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Precast Concrete Advantages and Disadvantages

With any method of construction, there are benefits and difficulties that can make the building process easier or more complicated. Precast concrete is no different and, at Eagle West Crane and Rigging, we are fully aware of the advantages and disadvantages of precast concrete. Whether you are building a small retaining wall, a highway barrier,…

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Do Crane Operators Need to be Certified?

Crane Safety, Mobile Cranes | Nov 14 / 19

If you plan on renting a mobile crane for a project in BC, it is important to know when crane operators need to be certified and how to get the proper certifications. As a fully certified and safety-focused crane company, we, at Eagle West Crane and Rigging, know that BC crane operators must always have…

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How to Calculate Crane Load Capacity

Crane Rentals, Crane Safety | Oct 22 / 19

Every mobile crane has a specific load capacity that is determined by various factors and that capacity can change according to the angle and lift range of the hoisting operation. It is important to know how to calculate crane load capacity for any hoisting endeavour so that you can be sure that you are using…

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Mobile Hydraulic Cranes for Rent in Vancouver

Regardless of what Vancouver industry you are working in, the right hydraulic mobile crane rental can make the job go more smoothly. At Eagle West Crane and Rigging, we provide mobile hydraulic cranes for rent in Vancouver and the surrounding area for all kinds of industries. Vancouver Mobile Crane Rentals Whether you work in construction,…

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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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