Kevin Milne

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  • Elevator Test Carts

    “… test weight carts used in elevator testing and certification.” MarsMetal engineers and manufactures elevator test weight carts which are a critical component in the testing and certification of elevators by specialized elevator service and repair companies. Elevator testing to North American standards (CSA B44.1/ASME A17.5) is crucial in ensuring the safety of the elevators […]

  • Marshield Sponsors Judi Smith in the 2016 Ride To Conquer Cancer

    Marshield Custom Radiation Shielding Products is proud to be sponsoring Judi Smith in the 2016 Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® on June 11-12, 2016. This fundraising effort, in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, is an epic two-day cycling event spanning over 200 kilometres throughout Ontario’s picturesque countryside. The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is […]

  • One Stop Shop For Lead Construction Materials

    MarsMetal is your one stop shop for leaded materials used for radiation shielding, roofing, waterproofing, and sound barriers. We are the experts in the application of sheet lead, lead glass, lead bricks, lead drywall, lead lined doors, and lead barriers used in the construction or renovation of medical clinics, dental offices, and healthcare / industrial […]

  • Wyoming, USA: Hoist & Crane Company takes delivery of “Black Beauty” Stackable Test Weight System

    Have a look a this “Black Beauty” stackable crane test weight system recently shipped to a hoist & crane supply and servicing client in Wyoming. This custom designed and fabricated unit consists of a lead filled steel bottom weight of 7,500 lbs. (49″x 49” x 13” and a 6’8″ high steel center post with lifting […]

  • Keokuk, Iowa : A Midwest USA customer (CRANE TEST WEIGHTS)

    Mars Metal recently engineered, designed and built an all steel stackable steel test weight solution for a MidWest USA customer. We were given the challenge by our customer to come up with a design to allow the crane operator to hook into the weights unaided by plant employees and engage the overhead crane hook into […]

  • Marshield Divas

    MarShield Attends The Beautiful You, Boots & Bling Event

    The Camisole Project was founded by Barb Daize, owner of BodyMed Boutique in Burlington, Ontario, in 2011. Having been touched in many ways by breast cancer, Barb wanted to pay it forward and provide comfort and dignity to those women having breast cancer surgery. Breast Cancer has affected many women close to the MarShield family […]

  • Elevator Counterweights

    As Seen on ThomasNet: Commercial Elevator Weights

    New elevator construction is not usually done with lead counterweights but when the end user wants or needs to increase an existing elevator’s capacity, it requires a new counterweight. Rarely is there room on the counterweight to increase the stack height due to head room restrictions. This is where lead is an invaluable product to […]