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About Dan Porter

Dan Porter began with Foremost in 2012 as a graphic designer but recently moved into a marketing coordinator role. Dan is the creative force behind many of Foremost's various marketing collateral, handling such areas as print, digital, video and web media creation.
17 08, 2017

Manufacturing Safety Officer Designation


On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017, representatives from the Manufacturers Health and Safety Association (MHSA) presented Jessica Siebold with an award for Manufacturing Safety Officer (MSO) designation.   The MHSA is the PIR association that Foremost is qualified through for the Certificate of Recognition.  The MHSA  guides and assists companies in building quality safety management systems [...]

31 05, 2017

500 Foremost Hydrovac Trucks Built in Five Years


Earlier this month, our team in Stettler reached an incredible milestone with the completion of 500 Foremost Hydrovac trucks in only five years! An event to commemorate this great achievement was held at the Stettler office on May 25th, featuring the 500th completed hydrovac. 500 hydrovac trucks in 5 years is an incredible number [...]

28 04, 2017

Foremost Featured in BOSS Magazine


Foremost has recently been featured in the May 2017 edition of BOSS magazine with an article about how Foremost has responded to the economic downturn through new, innovative products and services, and how our efforts in the last couple of years positions us higher as the economy begins to recover.  Kevin Johnson was interviewed [...]

19 04, 2017

Foremost Hydrovac Product Line Going Strong in 2017


2017 has started off strong in Foremost’s Hydrovac product line. In 2016 Foremost completed an average of 20 units per quarter, but in Q1 – 2017, 35 units were completed. The increase in demand has come from: Infrastructure spending has drove up US demand New medium-sized, road-law compliant Rival design has grabbed the market [...]

6 03, 2017

No chassis, No problem for Foremost Dual Rotary Drills


Typically speaking, when you see Foremost Dual Rotary Drills on the field, they often come installed on a standard American truck chassis.  This however does not mean that our drills are built specifically for American Style vehicles.  Foremost Dual Rotary (DR) Drills can, and have been sold as Deck Kits, giving the operator all [...]

14 12, 2016

Terra Bus on National Geographic | Foremost Blog


On Monday, December 5th 2016 National Geographic aired the 4th episode of a series called "Mars", which featured a couple scenes showing the Foremost Terra Bus.  "Mars" is unique documentary/drama which focuses on how the greatest minds in space exploration are planning the first ever manned mission to Mars, combined with dramatic sequences of what [...]

11 10, 2016

From the Archives, The Foremost Yamal | Foremost Blog


This heavy four-tracked building transporter called the "Yamal" CSA 701 was built and designed in a joint venture between the Soviet Union and Foremost Industries in Calgary, Alberta, Canada during the 1980s. The "Yamal" was used for transportation of bulky cargo weighing up to 70 tons for maintenance of various objects in the wetlands [...]

5 04, 2016

Fabricated Tanks – Stock or Custom | Foremost Blog


Our experienced technical and production staff are ready to tackle your needs for fabricated tanks with exceptional quality.  Whether it's a standard stock tank or a completely engineered custom tank, our experienced technical and production staff are prepared to work with you and find the best solution to meet your needs.  Our talented staff has [...]

8 02, 2016

Off Highway Transport Vehicles For Canadian DND | Foremost Blog


In January 2016, our employees at Foremost Calgary North facility completed and shipped two Delta 3C specialized off highway transport vehicles. These two Delta 3C vehicles were shipped to the Department of National Defence for use at the Canadian National Defence airfield located in Mountainview, Ontario.  The specialized vehicles will be utilized in the [...]