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Fortis Works with Prairie Crane, Northern Strands, & ATS Traffic to Perform Swing Stage Replacement in Regina

During the first month of 2019, Fortis partnered with sister company Northern Strands in Regina at the SaskTel headquarters to complete a Swing Stage replacement on the approximate 200' rooftop. 

A 275T crane was supplied by Prairie Crane and a major road closure, just over half of Saskatchewan Drive, was setup by ATS Traffic. The crane spanned just over a one block radius. 


We would like to thank Prairie Crane and ATS Traffic for helping facilitate completing this job as effectively and as safe as possible. 
Fortis Mining Engineering and Manufacturing is a privately owned company based out of Saskatoon, SK. that provides mining, engineering and manufacturing services to the mining and construction industries. The company has a global focus that offers contracting, subcontracting and consulting services to a wide range of customers. Fortis is comprised of 6 divisions; Mining, Engineering, Manufacturing & Fabrication, Health & Safety, Equipment Testing & Recertification and Mechanical Services. 

    Northern Strands offers the largest rental fleet of suspended access equipment in Saskatchewan. Northern Strands Suspended Access Division rents and sells swing stages, specialized work platforms, lifting systems and material handling solutions. We offer standard swing stage configurations along with specialized platforms and lifting systems.
    For more information about these capabilities, please click the following links:

    Fortis Offers a Full Service Welding & Machine Shop for Large Commercial Jobs

    Fortis Mining Engineering and Manufacturing offers a wide range of services, including a full service CNC Machine Shop. The Fortis Machine shop is driven by quality; Fortis has highly skilled and experienced Journey persons and machinists that create custom machined and rebuilt products. 

    Fortis Commercial Machining services include machining steel, iron, brass, bronze, stainless, and plastics. Fortis also offers a diverse range of inventory sizes in 4140, 1018, and aluminum to ensure quick deliveries. The shop is responsible for fabricating all Mining Attachments for Northern Strands.

    Further information about attachments available can be found here: https://www.northernstrands.com/attachments.aspx

    The Fortis Machine Shop capabilities includes:

    Lathes                                      Swing Diameter                                   Up to 22' (560 mm)

                                                      Distance between centers                    Up to 80' (200 mm)

    Vertical Matching Centers      X x Y x Z                                              Up to 40" x 20" x 28"

                                                                                                                   Up to 1,000 mm x 500 mm x 700 mm

    CNC Band Saw                        Max Cutting (round or square)          12" (300 mm)

                                                      Max Cutting (rectangle)                        12" x 16" (300 mm x 400 mm)


    Along with the Machine Shop capabilities, Fortis Mining Engineering and Manufacturing also has a a CWB Welding Certified Fabrication Shop. The Fortis commercial and industrial welding shop offers excellent quality products with a team of CWB Certified Journeyperson welders and fabricators. 

    The Commercial Fabrication shop is capable of fabricating all customer requests and is able to provide custom fabrication with backup from engineers, machinists, and pull testing departments. Fortis is CWB Certified in steel and has 3 level 1 weld inspectors.

    Fortis has completed work for the mining industry, agricultural industries, construction industries. Jobs have also been completed for large companies including Nutrien, BHP, K+S, Mosaic, and many more. 


    For additional information on all of Fortis' services & capabilities, click the following:
    Contact Fortis Mining Engineering Manufacturing
    802, 57th Street East
    Saskatoon, SK S7K 5Z1

    Hours of Operation: 7:30am to 5:00pm Mon – Fri 

    Toll Free: (844) 542-2247
    Fax: (306) 242-3713
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    Mining Consumable Track Pins Created by Fortis Mining Engineering Manufacturing

    The mining consumable, Track Pins, were developed by Fortis Mining Engineering and Manufacturing to help assist undercutters at various mine sites.


    Undercutters are used to cut the floor or wall in the mine to create a pathway so the ground is able to move. The Track Pin was created for the Under Cutter to ensure that it continuously operates effectively.

    The Track Pin helps reduce the maintenance on mining Undercutters. Fortis Mining Engineering and Manufacturing's Track Pin is made with an alternative type of steel to safeguard it from breaking.