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How Does a Hydraulic Crane Boom Work?

Mobile cranes have been developed to incorporate a variety of different mechanical systems in order to lift and move massive loads. One of the main mechanical workings of cranes are hydraulic systems. At Eagle West Crane and Rigging, our extensive experience with hoisting equipment and logistics has given us a profound understanding of how a…

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What is Tilt-Up Construction?

Mobile cranes are among the most important devices that are used in tilt-up construction, which means that we, at Eagle West Crane and Rigging, have worked on many tilt-up construction jobs. To effectively serve clients, it has been important for us to properly understand what tilt-up construction is as well as its variety of uses…

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Types of Precast Concrete Products

Precast concrete can be used for a wide variety of applications to create durable ready-to-use structural products. There are many different types of precast concrete products that can be used for all kinds of purposes and, at Eagle West Crane and Rigging, we provide delivery and installation services for some of the different varieties of…

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How to Lift an Excavator with a Crane

Many jobsites require the lifting of large or overweight equipment, such as bulldozers or excavators. In such cases, it can be extremely beneficial to have a hoisting professional to help coordinate the lift. At Eagle West Crane and Rigging, we know how to lift an excavator with a crane, and our team of hoisting strategists…

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What are Mobile Cranes Used For?

Mobile Cranes | May 9 / 19

Mobile cranes are among the most useful types of equipment for heavy industrial or construction projects. Mobile cranes are used for a variety of hoisting operations in all kinds of industries. At Eagle West Crane and Rigging, we are a provider of mobile crane rentals and services throughout BC and Western Alberta and we have…

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Hoisting Equipment in Construction

Crane Rentals | Mar 21 / 19

When working on a construction site, it is inevitable that heavy and bulky loads will need to be lifted to heights that are unattainable by most common pieces of hoisting equipment. For this reason, it is vital that a jobsite has access to a variety of types of mobile cranes and hoists. At Eagle West…

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Uses for a 500-Ton Crane

In many cases, when companies become limited in the types of projects that they can take on, it is not due to a lack in ability but, rather, it is for want of the right equipment. As Western Canada’s foremost mobile crane provider, we, at Eagle West Crane and Rigging, supply a wide variety of…

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Vancouver Mobile Crane Company

Finding the right Vancouver mobile crane company for your particular needs is vital to the success of any job. When it comes to lifting heavy loads to heights, a crane company should be equipped and experienced in the hoisting industry to ensure the efficiency and safety of your jobsite. At Eagle West Crane and Rigging,…

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Precast Concrete Delivery and Installation Services

Whether you are setting up barriers for roadwork or building a retaining wall for a landscaping project, the precast concrete materials that you will need are exceptionally heavy and will require specialized equipment and expertise to be delivered. For this reason, we, at Eagle West Crane and Rigging, offer a range of precast concrete delivery…

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Stiff Boom Cranes vs Folding Boom Cranes

Getting to know the differences between stiff boom cranes and folding boom cranes can help you make an informed decision about which type of crane will work best for your particular jobsite needs. At Eagle West Cranes, we want to ensure that you have the best possible equipment for the job. That is why we…

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