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Materials

A large array of materials are produced at McCann's numerous pit locations. Some speciality materials include

Cow Sand - a trusted sand blend used for animal bedding by many area farmers.

Decorative stone - a 2" - 6" coloured stone used by many landscaping professionals in the area.

See below for a full list of materials produced by McCann Redi-Mix

Gravel

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A Gravel<br>A mixture of sand and crushed/round stone.  Particle sizes no larger then 1 inch.  It is a load bearing layer, provides drainage, reduces frost action and provides a smooth surface for hard surfacing.
A Gravel
A mixture of sand and crushed/round stone. Particle sizes no larger then 1 inch. It is a load bearing layer, provides drainage, reduces frost action and provides a smooth surface for hard surfacing.
 
B Gravel<br>A mixture of sand and round stone (can be crushed for certain project requests).  Particle sizes up to 4 inch.  Granular B is a sub-base material, primarily used as a foundation for roads, parking lots and roadways.
B Gravel
A mixture of sand and round stone (can be crushed for certain project requests). Particle sizes up to 4 inch. Granular B is a sub-base material, primarily used as a foundation for roads, parking lots and roadways.
 
Concrete Gravel<br>A combination of redi-mix sand and stone.  Mainly used for customers mixing their own concrete.
Concrete Gravel
A combination of redi-mix sand and stone. Mainly used for customers mixing their own concrete.
 
Crusher Dust<br>A combination of stone chips that are approximately ½” in size and screenings.  Material is used as a base material for landscaping purposes.
Crusher Dust
A combination of stone chips that are approximately ½” in size and screenings. Material is used as a base material for landscaping purposes.
 
Recycled Concrete<br>Similar to B Gravel in size.  Produced from reclaimed concrete and processed with a crusher.  Primarly used as a sub-base material for laneways.
Recycled Concrete
Similar to B Gravel in size. Produced from reclaimed concrete and processed with a crusher. Primarly used as a sub-base material for laneways.
 

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Stone

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Pea Stone<br>Stone approximately half inch or smaller in size.  Used for bedding, drainage, landscaping and redimix purposes.
Pea Stone
Stone approximately half inch or smaller in size. Used for bedding, drainage, landscaping and redimix purposes.
 
¾" Crushed Stone<br>Used for laneways, bedding, drainage and redimix purposes.
¾" Crushed Stone
Used for laneways, bedding, drainage and redimix purposes.
 
¾" Round Stone<br>Used for landscaping, laneways and drainage.
¾" Round Stone
Used for landscaping, laneways and drainage.
 
Septic Stone<br>Stone ranging from ¾” to 1 ¼” in size.  Used for bedding, drainage and landscaping purposes.
Septic Stone
Stone ranging from ¾” to 1 ¼” in size. Used for bedding, drainage and landscaping purposes.
 
O Stone<br>Round stone primarily 4” in size.  Used for drainage and landscaping purposes.
O Stone
Round stone primarily 4” in size. Used for drainage and landscaping purposes.
 
Chert Free Stone<br>Imported impervious stone 3/4” in size.  Used for landscaping and redimix purposes.
Chert Free Stone
Imported impervious stone 3/4” in size. Used for landscaping and redimix purposes.
 
Decorative Stone<br>Round coloured stone between 2” – 6” in size.  Used primarily for landscaping purposes.
Decorative Stone
Round coloured stone between 2” – 6” in size. Used primarily for landscaping purposes.
 
Roofing stone<br>Stone with consistent size of ½”.  Used for large flat roofs.
Roofing stone
Stone with consistent size of ½”. Used for large flat roofs.
 
4” to  8” Rip<br>Larger crushed stone.  Used for drainage purposes to help protect from water erosion.
4” to 8” Rip
Larger crushed stone. Used for drainage purposes to help protect from water erosion.
 

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Sand

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Brick Sand<br>Finely screened sand with particles no larger than 4 millimeters.  Used primarily as a mortar mix but also works great for sandbox areas.
Brick Sand
Finely screened sand with particles no larger than 4 millimeters. Used primarily as a mortar mix but also works great for sandbox areas.
 
Filter Sand<br>Blended sand material used for septic purposes.
Filter Sand
Blended sand material used for septic purposes.
 
Raised bed sand<br>Screened sand material used for septic purposes.
Raised bed sand
Screened sand material used for septic purposes.
 
Screened bedding sand<br>Screened sand used as a base or bedding material.
Screened bedding sand
Screened sand used as a base or bedding material.
 
Screened redi-mix sand<br>Screened sand used for redi-mix purposes.
Screened redi-mix sand
Screened sand used for redi-mix purposes.
 
Sandfill<br>Natural material meaning neither screened or processed.  Used primarily as a backfill material.
Sandfill
Natural material meaning neither screened or processed. Used primarily as a backfill material.
 
Cow Sand<br>Very clean screend sand – Used for animal bedding as it has a low organic-matter contact and contains little to no stone.
Cow Sand
Very clean screend sand – Used for animal bedding as it has a low organic-matter contact and contains little to no stone.
 

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Topsoil

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Screened topsoil<br>Screened to ½”.  Used for seeding and sod purposes.
Screened topsoil
Screened to ½”. Used for seeding and sod purposes.
 
Construction grade topsoil<br>Natural topsoil material.  Used for rough grading purposes.
Construction grade topsoil
Natural topsoil material. Used for rough grading purposes.