About Northern Strands

With health and safety in mind, Northern Strands has been supplying industry since 1970, evolving into five major divisions that offer needed tools and technical knowledge in mine hoisting and attachments, general rigging, engineered fall protection, suspended access and training. Thanks to the experience and expertise of our people, Northern Strands is able to deliver added value from the start of your project whether feasibility, upgrade or modification. The design and planning stages are where the greatest potential for profitability for our customers is found Read more

Mission Zero COR

Charity of Choice

Children's Wish
Northern Strands proudly supports Children's Wish as our charity of choice.
Wire Rope & Rigging Division
Northern Strands rigging division is a full-service facility, operating out of Saskatoon and Regina, with the ability to fabricate custom chain and wire rope slings. read more
Mining Wire Rope & Attachments
Thanks to the experience and expertise of our people, Northern Strands is able to deliver added value from the start of your project whether feasibility, upgrade or modification. read more
Engineered Fall Protection Systems
Fall Protection is a serious business. Designing Engineered Fall Protection systems is a responsibility and privilege that we do not take lightly. read more
Suspended Access Systems
Northern Strands offers the largest rental fleet of suspended access equipment in Saskatchewan. We offer standard suspended access configurations along with specialized platforms and lifting systems. read more
Training
Northern Strands offers several training seminars to assist in increasing workplace safety. We also provide flexible on-site training. read more
Media Library
The Northern Strands Media Library provides videos about many of the products available as well as a repository of downloadable PDF files. read more
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Did you know that violations of fall protection regulations can result in personnel and company fines in the range of thousands of dollars? Or that injuries or deaths resulting from fall protection violations can result in legal action and cost companies tens of thousands of dollars? Recently one such story was published by CBC Saskatchewan http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/safety-violation-saskatchewan-employer-occupational-health-1.4030827 Thankfully, more companies than... Read more

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In mining hoist ropes with plastic encased core, a plastic sheathing is inserted and impregnated between the outer layer of strands and the inner layer(s) of strands. This plastic filler reduces potential sliding of the various components while still allowing necessary movement. The plastic also fills the free space between the exterior strands which acts as a cushion and noticeably prevents friction wear damages. But perhaps the biggest advantage of this product is that the plastic covers the... Read more

Saskatoon (Head Office)

  • 3235 Millar Avenue
  • Saskatoon, SK S7K 5Y3

Regina

  • 125 Henderson Drive
  • Regina, SK S4N 5W4
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