Birketts is a British supplier of bog mats to a wide variety of industries throughout the UK, Europe and globally. Crane mats or bog mats are large, heavy-duty ground protection mats that provide a stable work surface and help distribute loads evenly.
In this blog post, we will take a look at some of the different industries that we supply to and how our bog mats can meet their individual needs.
These are some of the most important industries we supply our timber mats to:
- Oil & Gas
- Nuclear & Power
- Utility Companies
- Construction Industry
- Civil Engineering
- Solar & Wind Farms
- Infrastructure Projects
- Events & Festivals
- Corporate & Private Landowners
Oil & Gas
When it comes to working in the oil and gas industry, safety is always the number one priority. That’s why we offer strong and durable timber mats that are designed to provide a very safe and stable work surface.
We supply both temporary and permanent solutions that will fit the needs of the industry and thereby help prevent accidents by providing a safer work environment.
Nuclear & Power
The nuclear and power industry is one of the most important in the world. It provides energy for homes and businesses, and powers some of the most important machines on the planet. But it’s also an industry that comes with a lot of dangers and so companies in this industry need to be extra careful when it comes to choosing the right products for their needs.
An important product for use in the nuclear and power industry is the crane mat. Our hardwood bog mats are designed to provide a stable and strong foundation for cranes, which are essential for moving heavy loads. But just as importantly, they are able to withstand the high temperatures and radiation that come with working in this industry.
Utility companies often need mats for a variety of purposes, including protecting equipment from being damaged by heavy trucks, providing a stable work surface for crews, and preventing erosion around work sites.
Our hardwood bog mats are an ideal solution for these needs, as they are durable, easy to deploy and remove, as well as being very effective at preventing damage and erosion.
Crane mats have been in use in the construction industry for a while now to provide stability and support during construction projects. They are also used to protect the environment by preventing damage to the ground underneath.
There are different types of crane mats available on the market, each with their own advantages. It is important to choose the right mat for a project, as using the wrong one can result in problems. At Birketts we’re always happy to discuss requirements and recommend the right product for that application.
Bog mats are essential for a wide variety of civil engineering projects. In addition, civil engineering crane mats are often employed in environmental protection projects such as water and soil conservation schemes.
There are a number of different types of crane mats available on the market, each designed to meet the specific needs of the civil engineering sector. Timber bog mats are perhaps the most commonly used type of matting in this industry, due to their durability and versatility. Birketts hardwood bog mats are made from sustainable sources so they are kinder to the environment too.
Solar & Wind Farms
Bog mats are an essential part of any solar or wind farm. They provide a stable, level surface for construction equipment and workers, and help protect the delicate ecosystem around the site.
At Birketts, we offer a variety of bog mats that are perfect for solar and wind farms. Our timber bog mats are made from sustainable hardwoods, and are designed to last for years. We also offer a variety of sizing options, so we can provide the perfect hardwood bog mats for a specific situation.
Bog and crane mats are indispensable for the construction and maintenance of a wide variety of infrastructure projects.
In addition to being used in the construction of bridging, roads, railways, dams, canals and harbours, timber bog mats are also used during repair and maintenance work on these structures.
Events & Festivals
Whether you’re hosting a music festival, a food and drink festival, or any other type of event, our bog mats can provide a firm footing for guests, turning slippery ground into a steady surface.
They’re easy to install and remove, and they can be used on their own or in conjunction with each other to create a larger surface area. Plus, they prevent sinking into mud, so your guests can enjoy your event without worrying about getting dirty.
Corporate & Private Landowners
For corporate and private landowners, timber bog mats are a useful investment to help protect their land. As well as providing a safe and stable surface for people to walk on, they can also help protect the ground and sensitive environments from damage.
Landowners will need to consider the size and weight of the bog mats, as well as the type of terrain they will be used on and Birketts has both the expertise and industry experience to advise accordingly.
We hope this article was helpful in informing you about the different industries Birketts supply bog mats to. When you purchase one of our timber mats, you can be confident that it will last for a long time. This is because we only use European hardwood and tropical hardwood timber species, which are both extremely durable. Furthermore, all of our timber is sourced from sustainable sources, making our products environmentally friendly from a manufacturing perspective.
If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please contact us today. We would be happy to help you find the perfect solution for your needs.