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Access Solutions YAK ACCESS

How to Prepare for the Unexpected with Site Access Planning

On December 9, 2021 | By Kathy Hopper

The No. 1 factor to consider when creating a site access plan is safety. Construction projects in remote locations are particularly challenging to plan for because you must transport heavy equipment, building materials, and workers to the site for the duration of the project—and it must be done safely from day one.

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5 Construction Project Management Tools for Cost-Savings Initiatives

On November 24, 2021 | By Kathy Hopper

Access, installation, and maintenance projects require more than physical grit. Logistics and project management skills require heavy lifting, too. Civil contractors want to win more bids, track progress, and analyze their spending in real time. 

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Planning for Your Next Complete Site Access Project

On November 11, 2021 | By Kathy Hopper

Pipeline, power line, and renewable energy projects take place in some of the most remote parts of the country. As crews arrive on-site, they’re ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work. But skipping over the preparatory steps of any access project can cost teams dearly in the long run. Thick vegetation and steep inclines prove treacherous for construction crews without the proper precautions in place.

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Planning for Your Next Construction Land Clearing Project

On October 28, 2021 | By Kathy Hopper

Solar energy initiatives are popping up all over the country as American companies work diligently to meet renewable energy requirements. Though the preparation may be extensive, the payoff is also huge. Companies committed to renewable energy reduce their carbon footprint, stabilize energy prices, improve public health, and boost local economies and job prospects.

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Right-of-Way Clearing: 5 Best Practices for Safety Management

On October 14, 2021 | By Kathy Hopper

Electric power lines travel through dense areas with thick vegetation. Project managers must mitigate complex logistics throughout the installation process. However, before any major thoroughfare is primed for construction, it must be properly cleared through a process known as right-of-way (ROW) clearing. This includes building in swamps and wetlands, conducting upstream drilling operations, and carrying out wind farm construction and other renewable energy projects. 

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Construction Services Erosion Erosion Control KLEIN

The Importance of Controlling Erosion at Construction Sites

On September 30, 2021 | By Kathy Hopper

Construction projects of any size risk land erosion. Workers maneuver heavy vehicles and machinery across segments of untouched land. For those in the access business, teams are creating roads and passageways to worksites across landscapes that may be uneven, heavily wooded, or surrounded by wetlands.

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Access Solutions Construction Services Restoration

5 Essential Requirements for Construction Restoration Services

On September 15, 2021 | By Kathy Hopper

When disaster strikes, people in the affected area struggle to process what has just happened, let alone plan next steps to recover and restore. Deterioration and erosion wear away at a landscape’s foundation and place the entire land area in jeopardy. You know that you need to replenish and revamp a job site as soon as possible, but you’re probably wondering who to call and what processes to uphold so you can achieve results quickly. 

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Leasing vs. Buying Access Road Mats for Oil and Gas Construction Services

On August 31, 2021 | By Kathy Hopper

As every person working in the oil and gas construction service industry knows, each project exposes a unique set of challenges. A work site’s terrain will dictate which pieces of equipment and vehicles are best suited for the job. Oil and gas pipeline construction usually takes place in remote areas, far from major thoroughfares. To transport all the necessary tools and equipment across uneven terrain, construction teams rely on access mats and other temporary access road solutions.

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What to Know About the Hidden Costs of Access Roads

On August 17, 2021 | By Kathy Hopper

Each off-road project presents unique challenges and requires a specialized toolkit to get the job done. Worksites that are proximate to major highways or thoroughfares don’t usually require infrastructure in the form of access solutions.

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