Alaska is known for having some of the most hazardous industries, requiring various types of insurance to protect operations, employees, customers, and the general public.
The North Slope and the Interior are carrying the brunt of Alaska’s construction projects. Overall, however, the state’s construction landscape continues to inch toward brighter pastures.
At 8:30 a.m. on November 30, Alaskans were shaken by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit about eight miles north of Anchorage. The quake shook buildings, rattled road systems, and even prompted a tsunami warning that was later canceled.
Architect and interior designer Carel Nagata, CDT/CCCA, NCIDQ, has joined Stantec as an associate and senior architect with the firm’s Buildings group in Anchorage.
Ahtna, Inc. announced five new hires within its subsidiaries: Nathan Hagar, Martin Molyneux, Justin Dunn, Marty Walker, and Wayne Johnson.
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation announced the acquisitions of National Environmental Group and Niles Construction Services by its wholly-owned subsidiary ASRC Industrial Services, LLC (“AIS”).
Today’s challenges to housing in Alaska include affordability, old or inadequate construction, inefficient use of energy.