RedGuard Blog

Learn about blast-resistant modular buildings from the industry’s safety authority – RedGuard. Get news, articles and product information.

Dean Alcott

Dean is the Market Development Manager for RedGuard and he has more than 25 years of experience with specialty modular structures. He has been heavily involved in transforming RedGuard from company that did business only in North America, to a global leader in the manufacture and supply of safe space.

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Articles | Best Practices | Turnarounds

This article was originally published in the May/June 2021 issue of BIC Magazine. It is republished here in its entirety and includes an opportunity to schedule a meeting with the writer. 

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Articles | Best Practices

This blog was originally published March 8, 2021. Since this is a quickly emerging and growing market, it's been updated to reflect the current facts.  RedGuard has had the good fortune to work in most of the major refineries and petrochemical plants in North America and internationally. We have appreciated doing our part to protect the lives of the workforce in these facilities.

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Articles | Problems

This content was created for and originally published in the April 2020 issue of  BIC Magazine. It was written by Dean Alcott, one of RedGuard's subject matter experts and our Market Development Manager.  The bulk of blast-resistant buildings are utilized in large refinery and petrochemical facilities. Recently, there has been a dramatic increase at midstream facilities, like fractionation plants and compressor stations, of buildings for temporary use (rentals for turnaround and maintenance) and permanent use (control rooms and operator shelters).