Prefabricated modular skids contains all pipe, plant, and other essential equipment mounted on a steel skid. This ensures your equipment arrives on site having been fully prefabricated and ready for installation.
In recent years, there has been an increase in momentum for the shift towards using offsite construction methods in the construction industry. This is a trend that has been seen throughout the world as the sector looks to innovate and outdated perceptions of modular and prefabricated construction fade into oblivion.
Research shows that prefabrication brings a wealth of benefits to almost any construction project. This makes it all the more baffling that the prefab option is still not the preferred method of construction when compared with on-site work. Many of the criticisms levelled at prefab construction options aren’t due to the nature of the prefab …
The use of prefabricated plant rooms is steadily increasing across the country, as a growing number of premises managers, developers and construction companies understand more about the added value and cost savings that using a prefabricated plant room can bring. As well as offering increased efficiency and convenience, prefabrication brings a significant number of other advantages. Here we take a look at the many benefits that opting for a prefab can bring to your plant room project.
While modular building has combined pre-fabrication and preassembly to achieve great things in terms of scale, it is also helping to rapidly roll out modern innovations as well. Homes and businesses are changing. There is more and more smart technology, including everything from the lighting to the HVAC systems and security alarms, all being internet-connected. By preassembling these individual systems and then including them in modules, construction companies are able to mass-produce smart buildings.
Melbourne and Sydney have both had their large construction site workforce scaled back to 25% under the latest COVID-19 restrictions, with the lockout estimated to cost $500m a day. The impact of this is significant, to say the least. Whilst critical state projects are the only significant exception to these restrictions, all other large construction sites need to “make do” with only 25% of their base line workforce. To make things even more complicated, all workers, including supervisors and managers, must work only at one site unless an exemption applies.
Whilst prefabrication has undeniable benefits for builders and contractors across construction projects, there are several myths about prefabrication that need to be cleared up. Some of these myths are born from a lack from knowledge, others from apprehensions about impact on skilled labour. Regardless of their source, these prefabrication myths are about to get busted!