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Temporary Docks with Crane Mats

Our customer was working at a lake and needed a quick method to deploy a temporary dock to a floating pump shed. They floated Crane Mats out and connected them with chains and cables. This was much faster than building a dock with floats...

Timber Wedge…..but smaller

This is a Timber Wedge, but much smaller than our last post. This wedge is 48" x 48" with an 8" heel and a 2" toe, complete with 2 rods 1" diameter. These are being used to "level off" a crane on the street...

Big Timber Wedges

this is a big wedge, we call it a Transition Mat, as typically it is used to move a large crawler crane up onto a Crane Mat platform. These wedges are 16" at the heel, 2" at the toe, 48" wide and 14' long....

Crane Mats for a Dam renovation project

These Crane Mats are Douglas Fir 12" x 48" x 10' and 20' and are being delivered to a site downstream of a large hydro electric dam. The mats will form a base over a penstock 10' in diameter, where an excavator needs to...

Trestle Mats for Crawler Crane

This steel frame Trestle is being built beside an existing bridge that is being removed and replaced. The Trestle will be the work platform for the Crawler Crane and also Concrete Trucks when they build the new span. The method is to use a...

Muddy Site – Crane Mats under Crawler Crane

Here is a muddy and messy job site, and the Crawler Crane needs additional wide point load as it is beside a water course with a "weak" side-bank. This set of Crane Mats makes for a clean and stable platform to work from. Even...

Special Transit Mats

These mats are really special....12" x 48" x 120" complete with lifting plates and special connectors joining the timbers into a "beam". Super strong! They are being used on a Transit Project in Ontario.

Extra Heavy Duty 16″ x 48″ Digger Mats

When you are using a heavy 400 excavator on loose soil sometimes you need an extra heavy duty Digger Mat. These are 16" thick mats x 48" x 20' long with 2 cables (each end) for dragging. Our standard Digger Mat is 12" thickness...

Crawler Crane on Crane Mats

This selection of pictures explains well what Crane Mats are for......a stable base for very large Crawler Cranes. Maintaining a flat surface, widening the point loading, extending the base, keeping it all "flat" so the job can be accomplished quickly and safely. This also...

Biggest Timber Wedge in the World…..maybe

This giant timber wedge was 40" at the heel, 60" wide and 40' long. They feature fully engineered lifting hardware and a steel encapsulated toe. The special job was on a complex highway project where most of the lifts taking place were on 8%...

Custom Sized Crane Mats

These custom sized mats which are 12" x 60" x 90" and 12" x 60" x 132" are being used on a trestle, they have to be perfectly sized in order to fit in a metal frame. We used a narrow dap so that...

Crane Mats under a CAT

Sometimes it is desirable to protect the pavement and cement sidewalk! This is a big machine that is sitting on these Crane Mats, no damage is done!

Digger Mats in action on a residential jobsite

This excavator is "vibrating" in soldier "H" piles with a vibro pile driver on a residential job site. This job site happens to be a peat bog. The H piles on this job go to 20' deep and will have lagging (generally 4" x...

Douglas Fir 12″ x 48″ x 30′ Crane Mats

These mats are going to a customer in Washington for use on a Wind Farm project. These are fine looking mats, straight, square, flat topped, no wane and are built with 6 rods 1-1/4" diameter. They have notches or daps in the end for...

Helicopter Lifting Hooks

These helicopter hooks can be installed in the corner of Access Mats so they can be bridled and flown into a remote site by a helicopter. Sometimes the access mat actually acts as the landing pad for the helicopter on a remote site.

Digger Mats! Lots of em’

Digger mats feature a cable from the top of the mat for dragging the mats into position, typically with an excavator. Sometimes if the mats are used as just support mats (like a Crane Mats) the mats can be flipped over and the cables...

30′ long Crane Mats

these are 12" x 48" x 30' long Heavy Duty Crane Mats. Important points are flat top construction so that a Large Crawler Crane is not having to cross any "steps" in the mats. When the boom is up on some of these huge...

Big WEDGE!

These 2 BIG Wedges are 36" tall x 36" wide and 120" longĀ  with a 2" toe and 36" high at the heel. Used for leveling up a mobile Crane Truck on a severe slope. This slope is about 30%. Notice the yellow Certified...

Access Mats, Rig Mats and Crane Mats

Here is a project that is using all forms of standard matting, we have Crane Mats on the base (over the geotextile fabric) and then steel Rig Mats lying crosswise on top of the Crane Mats, followed finally by Access Mats on top to...

Crane Mats for river reclamation projects

These Crane Mats are specially made for a customer who does reclamation work on tidal areas. Sometimes the machinery is working right in the water. The cables are designed to always "stick up" so that the machine operator can "find" the mats in deeper...

Access Mats for Pipeline Project

These Access Mats that we supplied are being laid down in a rural area (farmland) where a pipeline is being installed. The Access Mats will protect the farmland from degradation and will be removed after completion of the job. The grass planted on this...

Pile Driver on Crane Mats

If there is any question what Crane Mats are for this picture should answer the question. A wide stable base makes it "stable" for a Pile Driver to set up and get consistent results. Piles have to be consistently placed in the correct location....

Crane Mats – another delivery!

These 12" x 48" x 20' off-set Crane Mats are being delivered to a windfarm site in eastern Alberta today. Weather is cold and crisp, no snow yet! Notice the larger "dap" in these mats, these are built using 2 shorter timbers in the...

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