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Selecting a Site Preparation Partner During the Solar Project Design Process

On August 2, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

A lot goes into solar project design, from determining how to maximize production to ensuring everything is ready for the energization date. One of the keys to project success is selecting the right site preparation partner.

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How Timber Mats Protect Your Equipment

On June 14, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

When we talk about timber mats, we often focus on benefits such as providing safe access, protecting the environment, and operating more efficiently. However, there’s one important benefit that you shouldn’t ignore: protecting your valuable equipment. From decreasing wear and tear on daily drivers to ensuring your most expensive equipment stays on suitable terrain, timber mats are an essential component of safe and smooth site access.

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Considerations for Land Clearing Services on Solar Projects

On January 11, 2023 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

When you work in the clean energy industry, people have high standards for your work. This includes the work you contract to others, such as land clearing, panel installation, and site restoration. At the end of the day, your brand is the name people will associate with your solar project. Make sure that anybody you work with has the same high standards as you do for your brand.

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6 Tips to Develop an SWPPP for Your Next Solar Project

On December 14, 2022 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

If your next solar project requires a stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP) as part of the permitting process, getting it right the first time is essential for staying on schedule and keeping the budget in check. Failing to comply with SWPP requirements—either by not submitting an SWPPP, submitting a non-compliant plan, or not following your plan—can result in lawsuits, hefty fines, and damage to your reputation.

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How to Reduce Environmental Impact by Using the Right Ground Protection Mats

On April 29, 2022 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

Ground protection mats provide many benefits to project managers and owners—safety and efficiency, to name just two. But they also benefit another important stakeholder: the environment.

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Steps to Take Before Building Access Roads on Swampy Land

On April 13, 2022 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

Transporting heavy equipment to remote locations for construction or maintenance sometimes requires traversing delicate forested wetlands. These environmentally sensitive areas present both logistical and regulatory challenges that must be overcome for safe project completion and environmental compliance.

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What to Look for in Site Preparation Services Vendors

On February 23, 2022 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

One key step in any construction project is preparing the site. This must happen before any type of construction begins in order to ensure that the ground is level and ready for building. Although every site is unique and will require different steps, there are some typical site preparation processes that you can expect for most construction projects.

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What to Know About SWPPP Construction Requirements

On February 16, 2022 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

Depending on the location and scope, some construction projects are subject to compliance with stormwater discharge requirements to prevent runoff that can cause significant harm to waterways. Federal and state regulations require project owners to create and implement a plan to mitigate these potentially harmful effects.

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How Environmental Restoration Services Can Impact Your Next Construction Project

On February 10, 2022 | By The YAK ACCESS TEAM

A construction project is complete not when the structure is finished but when the surrounding environment has been returned to its original state. Most people focus on the completed project, but when the area around the site is not restored, it’s unsightly and noticeable. From the first day of planning, construction managers must have a strategy—and a budget—for environmental restoration.

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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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