2018

3 Crucial Precautions for Bored Piers Installation

If you are planning on constructing a commercial structure, a high rise apartment or an industrial complex, you should think about using bored piers in the foundation. Bored piers are ideal elements for supporting large buildings with high vertical loads. Their capacity for load support is exceptional when compared to conventional footings and driven piles.  You should also note that bored piers do not cause a lot of disturbance to the environment. Read More 

Why We Should Think About Santoprene (TPV) More

If we were composing a simple list of products that are ubiquitous in contemporary society we would probably begin with the usual culprits in mobile phones, computers, cars, clothes and other, everyday items that we interact with on a daily basis. What we would probably overlook are the components that make up a lot of the things that we would mention and there are few items as dynamic and versatile as TPV Santoprene. Read More 

3 Benefits of Soil Thermal Resistivity Testing Before Data Cabling

People who are planning to lay some underground data cables to ensure uninterrupted connectivity need to conduct soil thermal resistivity testing before the installation begins. This article discusses some of the benefits that such an activity can bring. Help In Selecting Appropriate Cables Soil thermal resistivity testing can be instrumental in enabling you to select the best cables for the application. This is because the test results make it possible for you to ascertain the amount of heat that the cables will be exposed to once they are installed. Read More 

Car Lifts Are Not Just For the Rich!

If you have more cars than space in your home's garage and don't want to park any of your vehicles on the street or in the driveway, it might be time for a car lift or car elevator. This type of equipment allows you to park cars on top of one another, with the lower level of the elevator sitting underground and out of the way when not in use. Car lifts or elevators may be more affordable to install than you realize, so you can have one installed in your home's garage, even if you're not rich and famous! Read More 

Turnkey Project Management: 4 Issues You Can Avoid Dealing With

People who are planning to construct large industrial complexes would be well advised to opt for a turnkey contract in which they simply wait to receive facilities that are ready for business. This article discusses some of the major issues that you can avoid having to deal with if you opt to award a turnkey contract to the selected construction firm. Labour Productivity The successful completion of the construction project can be jeopardised if the labour isn't as productive as was anticipated. Read More