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ARMOUR STONE

ARMOUR STONE

Large blocks of quarried stone weighing from 10 tonnes or less. The smaller pieces are sometimes referred to as landscape rocks. Used extensively as barriers for shoreline protection and terracing, yet their decorative nature allows them to be used by landscapers in their hardscape designs.

RIP RAP

RIP RAP

Rip Rap is generally used in shore protection applications such as fill behind the armour stone. It prevents erosion from water washing over the armour stone while still allowing adequate drainage back into the water body. It is also used as shore protection along stream and river banks and as liners in culverts to prevent erosion. Its esthetic value makes it a popular landscaping product for certain types of applications requiring large type stone. Products range in sizes from 225mm to 750mm.

GABION STONE

GABION STONE

Gabion Stone comes in various combinations of sizes. It can range from 75mm to 200mm in diameter and is often used in combination with Wire Baskets (also referred to as gabion baskets) in use along shorelines, terraces, and retaining walls. This product is also used as a liner in river and drainage ditches to reduce surface erosion

CLEAR STONE

CLEAR STONE

Clear Stone products range from sizes of 2.3mm to 200mm where all the stone is of the same size or is in a specific combination of gradation. They are used extensively for drainage applications and in the manufacturing of Concrete and Asphalt products. The many voids around the stones allow water to flow through freely through it. The same voids can be filled with different gradation of stone products in combination with a cement to create a hard concrete product that can be molded into almost any shape, from the CN Tower to the 400 series highways or the blocks in a foundation or a garden statue.

GRANULAR (CRUSHER RUN) PRODUCTS

GRANULAR (CRUSHER RUN) PRODUCTS

Granular (Crusher run) products are screened to leave a range of sizes from 50mm to stone dust within the material. Used extensively for creating hard packed surfaces. The wide range of gradation within the product allows it to be vibrated and compacted to a hard surface to resist vertical movement from above. This product is typically used as the base of all road & driveway construction, under concrete slabs, and in open stone roadways and parking lots.

SCREENINGS

SCREENINGS

Screenings are actually a by-product of the crushing process and are made up of fine stone chips to stone dust under 2.36mm. Typically use as the last layer in interlocking paving stone applications. It fills in any imperfections and voids in the base and aids in leveling process to produce a hard level surface ready to accept concrete, asphalt or interlocking bricks.

BOULDERS

BOULDERS

Boulders are used exclusively in landscaping application and can range from several tons to about 50 lbs in weight.

ROUNDS

ROUNDS

Rounds consist of sizes between 2cm to 30cm. They are extensively used in landscaping applications and often used in lining river beds and in shore protection along rivers, especially where wildlife can be damaged from the sharp edges of crushed stone or the leaching of some elements in crushed bedrock stone. They are also used as bricking materials in both walls and fireplaces and facades on buildings for their aesthetic appearance.

PEA GRAVEL

PEA GRAVEL

Pea Gravel ranges in size from 2.36mm to 25mm. It is round gravel free of any sand or foreign materials. It is primarily used for drainage purposes, but many people use it in walk ways to keep dust and stone particles down or as a decorative product in landscaping and some concrete products.

SAND

SAND

Sand is a fine granular material ranging in size from 4.75mm to .0075mm. It has many uses from fill to drainage to use in all concrete, asphalt and mortar. It fills voids and helps lock various size particles together. There are many different types of sand grades all with their unique purposes.

RECYCLED CRUSHED CONCRETE

RECYCLED CRUSHED CONCRETE

Recycled concrete is 75% crushed concrete and 25% crushed asphalt. These products are typically produced in two gradations 19mm crusher run and 50mm crusher run. They are mainly used in trench back fill and industrial commercial parking lots.

GRANULAR BLEND RECYCLED PRODUCTS

GRANULAR BLEND RECYCLED PRODUCTS

Our Blended products are made up of 75% virgin limestone and 25% recycled crushed asphalt. These products meet all the requirements of OPSS 1010 specifications. They are used in all the same application as virgin granular products ie; road base, trench backfill.