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Sustainable Construction: Using Environmental Matting Solutions

On February 3, 2022 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

There is no avoiding the fact that construction projects can be disruptive to the surrounding environment, but the impact can be minimized with a simple, cost-effective approach to site access. Environmental matting solutions are designed to allow people and equipment to safely move to and from the site while protecting the ground below. Whether the project requires access through a protected sensitive environment or a private right of way, using the right access mats is essential for sustainable construction. 

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5 Ways the YAK TRAK App Can Make Your Next Site Access Project Easier

On January 27, 2022 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

Project managers have a lot to juggle when overseeing site access—organizing materials storage, timing the arrival of heavy equipment, and coordinating multiple crews to name just a few. The last thing you want to worry about is when your mats will arrive. With the YAK TRAK app, you can handle all of your matting details in one place. This allows you to save time and resources, keep projects on schedule, and better manage materials on-site.    

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Access Solutions Safety Management YAK ACCESS

Maintaining Safe Work Environments When Using Heavy Equipment for Site Access

On January 20, 2022 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

Construction managers use many metrics to determine the success of a project, and safety is one of the key factors in the equation. Even if a project is completed on time and on budget, if there is just one safety incident, the project cannot truly be considered a success. For projects that require heavy equipment to access remote sites, maintaining a safe work environment around that equipment is an additional element that must be considered during the planning process. 

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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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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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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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