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

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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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Why does rigging need a safety factor?Have you wondered why rigging experts always suggest a sling that has a significantly higher breaking strength than the actual weight of the load you are lifting? The manufacturers know that the rigging used in overhead applications need to have room for error. This is known as the Safety Factor.Northern Strands manufactures wire rope slings rated up to 36,000 lbs and sells round synthetic slings that are rated up to 140,000 lb capacity. This capacity is... Read more

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Recently Northern Strands launched it's Grain Bin Fall Protection System at AG in Motion, the fastest growing Agriculture trade show in Canada. The response was overwhelmingly positive! Farmers from across Canada stopped by our booth to express interest in our Grain Bin Fall Protection System. Farmers were very excited at the prospect of a simple, easy to use, cost effective solution that would prevent people from falling off a grain bin and impacting the ground or falling to the bottom of a... Read more

Saskatoon (Head Office)

  • 3235 Millar Avenue
  • Saskatoon, SK S7K 5Y3

Regina

  • 125 Henderson Drive
  • Regina, SK S4N 5W4
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