At A.L. Sims & Son Ltd. we are dedicated to providing quality work in all areas of repair, rebuild or remanufacture of machinery. Our motivated "Otway Works" shop team consists of highly trained and experienced heavy-duty mechanics and welders. We offer complete mechanical services, welding and fabricating for used, refurbished, rebuilt and remanufactured equipment of all types. All machinery is remanufactured to OEM standards and quality control tested.
Over the years A.L. Sims & Son Ltd. has continuously expanded its equipment fleet to encompass a large mix of well-maintained equipment and heavy machinery to meet project needs. All of our equipment is tested and serviced regularly by our in house mechanics and fabricators, for optimum performance. Equipment is ready to be sent out to any job location.
We can refurbish components or remanufacture equipment from the frame up depending on your budget and requirements. For equipment remanufacturing, we strip and sandblast the frames, rebuild them with new pins, bushings, seals, etc. All the mechanical components are rebuilt to OEM specifications or replaced with new if required. The unit's electrical systems are completely rewired and new gauges installed. All hydraulic hoses are replaced and all hydraulic components are brought back to OEM specifications or replaced with new ones.
Before leaving our "Otway Works" shop facility, every machine and all of its operating systems are thoroughly tested and guaranteed. A cost-effective way to replace your machine – new machine performance with warranty – provides a quick return on your investment.
We cover all areas and aspects of maintenance on various types of heavy equipment. Our skilled shop team has a thorough knowledge of maintenance and repair and can make recommendations regarding the extent of repairs and suggestions for improved equipment performance.
Need a specific piece of equipment but can’t find it? Our “Otway Works” shop teams include experienced welders who can help you design and build the correct piece of equipment for your project. Having our team be involved in the design and construction of your equipment helps minimize your delivery time and cost. We are a member of the Canadian Welding Bureau, so our workmanship is up to the levels specified by the design/product standards.
We also offer a complete mobile mechanic service for customers requiring service and maintenance on the job site. This is ideal for machines that require diagnostics or repairs in the field, ensuring a minimum amount of downtime for equipment in remote locations.
Over the years A.L. Sims & Son Ltd. has continuously expanded its fleet to encompass a large mix of well-maintained equipment and heavy machinery to meet project needs. All of our equipment is tested and serviced regularly for optimum performance, ready to be sent out to any job location.
A.L. Sims & Son Ltd. has constructed 100’s of Km’s of highways in the Province of British Columbia. From clearing, hauling and grading to overpasses, bridges and managing sensitive environments, since 1972.
From the rail overpass at Red Rock to sub-division development with city services, emergency resource bridges and Hydro-Electric dams, A.L. Sims & Son Ltd. has the crews and resources to tackle your biggest projects.
A.L. Sims & Son Ltd. won its’ first access and clearing contract in 1974, which included Green Field construction & access roads for pipelines.
Big earthworks require big equipment. We own and operate our own fleet of heavy equipment suitable for clearing, grubbing, tailings ponds, or, whatever your earthworks project requires.
Mines worldwide need valuable, experienced contractors for construction and mine expansion A.L. Sims & Son Ltd. understands the specific challenges afforded by these sites and are able to mitigate against water collection and maintain safe slopes to deliver the services that make the mines profitable.