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The Race for Car Power – A Shipping Container Unit To Power Vehicles

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There’s a race on to power the transport of the future. Carbon isn’t even in the running. The two front runners are hydrogen and batteries as a method of storing electricity. In this piece we will look at a zero carbon emission hydrogen extraction and storage plant that sits in a shipping container, while reflecting…

Joshua Tree Residence Made of Shipping Containers Built in 2018

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A British architect has designed a starburst shaped shipping container mansion. The design is being shown at a maritime museum in Australia right now, while there are plans to build it in the California Desert sometime next year. At Gateway Container Sales, we love shipping container architecture! This vast and diverse discipline has turned the…

A Shipping Container Full of Beer? That’ll Do Fine, Cheers!

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Iceland has the peculiar honour of having more American tourists visit the country every year than its entire national population. The idea then that the US Maine Brewer’s Guild should send a shipping container with 78 types of beer to a beer festival in Iceland this summer isn’t as silly as you might think… Wait…

Shipping Container Water Purification Systems Help Communities in Need

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Nearly one in ten people around the world do not have access to clean drinking water – that is 783 million people. Global warming is adding to the problem with rising sea levels meaning salt water can reach into previously safe water supplies, while increasingly violent storms wash impurities into water supplies. One solution to…

Costing Out a Shipping Container Build – What Does It Involve?

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Thinking about building your own shipping container home or building? We know you have, otherwise you wouldn’t be spending all your time on a blog focused exclusively on shipping containers. But one thing is curiously missing from many shipping container websites – and that’s the actual costs when it comes to building a shipping container home….

Shipping Container Offices – The Perfect Pop Up Workplace

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Is your business expanding? Quality, scalable office space can be hard to find and most businesses simply don’t have the time for a costly office move that interrupts day to day business.  Shipping containers on the other hand can be utilised to provide additional home or business office space that is cost effective, quick to…

Creating a Shipping Container Sized 3D Printer

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A few years ago 3D printing was nothing more than a gimmick, now it’s an industry in itself allowing businesses and individuals to construct custom components and rapidly mock up prototypes cheaply and effectively. No longer are 3D printers restricted to simple small objects, now they can just as easily be mocking up the latest…