DF Barnes is a Newfoundland and Labrador owned and operated company, engaged in fabrication, maintenance and industrial construction for the mining, oil and gas and marine sectors.

Originally established as a small welding and metal fabrication shop in 1932, DF Barnes has evolved into an integrated and globally-focused entity helping clients meet the 21st century challenges of energy extraction, infrastructure development and maritime transportation.

Building on more than 80 years of experience in multiple industry sectors, DF Barnes is a global provider of marine, industrial and oilfield products and service solutions. DF Barnes is currently comprised of five strategic businesses:

DF Barnes Services

DF Barnes Fabrication

DF Barnes Coatings

Extreme East Rigging Services

DFB Driver


From maintenance and construction fabrication in Atlantic Canada to ROV deployment systems around the world, DF Barnes has established a world-class reputation for safety, quality and dependability.