Keystone XL Approval Means Construction Boom for Pipeline Workers

The Keystone XL oil pipeline project was recently granted final approval by the U.S. State Department. This project has been sidelined over environmental disputes and debates for the past few years, but now that it has secured approval and will be moving forward, it means an approaching construction boom for pipeline contractors and workers. Once […]

Construction Is Coming: Are You Ready?

After a long winter, it’s finally time for construction companies all across the country to get back to work. With the snow and cold moving out, contractors are moving in, taking to building roads, buildings and more throughout the spring season. Is your team ready to get back to work? Part of working with the […]

Winner Announced for Luke Bryan Concert Ticket Giveaway

At Ritter Forest Products, we recently offered our email subscribers an opportunity to win four concert tickets to see Luke Bryan on March 16 as part of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, coming up next month. The contest entry period ended today, and we’re happy to announce the winner of the four-pack of tickets […]

Designed to Perform in the Most Extreme Winter Weather

As you would probably guess, completing construction projects in a place like Alaska in the middle of the winter can present some really big problems. For starters, it’s extremely cold, which makes things uncomfortable and hazardous for those who have to work outside in the blustery weather. It’s also often difficult to see due to […]

Tips for Winterizing Your Construction Site

Winter is quickly approaching and that means things might get a bit tougher at your construction site. However, that’s another good reason to emphasize the importance of good preparation. Properly winterizing your equipment and your project grounds could be the difference between being able to continue working effectively or having non-working equipment. Here are a […]

Keep Pipeline Projects on Track With Crane Mats

Throughout the country, people rely on natural gas, oil, and diesel to power their vehicles, fuel electric plants and heat homes and businesses. In many cases, this fuel is transported many miles by pipeline. As winter approaches, this is a good time to consider how you can keep your pipeline projects on track with crane […]