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Derek Horvath

Derek is the Regina branch manager and he has been with Kova for over twenty years.

Derek inspects overhead cranes, gantry cranes, jib cranes, mobile cranes, under the hook lifting devices, personnel baskets, platforms, aerial devices, service/drill rigs, fire trucks and other industrial structures, as well as visual weld inspections on various structural steel on buildings and bridges in accordance with applicable codes and regulations. He has significant experience in stability and  load testing of cranes and mobile equipment, performing accident investigations, hardness testing, and non-destructive testing.

Derek has developed long-term partnerships and relationships with various clients and employees over the course of his career and has played a key role in the growth of the Regina Branch. He takes pride in his staff providing safe quality inspections and services for their clients.

Derek enjoys the summers at the cabin, boating, and fishing, as well as taking hot holidays in the winter with his family and friends. Derek also enjoys coaching his kids’ activities and lives in White City with his wife, two kids, and their dog.


Professional Qualifications:

CSA W178.2 Certified Level 3 Welding Inspector

CAN/CGSB-48.9712 Certified Level 2 Magnetic Particle Inspector

CAN/CGSB-48.9712 Certified Level 2 Liquid Penetrant Inspector

CAN/CGSB-48.9712 Certified Level 1 Ultrasonic Inspector

Saskatoon Head Office

311 Wheeler Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Phone: (306) 652-9229
Fax: (306) 249-1059

Regina Field Office

Unit 4 - 2102 E Redbear Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan

Phone: (306) 585-6001
Fax: (306) 585-2993