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Contoured Dunnage AKA Pipe Saddles

this is big 30" coated pipe, being layed down in a yard close to a pipeline replacement job. This is the safest way, best practice, to inventory stacks of piles or pipes in a storage yard.  Please take a moment to gaze upon the...

Concrete Pumper Truck Pads

The pumper trucks keep getting larger, the land keeps getting softer, the pads have to keep getting heavier (and longer/wider). This pumper is working in some soft soil conditions. The pads for the front outriggers are 8" thickness x 84" wide x 84" long,...

Timber Outrigger Pads

These Pads are for a new Crane acquired by a good customer.  These will sit flat with a plywood round pad on top to spread the point load. These are 8" x 48" x 72" pads complete with 3 rods and certified lifting hooks...

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...

Trail Bridge

This is an isolated Timber Trail Bridge, not accessible with a crane or hiab truck. We shipped the customer the bridge completely in pieces, with a drawing, and they put it all together on site. They used an ATV with a timber wagon (wheels...

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...

Timber Stop Logs – small with handles

These Timber Stop Logs are for a smaller project where they can be laid in by hand, see the galvanized handles, they stack on top of each other in the channel and the "step" shape helps to reduce the leakage and strengthens the "wall"...

Hardwood Blocks (Jack Blocks)

These are some very nice hardwood blocks. We are putting a "scratch coat" on these, a sawn finish, to help them be less "slippery". They are used between metal to metal contact, generally between the jack and the rail car.

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...

Pedestrian Bridges – Assemble on Site Kit

This nice little bridge was installed on a "hike in" trail with no road access. We supplied the parts as a kit, all cut to size, supplied with an instruction drawing. Our customer used a Ute vehicle (ATV with long wagon) to get the...

Rail Crossing Timbers

These are 6" x 10" Hem/Fir #2 and btr timbers which are being used by a Rail Service Company to install Crossings. The wedge shape is installed downward, with the 10" face upwards. The wedge shape rests against a heavy rubber extrusion which is...

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....

BIG STICKS!

these 20" x 20" Douglas Fir Timbers will be used as benches in a high end development. We have resawn them and trimmed them to exact length. They will get sanded and detailed by the customer. Beautiful wood! Notice the cover boards we put...

Pipe Saddles – with nice green carpet!

These Pipe Saddles are 8" x 8" x 102" designed for 30-3/8" diameter special coated pipe. They will rest on carpet so the coating will not get damaged in transport. Also called Contoured Dunnage, these are double sided so they can stack up several...

Heavy Timber Support Blocks

These blocks are SOLID!

Solid timber that is.....18" wide x 42" tall x 42" long, these are timber support blocks for a heavy lift being done in BC next week. The challenge here was to make the wood perfectly square and perfectly the right length...

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...

Crane Mats at Wind Farm

These mats are being delivered to a wind farm that is being built east of Calgary in Alberta. The mats will we laid out in pads and a large heavy lift Crawler Crane will be erecting the poles and nacelle and blades of the...

Vee Blocks! for a shipyard

This ship yard needed to stack large diameter shafts in the maintenance area on the ship. These blocks will be used to secure the shafts (in the vee) while they are being worked on and stop them from rolling away and shifting on the...

Fresh New Crane Mats

You are looking at some fresh Crane Mats just produced and shipped. These are made from Hem/Fir #2 and btr Full Sawn special production just for us. They are 12" x 48" x 20' long and we make them here every day. Call us!...

Digger Mats – 12″ x 48″ x 20′

These Digger Mats are heading up north to the Houston BC area being deployed on a Natural Gas line infrastructure job. They will be operating in sensitive ground terrain where heavy machinery needs to access a site. The "drag cables" on top of each...

Big Mats!

We shipped some big mats today......12" x 48" x 32' these are big Daddy mats designed for a trestle project. They will make a temporary bridge part way across a river where the Cranes and other work trucks can travel and "build" the actual...

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