For decades fabric structures in agriculture have become increasingly popular alternatives for a variety of reasons. When stacked up against more conventional housing units, they have been proven to be ideal for a multitude of usages like machinery and hay storage, livestock housing and on-site work like repairs and maintenance. Agriculture is a fast-paced, multi-faceted, […]
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Looking into a “hoop barn” as your new hay barn, livestock shelter, or equipment storage building? The very definition of agriculture clearly demonstrates its importance on the local, national and global stages. As a science, art and industry focusing on the cultivation of land, production of crops, and feeding, breeding, and the raising of […]
New municipal salt storage building for Township of South Frontenac in Ontario This large VP Series fabric structure for municipal salt storage was installed in Ontario this spring by Calhoun dealer, Barrett’s Farm and Family Centre. Also known as “Daddy’s Dome” in honour of a long-serving public works employee, the Township of South Frontenac (just north of Kingston, […]
A Brief History of Fabric Structures Ever wonder how fabric structures came into modern use? We did. Read on for a quick history of fabric structures and how they came to be one of the best and most versatile solutions for salt storage, equipment storage, agricultural and commercial use, and much more. How did […]
Henry Foundation Drilling storage fabric structure in Langley, BC A new 52′ x 80′ CC Series storage fabric structure using was built earlier this year by Absolutely Covered for Henry Foundation Drilling in Langley, BC. Henry Drilling specialized in deep foundation services and tackles jobs that few other drilling companies can do. Find out more about Calhoun’s equipment storage facility […]
McEwen’s Fuels & Fertilizer gets a new facility in Alberta Installed in Fort Saskatchewan, this large VP Series fabric structure was built in March 2017 by Calhoun dealer, Coverco Buildings. At 140′ x 300′, McEwen’s Fuels & Fertilizers now has plenty of storage and processing space. Find out more about fabric structures for the Fertilizer industry and see the case study of […]
VP Series Fabric Structure Goes up in New York Installed near the Washington Bridge and in the heart of the Bronx, this great looking VP Series fabric structure was recently built by Calhoun dealer, Hybrid Building Solutions. At 65′ x 96′, there is plenty of protected storage for Manhattan Beer Distributors. […]
There are many choices available for salt storage buildings. However, as a public works professional, chances are you need to make the best of what you have. There are simple of solutions, such as a tarp thrown over a salt pile. Or, there are more permanent, environmentally-sound, and truck-friendly fabric or dome style buildings. Whatever your […]
What are Deep Pack Barns? Deep pack barns (DPB), also called compost bedding barns or pack barns, are designed to provide a comfortable shelter for cattle during inclement weather and are an interesting alternative to tie-stalling dairy herds. They are a covered structure with either a hard clay or concrete flooring. Though popular in Canada as […]
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