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RUOK Day – Tradie Mental Health

Posted by on Sep 10, 2017 in Boys OnSite | 0 comments

RUOK Day – Tradie Mental Health

On the 14th September its RUOK day.  It’s Australia’s national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that we’ve all got what it takes to ask, “are you ok?” and support those struggling with life . How do you start that awkward conversation when you feel a mate is struggling?   Ask Listen Encourage Action Check in Find out more on the RUOK website.  But, don’t just leave it for the RUOK national day, ask everyday and checkin on your mate. Tradie Mental Health     Construction workers, like all individuals,...

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Onsite tradies and skin cancer—Tips to protect yourself

Posted by on Aug 27, 2017 in Boys OnSite | 0 comments

Onsite tradies and skin cancer—Tips to protect yourself

Summer, Skin Cancer and Tradies For those who work outdoors, there is an increased risk of skin cancer. Tradies who work outside are exposed to UV radiation from the sun at longer periods of time compared to people who work indoors. This accumulation of exposure will only heighten the risk of skin cancer. Right now, the UV levels across Australia are high enough to cause permanent damage to your skin. In fact, 95 to 99% of skin cancers in Australia are caused by exposure to UV radiation linked to workplace exposure.     Tradies have...

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A Reflection – The Challenge of Offsite Adoption of Prefabricated Modular Buildings

Posted by on Aug 13, 2017 in Modular Buildings | 0 comments

A Reflection – The Challenge of Offsite Adoption of Prefabricated Modular Buildings

Prefabricated modular building construction isn’t being accepted as fast as it could be within the building industry as a viable alternative to traditional building.  With all the cost saving benefits, could the answer be a simple change of mindset and education? We discuss the benefits and the barriers …     Worker Safety Offsite construction has been recognised as a safer and more controlled environment for workers. With increased building completion inside factory settings there are fewer opportunities for errors and...

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Why Use a Modular Building Consultant for Your Next Project

Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in Modular Buildings | 0 comments

Why Use a Modular Building Consultant for Your Next Project

If you are considering investing in a modular building, you should consider using a modular building consultant. A consultant, like any consultant, can help you to better assess your needs, figure out what design you need, what the cost will likely be, and where to look. So first and foremost, what is a modular consultant? Modular consultants provide independent advice for buying and installing modular buildings, including classrooms, site offices, and even remote camps.     Why use a modular building consultant? First and foremost,...

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A history of modular & prefabricated buildings

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in Modular Buildings | 0 comments

A history of modular & prefabricated buildings

Modular and prefabricated buildings are not a modern invention by any means.   Join us in this journey into the past and learn more about their history of modular and prefabricated buildings …   The first modular buildings are often thought of to be the Sears Roebuck kit homes. However, the origins of the modular and prefabricated buildings date much further back, and in another country. While Sears made a significant impact, modular construction was already half a century old at that time. Modular buildings are defined as those...

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What factors should I consider when choosing a modular office building supplier?

Posted by on Jul 3, 2017 in Modular Buildings | 0 comments

What factors should I consider when choosing a modular office building supplier?

Before committing to lease or buy a modular office, it is helpful to ask a few important questions. There are companies out there who can provide top notch services and gather this information in advance can save you time and money in the long run. So, before you choose your modular office building supplier, compare the following factors:     Speed Ask about the speed of the company. When you compare different companies side by side you want to make sure you are comparing apples to apples. This means making sure you know what speed...

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Prefabricated, Modular Remote Mine Site Accommodation and Offices

Posted by on Jun 18, 2017 in Modular Buildings | 0 comments

Prefabricated, Modular Remote Mine Site Accommodation and Offices

An increasing number of companies working in remote locations around the world have benefitted from prefabricated and relocatable modular buildings as the construction source for mine site offices and remote camps.   Remote Camps – Modern and Highly Livable In many of these remote camps, the buildings need to provide modern accommodations, be completely livable spaces with modern facilities, have communication networks set up, and yet be able to withstand inclement weather. Of course, no camp should be aesthetically unappealing...

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Professional Construction Project Management | South East Queensland

Posted by on Jun 4, 2017 in Onsite Job Descriptions | 0 comments

Professional Construction Project Management | South East Queensland

If you are a successful construction company involved in many projects, you may find it difficult to concentrate on all the projects at the same time. This is not good for your business as a small lapse on your part may lead to disastrous results to the project work. So you need to be careful in executing each and every bit of the construction project work and it is better to entrust the management of the construction project work to an experienced team of construction project management professionals who can bring the best results to your...

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Modular Classrooms and Dormitories

Posted by on May 21, 2017 in Modular Buildings | 0 comments

Modular Classrooms and Dormitories

Opt for modular building designs and open up collaborative spaces for students. When it comes time to expand schools can avoid the costly and time-consuming routes of traditional construction. Modular units are a much better investment. There is no need to break ground, and you can move and reuse the units as necessary. The benefits of modular classrooms and dorm rooms even go beyond budget and scheduling issues too. Smaller Class Sizes Studies by the National Education Policy Centre in the USA have found that smaller class sizes provide...

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Modular Stack Ups – A Growing Building Trend

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in Modular Buildings | 0 comments

Modular Stack Ups – A Growing Building Trend

Modular Stack Ups – Fast Becoming an Attractive Option for Building Developers   Prefabricated modular stack ups are emerging as a growing trend around the world and being used to build high-rise units, hotels, and even city apartments. Industries like hotels have struggled to deliver brand new properties over the last few years due to high construction costs. And yet, there remain room shortages in many capital cities. With the introduction of modular stack ups, these complaints are set to change.     Modular Stackups =...

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