Industrial Construction
Industrial Construction
Industrial Construction
Our employees are highly skilled in a broad variety of construction activities. Fortis has the versatility to mobilize a single crew for multiple facets of work. This allows us to select the workers with the right skill set for the job. Our team's skill set ranges from piling and concrete work to structural steel installation, demolition and rehabilitation. We have highly trained riggers and hoist operators that have the capacity and expertise needed to supply, install and commission hoist devices. We have experience developing jobsite procedures and lifting plans.

Projects:

SaskPower Poplar River Power Station - Elevator Structural Steel Supply & Installation
Fortis was contracted to complete the demolition of exiting stairwells and electrical components, fabrication and installation of new structural steel, supply and installation of new electrical, and supply and installation of new cladding for the Poplar River Power Station Manlift Replacement. Fortis has obtained crucial working experience with an installation very similar to the SHPS Elevator project through the execution of the PRPS Manlift Replacement. Fortis worked cooperatively with SaskPower, subcontractors and the elevator installation contractor to successfully complete the project and turn over the new system to the power plant.

Industrial Construction Projects
Industrial Construction Projects
SaskPower Poplar River Power Station - Flu Gas Emissions Stack High Angle Rescue Lug
Fortis was contracted by SaskPower to complete the installation of high angle rescue lugs and a jib crane on the Flue Gas Emissions Stack at the Poplar River Power Station. The High Angle Rescue lugs were WINSAFE 5T lugs welded onto backing plates which were mounted via Hilti resin anchors in sets of 4 at each of the landings up the ~400' stack. The project also included the installation of a 1/2T jib crane at the door access platform of the stack (~300' from ground level) which required load testing as per CSA B167. During the performance of the work some extras and structural deficiencies were noted on the stack which Fortis was contracted to remedy under a change order to the original contract.

SaskPower Poplar River Power Station - Spill Boom Design/Supply/Installation
Fortis designed, supplied, and installed a permanent spill boom system for the CW Canal at the Poplar River Power Station. Internal design was completed for a Permanent Harbour Boom (Subcontracted to Versatech), Tidal Compensator Assemblies (Fortis Engineering) and Spill Management Stair Assembly (Fortis Engineering). Installation of the permanent spill boom, tidal compensator and stair assembly were completed on site by Fortis personnel. Helical Screw Pile requirements were fulfilled by Fortis Subcontractor, DART Services, and site survey requirements were fulfilled by Fortis Subcontractor, Clifton Associates, under Fortis supervision.

Industrial Construction Projects
Industrial Construction Projects
SaskPower EB Campbell - Air tank receiver platforms
Fortis designed, supplied, and installed new structural steel walkways with handrail & ladders for maintenance access to six (6) separate Air Tank Receiver units within the EB Campbell Hydropower Station. Fortis facilitated all hot-work permitting requirements as the work mainly consisted of cutting/torching existing steel structure to be replaced with new via welding services. A turnover package was issued to SaskPower following the receipt of all final sign-offs to the Inspection and Test Plan document.

SaskPower Shand Power Station - Lifting Lug & Monorail Remediation
Fortis was contracted to complete the fabrication, installation, and commissioning of a new 10T monorail as well as the replacement of a 10T Chain Hoist on an existing 10T Monorail. The front end work included the shop fabrication of a new curved 10T monorail, procurement of (2x) new 10T Chain Hoists. Once materials were delivered to site Fortis. installed the new 10T monorail and accompanying structural steel reinforcements. Once the monorail was installed to specification Fortis installed the (2x) new 10T Chain hoists and subcontracted the electrical installations and commissioning of the new hoists. Once the hoists were installed on the monorails the new and existing monorails/hoists were load tested as per CSA B167 standards with engineer stamped test reports issued to SaskPower for their records. A comprehensive turnover binder was issued SaskPower following the receipt of all final sign-offs.

Industrial Construction Projects
Industrial Construction Projects
The CB3 job – Structural demolition / equipment salvaging project
Fortis was contracted for the safe removal/demolition of production facility processing equipment and surrounding steel structures and concrete foundations. Fortis was responsible for salvaging tanks and centrifuges for re-sale to a third-party buyer.

Safe load handling via mobile crane (subcontracted to Prairie Crane) and small telehandler of all material and equipment was paramount to the success of the project.

Nutrien, Allan Division - #2 SHAFT
Fortis completed the A-Frame Leg Bracing Project on the #2 headframe at PCS Allan. The scope of this project was to install four 75 foot long cylindrical braces on the existing A-frame legs. The use of two cranes and a man lift were utilized to safely complete these critical lifts. Working around weather delays, this project was successfully completed.

Industrial Construction Projects

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  • 802 - 57th Street East
  • Saskatoon, SK S7K 5Z1
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