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At Northgate Industries Ltd., we are dedicated to answering all of your modular structure questions and concerns. That’s why we have taken the opportunity to create a blog to house advice, tips, and news concerning the manufacture, transportation, and installation of modular structures. Be sure to check back with our blog from time to time to see what new information has been added. For more information about our services, please contact Northgate Industries Ltd. in Edmonton.

May 21, 2019
Office Trailer Delivery

How to Prepare for Your Office Trailer Delivery

If you decided to buy a mobile office trailer, it’s a great business decision. If you have explained your requirements to the trailer manufacturing company, and are now waiting for the trailer to get delivered, here are some preparations tips that you must know of in the meanwhile. Get the […]
May 13, 2019
Buy or Rent a Trailer

Should Oil and Gas Industries Buy or Rent a Trailer

An office trailer can be one of the best investments you can have for your oil and gas camp. You must always set up temporary facilities on properties like yours as temporary offices are quick to vacate and be used for a variety of purposes. Plus, your site managers and workers […]
May 1, 2019

Benefits of Prefabricated Buildings

April 24, 2019
Modular Construction

What Materials Are Used in Quality Modular Construction?

Modular construction is becoming the wave of future construction in Canada. Though this method of construction is gaining popularity, many people think that modular construction is not ideal for commercial projects. There are so many such myths about modular construction that prevent people from choosing modular construction method to build their desired projects. […]
April 9, 2019
Fabrication Systems

Types of Fabrication Systems

Fabrication is a term used for several different methods of manipulating metals into different shapes. Metal fabrication is a process of turning the raw materials such as metals or alloys like structural steel into predetermined shapes for assembling to erect a custom prefabricated building to meet the demands of any commercial and […]
April 1, 2019
Modular Structures for Forestry

Benefits of Modular Structures for Forestry

As a forest owner or an authorised personnel, you need to provide forest facilities such as an office, residential, or recreational facilities to tourists and staff. You need to meet the expectations such as fees, special permits, codes, and laws of the Forest Service while building a structure in the forest. So […]
March 25, 2019
Buying Used Office Trailers

Things People Miss Out on When Buying Used Office Trailers

As a business owner, you need to have a separate mobile office trailer before your permanent office is ready. Mobile trailers let you continue with your business functions and have a base to communicate with your team on the construction site. It is always a good idea to get a […]
March 6, 2019
Modular Construction

Limitations of Modular Construction

We have stressed the advantages of modular construction countless times. You already know that modular construction is an energy efficient, “green,” and faster method when compared to the traditional way of constructing a building. It has been proved that modular construction is a fantastic route to take for almost every commercial and […]
March 5, 2019
Office Trailers

4 Reasons to Go Green With Office Trailers

“Going green” is the latest trend. From making our workspaces more energy efficient to switching to environment-friendly ways of construction, a lot of business owners are doing them all. For people looking for a better and more ecological method of construction, modular construction has been the preferred choice. But for people […]
March 4, 2019
Housing Workforce

Benefits of Housing Workforce

March 1, 2019
Mobile VS Modular Offices

Mobile vs Modular Offices: What Are the Differences?

When you need an office and you need it fast, what would you choose – a modular office or a mobile trailer? Many people get confused with these two thinking that they are similar. Therefore, we have listed the differences between mobile and modular offices to help you take a […]
February 22, 2019
Prefab Solution

Top Reasons to Use a Prefab Solution

A prefabricated solution includes modular trailers, buildings, and structures. Though prefab solutions have been around for several decades, there is still a lot of confusion over their benefits. Sometimes, prefabricated construction is thought of as a low-end construction technique used for mass production. In reality, it is quite the opposite. […]
February 11, 2019
Stick-Built vs Prefab

Stick-Built vs. Prefab: What’s the Difference?

When deciding a structural solution, you might be stuck in choices between traditional, stick-built structures and prefabricated buildings. You need to keep several factors such as cost, lead time, and code requirements in mind while making this choice. While considering these factors is a good starting point, they only constitute […]
February 1, 2019
Rental Office Trailers

5 Reasons Rental Office Trailers Are a Good Idea

February 1, 2019
Buying Used Trailers

4 Tips for Buying Used Trailers

You wish to invest in a trailer, but you have a small budget? Well, you can go for a used trailer. Buying a used modular trailer from the manufacturer can save you more than you think. Used trailers can be an economical alternative to buying a new one. So here are some […]
January 24, 2019
Modular Buildings

4 Uses for Modular Buildings

The industrial developments and increasing demand for office facilities require an alternative to traditional structures. The construction of conventional buildings requires favorable conditions, workforce and suitable land and locality. Prefabricated buildings, on the other hand, have very little as limitations and are used for the construction of various industrial facilities. […]