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Northern Strands Continues to Provide Lifting Lugs and D-Plates to Customers at Wholesale Prices!

Northern Strands is one of the top lifting lug and d-plate suppliers in Saskatoon and Saskatchewan. Locally owned and operated since 1970, Northern Strands has continuously provided a wide variety of industries with the best prices on industrial equipment and supplies. 

Lifting lugs have been available from Northern Strands for many years and have been used by local farmers, construction companies, and underground mines across Canada. Lifting lugs are an essential component for for rigging and are a popular product in Northern Strands Industrial Supplies Warehouse. 

Northern Strands also offers a variety of specialty equipment including D-plates, maneuvering glands, reeving sockets, safety blocks, and much more. D-plates are offered in various sizes including 2, 4, 5, and 12 Tons. All D-plates are proof loaded to 125%. Northern Strands' D-plates are engineered stamped and can be re-certified. 

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For more information on Northern Strands Mining Wire Ropes and Attachments, click here:

If you have any questions and would like more information on Northern Strands D-plates and Lifting Lugs, or have inquiries about any of Northern Strands' rigging products, please contact us! 

Phone: (306) 242-7073
Toll Free: (800) 242-7073
Fax: (306) 934-2920
Hours of Operation: 7:30am to 5:00pm Mon - Fri
3235 Millar Avenue
Saskatoon, SK S7K 5Y3

Northern Strands recieves accolades for excellent service!

Recently the company, "Concept Group" had round slings made for them by Northern Strands.  Soon after, Concept Group sent an email praising Northern Strands service and knowledge .

Here is the portion of that email discussing our service.

“One of our guys was in earlier today to purchase 20 slings from you folks.  By the way he says you were very knowledgeable and fantastic to work/deal with.”

Thank you Concept Group for your high praise of our knowledgeable employees!  Northern Strands Warehouse proudly employees some of the most technically trained and knowledgeable employees in the industry.

Northern Strands Warehouse/Rigging Division

Our Capabilities:
• Northern Strands has Saskatchewan’s largest inventory of
  wire rope available from 1/16” to 2” in standard sizes and
  5.5mm to 26mm in metric sizes.
• Large selection of rigging products.
• Distributor for some of the largest world class
  manufacturers in our industry including The Crosby
  Group, Gunnebo Johnson, Thern, Unitex and Vitali.
Crane rope inspections.
• Assistance in the development of rigging and lifting
  plans for your job.
• Technically trained sales staff. We have the answers to
  your questions.
Certificate of compliance for rigging products. Safe and
  approved for every job.
• Custom built products. i.e. material baskets, chain and
  wire rope slings, etc.
Vertical and horizontal test bed services.

Northern Strands is proudly Saskatoon, Saskatchewan owned and operated.




Northern Strands supplies wire rope for mine outside of Canada

Did you know Northern Strands is an international supplier of Mining Rope and Attachments?  In 2014 we supplied 188,880ft of Koepe Hoisting and Balance Rope for the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia.  Northern Strands has also supplied the Shaft Sinking attachments for three of the OT project’s shafts.

If you would like more information on this project or our Mining Division products, please contact us at

Northern Strands is proudly Saskatoon Saskatchewan owned and operated


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