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New Ballistic-Rated Booth!!

Ballistic-rated security booth Anchor Modular Buildings manufactured a ballistic-rated mobile security booth for the Callaway Plant nuclear facility in Missouri.   The booth was built to be Bullet Resistant (UL 752 - Level 4) with tinted windows, tandem trailer, gas generator, gun ports and more!   The Callaway Plant is a nuclear power plant located on a [...]

Some Advantages to Modular Construction

Some of the advantages of offsite construction are: Construction can begin while foundation work is done, reducing the overall build time by several weeks. Because building is done indoors in a climate-controlled facility, there are no weather delays.  Crews can work year round with no problem. The building is built dry and clean because the [...]

Modular Construction is Greener!

As Seen in Construction Canada - April 2012The benefits of modular construction are becoming more widely known. The reduced time spent onsite leads to fewer health and safety issues for construction workers, quality building, accelerated construction schedules, and a faster return on investment. The momentum of various green rating programs and standards is now drawing [...]

Court Strikes Down NLRB Union Election Rule

A federal judge has invalidated a new National Labor Relations Board rule that advocates say simplifies the process for workplace unionization elections, but opponents contend makes it harder for employers to prepare for those contests. In his May 14 decision, Judge James E. Boasberg of the U.S. District Court  for the District of Columbia concluded [...]

Energy Neutral Portable Classroom (in-progress)

This portable classroom is designed to provide an optimized educational environment for students and teachers while advancing sustainable design principles. The classroom maximally conserves as well as collects and generates natural resources, including electrical energy, daylight, wind energy, and rainwater. As well as being strong, efficient and conserving, natural forces and resources are highlighted and [...]

Slight increase in residential and commercial construction

Numbers released for March show a slight increase in single-family home and commercial construction projects, allowing overall construction spending to make the first gains in two months. A steep drop in state and local government spending reigned in the increases; however, manufacturing indexes also showed increased levels, with the Institute for Supply Management showing the [...]