What is Wastewater? Before we can create a construction solution, we need to know the origin of the problem. Wastewater is a by-product of domestic, commercial, industrial or agricultural activities that rely on or use water in any capacity. This puts the responsibility of preventing wastewater leakage squarely on the shoulders of all industries, sectors, […]
Over the past several months we’ve seen positive growth across manufacturing industries.
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As we wrap up our Safety Series, it’s time to focus on the end of this year in prep for 2018.
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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), in the
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Here at Base Construction, we’re eager to support National Manufacturing Day and its initiatives. This year, the event takes place on October 6th at industrial locations across the country. National Manufacturing Day was started back in 2012 as a way to spread knowledge about modern-day manufacturing, end industry misconceptions, and banquet its successes. Educators, students, public, businessmen, […]
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In Part 1 of our Safety Series, we examined the importance of safety guards for rotating equipment. Now that we know how they protect us let’s take a step back and see why these rails are safety essentials in the construction industry. While it is impossible to eliminate all risks as industrial contractors, including process […]
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At Base Construction, we treat safety seriously, taking action to protect the well-being of all of those involved in industrial field projects. In hopes that our actions will motivate other industry members to follow suit, we are presenting a 3-part series on safety practices that our Southern California company implements. Today we’re delving into the […]
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California’s severe drought, which began in 2014, finally appears to be over. At its height, certain locations, primarily Central and Southern California, experienced extreme or exceptional drought conditions, prompting Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency. Today, three years later, the historic California drought is coming to an end. This winter was an […]
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Base Construction gladly promotes National Safety Month this June. The National Safety Council (NSC) has been encouraging safety for years and celebrates National Safety Month each June by providing safety training, workplace training, first aid training, defensive driver training, and more. On average, more than 13 people die from injury or accident each day while […]
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Although the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990, buildings across the nation are still working to catch up with the required construction codes that make many physical sites user-friendly. Even though the civil rights movement had been going long before the passing of the ADA, few buildings already had accommodations in place. […]
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