Expect Security

Inspection and certification of cranes and lift equipment is what we’re known for and it’s what we do best. All of our inspections are performed under the direction of our in-house professional engineers, which means that you can be sure inspections on your assets are done in accordance with all applicable codes, standards, and regulations, and your certification documents will meet OH&S requirements and fulfill legislative obligations.

Structural Inspections & Engineering Certification for: mobile equipment, building cranes, under the hook lifting devices, personnel lifting equipment, personnel protective structures, stability and proof load testing of equipment, fall arrest systems, fire trucks, OH&S regulated equipment, review of newly or re-mounted cranes, digger derricks, and aerial devices to trucks.

Testing and Service

We offer unique Crane & Lift Equipment Testing and Service, as well as a range of specialized testing and services, including:

  • Conducting corrosion surveys and measuring thickness
  • Performing hardness testing and verifying materials
  • Investigating accidents and analyzing failures
  • Conducting field reviews of new fabrications to ensure compliance with engineered drawings
  • Examining structural steel used in buildings and industrial structures
  • Inspecting tanks and pump boxes for structural integrity
  • Examining water towers for structural soundness
  • Fire resistant material testing 
  • Building anchor inspections and testing
Kova Engineering Testing and Service - Crane and Lift Inspections

Interested in knowing more?

Kova Engineering Director of Inspection, Steve Stinson

Steve Stinson

P. Eng

Director of Inspection

Steve is a highly experienced professional engineer at Kova Engineering (Saskatchewan) Ltd. with over a decade of service under his belt. His registered area of practice includes analyzing and designing complex structures such as cranes, platforms, and other industrial structures. Steve is a seasoned expert in weld design, non-destructive testing, and quality assurance, making him an invaluable asset to the team.

Steve’s commitment to building lasting relationships has been an essential element of the organization’s success. He invests his time and energy into clients, colleagues, and the community, creating meaningful connections that contribute to the organization’s growth.

In his spare time, Steve enjoys woodworking and creating unique designs that showcase his creativity and attention to detail. He lives in Regina with his family and their three beloved dogs.