How to Properly Preheat During Welding

Welding is a delicate and intricate process, requiring preheating of a part before the welding process can begin. This article details the different methods of preheating and how they can work for you.

A Look at Our Mill & Lathe Machine

When it comes to making the tiny, intricate parts that a machine needs in order to function, special machines are needed in order to create the precise cuts and shapes required. In order to create these parts, Hardings Steel turns to our special milling and lathe...

For Job-Hunting Welders

At Hardings Steel, we know the importance of good welders, but we also know that to become a welder, you need to show signs of skill and dedication. Check out this article on how to ace welding job interviews, for those who are looking for a job.

Metal 3D Printing

At Hardings Steel, we love metal of all kinds. Check out this article about 3D metal printing, a new possible way to shape metal in basic ways.

Water Jet Cutting at a Glance

At Hardings Steel, we have talked about the importance of keeping powerful tools in order to shape metal to the exact specifications needed for a job. Metal is a hard substance, which is why we use it to build our structures, but it is this very hardness that makes it...

Metalworking as a Hobby

At Hardings Steel, we work with metal constantly, perfecting our trade and keeping our skills sharp. We love to hear about other people with similar passions. Check out this woman and her daily after work habit of blacksmithing.

North Shore Softball Teams Get Designer Gear Organizers

It’s not every day that girls’ softball teams get to display their equipment in an organizer that has been custom designed and precision manufactured just for them, but for two North Shore girls’ teams, the 2007 North Shore Stars and the 2005-06 North Shore Stars,...

The Tools Of Our Trade

When it comes to creating metal products, Hardings Steel is your choice for metal fabrication. Our specialty lies in delivering products on time and on budget, with all the expertise of 50 years of experience serving in the industry. When you come to us with a...

Steel vs. Aluminum

Steel is one of the most popular materials for use in metalworking. The other is aluminum. This article describes the comparison between steel and aluminum.

Need Parts For Your Projects?

In this blog we’ve mentioned several times about the strength of steel. It’s hardness and durability make it an ideal material for construction. However, it’s due to these characteristics that make working with metal harder than other materials. That’s why metal...

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Rick Harris


"We have worked with Hardings Steel Company for 9 years now and are extremely happy with all the work they have installed around our complex."

Rick Harris, Superintendent, Building Services, North Vancouver Recreation Commission

Brent Comber


"Hardings Steel is reliable, efficient and highly skilled. We have worked with them for many years and depend on them to meet our needs with excellent service, from quote to finished product."

Brent Comber



"Love this company. We completely trust them when it comes to the handling and repair of our equipment. The quality of work is fantastic and the turn-around is always very fast. Can't say how much we appreciate the quick fixes and hard work put in. Darren is such a nice guy and we look forward to working with them for many more years to come! "

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"Hardings Steel Company is a reliable and quality fabrication/welding outfit. Darren and his team are there to help out and get the job done whenever we are in a pinch. I look forward to maintaining a good working relationship with Hardings Steel."

Tyler Johnston-Watson, Superintendent, Graham



"We have been very pleased with the service and products that Harding Steel has provided us over the past few years."

Mike Tooley, Operations/Warehouse Manager, Edgemont Moving & Storage Ltd.



"Precise, reliable, cost efficient. In the film industry there is no 2nd take when it comes to production. We need it now and it has to be right. Hardings Steel has consistently delivered the goods. "

Todd Brooks, Filmthropic


SOS Environmental


"For the past several years I have relied on Hardings Steel to help out with a variety of repairs and fabrications. I have always been treated with courtesy and the workmanship is first class."

Bob Lowden, SOS Environmental Inc.