Just a few of the large successful commercial projects we have been involved with, all finished on time and on or below budget:
2019: Dredging the West Arm of Kootenay Lake for Ministry of Transportation with Vancouver Pile Driving
2018 & 2019: Supply large scale Nutrient Dispensing program for Kootenay Lake for the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program / BC Hydro.
2019: Install six 450m 25 KV high voltage submarine cables and one fibreoptic submarine cable across the West Arm of Kootenay Lake at Nelson (near the Orange Bridge) with Fraser Burrard Diving.
2017: Install new Geniglace steel pontoon debris boom at Hugh Keenleyside Dam.
2015: Install six 550m 25 KV high voltage submarine cables across the West Arm of Kootenay Lake for Nelson Hydro with Fraser Burrard Diving.
2015: Conduct dredging near the Brisco Bridge on the Columbia River for the Ministry of Transportation with Emcon.
2010: Install 5.6 km fibreoptic submarine cable for Shaw Cable Systems across Kootenay Lake from Balfour to Pilot Point with Ledcor.
Our barge is ideal for submarine cable installations, dredging with an excavator or for large equipment and/or material hauling. Our two sectional barges combine to form a 20 ft wide x 40 feet long x 4 ft deep barge that can handle up to 100,000 lbs, or add our third 10' x 50' section which can be in-set to allow for dredging or drilling, increasing our capacity to 150,000 lbs. Our sectional barges can be stacked and shipped on a flat-deck. We are able to launch in many standard boat ramps from our trailer, or the barge sections can be unloaded into the water by a large crane. Our barge is easily maneuverable even in shallow water situations.
Truckable barges loaded for transport.
Large equipment hauling.
Submarine cable installation.
Ideal for shallow water conditions.
Unloading truckable barge section from bridge deck.
View from bridge deck.
Tug Boat: Our 29' steel hull, M.V. Buckshot, is normally moored at our marina in Balfour, BC and available for tug service on Kootenay Lake or other area lakes.
We also have several aluminum workboats in our fleet.
Our Western Star semi-truck with Danco crane has a capacity of 10,000 lbs along-side and 1,800 lbs at 60 ft. We also have various trailers available up to 48' step deck and can be available for crane service or short distance hauling.