Today, April 16, 2018, ModSpace announced plans to open a new facility in Tooele, Utah to expand its refurbishing and manufacturing capabilities in the United States. The new facility will allow ModSpace to better serve customers by leveraging existing manufacturing partners combined with end-to-end in-house design, manufacturing and installation capabilities.
The recent cold snap has forced millions of people to seek shelter indoors, however, many workers must brave the sub-zero temps and the hazards that come with them. Cumulatively referred to as cold stress, the two primary concerns to watch for when the mercury dips are hypothermia and frostbite. Workers experiencing cold stress are also at heightened risk for other injuries in the workplace due to discomfort, reduced mental alertness, reduced muscle strength, joint stiffness and distraction. Here we’ll give you some tips for recognizing and treating cold stress conditions.
When to Watch for Cold Stress
Cold stress can occur at temperatures above freezing because wind, humidity and moisture all remove body heat. Cold typically affects the body’s extremities such as hands, feet and the face as these areas are the furthest away from the body’s core and have less circulation of blood, which keeps you warm. Susceptibility to cold varies from [Read more…] about Tips for Recognizing and Treating Cold Stress Conditions
The New Year is fast approaching and economists and construction firms alike are looking forward to see what kind of opportunities 2018 will hold. The 2018 Construction Industry Outlook by Dodge Data and Analytics released this morning predicts builders will see moderate growth at just 3 percent over the previous year for a total of $765 billion.
The AIA agrees. Data crunchers at the American Institute of Architects compiled 2018 forecasts from Dodge, IHS, Moody’s and ConstructConnect, to name a few. Together, the industry experts are in consensus that non-residential construction will expand between 3.5 and 4.8 percent, depending on the specific construction segment, in the next year.
While conservative, the promise of another year of growth is still a welcomed change versus the massive decline and resulting recessing a decade ago. The complete report from Dodge can be found here.
Businesses that reopen quickly after a natural disaster are far more likely to remain open, even thrive, in the short and long run. To get you on the fast path to recovery, here are some tips and resources you may find useful.
Make a Plan
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The administrators of Pope John XXIII Middle School in Sparta, New Jersey were facing several challenges, including fluctuating enrollment, three separate locations and rising maintenance costs. They needed a new central facility quickly, and within their tight budget.
ModSpace delivered a new 22,000-square-foot school in 96 days and within their budget. Watch this short video to hear from the school administrators why they choose modular construction and ModSpace.