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Eagle West Crane Academy – Booked Solid Through to January 1st 2014

Eagle West Crane Academy Operating at Full Capacity for the Remainder of 2013
With the landscape of qualified trades persons shifting dramatically over the next decade, Eagle West Crane academy has seen a sufficient growth of enrolled students at our academy.

Daryl Wiebe, Eagle West Crane Academy Coordinator “As it stands today, our academy is booked out until January 2014. It is a great…

Eagle West Acquires New 60 Ton Link Belt Crane

Eagle West Acquires a New 60 Ton Link Belt Crane
For immediate release. Eagle West Truck & Crane Inc. (a division of TNT Crane Canada) has purchased a 2006 60 Ton Link Belt Crane to service crane customers throughout the lower mainland.

With addition of this crane to the Eagle West fleet, we have greater positioned ourselves to support our customers and the hoisting needs.


VRCA 2013 BC Construction Awards

BC Construction Awards – Industry Honoured at 25th Annual Ceremony

Publish Date Friday, October 18, 2013
Author VRCA


VANCOUVER, October 18, 2013 – British Columbia’s top construction contractors were honored at the Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s 25th annual Awards of Excellence gala Thursday October 18th at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. T…

Abundant Life Orphanage – A Gift of Hope

Abundant Life Home (ALH), an orphanage for HIV positive children in Chonburi, Thailand.
During a two-week period in July, Neil Andrux, our Eagle West Maintenance Manager, brought his wife and children on a labour mission to Chonburi, Thailand.
The idea began one evening when Neil, his wife, and their friends discussed the option of sacrificing family vacation, and instead volunteering on a…

Eagle West Cranes Motorcycle Ride 2013

Eagle West Motorcycle Ride 2013

One of my annual favorites made its return to Eagle West this year: the company motorcycle ride on the weekend of July 13th & 14th.

We rendezvoused at Tim Hortons in Abbotsford under flawless skies. A total of 15 bikes and 23 riders left Tim’s shortly after 8 A.M. destined for Kamloops by way of Hope, Lytton, Lilloett, and Cache Creek.

Starting out…

Matthew’s House Gala Evening 2013

Matthew’s House Update
On September 14th, Matthew’s House hosted a gala at the beautiful Mt. Lehman Winery; it was an evening of glamping (glamorous camping) in support of BC families. It was the first annual fund raising event to help support Matthew’s House and the Campus of Care next to the Abbotsford hospital. Tickets were sold out, and the evening was a great success.


Eagle West Crane 2013 Golf Tournament

Eagle West 2013 Golf Tourney

This year’s Eagle West Golf Tournament was held at Fraser Glen Golf Course in Abbotsford. The day started out overcast and it looked like it was going to pour rain on the 36 golfers who showed up. However, just like this year’s EWC family picnic, the skies cleared and we enjoyed a warm, mostly clear, day of golf.
The golf tournament had a range of players…

Eagle West Cranes Family Picnic – Photo Gallery

Eagle West Cranes Summer Picnic

Summer Picnic
The 2013 Eagle West Cranes family picnic was held on Saturday, August 24th. The picnic started out grey and gloomy but ended sunny and bright! With over 200 family and friends in attendance it was clear that at Eagle West we are a close knit family where our employees are our most valued assets.

This years’ BBQ was a huge success. A big thanks to everyone who came! The BBQ was…

Eagle West GoPro View

Last year, a GoPro  camera was attached to an Eagle West Crane (a division of TNT Crane Canada) during a lift in Vancouver to gain some perspective on the crane and the operating team function.

This eagle’s-eye video demonstrates the duties of an operating team during a lift. In this particular lift the crane is lifting and relocating a transformer.

Not only does this video demonstrat…

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