Author Archives: Sean Smith
With the walls up and the roof in place, the skilled construction crews of RJS are preparing to pour the floor.
A more interesting item to come into the shop, a propeller shaft and hub assembly, still in the packaging.
The new work-space for Northern Engineering has now been given walls and a roof. Soon the floor will be poured and the roof will be completed too.
Lately, Northern Engineering brought in a quite large gearbox for a total rebuild. Work has commenced on renewing the shafts and seals along with the bearings and other systems.
A typical day at NECO, the shop is humming at a steady pace. Here, an impeller freshly coated with Polyflake is curing before machining. Finally, a new lifting rig awaiting to be used on a boat for the removal of … Continue reading
Construction has been underway at Northern Engineering for a couple of months now, and the wall foundations are now in place. The interior office space of the current building is also beginning to change as walls are being removed.
Recently, NECO crews replaced a blade that was badly damaged. This was done at our sister company Fraser Shipyard without dry docking the vessel.
As always, we are working on machines that either contain their own gears, or gearboxes. The machine with the ring gear is a motorized pulley. The motor and the reduction gears are all contained withing the drum of the pulley … Continue reading
Here at Northern Engineering, construction is well under way. This week, concrete is being poured for footings and the new walls.