Construction

Indoor Construction: 3 Things to Consider

February 3, 2021

One of Modu-Loc’s Core Values is “Safety & Accountability”, which means we understand the importance of taking the initiative to have solutions in place to keep people safe. Indoor construction can pose many public safety challenges. With heavy pedestrian traffic, you’ll need to spend more time planning to mitigate any risk to the public. This […]

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Is Modular Building the Future of Construction?

February 1, 2021

Modular construction has been gaining popularity in recent years. It is faster and more cost-effective than traditional construction methods. It allows builders to construct efficient and aesthetically pleasing buildings up to 50% faster than traditional building. With all the benefits, many experts believe it may be the future of construction. Although there are many advantages, […]

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Construction Site Shutdown Checklist

January 13, 2021

Keep your site safe and secure during project suspension with this construction site shutdown checklist. There is no denying that we have all had to adjust the way we do our work during this crisis. From the way we conduct orientations to the extra measures we’re taking to ensure hygiene on the job, the construction […]

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The History of Construction | The Second Industrial Age

December 16, 2020

While we learned in our last blog post that the first industrial age saw manufactured iron and steam technology, the second industrial age gave us steel and electric inventions. During the Second Industrial Revolution, construction began to catch up to our modern practices with innovations that made work easier and buildings stronger. Steel Production & […]

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The History of Construction | The First Industrial Age

December 10, 2020

In this 4 part series, we have reviewed the construction methods of the Stone Age and advancements made by the Romans. In this edition, we will be taking a look at how the Industrial Revolution changed the way we produce building materials. As well, we will explore how the emergence of building sciences led to […]

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History of Construction | Roman Construction Advancements

December 2, 2020

We’re doing a deep dive into the history of construction to see where we can learn from our mistakes and create new ideas from old concepts. If you missed it, check out our first blog post from our History of Construction series. It covers the earliest examples of construction and how things were done in […]

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History of Construction | The Early Days of Construction

November 25, 2020

History? It’s in the past! Why should we look at the history of construction, if we are building for the future? The fact is we need to look at the past in order to look forward. We can learn from the mistakes of the past, build on the methods that worked, and repurpose old ideas […]

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7 Steps To Build A Successful Safety Training Program

October 19, 2020

No matter what industry, most companies can agree that working safely is paramount. According to official numbers from Canada’s workers’ compensation agencies close to 1,000 Canadians die each year because of their jobs. This is why it is important to have a solid safety training program to ensure that when your employees are doing a job, […]

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Answering All Your Questions About Temporary Fence

July 30, 2020

You’ve done the research. You think you know what you need. You’re ready to order temporary fence for the first time. Our team members are ready to answer all of your questions about temporary fence. We all know first times can be a bit awkward. If it’s your first time ordering temporary fence, you probably […]

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Construction Hoarding: Why You Need It

July 7, 2020

What is Construction Hoarding? If you live in a big city or have ever visited one, you have probably seen construction hoarding. Construction hoarding is defined as a fence or barrier between a construction site and the public. Its purpose is simple, yet vital: to keep people safe. Construction sites – particularly those located along […]

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