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January 22, 2019

What goes down must come up: Cranes erect roller coaster at Canada’s Wonderland

When using cranes to install a roller coaster, it’s perhaps only fitting that work crews experience the ride of their lives.

Mini-cranes improve office tower’s radiance in Montreal

A major hub in downtown Montreal’s central business district is getting a makeover, and mini-cranes are at the heart of the work designed to make the building radiant in more way than one.

Improving production by a reduction in costs

There is an old industry saying: “Don’t sweat the small stuff, it’ll all come about in the end”. That may have worked 10 or 20 years ago, but it wouldn’t fly in today’s industries.

Investment in building construction down in November 2018

Total investment in building construction decreased 2.0% from October to $13.7 billion in November.

Submissions for CRAC Safety Awards open!

The Crane Rental Association of Canada is accepting applications for its annual Safety Awards.
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Crane & Hoisting Mobile Crane Apprenticeships First Period

There are endless career options for mobile crane operators. Mobile crane and hoisting equipment operators service and operate the hoist and swing equipment used to move machinery, materials, and large objects. Mobile crane operators service and operate booms mounted on crawlers or traveling, fixed, or climbing-type hoisting equipment with a vertical mast and jib. This program will prepare apprentice mobile crane operators for the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training First Period theory and practical examinations. The program is available throughout Alberta, including Lloydminster, Bonnyville, and Grande Prairie in spring 2019. >> Learn More
Featured News 

Winnipeg RCAF monument lifted for repairs and refurbishment

Since 1967, drivers on Winnipeg’s Portage Avenue have been accustomed to the sight of a Lockheed T-33 Silver Star jet, which was erected as a monument in Woodhaven Park. Over 50 years of exposure to the elements has taken its toll, however, and the plane was recently crane-lifted off its pedestal for repairs, restoration and refurbishment. » Read More

Link-Belt announces top five distributors

Mike Ogle, Link-Belt’s manager of North American sales, has announced the top five distributors for 2018. » Read More

Top 10 Under 40 program now accepting nominations!

From British Columbia and The Yukon to St. John’s, Newfoundland, Crane & Hoist Canada is searching Canada’s crane industry for the best and brightest young workers in the industry. » Read More

National Heavy Equipment Show 2019 fast approaching

Canada’s largest trade event for the heavy equipment industry is making its return to Mississauga’s International Centre this March 28 and 29. » Read More
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World of Concrete

January 22-25, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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SC&RA Specialized Transportation Symposium

February 19-22, 2019
Location: Houston, Texas
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National Heavy Equipment Show

March 28-29, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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