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Porta-Potties VS Shipping Container Restroom Buildings

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Mar 08, 2018 @ 12:14 PM

Every workplace needs toilets. While most workplaces have the convenience of bathrooms right in their offices, industries that operate in remote environments like oil and gas need mobile solutions that can travel with the jobsite. Porta-potties are a cost-effective choice, but there are situations where investing in a more durable (and less odorous) option, like a shipping container-based restroom building, can improve morale and lower employee turnover.

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Tags: Container Uses, Oil Field Solutions, Modular Bathrooms

Seeing is Believing: Why Oil and Gas Companies use Modified Shipping Containers

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 @ 09:30 AM

We’ve said it before on the blog—modified shipping containers are a superior alternative to travel trailers and skid mounted instrument buildings for oil and gas companies—but we also realize it’s important to show you. Falcon Structures’ newest Slideshare illustrates the key points in our guide, “Seven Reasons Oil and Gas Companies use Modified Shipping Containers.” Infographics and photos of modified shipping containers performing in the real world make our presentation a great tool for visual learners who want a quick overview. It’s a fast read, but we think the images will stick with you.

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Tags: Oil Field Solutions

When to Put a Shipping Container on Wheels

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Nov 15, 2017 @ 08:52 AM

Falcon Structures usually recommends customers transport their modified shipping container with a semi-truck. However, occasionally there are cases where towing a container on a chassis, a frame on wheels that carries the container, is the best solution. If a business plans to regularly tow their container over poorly-maintained roads or if the container needs some extra height on-site, Falcon will offer a chassis as an option. Below are two use-cases where a chassis was a good fit for a container structure.

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Tags: Oil Field Solutions, How Tos

Shipping Containers Offer Mobility and Functionality for Oil and Gas

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Oct 04, 2017 @ 10:51 AM

Pumping oil and gas from miles beneath the surface requires millions of dollars of equipment and months of around the clock work. The remoteness and the climate of drilling sites often make this already difficult job even more challenging. Oil and gas businesses must set-up equipment-enclosures and temporary living spaces everywhere from deep jungles to icy tundra—frequently far from the conveniences of modern infrastructure.

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Tags: Oil Field Solutions, Workforce Housing Solutions, Industrial Equipment Enclosures, Mobile Container Office

Conex Locker Rooms Keep Workers Comfortable, Clean, and Productive

Posted by Krista Short on Tue, Jan 24, 2017 @ 09:37 AM

Providing a convenient space for workers to take a break, use the restroom, store valuables and uniforms, clean up, and change clothes is a necessity on remote job sites. So Falcon’s design and engineering team developed a turnkey, 40ft Locker Room and Comfort Station container to address these needs.

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Tags: Oil Field Solutions

6 Key Considerations for Container Workforce Housing

Posted by Krista Short on Wed, Dec 07, 2016 @ 09:54 AM

If you've been tasked with finding and executing a workforce housing solution – cost, quality, and speedy deployment are probably top of mind. Creating an environment where employees feel safe and comfortable may also be a concern.

Fortunately, Falcon's turnkey Living Containers were designed to meet ALL of these criteria. You don’t need to sacrifice quality to keep costs in check, and containers can be deployed, installed, and relocated much faster than traditional modular housing solutions or permanent structures.

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Tags: Oil Field Solutions, Workforce Housing Solutions