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PDAC 2015 Reveals Industry Concerns

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada puts on the world's largest trade show for mining and ore exploration. PDAC 2015 centered on finding ways to get past looming issues in the mining field. They featured a TSX-Series Portable cabin as a way of addressing one of the issues surrounding mineral and mining exploration. The issue, very high operating costs and not getting a return to support these costs. With billions at stake, the Canadian government is working to help with this issue. Tax credits and lowering the cost of operations (one way is by using portable systems) can help the struggling industry.

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Check Us Out at PDAC 2015

If you are someone who works in the mining industry, it’s important to be aware of the new trends and advances in the field. Like any business, you must have the best tools to remain competitive in the field. The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada hold it’s annual convention in Toronto, March 1st - 4th, with leading developers in the field to show their work. Alaska Structures will be there to showcase their fabric structures and new raised flooring system. You can check out the new features at our booth, number 1315, located right of the main entrance.

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What’s YOUR Special Sauce?

Good Burger and Big Macs with the “secret sauce,” show what one special ingredient can do for a burger. It not only makes the burger tastier, but sets it apart from the rest, increasing its demand in the market. This idea of “secret sauce” applies to businesses in all industries, because every business needs something to set it above the competition. The market for fabric buildings is just as competitive as any other, and manufacturers must appeal to managers of many types of operations. Alaska Structures has created its own special sauce to ensure they have the best product on the market. Can you find the secret?

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Best Green Building Practices Using Engineered Fabric Structures

Nationally and globally there have been efforts to reduce waste and pollution on our planet, including the recent Paris Agreement. With global warming and new legislation, operations must use energy-efficient and eco-friendly buildings to help the planet and avoid lawsuits. Green buildings efficiently use energy, protect occupant health and reduce waste and pollution according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Alaska Structures offers a solution for operations managers that will follow EPA standards while not increasing operation costs a lot. Their fabric structures are equipped with lots of options that cut down energy costs, are reusable, and comfortable for employees to work in.

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Green Building Practices With Alaska Structures

Nationally and globally there have been efforts to reduce waste and pollution on our planet, including the recent Paris Agreement. With global warming and new legislation, operations must use energy-efficient and eco-friendly buildings to help the planet and avoid lawsuits. Green buildings efficiently use energy, protect occupant health and reduce waste and pollution according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Alaska Structures offers a solution for operations managers that will follow EPA standards while not increasing operation costs a lot. Their fabric structures are equipped with lots of options that cut down energy costs, are reusable, and comfortable for employees to work in.

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Cold-Climate and Extreme-Altitude Mining Solutions

Mining operations often take managers and miners to the most remote locations with extremely harsh conditions. They need structures that can protect them as they work, and will last the length of the operation. For instance, the Bema Gold mines are in far east Russia, where weather conditions are extreme. It snows 315 days a year with an average temperature of -67°F and up to 132 mph wind gusts. They have fabric buildings from Alaska Structures that they used for 10 years before replacing them. The Bema Gold mines and other operations facing similar harsh weather need durability and long-lasting quality, which their designs can provide.

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2015 Commercial Construction Forecast

Industry analysts are forecasting a busy 2015 for commercial construction. Alaska Structures™ is ready to provide your company with best-selling fabric building solutions specifically engineered for construction applications.
Construction industry analysts forecast a busy market for 2015, with boosts in production needs. Public works, commercial building, single-family homes, and multi-family homes will all see at least 5% boosts in production this year. If you work in these construction businesses are you ready to meet the production demands for 2015? You can plan your operations with fabric buildings from Alaska Structures. Fabric buildings are durable and are very versatile; they can serve almost any business operation. With production needs growing quickly, you may not have the time or money to build operation bases so soon. With a fabric building, you can set up operations quickly and for a lower-cost than traditional buildings; just two ways these structures can help!

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More Than a Modular: The Mobility of Our Deployable Structures

Now that you thinking about using fabric structures for your operations, you must think about how you will get them to your site. How you package a portable structure is just as important in maintaining its longevity as the materials it’s made with. Fabric structures are made with durable long-lasting materials that can withstand the harshest conditions while being lightweight, portable and easy to set up. Even though Alaska Structures develops their strongest materials to use for fabric buildings, they still make sure their shipping containers are durable. It’s important to protect your investment when you are transporting it through harsh conditions, to ensure it works properly out the box.

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Basecamps from Alaska Structures

Jagged Globe is a tour operator that plans treks in some of the toughest regions, such as Mount Everest, Denali or Kilimanjaro. When setting up camp on such tough summits as these, you need the strongest and most durable camping systems. Jagged Globe has been using Alaska Structures fabric buildings to set up their basecamps for adventure treks. These camp systems are fully customizable, with long lasting fabric and materials, insulation, and tested by third-party engineers. Jagged Globe relying on these structures in these rugged regions helps demonstrate their strength and safety. These camping systems are fully capable of supporting any operation.

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Follow Alaska Structures on Social Media

Alaska Structures designs some of the strongest fabric buildings and structures, used in many different commercial industries. Although they opened business in 1975, they aren’t stuck in the past and evolved their products and brand over time. This includes the use of blogs with original content, and social media, where you can fully engage with them and other customers who use their products. Check out Alaska Structures’ social media pages to stay up to date and learn more about their camp systems, buildings, hangars and other products to use for your business needs.

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