• Close Living Conditions = Greater Productivity?

    There have been many studies in the education sector which have found productivity levels increase when living in close quarters, such as dorm style housing.  Individuals living together are more likely to form attachments to others who were similar to them in attitudes and work skills.  And because they interact more readily, friends can work […]

  • Eating To Increase Productivity

    According to the Mayo Clinic, a healthy diet can not only help you control your weight and lower your cholesterol, but it can also improve your concentration, alertness, and problem-solving skills. Here at Lone Tree, we see food as a vehicle to increase workers productivity. The choices they are given directly relate to the choices […]

  • First Nations Being Trained for Mining Jobs in BC, Canada

    The BC AMTA (British Columbia Aboriginal Mine Training Association) was founded to help address a looming labor shortage in the mining industry. First Nations communities are often located near mine sites, and this win-win arrangement also helps these communities develop economic health. “Focusing on the people and partnerships makes us successful,” said Michelle Nahanee, marketing […]

  • Modular Construction Has Come a Long Way Over the Years

    While the modular industry is starting to take the lead for preferred temporary housing models, Lone Tree has been privileged to align with some of the industries most innovative talent.  While they have become the expert in portable housing, Icon Construction’s modular buildings have made an impact on permanent placement structures as well. Icon Construction […]

  • Man vs Man Camp Food

    Man vs. Man Camp Food – 6 Pound Burrito Challenge

    April Fools was a day to remember at Lone Tree’s Man vs. Man Camp Food Burrito Challenge.  There was no joke when it came to the size of the burrito.  Six pounds of carne asada and tortilla with all the toppings to make it a mouth-watering experience…for a giant!  These burrito’s made these men look […]

  • Canada’s Golden Triangle

    I’ve found it interesting that in the mining industry, large-sized deposits are often referred to as elephants.  Like the animal, these deposits aren’t all that common.  But also like the animal, they can still be found. As elephants usually are found in herds, miners tend to gravitate towards areas that gold has already been found.  And […]