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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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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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How Engineered Fabric Buildings for Airports Improve Modern Travel

Alaska Structures offers custom-built engineered fabric structures for various airport facilities and operations. These buildings are highly engineered for heavy-duty uses, and last a long time for both temporary and more permanent needs. They can also withstand extreme weather conditions, protecting equipment and aircraft assets from the elements. They can also be installed and set up far more quickly than the construction time required for brick-and-mortar buildings, significantly cutting construction costs as well as timelines.

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Engineered Fabric Building Applications: How to Use Fabric Buildings

One of the major benefits of fabric buildings is that they are so versatile; fabric buildings are useful in many different situations. From government agencies to private businesses, many trust Alaska Structures’ fabric buildings to carry out their work operations. These fabric buildings can withstand harsh conditions and undergo careful testing from third-party engineers to ensure the products quality. Fabric buildings can be useful in any one of these situations: polar camps, aircraft hangars, oil and gas operations, mining, emergency housing systems, and recreational buildings. These buildings can work for more industries and operations than ones previously mentioned and their applications are nearly endless.

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High-Quality Fabric Structures for Improving Immigration and Refugee Housing

The national borders of the United States remain overwhelmed with immigrants awaiting decisions regarding their legal status. Many of these people are refugees fleeing situations out of their control. Many others are hopeful immigrants wanting to join their family or start a new future promised by the American dream.  And unfortunately, many
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How Power Plants Benefit From Fabric Structures

While most people think of power plants as a single large structure, plants typically include a host of smaller buildings used for numerous purposes.  For example, power plant facilities commonly include offices, panel control rooms, boiler rooms, electric rooms, turbine buildings, pumping stations, and compressor houses. There may also be storage facilities,
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