About Donald Rigging: Heavy Haul Experts since 1997

    Donald Rigging is based in Bonnyville and Calgary, Alberta. Since opening operations in the late 90s, we've taken every opportunity to deliver more and better services to our industrial clients across western Canada. Good heavy haul services have been in high demand throughout our company's history, and we've grown quickly to respond.

    We work on projects throughout Saskatchewan and Alberta, and into northern BC. Call us if you need an expert working on your site.

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    Our History


    Angus starts Donald Rigging & Consulting


    July 1 Donald Rigging LTD starts with 5 employees, quickly grows to 9 employees. Employed two jacking crews to work for the Nexen Long Lake project.


    Bought our second set of jack and slide rigging. Purchased our Hydra-Slide rails and our first boom truck.


    Bought DS 140 rollers and DS 18 rollers.


    Purchased 60 ton forklift, the biggest in western Canada.


    Purchased shop and land for operations base.


    March moved into a new shop with mechanic bay and started Cenovus Creek Foster Creek (Heavy Lift). Our crews also began working in the Cenovus laydown yard.


    Expanded again and bought the bay next door for welding services. Expanded at Foster Creek to deliver heavy lift rigging, common services rigging, and jack and slide services, as well as providing on site trucks.


    Opened services for welding for rigging trucks. We made the Alberta 50 fastest growing companies list and hit 140 employees. Continued operations at Foster Creek (heavy lift rigging, common services rigging, jack and slide, tele handlers, warehousing, on site trucking, picker service, snow removal and water pumping), started the Joslyn project and began deconstruction of the Total plant.


    Started 3rd party repair at our service bay and hired another mechanic to help grow this side of the business. We again made the Alberta 50 fastest growing companies list. We completed the Joslyn deconstruction, and our crews remained at Foster Creek.


    Made the Alberta 50 fastest growing companies list. We opened the Bonnyville Branch and purchased a 350 ton gantry, a 40 wheel trailer, and completed the Foster Creek Project.