Bridge Jacking – King Road, Burlington

King Road Burlington Bridge Jacking Project

Western worked with the City of Burlington, CN Rail and other contractors to complete one of the largest ever bridge hydraulic jacking projects in Canada. The bridge in question weighed approximately 5 million pounds and was installed over a Thanksgiving weekend with minimal disruption to train and roadway traffic. In order to reduce friction forces… Read more »

Bridgepont Hospital: Penthouse Equipment Lift Plan

Bridgepoint Hospital Western Heavy Lift Planning

Western completed the critical lift planning for 16 components, which were placed on the 11th floor of the Bridgepoint Hospital Expansion in Toronto, Ontario; 54m (177ft) above grade. The planning was for a 550 ton hydraulic crane with 179 ft of boom, 161 ft of jib extension and a Mega Wing configuration. The critical lifts… 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.  

Takoradi T3 Power Plant Installation

Takoradi Power Plant Ghana

Western provided design-assistance to Magellan Aerospace Corporation in building four generators and steam boiler for the Takoradi T3 power plant in Ghana, Africa, which will produce 133 megawatts of electricity. The gas turbine and auxiliary modules for the project were built and assembled at Western’s Barrie, Ontario facility and shipped to Ghana where Western managed… Read more »

Snow Valley Highlands Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant

Snow Valley Genenrator Mechanical

Western was hired to provide complete turnkey services for the construction of a standalone water and waste water treatment plant for the Snow Valley Highlands residential development just outside of Barrie, Ontario. The project consists of a well pump house feeding water to the centre from over 1 km away to a treatment, testing and… Read more »

350 Ton Capacity Custom Sheaved Spreader

Heavy Lifting Sheaved Spreader

Western designs and builds many spreaders to customer’s requirements. This spreader in Saskatchewan has a 350 Ton capacity with sheave ends to allow the lifted vessel to be rendered up-right. Spreaders by Western come load tested and certified.  

Warminster Water System Upgrades Project

Warminster Pumphouse

This project involved the erection of a new pumphouse in the place of an existing outdated pumphouse. It included a new standby diesel generator, commissioning of an additional well and replacement of all piping and instrumentation. A key aspect of the project was the existing pumphouse needed to remain in operation during construction to serve… Read more »

Halton Landfill Gas Generation Unit Installation

Halton Landfill Gas Plant Installation

Western was hired as part of a design build team to provide the complete installation for all trades of two 1 Mega Watt power generation units at the Halton Region Landfill. The work included the installation of a 5000Amp, 600Volt service and switchgear. As well Western installed and connected all auxiliary gas treatment, instrumentation and… Read more »

Process Piping Projects

Process Piping Western Mechanical Contracting

Multiple steam & hot water boiler installations for industrial, commercial and institutional applications.