Sawmills

Monster has a large amount of experience in the sawmill industry, providing mechanical maintenance contract work right through to full design turnkey solutions for clients, including major upgrades and shutdown work.

Trimmer Upgrade

West Fraser Sawmill

Completed June 2014

Monster Industries planned and installed a Comact lug loader and new USNR paddle fence on a 2 day weekend resulting in considerably less downtime for West Fraser. Monster Industries installed all structural steel work and worked with this client to help manage sub trades and have a clean quick installation

Scope of work:

  • Rework supporting floor structure
  • Relocate Moisture Sensor and install new chain runs
  • Installation of rotary lug loader and paddle fence
  • All tooling needed for erection and mechanical installations
  • All rigging and Crane services needed to install all structural components as well as Mechanical
  • All safety Practices, QA/QC and implementation
  • Commission and assist with startup of newly installed equipment

West Fraser Sawmill - Trimmer Upgrade

Continuous Dry Kiln

West Fraser Sawmill

Completed March 2014

Monster Industries installed all the structural steel, mechanical components, piping, cladding and louvers for this 320 ft continuous dry kiln. Responsibilities included coordinating with the engineers and suppliers for total manpower, supervision and materials needed to perform the work. Monster Industries provided the entire QC required for the BCSA under its license to install all thermal oil piping required for this project.

Scope of work:

  • Moved 3 decommissioned kilns from Quesnel to Smithers
  • Worked with Engineer to combine 3 kilns into 1
  • Installation of Load pushers
  • All tooling needed for erection and mechanical installations
  • All rigging and crane services needed to install all structural components as well as mechanical
  • All safety Practices, QA/QC and implementation
  • Hydro Testing of new thermal oil system
  • Commission and assist with startup of plant

West Fraser Sawmill - Continuous Dry Kiln

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