Monthly Archives: July 2013

Toronto Skybridge Lift Video

An excellent overview video detailing the installation of a unique Skybridge between two condominium towers in downtown Toronto, Ontario in July 2012. As many in the video indicate, this project presented several challenges. Western’s Heavy Lifting Division played a monumental role in the design and execution of this lift, which required a combination of innovation, precision and… Read more »

Rapid Bridge Replacement for CN Rail in Oba, Northern Ontario

Western’s Heavy Lifting Division recently completed another rapid bridge replacement project for CN over the Pichogen River northwest of Timmins, Ontario utilizing an overhead gantry specially designed by Western for these types of projects. This time-lapse video shows the replacement of one of three spans, which were completed through the night in three separate shifts to minimize… Read more »