The Best Access Mats in Alberta

The Best Access Mats in Alberta

GFI Solutions is the leading access mat distributor for all of Canada. Our access mats in Alberta are quality mats that last longer than traditional bolted mats. They are made of a lighter material and comply with all of your project’s environmental regulations, so you do not have to worry about the damage that your temporary terrain solutions are safe. Keep reading to learn more about what we can do for you regarding your access mat needs in Alberta!

Our Access Mats in Alberta

GFI Solutions offers cost-effective access mats in Alberta to help you overcome terrain challenges while respecting the surrounding natural habitat. Each Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) access mat is glued together with an environmentally friendly adhesive, strengthening each mat’s durability through weight distribution and weather resistance.

At GFI, we understand that Alberta weather can range from brutal snowstorms to wildfire-prone months. We also understand that despite the weather, you have work to get done on a set timeline. Our access mats in Alberta are created for such circumstances, where wax on all four edges creates weather resistance from most elements. We also offer a Mat Management Program to help you get more use out of your access mats.

Manufactured from sustainably sourced Southern Yellow Pine, our CLT mats are perfect for your unfavourable terrain problems. The Site Safe Access Mats can be transported to you at higher volumes due to their lightweight and long-lasting build; you can save up to 60% on freight costs. Each access mat in Alberta is designed to last more than one project, giving you more return on your investment for each CLT mat purchased. These CLT access mats will typically last three to five times longer than other access mats in Alberta.

The access mats we have available are:

  • Site Safe 300 CLT
  • Site Safe 500 CLT
  • Site Safe 700 CLT

If you are looking for another sizing option or are trying to decide what product is best for your Alberta project, our access mat experts would love to talk to you on our 24/7 service and support phone.

Who is GFI Solutions For?

We provide access mats to many industries, including drilling, construction, oil and gas, forestry and more. Anyone looking for access mats in Alberta can come to GFI Solutions for quality, cost-effective terrain access solutions. Our team can take on delivery and installation to make the process of getting your Alberta access mats as easy as possible. GFI professionals will handle your access mats properly to avoid any potential damage from moving.

The Best In All of Alberta

As Canada’s leading matting distributor, GFI Solutions is proud to offer an extensive inventory of quality access mats, rig mats and more. We offer long-lasting, cost-effective access matting solutions for your project’s needs. Call our 24-hour customer service and support line at any time, or fill out our contact form and we will get back to you.

Access Mats in Calgary: Quality and Cost-Effective

Access Mats in Calgary: Quality and Cost-Effective

Weather in Canada is often unpredictable from one week to the next, and you probably know that this means your project site has to be adaptable to the weather at any given moment. Are your machines able to operate in all Canadian weather conditions? Access mats nullify any worry you might experience regarding the weather’s effects on the terrain surrounding your project site. GFI Solutions carries the best quality Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) access mats in Calgary. With all grades of mats available, as well as used and new, we are Canada’s leading provider of access products.

Durable, Quality Access Mats For Any Weather

Rain, snow, hail, or shine, our access mats in Calgary are built for the changing Alberta weather. Cheaper bolted mats have spaces that can allow rain, snow or ice to splinter the boards or cause the bolts to move and consequently make the mat’s surface uneven or broken. However, CLT access mats are built to withstand water damage through a wax coating and cross-lamination process. The cross-lamination process prevents water, snow and ice from affecting the quality of the mat, which can be up to five times stronger than traditional bolted access mats.

Your access mats in Calgary should withstand the range of weather that Calgary experiences and CLT access mats are exactly the solution you need when it comes to weather-resistant access solutions.

Benefits of CLT Access Mats

Unlike traditional bolted access mats, which are held together by bolts, CLT access mats use adhesive and can hold over 30% more weight. With CLT access mats in Calgary, you’ll experience a durable product that can distribute the weight of the load across the mat more evenly. Bolted mats cannot spread weight evenly throughout, giving more opportunities for breakage. This also means that installation mishandling can lead to more damage in a bolted mat than in a CLT access mat.

CLT access mats in Calgary have the added benefit of sustainably-harvested Longleaf Southern Yellow Pine Wood that has been grown to harvestable maturity. The adhesive used to keep the CLT access mats together is also environmentally safe. There are many benefits to choosing CLT access mats in Calgary!

GFI Solutions’ Mat Management Program

To increase the longevity of your access mats in Calgary, be sure to ask about our Mat Management Program! We offer access mat services such as thorough washing and bleaching to keep your access mats in working order, which increases ROI. The bleaching and washing process will remove any residue to avoid cross-contamination between job sites.

Find a Reliable Access Mat Supplier

GFI Solutions will provide you with the access products that you need for your project. With cost-effective Calgary access mats, you will eliminate unnecessary shipping and installation costs. We understand how stressful overcoming rough terrain can be without derailing your project; let us help solve that problem!

Contact our 24-hour service and support team to learn more about our Calgary access mats and to get answers to any questions you may have regarding the cost-effectiveness and durability of CLT access mats.

GFI Solutions; Alberta’s Premier Choice for Access Mats

GFI Solutions; Alberta’s Premier Choice for Access Mats

Are you searching for lightweight and cost-effective access mats for your upcoming project in Alberta? Fortunately, GFI Solutions is here to help! As Alberta’s leading manufacturer and distributor of access mats, GFI Solutions proudly offers a range of access mats. Our access mats offer your project safe, cost-effective, and durable temporary roadways and work foundations. Keep reading to learn more about GFI Solutions’ various access mat options!

Site Access Solutions You Can Depend On

With access mats from GFI Solutions, your project can avoid production delays and costly damages associated with low-quality access matting and challenging terrain. Our Albertan landscape, especially in remote areas, poses significant challenges when efficiently and safely navigating your worksite. However, GFI Solutions’ inventory of access mats ensures your project has a reliable and stable temporary roadway or work platform. Regardless of your worksite’s ground conditions, your project site will be safe for your crew and equipment. Moreover, access mats from GFI Solutions protect the landscape you’re working in as they create a protective barrier between the ground and your equipment. So no matter the industry or environment in which your project will be working, GFI Solutions’ access mats are here to provide you with a solid, dependable foundation.

Engineered to Outperform

At GFI Solutions, we carry new and used access matting and the Site Safe Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) mats. However, when your project needs lightweight and cost-effective access matting, Site Safe CLT access mats are your top choice. Site Safe CLT access mats are made from Long Leaf Southern Yellow Pine and adhered together with an eco-friendly adhesive. As part of the innovative manufacturing process a wax sealer is applied to all for edges of the Site Safe CLT access mat. This prolongs the life cycle of the mat reducing rot and decay.

Since Site Safe CLT access mats do not use bolts, they reduce the risk of buckling under your equipment and environmental cross-contamination. Moreover, they weigh significantly less than traditional bolted mats. This weight reduction means you can fit more Site Safe CLT access mats per load. Combined with their ease of installation, Site Safe CLT access mats are a cost-effective alternative to traditional bolted mats. Overall, Site Safe CLT access mats from GFI Solutions are a cost-effective and lightweight access solution. At GFI Solutions, we proudly carry the Site Safe 300 and 500 CLT access mats. Below are further details on these particular access matting models:

Site Safe® 300 CLT Mats:

  • Part number: TL3S148FI
  • No. of Ply: 3-ply Cross Laminated Timber
  • Dimensions: 8′ width X 14′ or 16′ length X 5″ thick
  • Weight: 1,350 lbs
  • Construction: Solid Core
  • Material: All Layers Manufactured from Long Leaf Southern Yellow Pine
  • Additional Features: Beveled Edges, Available With or Without 10″ Oak Fingers

Site Safe® 500 CLT Mats:

  • Part number: TL5S168PLX
  • No. of Ply: 5-ply Cross Laminated Timber
  • Dimensions: 8′ width X 16′ length X 7″ thick
  • Weight: 2,667 lbs
  • Construction: Solid Core
  • Material: All Layers Manufactured from Long Leaf Southern Yellow Pine
  • Additional Features: Beveled Edges

Partner with GFI Solutions Today!

As Alberta’s premier manufacturer and distributor of access solutions, GFI Solutions is proud to provide outstanding customer service and access products. With 24/7 services and a variety of turn-key support services such as mat washing, delivery, mat inventory management and more, GFI Solutions is your source for everything access solutions! Contact GFI Solutions today to learn more about our expert customer service and inventory of access mats.

Access Solutions Built To Last!

Access Solutions Built To Last!

Are you looking for a site-safe access solution, but you’re not entirely sure which product best suits your project requirements? Learn about the most common access mating products.

Let’s Clear Up the Confusion

There are many site access products you can use to create a safe and robust makeshift road or ground protection platform for your heavy machinery and crew. Across all industries, access products are used to safely navigate the rugged Canadian terrain and overcome the challenges posed by unstable regions.

Since all access products technically provide ground protection on uneven terrain, customers often make the mistake of thinking that they’re all the same. However, there are significant differences in sizing, usage, material and pricing of access products. Below are the three most common access products you might come across:

Access Mats

    • Sizes:
      • 8’ Wide x 14’
    • Material:
      • Hemlock and/or Balsam Fir
      • Sustainably Sourced Long Leaf Southern Yellow Pine
    • Usage:
      • Temporary access to navigate unstable terrain
      • Temporary right-of-ways
      • Temporary staging yards
      • Portable platform used to support equipment

Rig Mats

    • Sizing:
      • 8’’ Wide x 14’’, 16’’, or 18’’
    • Material:
      • Douglas Fir ( 3 or 4 rail steel beams and wooden inserts )
    • Usage:
      • Temporary stationary platforms to support large and heavy equipment
      • Temporary foundations for large surface area applications
      • Temporary heavy-duty ground protection for large working areas

Crane Mats

    • Sizing:
      • 4’ Wide x 20’ Long x 12’ Thick
    • Material:
      • Douglas Fir
    • Usage:
      • Temporary ground protection for heavy crane equipment
      • Protecting the environment in industrial projects
      • Temporary access to help heavy equipment navigate unstable terrain

CLT Mats: Lightweight Solution

As someone who’s been in the industry for years and managed numerous projects, you’re probably familiar with Douglas Fir traditional bolted mats. For the longest time, everyone relied on Douglas Fir traditional bolted mats to support their heavy machinery and crew in unstable terrain; however, with the introduction of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) mats, project managers have shifted to a more cost-effective and lightweight solution.

Unlike traditional bolted mats, CLT mats are manufactured using sustainably sourced Long Leaf Southern Yellow Pine wood that is 33% stronger than Douglas Fir and other wood compositions. Instead of using bolts to fasten the wooden planks together, our CLT mats are bonded together using an environmentally safe adhesive that allows for even distribution of loads across the surface area, rather than fixating the weight only on the bolts. The strength and flexibility of our CLT mats make them 3-5 times stronger than traditional single wood or composite mats and offer maximum durability.

CLT Mats: Cost-Effective Solution

Our CLT mats are not only engineered to offer industries a lightweight and durable matting solution but they’re also designed to cut down unnecessary costs! With a lighter CLT mat, you can fit more mats on loaders and shuttle trucks, increasing your savings by up to 40% in installation and removal costs. We can also fit more CLT mats per load and save up to 60% on transportation costs. GFI’s innovative manufacturing process and sustainably sourced materials are designed to outperform traditional mats and offer you a lightweight and cost-effective solution!

Access Products and More at GFI Solutions! 

As Canada’s leading distributor of access mat solutions, GFI Solutions is proud to offer a wide range of access mat products and solutions for all your matting needs! Our extensive inventory of access mats, rig mats, crane mats, swamp mats and more are available for rent and purchase, suitable for every budget!

Contact our 24/7 support and service team at +1 (833) 434-6287 or fill out our online form with details of your matting needs, and one of our matting experts will reach out to you as soon as possible!

Why Your Project Needs GFI Solutions’ Access Mats

Why Your Project Needs GFI Solutions’ Access Mats

When your project requires access matting, you need mats that will bring incredible value to your project’s bottom line. Fortunately, GFI Solutions is your source for industry-leading access solutions! Our team of experts proudly distributes reliable, safe, and high-quality access mats to companies and projects across Western Canada and nationwide. Regardless of the industry you’re working in, when you need access mats, you need ones you can depend on. At GFI Solutions, one of our most popular access matting products is our Site Safe Cross Laminated Timber mats. Next, we’ll tell you more about our Site Safe access mats and why you should switch and save with GFI Solutions! Continue reading to find out more!

Quality You Can Depend On

As a leading manufacturer and distributor of access solutions, GFI Solutions offers innovative and durable access mats suitable for numerous types of terrain. In particular, our Site Safe Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) access mats are industry-leading access solutions as they outperform traditional bolted mats in many ways. From overall lifespan to transportation costs, installation, and more, GFI Solutions’ Site Safe CLT access mats are your top choice for high-performance temporary roadways, staging yards, drilling pads, work surfaces and other applications where you need a stable foundation. When your project needs high-quality access solutions, trust GFI Solutions’ Site Safe CLT access mats!

Access Products Built to Last

Part of what makes GFI Solutions‘ access matting stand out from the competition is that we ensure our access solutions are built to last. Most notably, GFI Solutions’ Site Safe CLT access mats are quality control tested to ensure their durability and overall performance. These access mats are manufactured through an innovative process that adheres Long Leaf Southern Yellow Pine wood fiber together perpendicularly instead of using bolts. This process makes Site Safe CLT access mats significantly stronger than traditional bolted mats. Furthermore, since GFI Solutions’ Site Safe CLT access mats are not manufactured with bolts, these mats evenly distribute the weight of heavy machinery and equipment across the mat’s entire surface, making them more durable and flexible. So if you’re looking for an access mat that will last through even the most demanding applications, trust GFI Solutions’ Site Safe CLT access mats!

The Lightweight and Industry-Leading Option

One of the critical benefits of GFI Solutions’ access matting is that our Site Safe CLT mats are lightweight and easy to transport and install. The kiln dried lumber and eco-friendly adhesive used on our Site Safe CLT access mats significantly reduces the overall weight of these mats. At the same time, the wax sealer on all four edges provides a moisture barrier that reduces the risk of rot, decay, and cross-contamination. Moreover, since Site Safe CLT access mats weigh significantly less than traditional bolted mats, you can save up to 60% on transportation costs! If you need access matting that is lightweight and cost-effective, GFI Solutions’ Site Safe CLT access mats are your best option!

Access Mats and More at GFI Solutions!

At GFI Solutions, we proudly provide innovative solutions and exceptional customer service. In addition to our Site Safe CLT access mats, we offer a range of A, B, and C-grade bolted access mats, rig mats, access bridges, crane mats and more! Our inventory and value-adding turn-key services make GFI Solutions your one-stop shop for all your access solution needs. To learn more about our offering of access mats, contact our 24/7 customer service team today!