Drones in Construction

Drones are becoming a more valuable tool in construction, leading to several improvements such as more accuracy, better safety conditions, lower costs, and improved efficiency. The following are some of the top benefits of employing drones in a construction project.   Feasibility and Design Studies High-definition photos from drones can be used to create 3D…

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Construction Welding Safety Best Practices

It is every professional construction and fabrication provider responsibility to maintain a safe worksite. These safety practices protect not only the contractor’s crews but also any subcontractors, suppliers, client personnel and visitors. One prime area of consideration in any safety program is welding. The following are factors you need to review when practicing construction welding…

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Welding Fabrication Safety Best Practices

FI•CON crews always focus on the stringent safety procedures we have in place when performing welding fabrication. That includes protocols the welder needs to follow for personal protection. The following are tips to help keep welders safe. Welding Fabrication Protective Clothing Ultraviolet and infrared rays can damage skin while welding, as well as sparks. Wear…

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The Top Construction Trends in 2022

The construction industry is always evolving and never more than in the last few years. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in ongoing challenges that contractors continue to face. The following are construction trends that should continue in 2022. Construction Trends One: Labor Woes Labor shortages were only compounded by COVID-19. Studies show that at the beginning…

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How to deal with the supply chain shortages

By now we have all heard about the supply chain issue. It affects everything from items on the store shelves to material for manufacturing. The construction industry is no exception. However, shortages do not change the fact that construction and fabrication providers must fulfill customer requirements. At Fi•CON Construction and Fabrication, we have put in…

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The Essential Steps in Steel Fabrication

Like any successful outcome, a metal fabrication project must follow the essential steps. First in the process is design. Today, engineers use CAD (computer aided design) software, such as AutoCAD or Solidworks. These programs let designers create complex projects with accuracy to exact specifications.   Cutting With the low tolerance in metal fabrication, using the…

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Structural Steel Safety

One of the top priorities of any construction professional is structural steel safety. Whether it’s during fabrication or erection, keeping the worksite safe is essential. Because steel fabrication workers utilize processes like metal cutting, welding, and assembly, the risk potential is high. The following are areas all structural steel contractors need to review on each…

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What Makes a Good Structural Steel Fabricator?

To choose a structural steel fabricator, it helps to understand traits of a qualified one. Simply put, a structural metal fabricator is in charge of creating structural products from large metal pieces, and those products are usually used in structures such as bridges, various construction projects, and manufacturing facilities. While there are a lot of…

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Why Choose a Local Industrial Contractor?

.With the availability of several national, and international fabrication providers willing to travel for your project, you might ignore a local industrial contractor when bidding your project. However, there are many benefits to working with a local contractor that one outside of your area can’t offer, such as:   Lower Costs with a Local Industrial…

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