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Fabric Buildings for Oil & Gas, Mineral Exploration and Mining

Fabric buildings are designed to withstand the harshest elements and are suitable for use in many different types of commercial operations today. They are lightweight and portable, yet strong, durable, and proven to last on the field by third-party engineers. Fabric buildings are also customizable and can address specific need for your business. They can be used for a variety of purposes on site, for office buildings, storage, shops and even housing for workers. Alaska Structures’ fabric buildings have been used for government operations as well as commercial operations including: construction, mining, and mineral exploration.

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Pipeline Enclosures Used Around the World

Pipeline enclosures are an important investment and necessity in maintaining and protecting a pipeline. Pipelines can be subject to vandalism and protest, in addition to the already harsh climates they sometimes operate under. If you are looking for options to protect your assets, you may want to consider using a fabric structure. Alaska Structures has been designing fabric enclosures for pipelines for over 40 years to protect them from people and the elements. In fact, they created the longest fabric building in the world to enclose a pipeline at the Red Dog Mine in the Arctic.

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Explore the World with Our Fly-In Camps and Aircraft Hangars

World travelers love new experiences and sites but may not love the logistics of traveling. Travel can be especially troublesome for those who fly their own aircraft around the world because they need a place to store it. One solution is to used portable fabric structures to serve as an aircraft hangar. Alaska Structures makes these buildings that are easy and quick to deploy that travelers can take with them as they go. There is even the option of using a hard-shell case for the structure to protect it from falls or other damage while traveling. These are just a few benefits of using fabric structures for aircraft protection while on the go.

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Options for Deployable Aircraft Hangars

Aircraft hangars are a necessary tool to protect aircraft from the elements when they aren’t in use. It’s important to explore your options when buying an aircraft hangar because you want the best value with the best protection for your assets. Alaska Structures builds fabric aircraft hangars that can be used to store any aircraft, from hot-air balloons to to helicopters. The structures can handle extreme weather conditions, including high-winds and heavy snow, and operate in some of the harshest areas. These hangars can have custom designs and are even portable. These structures provide added conveniences in addition to reliable protection.

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A Few Applications of Our 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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Frac-Sand Production Poised for Increase Despite Falling Oil Prices

Fracking is becoming an increasingly popular method of oil and natural gas extraction. This method of gas collection is boosting energy production in the united states and frac-sand is becoming more in demand. Market researchers forecast a double digit increase and up to a 23% annual growth through 2016. If you are working in the oil and gas industry you must be prepared for the increased demand frac-sand and other fracking materials. You will need to store all the sand and equipment, so be sure to look into all storage options. One cost friendly solution is to use fabric buildings as warehouses for frac-sand. Many manufactures make fabric buildings, including Alaska Structures, so research companies and their products to find the best solution for your operation.

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