Category Archives: Mining

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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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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