In the mining industry, safety is of the utmost importance, and the Barrick Gold Corporation is always looking for ways to make their operations safer. With that in mind, Porta-King has supplied a number of equipment enclosures to Barrick that they use at their mining operations to house both equipment and personnel. [Read more…]
Porta-King recently completed a project for a power management company located in Pennsylvania. They needed a solution to help cut down noise in their plant and turned to Porta-King, who supplied them with an indoor equipment enclosure.
Reducing Plant Noise
Indoor equipment enclosures are great for creating sound enclosures for loud equipment in power management or other facilities. The company needed to enclose a Data Physics LE 1316 vibration/slip table used for vibration testing of a variety of aerospace components, which made the facility uncomfortably loud. [Read more…]
Porta-King provides turnkey solutions for observation booths required by companies and organizations who engage in the monitoring of people or processes. Our customers include the U.S. military, sheriff departments, manufacturing operations, testing agencies and more.
This recent application came to us from a company engaged in testing the performance characteristics of new automobiles. This requires personnel to be as close as possible to the track the vehicles are using to conduct their tests. To achieve the necessary viewing perspective required for the users an elevated platform was needed along with a booth to provide shelter for personnel and their equipment. Porta-King’s turnkey solution included: [Read more…]
The County Corrections facility in Pinellas County, Florida needed to have their guard towers that overlooked Recreation Observation within the correctional facility yard replaced. They needed something that would:
- Be cost effective
- Withstand the extreme weather conditions of the region
- Be able to keep guards safe
When the correctional facility decided to upgrade the guard towers, they had to decide whether to refurbish or replace. They made the decision to refurbish the towers and replace the existing guard booths. [Read more…]
Hoosier Energy in Illinois needed a place to house their electrical control equipment and water pumping systems for their power plant. Reaching out to Porta-King, they were able to find a solution that would house their equipment safely and be quickly constructed.
Minimizing Construction in a Restricted Area
Due to the location of the construction site and security reasons, Hoosier Energy wanted construction to be quick and require as few workers as possible. As such, they eventually chose Porta-King to install a prefabricated equipment enclosure for their power plant because of our method of construction. [Read more…]