials are used and how strong they are.You need to know if the companies design has been tested and meets building codes. In addition, flexibility and durability are important these to consider. Some companies also offer customization if you need a building for special circumstances. It’s important to compare buildings to find the right fit for your business.

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Alaska Structures Inc announces company renaming and restructuring

A New Corporate Structure to Support Our Growth Strategy and Expand Individual Brands. Kirkland, Wash., July 1, 2022 – Alaska Structures, Inc. (Alaska) is pleased to announce that, following the recent tremendous expansion of our product lines and our successful consolidation with WeatherPort Shelter Systems, we are implementing a strategic renaming and restructuring program that
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Helicopter Hangar Designs

Seeking a high-quality weather-resistant, fabric building to protect your helicopter from the elements and damaging weather? Alaska Structures® custom designs, engineers, and manufactures the world’s most widely used fabric buildings. Our fabric buildings are unique in that they are custom-built structures designed to meet your helicopter hangar needs, and
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Fabric Buildings for Waste Management and Recycling Centers

Fabric buildings are gaining popularity in many industries, and a great option for recycling centers, waste management, and transfer stations. These operations can lower costs using fabric buildings because they are cheaper and faster to set up than brick-and-mortar facilities. Fabric buildings have less strict foundation requirements, only needing a level surface to be set up on, which cuts time. Since these structures are more flexible than traditional buildings, more waste and recycling centers can open, allowing communities more access. Alaska Structures designs durable, efficient fabric buildings that can work for all types of operations, including waste and recycling efforts.

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Increase RV Manufacturing With Fabric Structures

The RV manufacturing industry is booming. More RVs were created this year than ever before. The RV Industry Association (RVIA) forecasted that RV shipment numbers will range between 567,000 and 587,400 units for the year  2021 — a 34% increase from 2020, which ended the year at 430,412 units.  “It would be
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Rethinking Dining Facilities – Alternative Solutions With Fabric Building Systems

When designing buildings for your mining or research sites, it’s important to include a building for dining. Workers need a place, protected from the elements, to eat and relax while they work long hours. Fabric buildings are a great option when designing mess halls for your staff. Workers will be safe in a fabric building from Alaska Structures, because they receive testing to ensure they are durable. They can withstand extreme weather like traditional buildings, but require less time and labor, making them cheaper to set up. There are other benefits to using a fabric structure besides cost and easy setup. Learn more about how to use fabric structures for cost effective dining space for your workers.

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Fabric Structures for Commercial Construction Projects

Learn about the different modular building applications for construction projects, heavy engineering, power plants and other facilities. These extremely durable and portable engineered fabric structures offer the versatility and cost-effectiveness required for these types of projects.

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