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BEI has continued to expand it’s operations into the aggregate supply market and currently offers a wide range of sand, gravel and quarry aggregates in a number of sources throughout Renfrew County.

When planning your next project, please consider BEI for your aggregate supply needs. Please contact the office for pricing and availability.

Please scroll down to view our available aggregates.

Bonnechere Excavating Inc. can deliver metric tonnes of any of our available aggregate via Triaxle trucks anywhere in the Ottawa Valley. We can also load your vehicle/trailer on-site.

“Load Delivery” refers to a product being dumped loosely on to your driveway by a dump truck.

Boulders

Description:

Field Stone (Boulders)

Sizes Available:

They come in a variety of sizes and colours, we encourage customers to visit our location when choosing boulders for their projects.

Applications:

  • Focal points of a landscape feature
  • Part of a retaining wall
  • Gardens
  • Brick walkway or patio installations
  • Steps and walkways
  • Ponds and waterfalls

3/8 Clear Stone

Sizes Available:

3/8″, 5/8″ and 3/4″ Clear Stone

Clear Stone is generally used for drainage, around  weeping tiles, window wells, and as a base for poured concrete.  

Clear Stone is also known as gravel, drainage stone or 7/8″ clear stone

Applications:

  • Drainage areas
  • Window wells
  • Under sheds
  • Under concrete slabs
  • Under cement garage floors

5/8 Clear Stone

Cold Patch

Description

Cold Patch is generally used as a pothole repair solution, on pre-existing paved surfaces.  

Cold Patch is also known as cold asphalt or cold mix.

Applications:

  • Apply to potholes with little or no pre-preparation work
  • Less expensive alternative to hot mix asphalt
  • Completely seals and patches potholes, utility cuts, edge repairs and even overlays
  • Can be applied as late as the Fall and early Winter months

Compost

Description

Blended Mushroom Compost is an organic soil conditioner.

Applications:

  • Add Mushroom Compost to flower beds and vegetable gardens for an excellent source of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium in a form readily available to the soil micro-organisms.
  • Recommended to mix into the existing soil rather than applying on top of flower beds and gardens

Crushed Gravel

Sizes Available:

Stonedust, 7/8″ and 2″ Crushed Stone

Crushed Stone is great for packing since it is a mixture of  various sized stone and stonedust.  It is used under slabs, for driveways, or anything you need a good hard base.

Crushed Stone is also known as gravel, granular A, 3/4″ crushed stone, and GA

Applications:

  • Under patio stones
  • Interlocking brick
  • Driveways
  • Pathways
  • Under sheds
  • Under hot tub pads

Filter Bed Sand

Description:

The main material used in Filter Bed septic systems

Applications:

  • Septic system installation or repairs
  • Slow sand filters

Gran A Pit

Description:

Unknown

Applications:

  • Unknown

Gran A Quarry

Description:

Unknown

Applications:

  • Unknown

Gran B Type I

Description

Material dug from pit bank. Rounded stones from 4″ and down to sand. No crushed material.

Applications:

  • Suitable as a base for driveways, roadways or parking lots

Gran B Type II

Description

Quarried material

Applications:

  • Unknown

Landscape

Sizes Available:

Natural – per metric tonne

Landscape Stone is distinctive stones, with varying sizes and colours

Landscape Stone is also known as Granite Landscape Boulders

Applications:

  • Landscape accents
  • Pond or water features
  • Natural rock gardens
  • Playgrounds

Limestone

Description:

Unknown

Applications:

  • Unknown

M Pit

Description

5/8″ Gravel (Granular M): Referred to as 5/8 crusher run

Applications:

  • Shouldering
  • Finish Grading
  • Driveways

M Quarry

Description

5/8″ Gravel (Granular M): A well graded mixture of Sand and Crushed Gravel screened to be less than 3/4″

Applications:

  • Sub-Base Layer as a load bearing and strengthening component of a road base or parking lot

RAP

Description

Unknown

Applications:

  • Unknown

Rip Rap

Sizes Available:

3″, 4″ to 6″ and 6″ to 8″ Clear Stone

Rip Rap is generally used to reduce erosion, along shorelines, streambeds, bridge abutments, pilings and other shoreline structures against water or ice erosion.  

Rip Rap is also known as shot rock, rock armour, or rubble.

Applications:

  • Shoreline stabilization to limit erosion associated with wave action
  • Along the outer bank of a river bend, dissipating the water against the bank
  • Near bridges along embankments and adjacent to supports in waterways
  • Sloped areas along roadways
  • Large ditching efforts

3/8 River Stone

5/8 River Stone

River Stone

Description

Unknown

Applications:

  • Unknown

8″ Round Stone

Description

Natural – 8”

Applications:

  • Decorative around flower beds
  • Accenting pool areas
  • Perfect for ponds and water features

Screened Sand

Description:

Natural screened sand.

  • Screened sand is also known as clean fill.
  • We cannot guarantee that this sand will meet specifications for building code.

Applications:

  • Sand boxes
  • Volleyball courts
  • Foundation backfill
  • Utility trenches

Septic Stone

Description

1″ to 1 ¼” Septic Stone

A clear (just stone, no fines mixed in), screened 1″ to 1 ¼″ stone product.

Applications:

  • Water filtration, drainage
  • Septic beds
  • French Drains

Stone Dust

Description:

Crushed Screened Limestone

Applications:

  • Leveling of bases for masonry products:
    • Brick pavers
    • Flagstone
    • Brick
    • Retaining Walls
    • Walkways and Driveways