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Northern Mat & Bridge has worked on many energy projects in Canada to date because we understand the challenges associated with transmission and distribution projects. Our extensive mat inventory and specialized equipment fleet allows us to utilize the resources required to execute access solutions safely and on time.

WATL Project Profile

Location: Southern Alberta

Scope: Provide access for concrete trucks and equipment through various seasons

Mission: The customer needed 24 hour access to tower sites and to continue building power lines

Results: In Langdon AB, West of Edmonton to East of Calgary Northern Mat & Bridge provided multiple crews that were working with access points to the right of way. NMB installed pads for the lay down of work space, they also provided access for the concrete trucks, screw pile excavators, and with the services provided work crews were also able to access tower sites and continue their progress. This job has been the largest and longest project to date for NMB.

Weyburn SK Rig

Location: Southern Saskatchewan

Scope: Create access for cranes and equipment to get to site

Mission: Build access roads through noxious weeds and muddy terrain

Results: In the Weyburn-Estevan SK area, Northern Mat & Bridge leapfrogged mats to gain access to the right of way and built pads for cranes and lines stringing equipment. Mats for wash areas and structures access were provided over wet and muddy terrain. The access solutions provided also prevented the transfer of noxious weeds to non-affected areas. The mats that had been exposed to noxious weeds were pressure washed/steam cleaned to prevent the transfer of spores thus maintaining environmental integrity.

Northwest Sturgeon Refinery Facility Project

 Location: Southern Alberta

Scope: Build temporary access roads to reach transmission lines

Mission: Provide rig mats to build access roads and temporary pads so the customer can rebuild transmission lines

Results: Northern Mat & Bridge have been awarded the contract to provide Access and RIG Mats for the Northwest Sturgeon Refinery Facility Project which involves rebuilding and realigning transmission lines around the east side of the Northwest Sturgeon Refinery site to allow improved access to the refinery.

Southern SK Powerline

Location: Southern Saskatchewan 

Scope: Create access from the main road to site in muddy conditions

Mission: Lay mats to protect the land with minimal damage as possible

Results: Northern Mat & Bridge provided 4700 access mats for a power line project in Southern Saskatchewan. 14” of rain made completing the project difficult, Northern Mat & Bridge laid mats to protect the pasture land and give crews access to site without disrupting the integrity of the land.

Access Matting and Rig Matting are used to access transmission line right of ways and allows crews to safely travel and complete the various stages of construction and testing throughout the project.

No delays ensure that Energy companies can meet and beat construction schedules and get power to the markets and to their customers more quickly. At Northern Mat & Bridge we call this Access Insurance.

Minimize the risk of delays through the use of access matting and the many other quality access products Northern Mat & Bridge supplies.