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September 20, 2019

Tips for Saving Money While Heating Your Construction Jobsite
Whether you’re in the pipeline, oil and gas, mining, industrial construction or powerline industry, heating your construction jobsite during chilly months is no small expense. While some costs of heating your jobsite are inevitable, such as equipment rental or purchase price, unfortunately, many site managers waste unnecessary money by making preventable mistakes which quickly eat...
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September 5, 2019

Reduce Worker Injuries on Your Jobsite
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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September 5, 2019

Knowing when to replace your personal protective equipment
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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September 4, 2019

Choosing the right industrial light tower for your construction jobsite
Selecting the correct equipment for your industrial construction jobsite is no small task, especially when it comes to light towers, which are essential for 24/7 construction and after-daylight operations. Jobsite location, what type of industry you’re operating in, as well as unique lighting needs are all aspects contributing to what light tower will be the...
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August 15, 2019

Axiom Equipment Group Moves to New and Improved Location
August 15, 2019 – To continue offering superior customer solutions and keep up with growing customer demands, Axiom Equipment Group has moved to a new and improved location at Highway 18 E in Oxbow, Saskatchewan. Axiom’s new location includes both office and service facilities, as well as a large equipment compound where our new, reliable...
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July 19, 2019

Choosing the right industrial generator for your jobsite
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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July 3, 2019

Axiom Equipment Group supports Oxbow community pool
Team members from the Saskarc Group of companies (Saskarc Inc. and Axiom Equipment Group) spent the morning of Saturday, June 22, taping and painting the interior of the Oxbow community pool. In 2017, Saskarc donated $10,000 to the town of Oxbow to help build the community’s new pool, which is currently underway and projected to...
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June 20, 2019

Axiom Equipment Community Initiatives
As part of an ongoing corporate community support initiative, Axiom Equipment Group, along with other Saskarc Group businesses (Saskarc Inc., and Avro GSE) held an Ice Cream Social to raise funds for the Galloway Health Centre Oxbow Hospital handi-van. The Galloway Health Centre is an integrated hospital facility with long-term care and physician services. The...
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June 14, 2019

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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May 30, 2019

Industrial construction team
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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