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What is directional drilling?

Whilst the world has made much progress in moving on from fossil fuels and focusing on global warming, there is still a massive dependency on oil, and as such, a responsibility on oil and gas companies to drill as responsibly and safely as possible. Directional drilling and companies offering directional drilling services are a major part of ensuring that oil production is done in the most financially efficient manner and, at the same time, the most environmentally friendly way possible.

Why Choose Custom Stainless Steel Grates for Your Project?

Need grates for your upcoming construction or landscaping project? If standard grates don't fit the bill, then it's time to get custom-made grates.  Unlike standard grates, which are manufactured before they are needed, custom grates are made on an "as-needed" basis only. Since these grates are specifically designed and made for your particular project, they often can't be used on other projects.  While cast iron is the traditional choice of material for custom grates, stainless steel versions have been rising in popularity in recent times.

How To Demolish A Building

Reality TV can make demolition works quite exciting. However, many demolition contractors and DIY home improvers will admit that demolition works are not as easy as they seem on television. There are numerous assessments and safety measures that one must take to ensure the demolition works do not lease to fatal accidents. This extract details how to conduct a selective or total demolition on your property.  Selective Demolition Selective demolition is where you demolish a section of your home.

How To Get The Most Bang For Your Buck When It Comes To Building Materials

Construction is one of the most important sectors in the Australian economy and every year, thousands of new structures, from bridges and roads to businesses and homes, go up in each state and territory. Planning for each construction project can often take weeks, if not months, from start to finish, and yet, very little time is given to sourcing the actual building materials. All the focus is on permits, layouts and organising the right trades.

Understanding Drone Land Surveying Services

Many land surveying services are moving to the use of drones. This allows them to offer aerial surveys to their clients. What you may not know are how these drone-driven aerial surveys can help with your land survey request. Here are a few things to understand about drone land surveying and how the surveyors offering this option may be able to assist in your property needs.  Laser Scanning Laser scanning is an innovative way that many surveyors are using drone technology.

4 Reasons to Look Forward to a Knock-Down Rebuild Home Project

Demolishing a house that you currently live in to rebuild a better one on the same piece of land is a big decision. Besides the fact that the upfront costs of rebuilding can be higher than remodelling, a knock-down rebuild can take an emotional toll on your wellbeing. Eulogising the place you've called home for years is never easy. That said, there are so many great reasons to look forward to a knock-down rebuild home project.

How to Make Sure Everything Goes Well When Hiring an Earthmoving Contractor Before Building a House

You might be hoping to have a home built soon, and you could be hoping that construction will start as soon as possible. However, you might know that some work has to be done before construction can start. For example, you might know that some earthmoving work needs to be done so that the construction site can be prepared, such as if digging needs to be done for a basement or if the land needs to be smoothed and straightened out so that building can take place.

Top Tips When Hiring A Traffic Control Service

Do you wish to hire a traffic control service? Traffic control services are an instant solution to contractors who need a traffic control strategy at their site. The service provides the equipment and personnel required to control human and vehicle movement at the site. Below is an excerpt discussing the considerations to make when hiring a traffic control service.  Reputation Similar to any other service provider at your site, it is prudent to conduct a background study to determine how the traffic control service relates to its customers.

The Benefits of Screw Piling

If you are planning your first construction project, you may not have considered the benefit of using screw piles for the foundations of the building. This article describes the benefits of using screw piles when completing construction work. Read on to find out more! Reduced project times The installation of screw piles is considerably faster than traditional foundations, so in general, it takes less time to complete the project. If you are a builder, you could quickly move on to working on another project.

Why You Should Include Skylight Windows In Your New Homes Design

Skylight windows are a beautiful feature that most people admire but, unfortunately, forget about in the initial stage of planning their home. If you have always liked the idea of having skylight windows but didn't care to install them on your old home, then when you plan a new home from scratch, you should keep them at the forefront of your mind. While it is possible to install skylight windows on finished homes, there are quite a few reasons why you shouldn't wait until then to do it.