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How Steel and Aluminum Tariffs are Effecting the Construction Industry

How Steel and Aluminum Tariffs are Effecting the Construction Industry

By: Donnie Hirschfield, Vice President of RK Steel The United States is the world’s largest importer of steel, importing approximately 35 million metric tons last year, which accounted for 33% of all steel used in the entire country. Nearly 60% of this total imported steel originates from five countries, 25% of which comes from Canada […]

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PROPER DISPOSAL OF OIL AND GAS SALT WATER

PROPER DISPOSAL OF OIL AND GAS SALT WATER

SALT WATER ORIGINATION The process of oil and gas production creates millions of gallons of hazardous brine, also known as salt water, every day. This salt water contains various chemicals for extracting impurities out of the oil and gas and has an extremely high salt content, making it dangerous. As the purified oil and gas are […]

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HOW FACILITIES MANAGEMENT PARTNERSHIPS CAN HELP YOU ACHIEVE LONG-TERM BUSINESS GOALS

HOW FACILITIES MANAGEMENT PARTNERSHIPS CAN HELP YOU ACHIEVE LONG-TERM BUSINESS GOALS

By: Chris Westlake, VP of RK Service In recent years, service providers have started offering facilities management partnerships—a much more comprehensive level of operations management than a variety of one-time services. This type of partnership transcends standard service agreements. An effective facilities management partner can help you achieve long-term business goals, including: Reduced operational expenses […]

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TOP REASONS STEAM BOILERS REQUIRE FEED WATER PRETREATMENT

TOP REASONS STEAM BOILERS REQUIRE FEED WATER PRETREATMENT

By Dan Inman, Sales Manager, RK Water The use of steam boilers for industries in the U.S. is essential, especially when you consider they are used in highly monitored industries including food and beverage processing, medical facilities, power generation and sanitation. One of the main components in a successfully functioning steam boiler is the quality […]

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The Next Generation of Prefabrication in Electrical Construction

The Next Generation of Prefabrication in Electrical Construction

By: Jeff Taylor, RK Electrical Assistant Operations Manager Prefabrication is rapidly growing and changing the construction industry, design and customization are major factors for its success. Prefabrication can offer more building options and greater flexibility than traditional construction including high performing thermal and acoustic walls, floors and ceilings with the use of durable and sustainable […]

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7 BENEFITS OF A PLANNED MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT FOR COMMERCIAL FACILITIES

7 BENEFITS OF A PLANNED MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT FOR COMMERCIAL FACILITIES

By: Chris Westlake, Vice President & General Manager of RK Service A planned maintenance agreement is a contract between a business owner and a service provider to perform maintenance services for that business. Services include plumbing, drain cleaning, HVAC and electrical repairs, water treatment and much more. The common advantages of establishing a partnership with a […]

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