Common Crane Accidents And How To Avoid Them
14 December 2015
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, also known as OSHA, feels that the majority of overhead crane accidents can be prevented if those operating and working with the crane are trained and proper precautions are taken at the job site. If you are renting an overhead crane for use at one of your job sites, educating yourself on the common types of crane accidents and how they can be avoided can help keep your workers safe and reduce the risk of accidents.
Lower Electrical Costs By Relocating Air Compressors In Your Manufacturing Plant
30 October 2015
Planning a manufacturing plant is a complex process, and it's almost impossible to design a perfect layout for everything before work begins in a plant. While some equipment can't be moved after a plant is built, air compressors are one item that can be relocated. If you run a manufacturing plant, relocating your plant's air compressors to reduce how long their hoses are could lower your plant's electrical costs.
Running Air Compressors Costs Money
What Are Your Options for Storing Scrap Metal?
21 September 2015
Collecting and recycling scrap metal is one of the most popular ways of putting a few extra dollars in your pocket. However, finding bits and pieces of valuable scrap metal is only part of the equation. You'll also have to consider where you're going to keep your scrap metal.
In many cases, stockpiling your scrap metal lets you take advantage of price fluctuations in the scrap metal market and give you the opportunity to turn in your metal when prices are at their highest.
5 Reasons to Choose a Custom Metal Staircase Over a Premade Design
22 July 2015
Designing a home with multiple floors means taking extra time to work out the details for each stair case. The strength and durability of metal makes it the ideal material, whether you're considering stainless steel for indoor use or classic wrought iron outdoors. Invest in a custom designed and installed staircase from a metal fabrication company and you'll reap these five rewards.
When you control the design and dimensions of the staircase, you can add as many safety features as you like.