Breaker Technology (BTI) is the rockbreaking expert in the construction, demolition, quarrying, and mining industries. We offer 15 different breaker models in three size classifications: small, mid-size and large. For nearly 60 years, we’ve been helping companies power their productivity and break into profitability.
Experience has taught us that information and partnerships, combined with high-quality equipment provide great results. BTI works with you to fine-tune your selection, ensuring you’re getting the right piece of equipment for your job.
Situated along the Southern Georgian Bay in Thornbury, Ontario, BTI has been innovating custom engineering solutions since 1958. Its highly qualified sales and dealer network supplies and services mining and aggregate equipment worldwide. BTI offers a depth of engineering experience, a dedicated and professional service and support network and a commitment to superior customer service, remaining a trusted brand in today’s aggregate and mining industries.
OUR CORE VALUES
OUR VISION AS AN ASTEC INDUSTRIES COMPANY
“To be known as a global leader in service, innovation, quality and safety.”
BTI manufactures and distributes a wide range of mine, quarry, construction and demolition equipment. We specialize in hydraulic hammers, mobile rock breakers, stationary and portable rockbreaker systems, construction and demolition attachments. Applications range from primary and secondary sites involved in construction, demolition or recycling, to quarries and underground mining operations such as scaling and explosives loading.
6,000 sq. ft. machine shop located in Thornbury, Ontario produced custom machined and fabricated products used in the local agriculture, resort and general industrial markets.
JMG Manufacturing Ltd. produced rock drill replacement parts, hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders, and rock drill bits.
JMG became Teledyne Canada Mining Products. They began developing the rockbreaker boom systems line and trackless underground mining equipment. Mining Service vehicles such as secondary drill rigs, scissor lifts, crane trucks, and other specialized underground trucks were developed. Other products included ore car dumpers & transfers, backhoe type ditch mockers, airline lubricators, drill carriages, tractor mounted drill rigs, forklifts, and personnel vehicles.
Rockbreaker attachments were introduced.
Pioneered hydraulic rockbreaker systems for underground and surface applications. Service vehicles continued to be improved, and the first mobile rock breakers were developed for draw point and multi-grizzly, applications. Overseas markets were expanded to include Peru, Mexico, and Zambia.
Expansion into the U.S. Quarry market with two U.S. offices located in Solon, OH and Riverside, California. Internationally, mobile equipment was in high demand, and first LP-15 low profile carriers were introduced. Heavy-Duty Mobile Breakers, Scalers, Anfo Loaders, and Fuel Lubrication Trucks along with the Mighty Mover Forklift Truck were added to the product line.
Portable rockbreaker systems were developed for mobile crushing plants in the U.S. aggregate market and rockbreaker system controls were redesigned. The underground mining vehicle line continued to develop, adding the “ALB” Series of Anfo Loading while scalers continued to grow and develop.
The demolition attachment line was introduced to serve the North American construction and demolition markets, while the rock drill parts line was discontinued due to a declining market. BTI introduced the first mobile cassette units for the mining industry.
Teledyne Canada becomes Astec Breaker Technology Ltd. (BTI)
Second and third generation rockbreaker systems were developed for extended reach, easy maintenance, and faster swings.
BTI unleashes the TRX, the largest rockbreaker system in the world. The first quarry and vibratory pick scalers were introduced into the U.S. underground market.
BTI launches the Mine Runner and ScaleBOSS 3D and 3DE with hydraulic wheel drive and ergonomic operator comfort for improved operator comfort and safety.
BTI continues to develop better technology to improve operations in all industries served including enhanced long-distance controls, automated movements, monitoring and diagnostics.
At Breaker Technology, we are passionate about safety. We know that safety is a number one concern for everyone in our community: employees, customers, partners, suppliers, and stakeholders. As an ISO 45001:2018 Certified company, we operate our business to the highest safety standards.
We believe that safety starts with each individual taking personal responsibility for their safety, which is why we adopted the slogan "safety starts with me."
Our priority for safety doesn’t end at our facilities; we care about the safety of our customers and partners too. That’s why we work to stay innovative with our processes, products, and services by continually looking for ways to improve the safety of everyone in our community.
At BTI we are committed to providing our employees a safe and healthy work environment, opportunity to thrive in a culture that promotes quality and continuous improvement, and work for a company that is environmentally responsible. In reinforcing our commitment we are registered to ISO 45001 (Safety), ISO 9001 / 2015 (Quality), and ISO 14001 / 2015, (Environmental).
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a non-governmental system of national agencies whose resolution is the advancement of universal standards for government and business. Global standards are planned for trade between nations. They deliver a technical base and an arrangement of the best management practices. In registering to these standards, we uphold our commitment to our employees, our customers, and our community.