Northern Strands

With health and safety in mind, Northern Strands has been supplying industry since 1970, evolving into five major divisions that offer needed tools and technical knowledge in mine hoisting and attachments, general rigging, engineered fall protection, suspended access and training.

Northern Strands Mining, Wire Rope, Attachments & Equipment Division excels by providing a wide range of equipment and services, by being the best full service provider of wire ropes, attachments, equipment and service. Truly Mine Hoisting Solutions®.

Our Rigging Division is a full-service facility operating out of Saskatoon and Regina with the ability to fabricate custom chain and wire rope slings. We have a vast inventory of synthetic lifting slings, chain hoists, lever hoists, shackles, trolleys, winches (tuggers), and other general rigging hardware. Our network of suppliers and in-house expertise is leveraged for the benefit of our customers. We have Vertical and horizontal test bed services which we can use to certify that equipment is in compliance with applicable standards.

The Engineered Fall Protection Division offers a variety of fall protection systems, solutions and services. Custom-engineered solutions can be designed to suit specific requirements. Services and equipment include: inspection and replacement services for overhead and vertical lifelines, consulting, supply and installation services for single point anchors, guardrail systems, walkways, platforms and structural assessments.

Northern Strands has a large and diverse Suspended Access Division. Our suspended access solutions have been used on sloped roof buildings, glazing applications, sheeting, insulation and concrete restoration, surface and underground in the mining sector along with many other uses throughout Saskatchewan and Western Canada. All of our equipment goes through a rigorous inspection and recertification process each time before it leaves our shop to ensure that our equipment will provide the most dependable solution for your needs. We provide onsite technical assistance with all suspended access rigging and setup ranging from simple to highly engineered set-ups.

Northern Strands offers a multitude of safety training courses for construction, mining and agriculture industries. We have the ability to provide flexible on-site training. Please call us to discuss booking training for dates that are not listed in our online calendar. Our seminars are taught by knowledgeable and experienced instructors who hold several accreditations from industry leaders such as Crosby, Capital Safety, Honeywell, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and Occupational Health and Safety. The Courses offered are: Fall arrest, Overhead Crane, Crosby® Rigging, Tugger Safety, Wirelock® Socketing, Suspended Access Equipment and General Mine Safety Awareness training. Northern Strands Training Seminars offer the most up-to-date information on the topics they discuss, and can be delivered on a tight schedule with courses like Tugger Safety and Fall Arrest averaging four hours in duration to more extensive programs such as the 40 hour Overhead Crane course which can be completed in four 10 hour days or five 8 hour days. Northern Strands is able to accommodate this training seminar on-site, provided a suitable work area is available, or at one of Northern Strands' facilities.

Northern Strands Certifications and Associations: COR Safety certified, ISNET, Mission Zero Charter Member, Canadian Dam Association Sustaining Member, AWARF, SAIA.

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Head Office

3235 Millar Ave
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   S7K 5Y3

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Garry Clarke
(306) 242-7073 • (306) 934-2920
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PO Box 7799
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   S7K 4R5

(306) 242-7073

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Technical Capability Summary
Building Finishing - Doors & Hardware

Hardware Industrial Overhead


Pre-Engineered Steel Structures - Design Pre-Engineered Steel Structures - Engineering Scaffolding


Educational & Training Equipment Maintenance Mining Mining - Design Mining - Engineering Quality Assurance/Quality Control Quality Assurance/Quality Control - Engineering Safety Strategy Development Strategy Development - Detail Design Strategy Development - Feasibility Studies

Electrical - Electrical Bulk - Components

Cable Glands/Termination Cable Lugs Cable Marking Ferrules Cable Tags Cable Termination kits Cable Ties

Electrical - Electrical Work

Cable Termination and Glanding - LV/MV


Cranes Equipment - Safety Lubricant and Chemical Dispensing Equipment Overhead Crane Parts and Service


Lubricants and/or Chemicals

Heavy Equipment

Inspection Inspection - Quality Assurance Inspection - Quality Control Lubricants and/or Chemicals Mining Mining - Design Mining - Engineering Mining - Quality Assurance Mining - Quality Control Operation or rental with Operator Parts - Heavy Equipment

Instrumentation & Electrical

Equipment, Industrial Equipment, Industrial - Supply Industrial Industrial - Supply Solar, Wind and Green Energy Projects

Mechanical & Piping

General Mechanical - Supply


Converyor Rollers & Systems Converyor Rollers & Systems - Design Converyor Rollers & Systems - Engineering Mine Doors Mining Services & Underground Development Mining Services & Underground Development - Design Mining Services & Underground Development - Engineering

Mining Equipment

Continuous Mining Machines - Conveyor Chains Continuous Mining Machines - Footshafts Continuous Mining Machines - Headshafts Material Handling Process Equipment - Mining Process Equipment - Mining - Design Process Equipment - Mining - Engineering


Construction - Materials Testing Lease and Pipeline Construction - Mobile - Materials Testing

Professional and Specialized Services

Cutting Assembly Design & Rework - Continuous Mining Machines Mining Engineering


Emergency, Training and Safety Services Emergency, Training and Safety Services - Safety inspections Personal Protective Equipment & General Supplies


Training Training - Fall Arrest Training - PME, Wirelock Socketting, General Mine Safety Awareness, Tugger Safety Training - Rigging/Overhead Crane Training - Suspended Access


Conveyor Components - Mining machines Conveyor Components - Mining machines - Boring machines Conveyor Components - Mining machines - Continuous mining Machines Conveyor Components - Mining machines - Roadheaders Conveyor Components - Mining machines - Tunneling Machines Equipment - Safety Material Handling - Idlers, Pulleys, Complete Conveyor Systems & Components Mining machine consumables - wear parts Mining machine consumables - wear parts - Conveyor Chains Mining machine consumables - wear parts - Trim chain guides Mining machine consumables - wear parts - Trim chain sprockets Mining machine cutting components - Trim chains Process Equipment - Mining Process Equipment - Mining - Design Process Equipment - Mining - Engineering Rentals - Lifts/Light Towers/Generators


Mining Services & Underground Development Mining Services & Underground Development - Bins Mining Services & Underground Development - Conveyors Mining Services & Underground Development - Design Mining Services & Underground Development - Engineering Mining Services & Underground Development - Steel

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