Friday, January 27, 2017

Stay Warm!

Like it or not, winter is here and that brings cold, windy and snowy weather. Despite how cold or snowy it is, many construction projects still need to continue. Here are some tips for staying warm on a construction site in winter, from Construction World. For the full article, click here.
  1. Have a warm, dry break area
  2. Wear multiple layers of clothing
  3. Thermal and/or Wool clothing are advised
  4. Wear protective gloves
  5. Use pocket or hand warmers
  6. Wear insulated boots
  7. Wear thick or layered socks
  8. Keep head and neck covered
  9. Keep spare clothing handy
  10. Wear protective eyewear 

Friday, January 13, 2017

Shipyard Project Completion

We're happy to announce the completion of a renovation project at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

The initiative took place in the paint-blasting facility, also known as building 284. 

The scope-of-work encompassed select interior demolition, reconstruction of floors and utilities, lighting upgrades, the relocation of steam water and sewer systems, and the construction of a complete office building within a large existing warehouse.  The new space will accommodate the relocation of personnel from another building, at the shipyard, which was scheduled for demolition.

Read full press release... 

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Fun Fact!

Happy Anniversary to the Burj Khalifa skyscraper!

·         The tallest structure in the world opened on January 4, 2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
·         It’s held the world record since 2009 and stands 2,722 ft tall. That’s just over a 1/2 mile tall!
·         Construction took 6 years
·         Estimated total cost for the project was $1.5 billion
·         The building contains
o   57 elevators, 8 escalators and 2,909 stairs from the ground floor to the 160th floor
o   24,348 windows
o   3,331,100 square feet