With the growth of clean energy and the recent elections, the future of the coal mining industry has been center stage. Namely, what will happen to it and all the businesses and people whose livelihoods are connected to it? The modular construction industry is no exception. Luckily, there are ways you can compensate for the changing industry: [Read more…]
Portable buildings have a myriad uses that can be customized to fit whatever industry you happen to work in. For the mining industry, they can be particularly useful for both storage and personnel. The mining industry can get the most bang for their buck with portable buildings that they can easily move to new worksites.
Protect Equipment with On-Site Equipment Storage
Mining equipment is not cheap. If a piece of mining equipment needs to be replaced due to an accident or it’s merely run its life course, on-site storage allows you to have those extra parts on hand. [Read more…]
You are thinking of moving your off-site sales department closer to your broader team by installing a modular office in your factory or warehouse. What are the benefits and how can it help your business? What are the possible implications?
Moving your sales office on-site to an in-plant modular office can help:
- Reduce your carbon footprint
- Increase productivity & communication
- Control your budget
Balance Your Services to Avoid Possible Disadvantages
While centralizing your operation by moving your sales office into an in-plant office can greatly benefit you, it is also important to take into consideration the possible drawbacks. For example, poor centralization choices like moving all of your employees and services into one building can stifle innovation and prevent effective services, especially if you are a national brand. [Read more…]
We received a call yesterday from our friends at Barrick Gold Corporation. They have been a great customer for us having purchased multiple prefabricated building for use as control rooms at the mines they operate throughout the western U.S.. The e-mail we received indicated that they wanted to purchase another one of those “lovely” shacks from us. Although we rarely have anyone refer to our prefabricated buildings as “lovely” when you look at this photo you will see why. As you can imagine the grounds of a mining operation are a place where strict adherence to safety is critical. As part of their focus on safety Barrick requires us to paint these shacks some rather unusual colors. They do this to make these buildings highly visible. As they have explained to us, “with 400 ton trucks and other heavy equipment roaming all around our mines we need these buildings to stand out as much as possible.” [Read more…]