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    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

    1997

    Angus starts Donald Rigging & Consulting

    2005

    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.

    2006

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

    2007

    Bought DS 140 rollers and DS 18 rollers.

    2009

    Purchased 60 ton forklift, the biggest in western Canada.

    2011

    Purchased shop and land for operations base.

    2012

    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.

    2013

    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.

    2014

    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.

    2015

    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.

    2016

    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.