Northern Strands
History & Timeline
History and Timeline

2016

Suspended Access Division purchases Saskatchewan's first hydraulic under bridge access platform.

2013

Northern Strands supplies Hud Bay Minerals with production ropes and attachments for its Lalor Project in Snow lake, Manitoba.

2010

Northern Strands adds a Suspended Access Division to meet growing market needs.

2007

Mosaic, world's largest AC Koepe Hoist, installs Notorplast Hoist Ropes.

2006

Saskatoon Head Office moves into 18,000 sq.ft. facility.

2002

Extensive metric high performance ropes added to meet increasing European crane market presence.

1983

Northern Strands introduces first Plastic Enhanced Rope, now an industry standard.

1980

Oxy Oil (CB Site) Colorado, western world's largest Friction Hoist (52 ton Skips) commissioned.

1978

Expand products to offer general purpose wire rope and rigging.

2014

Supplied 188,880ft of Koepe Hoisting & Balance Rope for the Oyu Tolgoi mine. Supplied the Shaft Sinking attachments.

2012

Engineered Fall Protection Division grows into a 10,000 sq. ft. expansion.

2007

Provides Rio Tinto's Mongolia deep shaft project with rope attachments.

2007

Safety Division addresses specific market request for Engineered Fall Protection Systems.

2004

Northern Strands supplies Sinking Ropes of 10,200ft to Kidd "D" Nickel Mine, Timmins, ON.

1999

Agrium Potash converts Friction Hoist to Notorplast Ropes, achieve record hoisted tones.

1982

Con Mine, Yellowknife, NWT Friction Hoist Shaft deepened from 3,800 ft to 6,400 ft.

1979

Supplied 3-1/2" diameter Full Locked Track Rope over Revelstoke Dam.

1970

Northern Strands becomes exclusive Trefileurope, North American mining rope representative.

Saskatoon (Head Office)

  • 3235 Millar Avenue
  • Saskatoon, SK S7K 5Y3

Regina

  • 125 Henderson Drive
  • Regina, SK S4N 5W4
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