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About Us

WE ARE DIFFERENT. WE ARE PROUD. WE ARE SEMA.

SEMA owns 3 operating companies. SEMA Railway Structures, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, provides services focused on structures in Ontario and Western Canada. Groupe SEMA, headquartered in Sainte-Flavie, Quebec, provides services focused on structures in Quebec and the Maritime provinces. AFM, in Sainte-Flavie, Quebec has the necessary equipment to fabricate structural steel. AFM also manufactures custom equipment and road-rail equipment.

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History

SEMA began operations in eastern Canada in 1996 in Quebec, New Brunswick, and eastern Ontario by providing bridge inspection and maintenance services to short line railway operators. Success in those areas allowed SEMA to grow and expand over time to include the various operating companies and to provide services from coast to coast in Canada.

SEMA now specializes in railway infrastructure planning, engineering, and construction and as such SEMA is well acquainted the specialized requirements of working for and around both heavy and transit railways. SEMA has grown through hard work, skill, and professionalism to over 100 full time transportation infrastructure personnel.

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Health and Safety

We are railroaders and we understand how railways function. As a fully integrated railway services company, SEMA possesses the expertise and versatility needed to bring innovation and efficiency to any project. We understand that our clients have a railroad to run and trains to move, so we work safely and efficiently with the least impact on your business.

SEMA understands that safety is of critical importance in today‚Äôs railroad environment. We take great pride in getting the job finished on time, within budget, and most importantly - safely. 

Proper training is critical in order for employees to do their jobs according to the applicable laws and regulations. The employees of SEMA are qualified in the Canadian Rail Operating Rules. Employees are also required take part in a Rules for the Protection of Track Units and Track Work course. They participate fully in a extensive daily job briefing and understand the dangers of working on railway property.

SEMA has a culture in which safety is always at the forefront of everything we do. This means that every person understands very clearly that safety is the first consideration in any task. 

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Our Team 

SEMA is proud to have a team of experienced and qualified engineers, managers, and construction personnel dedicated to the transportation infrastructure and railway industry. Their many years of experience and ability to work as a team ensure the total satisfaction of our customers.

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