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Tips for Safe Crane Operation

some tips for safe crane operation

These tips will enable you to perform safe operation of cranes
Cranes have made a lot of things easier in our lives and crane safe operation is essential in any industry. They have become an integral and important part of organizations related to construction, design, automotive or power. The importance of cranes cannot be neglected. They work efficiently and enable us to lift extremely heavy…

How Cranes have helped the Roofing Industry in Vancouver

How Cranes have helped the Roofing Industry in Vancouver
When Gassy Jack laid down the first street in Gastown in 1867, it’s unlikely he gave a moment’s thought to the roofing industry. In his time, the bay side hamlet included just a tavern and sawmill, a million miles away from the busy metropolis the City of Vancouver is today.

With a population of over 600,000 people, the city’s…

Job Safety – Its Everyone’s Responsibility

Job Safety – Its Everyone’s Responsibility
Here at Eagle West, Stampede and TNT Crane & Rigging, we take safety seriously. It’s not just a matter of insurance its the matter of lives. We know when things go bad in the crane world they can go really bad. We never want this to happen so our IIF Statement requires that we all are OPEN | HONEST |FAIR when it comes to safety. We all live this by…

Precast Concrete Tilt Up Construction in Abbotsford

liebherr mobile crane performing a pre-cast concrete tilt up

Precast Concrete Tilt Up Cast Off Site
Our team was in Abbotsford helping tilt up a new building on the corner of Montrose and South Fraser Way. The site is incredibly small with limited access so it was necessary for the construction crew to have the concrete panels formed off site, truck them in and then have our 270 ton Liebherr mobile crane place them onsite. The panels were not very larg…

VIDEO: 200 Ton Palfinger Folding Boom Crane

Below is a video our new 200 Ton Palfinger folding boom crane hoisting rooftop units in Surrey for Broadway Refrigeration.

Big reach. Articulating jib. Quick setup & teardown. 1st 20o ton folding boom crane in Canada.

Less site time = Cost savings for our customers.

About Palfinger:

PALFINGER is now one of the leading truck equipment manufacturers offering a…

VIDEO: Kelowna Tilt-Up with 270 Ton Hydraulic Crane

The below video is our 270 ton hydraulic crane hoisting concrete panels on Ellis Street in Kelowna for the new two-storey Telus tilt-up building. We are pleased to work with Dycor Construction on this project. There are a total of 29 concrete panels to be hoisted and the project is to be completed by November 2016.

Concrete panels are poured onsite and the crane tilts the cured panels up,…

Concrete Barriers Save Lives

Concrete barriers save lives along the Sea-to-Sky Highway stops a charter bus with 50 passengers from falling off a cliff during a motor vehicle accident. See below link for the whole story from CTV News:
Bus carrying 50 people crashes with SUV on Sea-to-Sky Highway
Eagle West Precast produces, delivers and installs concrete highway barriers that comply with the Ministry of Transportation and…

Coming Soon – 200 Ton Palfinger PK200002 L SH Knuckle Boom Crane

Eagle West Crane & Rigging is very excited about its recent purchase of a brand new Palfinger PK20002 L SH knuckle boom crane mounted on a Western Star Tandem Tri-Axle. This new addition to our large folding crane fleet is scheduled to arrive in late Spring 2015 and will be the first of it’s kind in Canada! Eagle West Crane & Rigging will be offering the latest innovation in cran…

Lower Level Road Redi-Rock Retaining Wall

Lower Level Road Retaining Wall Project
Eagle West Cranes, Eagle West Precast (both div. of TNT Crane & Rigging Inc.) have been working together to support B&B Contracting on the Lower Level Road expansion project with the Redi-Rock Retaining Wall blocks and MOT specified barriers.

The Eagle West portion of the project was broken into two parts. The first half of the project was to…

120 Ton Mobile Crane – Scaffold Hoist

Eagle West Cranes 120 Ton Mobile Crane Hoists Scaffold

Covanta Burnaby Renewable Energy Inc and Eagle West Cranes (a division of TNT Crane & Rigging Inc.) partnered on a recent project in Burnaby, BC. Covanta needed to hoist bundles of scaffolding up 140′ to the roof of the building. Since the access to the building edge was limited, Eagle West Cranes dispatched their 120 Ton…

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