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A Guide to Aviation Insurance Agency

Written by Small Business Magazine on December 19th, 2017. Posted in Aig aviation insurance, Aircraft insurance brokers, Insure your drone

Qbe aircraft insurance

The world of insurance can be puzzling and hard to understand for people who are on the outside looking in. this is why most people will defer to the help of a health insurance agency and health insurance agent when trying to get themselves the best deal. However, most people are unaware of the fact that there are so many different types of insurance that people are not keen to.

When people find out there are aviation companies that get insurance from an aviation insurance agency they are shocked and surprised. However, this form of insurance is imperative for any aviation company and is a huge part of being able to fly people in airplanes as well. Here are some facts on what

Heat Exchangers From Parallel-Flow to Plate-and-Frame

Written by Small Business Magazine on December 18th, 2017. Posted in Heat exchanger, Heat transfer, Shell and tube heat exchanger


Heat exchangers are important devices that are used in a variety of industries. As their name indicates, these devices transfer heat in order to accomplish various tasks and create specific conditions. Fuel oil heaters and hot water storage tanks are just two types of devices that function due to having a heat exchanger.

The Heat Transfer Process

The Second Law of Thermodynamics describes how a heat transfer occurs between two fluids. Per this law, heat is only able to flow from hotter to cooler fluids. In order for this transfer to take place, the two fluids need to be at different temperatures and come into thermal contact. This process involves convection in each fluid and then conduction through the wall that separates them.

These devices work by transferring heat between the following types of sub

Renting Warehouses What Matters

Written by Small Business Magazine on December 13th, 2017. Posted in Entering into an office lease agreement, Tampa retail space, Warehouse space for rent orlando

Commercial property for rent orlando

If someone were to approach you on the streets and asked if you wanted to invest in renting a warehouse, you would probably think they are crazy. This is because the idea of renting a warehouse or leasing a warehouse sounds absolutely ridiculous. However, commercial warehousing space is a hot commodity right now thanks to Amazon and other companies that are utilizing this space for their e-commerce production.

Leasing retail space is already a co

Do You Know Your Excavation Shoring Options?

Written by Small Business Magazine on December 6th, 2017. Posted in Uncategorized

types of shoring for excavation

Excavation and trenching projects can be dangerous. With the risk of collapses and cave-ins, workers can unknowingly be in harm’s way. This is why excavation shoring systems are key. There are several types of shoring for excavations that can keep your crew safe during these types of projects.

When do I need a shoring system?
If you are working in a trench five feet deep or greater, the trench will need a shoring system unless the excavation is made of stable rock. Crews working in trenches 20 feet deep or greater will need to have a professional engineer design the system. While these are the minimum requirements, you can also take precautions with a shoring system if your trench is less deep than these benchmarks.

What factors should I consider when choosing a shoring system?
Soil quality and other environmental conditions are key in determining which shoring system to use. As mentioned above, an excavation made of solid rock will require less protection than one made of moist soil. The soil inside and surrounding the trench should be considered, as should any recent rainfall. To further pinpoint these conditions, your crew should hire an outside professional.

What are the different types of shoring systems?
The following are some of the most common types of shoring types of shoring for excavation available on the market.

  • Hydraulic Shoring: This strut and wale system is often made of steel, making it one of the most durable shoring methods. The braces hold steady against the trench wall and adapt easily to various widths.
  • Timber Shoring: While less popular than hydraulic methods, timber shoring is made out of wood. This is often a less expensive option.
  • Aluminum Shoring: Aluminum is a highly durable material but is lighter weight than steel. For this reason, many construction crews prefer aluminum shoring methods. These materials are easily transported and stored.

Remember: Your crew’s shoring needs will likely vary by project. This is why renting is often a viable option. When you begin a new project, you can rent the system and then start again on the next project. And if you are not sure which shoring method to rent, your equipment rental company can help you decide.

3 Most Functional Types of Temporary Bridges

Written by Small Business Magazine on November 30th, 2017. Posted in Heavy duty shoring, Shoring and propping equipment, Shoring equipment

Shoring equipment

Bridges are of different types and they are categorized according to the structural elements used, materials used and their specific application. Many companies offer temporary access road solutions for different site access situations. They specialize in everything from installation, rehabilitation to the removal of temporary bridges.

Temporary bridge construction may be as simple as timber bridges or complex as steel panel bridges that are mainly used to create access over drainage ditches, wetlands, waterways, rivers, and streams. When you have to rent a temporary bridge for your site’s needs, there are three main options that may be best suited for your application. These inc

Signs You’re Working With A Great Staffing Agency

Written by Small Business Magazine on November 27th, 2017. Posted in Job agency in dallas, Staff your business, Staffing agency

Temp agency

If you’re thinking of working with an employment agency, there are many factors you need to take into consideration and signs that can help show you if an employment agency is a good one. This can range from the breadth of opportunities the agency can offer you, to how good of communication there is between you and a recruiter. Staffing companies can be great avenues for finding rewarding jobs, but you need to make sure you are working with one that has your best interest in mind and is not a scam or is trying to just get money out of you.

Here is what to look for when deciding on an employment agency.

1. Communication is key

You are interested in an employment agency for a reason, to find <

Reasons to Consider a Holistic Approach to HCM

Written by Small Business Magazine on November 26th, 2017. Posted in Compensation management, Hr solution, Hr technology

Hr software

Employee retention and human resource management (HCM) are two very important parts of any business, big or small. Keeping workers happy and engaged can be a challenging task. Part of that, but not all, is balancing your employee benefits packages. To hold on to workers and keep things moving well, more and more companies are seeing the benefit to moving to a more holistic approach to dealing with human resources (HR) and compensation management systems.

HR Drive looked at the move behind such a shift in how companies work across H

Construction Site Cleaning Why More Is Safer

Written by Small Business Magazine on November 26th, 2017. Posted in Janitorial cleaning services, Post construction clean up, Post construction clean up in delaware

Post construction clean up in delaware

Did you know that many people consider their keyboards to have way more germs than toilet seats? Did you know that workplace environments are some of the most hazardous when it comes to physical health? Did you know that those shared workspaces–desks, elevators, counters–have millions of germs, many of them harmful?

Those may not surprise you. It stands to reason that when any number of people share a space, whether at home or at the job, there is a likelihood that germs will spread quickly, especially in the common areas. Unfortunately, that does not make it any easier to work in that environment, especially if you are someone who is prone to sickness.

Here are some of the ugly statistics surrounding germ-filled workplaces:

  • On average, office phones have over 25,00

Tungsten And Molybdenum Evaporation Boats And How They Work

Written by Small Business Magazine on November 20th, 2017. Posted in Custom vacuum furnace products, Manufacturing, Vacuum parts

Glass melting electrode

Picture a pot of boiling water with a lid covering it. The steam rises to the lid, condenses, and little water droplets form. Now picture a pot of molten metal with a lid covering it. What happens when you heat the pot hot enough? The same process occurs, except the lid, instead of being coated with water gets coated with a layer of evaporated and resolidified metal. When this process is done in a vacuum, the lid will be covered with a smooth coat of resolidified metal. The pot, in this case, is called a crucible, and the lid is the deposition point. If you changed the shape of a crucible to look like a flattened Viking boat and made it smaller, it would be an evaporation boat.

Wait, how do crucibles get hot enough to boil metal?

Different types of metal have different m

LTL Shipping Perfect for the Retail Environment

Written by Small Business Magazine on November 20th, 2017. Posted in Freight carriers, Overweight shipping, Specialty freight

Expedited freight

While the trucking industry has long been regarded as a stronghold for manly men, lately it seems like the more lustrous parts of the trucking industry are held to the standard and whims of a changing retail environment, brought about by one-click shipping and an online retail market.

The likes of Amazon and other online retailers changed the way shipping has been played, most notably in terms of quick shipping across the country. And while these online marketplaces have functioned using planes to get their shipments quickly across the country, they still rely on trucks to get those shipments through the states and then the cities.

Quick shipments across the country look like this. Amazon pairs together a company, often a small business, from somewhere in the country to a person in another part of