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Industrial construction is very physically demanding, and construction is one of the most dangerous industries in North America. In the industrial construction industry, many workers accept injuries as a normal occurrence; however, with education and proper preventative measures, most worker injuries can be avoided. Learn how you can improve ergonomics and reduce worker injuries on...
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Personal protective equipment (PPE) is one essential piece in a wider effort to keep workers safe on industrial construction jobsites. According to a University of Regina report, 904 workers died due to work-related causes in Canada in 2016, with 8,589 lost-time injuries occurring specifically in Saskatchewan. Common pieces of PPE include protective gloves and eyewear,...
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Choosing the right industrial generator for your construction operations is essential to executing your job flawlessly and cost-effectively. Generators are one of the most critical pieces of equipment on a jobsite as they are the main power source for powering other on-site equipment.  Choosing the wrong generator for your industrial application can cause an unnecessary...
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According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, the most dangerous industry in Canada is construction, accounting for 22% of all workplace fatalities, with aerial lift related tasks being one of the most dangerous construction activities. Injuries sustained from using aerial work platforms tend to be very severe in comparison with accidents involving...
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Prime construction season is upon us, and while securing contracts for projects may not be difficult, attracting and retaining a strong industrial construction team with diverse skills and experience can be. The pitfalls of a weak construction team can include winning less bids, lowered capacity to take on new jobs, and a weakened brand name/reputation....
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Although pump cavitation is a common occurrence in industrial pumps, avoiding this phenomenon and the destruction it causes is easily avoidable. Cavitation can be extremely destructive to a pump’s internal components, prematurely shortening the lifespan of your equipment and hindering its productivity. Learn more about what causes pumps to cavitate and how you can maximize...
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Diesel engines are commonly used in the industrial equipment industry because of their reliability and power. However, a common issue with diesel-powered industrial generators is a phenomenon called wet stacking. Wet stacking occurs when unburned fuel builds-up in an industrial equipment engine’s exhaust system. This buildup results in decreased engine performance and reduced maximum power,...
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The amount of construction waste heading to landfills every year globally is set to double to 2.2 Billion tones by 2025, according to Construction and Demolition Recycling. Industrial Construction waste refers to both physical waste that ends up in landfills, and waste in terms of misused and lost time management and efficiency. Both types of...
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The popularity and usage of drones on industrial jobsites has rapidly increased in recent years. The benefits of drones and their birds-eye capabilities span far beyond gathering aesthetic photos. Drones are useful in improving many aspects and outcomes for large-scale, industrial jobsites and construction projects, including enhancing surveying, project modelling and reporting. Here’s five ways...
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The stakes are high when it comes to managing and ensuring large-scale, industrial projects do not experience operational interruptions. Remote jobsite locations are even more challenging when it comes to operating continuously and cost-effectively, with zero downtime. Due to the unique challenges that come with remote industrial jobsites, project owners and managers need to be...
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