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Heavy Equipment Inspection
& Certification 

Qualimet provides expert inspection and certification of a wide variety of heavy industrial equipment, including:

  • overhead cranes, gantry cranes, and mobile cranes
  • hoists and manlifts
  • chainfalls
  • picker trucks and forklifts
  • mobile equipment
  • aerial lifts
  • materials handling equipment
  • earthmoving equipment and other heavy equipment
  • drilling rigs and mining equipment
  • service rigs
  • knuckle and articulating booms
  • telescoping boom frames
  • numerous other critical components of machinery


Qualimet is certified as an inspection organisation by the Canadian Welding Bureau under standard CSA W178.1, "Certification of Welding Inspection Organizations". All inspections are carried out by CSA W178.2 Certified Inspectors and CGSB certified technicians under the direction of a Professional Engineer. Qualimet's staff includes Professional Engineers registered in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and BC.

Inspections are performed in accordance with:

  • the applicable codes (ASME, CWB, CSA W59, etc.)
  • applicable Regulatory Authority guidelines (ABSA, for example)
  • the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations
  • the manufacturer's specifications


If defects are found, they are reported for correction. At the client's request, our engineering staff will make repair recommendations and oversee repairs. Certification is provided once the equipment is brought to an acceptable standard.

See more information on lifting equipment services.


Small Equipment Inspections Program

If you run a fleet of small construction equipment such as man-baskets, forklifts, etc., you can now take advantage of Qualimet's new half-day and full-day bulk inspection rates.

Not only will we inspect your fleet, our Equipment Inspections Team will make sure you get a courtesy reminder well in advance of your next certification renewal date.

Contact Qualimet for more information.


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Sept 2011 

"Thanks for your assistance in getting this expedited. We appreciate your support and the usual 'First Class' service from Qualimet." 

Managing Partner
Industrial Fabrication & Construction Company
Calgary, Alberta  

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