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The History and Evolution of Container Shelters and Domes

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From being simple freight holders and preservers, cargo containers have been found to have other valuable purposes. They can be modified to form temporary shelters and domes for industrial and mining sites. They are commonly used as storage rooms, laboratories and lodging areas for workers. Companies prefer them to concrete structures due to their compact design and high mobility.

Backtrack to the Origin

The shipping container, built to last and conceived merely for no-fuss, heavy-duty, utility transportation, has been around for a long time. As early as 1830, “simple, rectangular wooden boxes”, very similar to the containers that we know today, were used for carrying coal along the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The pure practicality of transferring just one (albeit large) item from one means of transportation to another (in this case from train to horse-drawn carts), rather than unloading and reloading, has streamlined shipping practices ever since. Read more from this article: http://bit.ly/2jeWl0L

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Weatherproofing Container Shelters Makes Them More Resilient All Year

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Container shelters are excellent ways to store sensitive items such as machinery, vehicles and tools. While there is no doubt that these structures have come a long way in recent years, owners still need to appreciate the ways in which they can be adequately protected from the elements. Not only will these approaches help to protect personal property, but the lifespan of the container shed itself can be dramatically lengthened.

Checking for Weak Points and Hints of Water Intrusion

Any type of structure will naturally exhibit certain areas that can be more susceptible to the elements than others. This is especially the case within regions known for copious amounts of rainfall. Though container shelters are designed to withstand the elements, years of heavy use would definitely take its toll on the structure. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2wsH1Uq

The Evolving Role of Container Shelters Within the Modern Job Site

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The humble container shed has come a long way in recent years. Gone are the days when these structures were little more than crude forms of protection against the elements. Modern technology, the employment of space-age materials and efficient energy systems have all enabled such units to accommodate a variety of requirements.

When durability is taken into account, it’s clear to understand why many businesses are choosing these shelters. What high-tech advantages do such units offer?

Energy-Efficient Lighting

Many container shelters are equipped with LED lighting fixtures. This type of illumination is vastly superior when compared to incandescent or even fluorescent bulbs. LED lights generate less heat, they come in a variety of colours and they will last for very long periods of time. All of these attributes equate to a higher return on investment (ROI) to the customer in question. Read more from this blog. http://bit.ly/2sJbOh8

Strengthening the Industrial Sector with Trusted Container Shelters

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There are numerous demands that business owners constantly address in the industrial field. Besides worrying over logistical concerns like machinery, storage, and the like, these decision makers are always on the look-out for cost-effective solutions that can save them time and money.

In line with this, container shelters are becoming top choices because of their ease-of-use and versatility.

The Need for Robust Structures

For container shelters to truly support your industrial needs, they should be certified, tried, and tested to be tough. Galvanized steel forms the backbone of these sheds, from the frame, to the bracing, nuts, and bolts, and they can withstand the harsh outback environments, whether it is drought, heavy rains, or strong winds. Not only that, specialized canopy coverings are now designed to be extremely watertight and able to keep direct sunlight and heat away. Read more on this article: http://bit.ly/2pivzdZ

Container Shelters and Other Measures for Employee Sun Protection

Excessive sun exposure is the primary cause of skin cancer. This means that industrial laborers who work for prolonged periods under the sun are at high risk for the disease. Australia has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world, so workplace managers must never neglect this particular aspect of their job and ensure that their workers are adequately protected from overexposure. Follow these guidelines for outdoor workers to help them keep safe under the sun.

Reorganise job hours

To ensure better comfort, you can reorganise your job tasks so your workers are able to complete the necessary work hours before the sun can deal its damage. The hours of greatest sun intensity are those between 10 am and 4 pm, so try to get the work done before or after these hours. If this is impossible, then you may want to consider the protective measures below. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2lj86m1