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What will You do with $1 Trillion in Infrastructure Spending?

For our customers in city, county and state government agencies, the recent Infrastructure Bill has put their budgets in the spotlight. A billion dollars is likely to get some attention, but a trillion dollars gets everyone’s attention.

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State Agencies and municipalities: Are you Ready for Salt Season?

Early July is typically the beginning of the fiscal year for state agencies and municipalities, and that means the planning for the upcoming year kicks into high gear. For many that means you need to start stockpiling your salt pile for the approaching winter. If proper, long-term salt storage...

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Fighting Corrosion: It’s What We Do

Neil Young did a famous live album called “Rust Never Sleeps”, and that’s a phrase that makes a lot of sense to our customers who have storage buildings. If you’re in mining, agriculture, bulk commodities or transportation, the things you store often have corrosive properties. Therefore the...

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Why We use Precast concrete panels for Bulk Storage

Most of our bulk storage customers need walls inside their buildings to organize and separate things such as fertilizer, agricultural commodities, salt and sand. In these cases, we usually advise using precast concrete walls. They give customers better capacity, more flexibility and they allow...

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A Smarter Way to Purchase for Government Agencies, Large and Small

The government buying process can be notoriously complicated – often involving RFPs, bid letting and reams of paperwork. But state, local and educational (SLED) organizations can significantly cut through this red tape by using a cooperative purchasing agreement.

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Fast Frac Sand Storage: A Case Study

When you need to make a decision about frac sand storage, you usually need to make it fast. That doesn’t mean, however, you must take only what you can get. Our tension fabric structures can be customized to your needs and still meet your deadlines.

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Storing Salt Smartly

Salt is both non-negotiable and unforgiving. When you need it for snow events, you need it now. When you store it—because you must—its corrosive properties threaten the life cycle of whatever building houses it.

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Factors That Determine Storage Building Needs--Infographic

Get the most from your bulk storage facility by building to the right dimensions.

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How road salt storage building plans add efficiency to public Works

Getting salt on winter roads is one of the best ways to prevent accidents and create safer travel. During a snow event, it is critical for the DOT, state, city, county and private entities to get roads plowed and salted as quickly as possible.

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Fabric Liners: The Best Way to Prevent Corrosion in Storage Buildings

Corrosion is the deterioration of metal caused by the reaction of metal within the environment. Corrosion naturally occurs anywhere metal is in contact with humidity, sea air, chemicals, fertilizers, road salt and more.

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