Find Advice, Tips and More on Northgate Industries Ltd.'s Blog

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.

August 2, 2017
Modular Construction For Hotels

Why Are Hotels Switching To Modular Construction?

Modular construction is an efficient method of construction that offers many benefits to the hotels, which is why more and more top hotels and even hotel chains are embracing this construction technique. This is because modular construction uses innovative techniques that save time, and requires less manpower and on-site access. Various […]
July 25, 2017
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History Of Modular Constructions

The construction industry has seen innumerable advancements and changes in the last 100 years. From making laborers carry heavy loads to l using machines, the methods, tools, and equipment used for construction have evolved considerably. The modular structure construction is one type of construction used to build structures of all the kinds. […]
July 15, 2017

How Modular Construction Is Ideal For Remote Construction Sites

Construction projects set-up in remote locations, such as a mining site, factory, commercial building, or a farmhouse in a secluded place has additional challenges. The transport of construction raw materials, tools and equipment, and workers can consume valuable time and money. But, with modular structure constructions, all these efforts, time, and […]
July 13, 2017
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Modular Structures Are Ideal For Building Industries And Factories

Today, modular buildings are a lot more than just temporary, portable structures used for a short period. These structures are being used for a variety of temporary as well as permanent purposes like in building schools, hospitals, hotels, commercial complexes, industries, and factories. There’s not much of a difference between […]
July 5, 2017
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How Are Modular Structures Environment-friendly?

We already know that modular construction is a safer alternative to building schools, hospitals, offices, hotels, and other structures as the modules or modular components are prefabricated off-site inside the factories. But modular structures provide a uniquely sustainable form of construction, which is why they are known as environment-friendly modular structures. Here […]
July 5, 2017
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Common Modular Construction Myths

Modular construction has gained popularity over the years, thanks to the versatility and abundant benefits it offers. More and more builders suggest individuals, corporates, and families to switch to modular construction for their respective building construction. But there are people who still don’t find these structures reliable and prefer traditional […]
June 30, 2017
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Modular Constructions Save A Lot Of Time

Modular structures are gaining popularity since a long time now. Modular constructions are preferred for residential as well as commercial buildings and structures, as they are more cost-effective, energy efficient, and environment-friendly method of construction. The biggest advantage of modular construction is that it saves a significant amount of construction time. […]
June 15, 2017
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Benefits Of Modular Construction In Healthcare

Modular constructions can be used for numerous applications such as schools, commercial and residential constructions, offices and retail establishments, hospitals, military installations, dormitories, hotels, etc. However, the healthcare sector currently features the highest use of prefabricated modular constructions. Here are some reasons why modular structures benefit the healthcare industry the most. […]
June 10, 2017
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Difference Between Permanent And Temporary Modular Structures

Modular structures are environment-friendly, high-quality buildings that offer great efficiencies and are built within a short span of time. Modular structures are known as portable structures that are used for various purposes. There are mainly two types of modular buildings – permanent modular structures and temporary modular structures. If you are confused […]
June 3, 2017
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Modular Structures Are The Best For Constructing School Buildings

While constructing school buildings, there are several aspects that have to be considered. Not only the project should be completed quickly but also the construction services provided to the school and school administration should be conducted safely and accurately. The only option that suits all the expectations of constructing school […]
May 31, 2017
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5 Things You Should Know About Modular Structures

Modular structures consist of several parts that are prefabricated offsite and then brought on-site either in easy-to-assemble parts or in a completed state. Once they’re transported to the desired location, they’re placed on a permanent foundation and assembled, following local building codes. This is not a new concept. The Romans […]
May 21, 2017
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Advantages Of Modular Structure Construction

As most owners and designers look for more sustainable and easy-to-work-with designs, modular structure construction is inherently the best option. More and more commercial contractors, industrial owners, and residential homebuilders are adopting modular structure constructions because of the several advantages they offer over traditional, on-site construction processes. Let’s look at some benefits […]
May 19, 2017

CUE Distinguished Service Award 2016: Sid Braaksma

Edmonton has a rich community of individuals who contribute to its well-being and support the Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) in some form or another. To recognize these exceptional individuals, CUE awards the Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes individuals who performed exceptional acts of service benefiting the CUE and […]
March 9, 2017

Why Custom Modular Structures are the Perfect Solution to Your Project

When you’re planning for a big project, you need to make sure that you have all the structures you need in place. You have to house and feed your team and ensure that there are offices where engineers and management can meet and work. You also need to create a […]
March 9, 2017

Get Your Project Off to a Great Start with Workforce

Working in resource industries like mining, forestry and energy can be incredibly rewarding. But it’s not always easy. The job often takes you and your team far away from home, so it’s important you provide a comfortable and relaxing place for your crew to rejuvenate after a long day’s work. […]
March 9, 2017

Why You Should Choose Used Modular Buildings for Your Next Big Project

Wherever your project may be, when it comes to setting up a jobsite, time is money. Designing custom solutions can be a great option but custom designs take time. And when time and money are of the essence, low cost used modular buildings are a great option. Keep reading to […]