Northern Strands
Our Company
Our Company
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.

Northern Strands Mining, Wire Rope, Attachments & Equipment Division excels by providing a wide range of equipment and services, by being the best full service provider of wire ropes, attachments, equipment and service. Truly Mine Hoisting Solutions®.

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.

Our Rigging Division is a full-service facility operating out of Saskatoon and Regina with the ability to fabricate custom chain and wire rope slings. We have a vast inventory of synthetic lifting slings, chain hoists, lever hoists, shackles, trolleys, winches (tuggers), and other general rigging hardware. Our network of suppliers and in-house expertise is leveraged for the benefit of our customers. We have vertical and horizontal test bed services which we can use to certify that equipment is in compliance with applicable standards.

The Engineered Fall Protection Division offers a variety of fall protection systems, solutions and services. Custom-engineered solutions can be designed to suit specific requirements. Services and equipment include: Inspection and replacement services for overhead and vertical lifelines, consulting, supply and installation services for single point anchors, guardrail systems, walkways, platforms and structural assessments.

Northern Strands has a large and diverse Suspended Access Division. Our suspended access solutions have been used on sloped roof buildings, glazing applications, sheeting, insulation and concrete restoration, surface and underground in the mining sector along with many other uses throughout Saskatchewan and Western Canada. All of our equipment goes through a rigorous inspection and recertification process each time before it leaves our shop to ensure that our equipment will provide the most dependable solution for your needs. We provide onsite technical assistance with all suspended access rigging and setup ranging from simple to highly engineered set-ups.

Northern Strands' Training Division offers several courses that aim to increase the workplace safety and make you compliant with the latest Saskatchewan OH&S legislation. Our instructors have been trained by industry leaders such as Crosby, Miller, and Capital Safety to name a few. Flexible scheduling [is] available, including evenings, nights and weekends. Courses are recognized province wide, and designed to educate you on legislation from The Occupational Health & Safety Regulations, 1996. Training courses offered: Fall Arrest, Crosby Rigging, Tugger Safety, Confined Space, Wirelock Socketing and First Aid/CPR-C, Intermediate Level First, Emergency Responder, Firefighter Advanced First Aid, Medical First Responder and more.

Northern Strands Certifications and Associations: COR Safety certified, Canadian Red Cross partner, ISNET, Mission Zero Charter Member, Canadian Dam Association Sustaining Member.

Saskatoon (Head Office)

  • 3235 Millar Avenue
  • Saskatoon, SK S7K 5Y3


  • 125 Henderson Drive
  • Regina, SK S4N 5W4
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