Temporary Road in St. James, Louisiana

For this Mammoet rollout, Ritter Forest Products was able to supply our top-quality hardwood mats to make the project team’s job safer and more efficient. Using our 3-ply laminated mats, they created a temporary road over wet, muddy ground located next to a river on the worksite. This prevented the heavy construction equipment from slipping […]

Ground Protection for LSU Football Field in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The weight and movement of heavy machinery can take a toll on the grounds of a construction site. When work needed to be done on the Louisiana State University practice football field, Ritter Forest Products’ 3-ply laminated mats were able to protect the worksite and keep the field in good shape for the team to […]

3 Reasons to Use Hardwood Mats on Your Next Construction Project

When it comes to making your construction site a safer place to be and more efficient operation, hardwood crane mats are an ideal solution. They’re durable enough to last through years of projects, quick and easy to put in place before you begin, and best of all, they won’t break the bank. So, what benefits […]

How Timber Mats Can Aid Disaster Relief Efforts

When natural disasters occur, it can change the landscape around us drastically. Areas that were once easily accessible can become compromised and unusable, making it hard for cleanup efforts to get going. That’s why if your city or town needs to start picking up the pieces after something such a hurricane, timber mats can help. […]

Common Types of Crane Mats for Road Construction

Road construction is a tricky business, especially when you’re working on a road that’s still partially in use or difficult to maneuver. It’s always important to make sure that every safety measure available to you and your crew is in place before the job gets started. Adding crane mats to your job site is a […]

4 Advantages of Wood over Steel Crane Mats

It may seem somewhat strange that in industries driven by high-power and steel-built equipment, steel crane mats aren’t what contractors and construction companies choose for their job site needs. However, there are many significant advantages that wooden crane mats and other pads built with wood offer when compared to steel. Let’s take a look at […]