Concrete and Asphalt Trenching

Trenching for fibre optic or lighting

Trenching into Frozen Ground? CanWest has the perfect solution to the problem of digging trenches when the ground is frozen. The Vermeer trencher can easily cut through asphalt, concrete, and frozen ground alike, no thawing required!

CanWest provides concrete or asphalt trench cutting for drainage or utilities. We cut trenches inside buildings and tight spaces, over large areas and for fibre optics, natural gas lines, sprinkler systems, underground power and water lines.

We have a variety of attachments for all our trenching equipment, enabling us to meet your requirements.

If you require more information about our trenching capabilities, please call our office and we will be more than happy to assist you.

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Our extensive fleet of trenching equipment includes:

Vermeer wheel

  • Width 3/4” – 4”
  • Depth: up to 18 inches

Electric compact excavator

  • Width: 12 inches to 18 inches
  • Depth: up to 72 inches
  • Fits into tight spaces – no more hand digging

Slab saw cutting (concrete/asphalt)

  • Width: whatever is required
  • Depth: up to 18 inches

Daewoo excavator

  • Width: 58 inches
  • Depth: up to 30 feet

Vermeer Concrete Cutter

CanWest offers the Vermeer Concrete Cutter. This equipment is ideal is for cutting trenches for lighting, electrical, plumbing etc., cutting 4” wide up to 10” width x 36” depth. It is great for trenching frozen ground, hard packed soil/dirt, and bedrock