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Hercules SLR Onsite Installation Shines at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal

In the heart of Montreal, where history and athleticism converge, an extraordinary project has taken shape. The iconic Olympic Stadium, home to memorable moments in sports history, recently underwent a remarkable transformation with the onsite installation expertise of Hercules SLR. This blog explores the intricacies of this collaboration and the impact it has on ensuring safety and reliability at this historic venue.

The Olympic Stadium: A Symbol of Excellence Built for the 1976 Summer Olympics, the Olympic Stadium in Montreal stands as a symbol of excellence in sports and architecture. With its distinctive inclined tower and retractable roof, the stadium has hosted numerous international events and continues to be a prominent landmark in the city.


The Challenge: As with any iconic structure, maintaining safety and functionality is paramount. The Olympic Stadium recognized the need for a comprehensive inspection and installation of lifting and rigging equipment to meet the highest safety standards. Enter Hercules SLR, a leading provider of securing, lifting, and rigging solutions.


Hercules SLR: A Name Synonymous with Reliability Hercules SLR is known for its unwavering commitment to safety and innovation in the field of securing, lifting, and rigging. With a team of highly skilled technicians and a reputation for excellence, Hercules SLR was the natural choice for the Olympic Stadium’s onsite installation project.

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The Onsite Installation Process: The onsite installation process at the Olympic Stadium involved a meticulous approach to ensure that every piece of lifting and rigging equipment met or exceeded industry standards. Hercules SLR’s team of experts conducted a thorough inspection of the existing equipment, identified areas for improvement, and custom-designed solutions tailored to the stadium’s unique requirements.


One of the key aspects of the installation involved upgrading the stadium’s lifting equipment to the latest technology, enhancing both efficiency and safety. This included the installation of state-of-the-art hoists, slings, and other lifting accessories that align with industry best practices.


Collaboration and Expertise: The success of the onsite installation project at the Olympic Stadium can be attributed to the seamless collaboration between Hercules SLR and the stadium’s maintenance and operations team. Hercules SLR’s technicians worked closely with the stadium staff to ensure minimal disruption to daily operations while maximizing the effectiveness of the new equipment.

montreal from olympic stadium


Safety First: The core philosophy of Hercules SLR is centered around safety, and this project was no exception. Rigorous safety protocols were followed throughout the installation process, from the initial assessment to the final testing phase. The goal was not only to meet safety standards but to exceed them, ensuring that the Olympic Stadium remains a secure and reliable venue for years to come.


The Hercules SLR onsite installation at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal stands as a testament to the company’s commitment to excellence and safety. As the stadium continues to host events that captivate the world, the upgraded lifting and rigging equipment provided by Hercules SLR ensures that these moments unfold with the utmost safety and precision. The collaboration between Hercules SLR and the Olympic Stadium exemplifies the marriage of cutting-edge technology and historic significance, creating a legacy that will endure for generations.



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The Hercules Group of Companies encompasses a wide portfolio of products and services across 7 diverse companies:

Hercules SLR

All your rigging solutions under one roof – Products, Service, Repairs, Testing, Certification Training.

Atlantic Crane

Atlantic Canada’s Leading Crane Manufacturer and Solution Provider.

Spartan Industrial Marine

Industrial, Commercial and Recreational Marine Products, Services and Solutions.

Stellar Industrial Sales

PPE, Safety Supplies, Tools, Machine Sales, Machine Accessories, Hose & Rubber Products.

Boomer NDT Services

Full service non-destructive inspection company.

Wire Rope Industries Atlantic

Leading supplier of wire rope, wire rope slings, chain slings, synthetic slings, synthetic rope, trawl warp, guy strand and much more.

Fundy Machining and Millwright Services

Providing industry with quality machining and millwright services since 1975.