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Comparing Different Types Of Access Mats

There are many different types of access mats, each one serving a special and unique purpose. Depending on what the situation calls for, contractors may use one or more types...
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Why Ground Protection Mats Are Necessary For Heavy Equipment Projects

Bulldozers, excavators and other types of heavy machinery are built to shape the earth. However, they often do so in ways that are unintentional. The intense pressure these massive machines...
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Using Timber Mats During Disaster Relief Efforts

Disaster isn’t picky about where it strikes. Flooding, tornadoes, earthquakes, wildfires and other catastrophes can happen virtually anywhere. This means that response teams may need to deploy to areas without...
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Dust Control Mats For Construction Sites

Between heavy equipment rumbling in and out of the job site, tools digging into the soil and the loss of ground cover, construction activity kicks up a lot of dust....
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How To Control Soil Erosion On Construction Sites

Builders move a lot of earth on the job site, but not always intentionally. When the ground erodes as a result of construction activity, it can have a significant impact...
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Using Mats For Slope Stability In Construction

It may look perfectly stable but performing construction work near slopes can be as delicate as building a house of cards. Hills and inclines may appear to be solidly in...
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How To Properly Set Up Access Mats At A Construction Site

Protecting ecologically sensitive areas such as wetlands is one of a builder’s most important responsibilities. This is why so many developers choose heavy-duty ground mats for construction sites where the...
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Builders: How To Create Your Environmental Protection Plan

Builders already have tremendous responsibilities to their clients and their crews. A successful project has to be cost-effective, efficient and safe for all involved. But they also have a responsibility...
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How To Transport Construction Vehicles Through A Swamp

Construction is challenging enough without dealing with difficult terrain. Crews often have to tame the landscape before they can begin the hard work of building. In certain situations, they also...
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2018 Recipient of OutSystems Innovation Award

YAK MAT is pleased to announce we are the 2018 recipient of OutSystems Innovation Award for the “Best Custom Solution”. U.S. supplier of access mats, YAK MAT, along with OutSystems...
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