HEVI Vessel Move

HEVI Vessel Moving

Western moved two 400,000 lbs vessels measuring 155′-6″ long and 10′-0″ diameter, with a 400 Ton capacity Hydraulic Gantry. The vessels were lifted off railcars and placed onto Goldhofer PST/SL-E (45) hydraulic trailers. The hydraulic trailers relocate the vessels from the rail siding into Hooper Welding’s facility in Hamilton, Ontario. Once in the facility, Western… Read more »

Halton Hills Generating Station

Halton Hills Generating Station Turbine

Halton Hills Generating Station is a facility with the capacity to generate power to approximately 600,000 homes. TransCanada was awarded the contract to own and operate the 683 megawatt natural gas-fired power plant in the town of Halton Hills, Ontario. Using state-of-the-art, low-emissions technology and meeting high environmental standards, Halton Hills Generating Station is built… Read more »

Goreway Generating Station

Goreway Generating Station

Goreway Station is a natural gas-powered electrical generating facility with a power output of 874MW in Brampton, Ontario. Essential to the power production, a 356 ton steam generator and a 136 ton steam turbine are housed more than sixty-five feet above ground. Tasked with installing these two large components, Western developed a custom lifting apparatus… Read more »

Dundas Street Bridge – Phase I Girder Installation

Dundas Street Bridge Construction by Western

The Dundas Street Bridge consists of five 200 ft. spans approximately 150 ft. above 16 Mile Creek in Oakville, Ontario. Because of the unique geometry of the new bridge, Western identified an innovative opportunity to cost effectively install the required 35 girders, which weighed as much as 200 ton. The gantry system used to install… Read more »

Algoma Energy Turbine and Generator Installation

Algoma Energy Heavy Lift via Gantry

Western performed the offload from a barge and installation of a 464,000 lbs Steam Turbine and a 293,000 lbs Generator in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario using a gantry and strandjacks. The installation portion of this project was completed in three days including setup and teardown.