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The Lytton Bridge Run
The Lytton Bridge Run

The Lytton Bridge Run. Ready.                 When Lytton, BC set the record for the hottest temperature in Canada, Alberta was also sweltering in intense temperatures.  Our units never slowed down.  We ran hard thru a week of record breaking temperatures that ground men and stressed our rigs to the max.  But our maintenance crews kept […]

Everyday Heroes – Encore Trucking pulled together to restore power during the Waterton wildfire
Everyday Heroes – Encore Trucking pulled together to restore power during the Waterton wildfire

Everyday Heroes Encore Trucking pulled together to restore power during the Waterton wildfire If you’ve never visited, the town of Waterton is a must-see for Alberta – a picturesque village on an ancient riverflat, nestled beside a mountain lake and ringed by the forested slopes of the Rocky Mountains. In the summer of 2017, a […]

Save the Greens
Save the Greens

Save the Greens I like to golf occasionally at a small country  course.  It’s run by volunteers, and only 9 holes but the design of the course is terrific.  A tough one to par, for anyone; and I like the challenge and the people who run It.  Cathy runs the clubhouse, and greets almost everyone […]

The Roxy Rising from the Ashes
The Roxy Rising from the Ashes

The Roxy Rising from the Ashes   I toured the Roxy theatre site yesterday and the building, even as a shell of concrete, steel, wire, and the rumbling din of construction; it is a triumphant gift to the people of Edmonton, to all Alberta.  Anyone who steps thru its doors, enters a world of wonder.  […]

Employee Photo Contest March 2021
Employee Photo Contest March 2021

A big thank you to all of our employees who provide photos for our monthly photo contest. Each month we collect photos from the field and in our office from our employees and draw a name at random to select a winner. Please view this month’s entrants.

Employee Photo Contest February 2021
Employee Photo Contest February 2021

A big thank you to all of our employees who provide photos for our monthly photo contest. Each month we collect photos from the field and in our office from our employees and draw a name at random to select a winner. Please view this month’s entrants.

Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment – Future of Transportation – Part three of three
Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment – Future of Transportation – Part three of three

Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment Future of Transportation Part 3 of 3  Encore and company transition to a greener, carbon free environment.  Our thoughts, programs and plans on how to become a more responsible, corporate citizen and planetary resident. Part three of three.                 As we look into the future of transportation, we are […]

Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment – When the rubber hits the road – Part two of three
Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment – When the rubber hits the road – Part two of three

When the rubber hits the road                 Encore and company transition to a greener, carbon free environment.  Our thoughts, programs and plans on how to become a more responsible, corporate citizen and planetary resident. Part two of three.   Photo Credit: Ryan Divine  Let’s move on to the part of our company that actually meets […]

Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment -Planetary Resident – Part one of three
Transition to a greener, carbon-free environment -Planetary Resident – Part one of three

Planetary Resident Encore and company transition to a greener, carbon-free environment. Our thoughts, programs, and plans on how to become a more responsible, corporate citizen and planetary resident. Part one of three.   Photo Credit: FredL 2.0 As part of the transport community, we have to begin taking the lead in reducing our carbon footprint […]

Employee Photo Contest January 2021
Employee Photo Contest January 2021

A big thank you to all of our employees who provide photos for our monthly photo contest. Each month we collect photos from the field and in our office from our employees and draw a name at random to select a winner. Please view this month’s entrants.

Diversity, Inclusion and Equity
Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

Recently Encore began a journey of understanding and exploring what it means to be a business that promotes and supports Diversity, Inclusion and Equity.  We needed to begin by diving into what each of those terms means.   Diversity is the range of human differences. Each of us come from a diverse background with our own […]

The Practical Side of Safety.
The Practical Side of Safety.

The Practical Side of Safety.  How to build a safety meeting that keeps your people interested yet talks and encourages ‘real’ safety.                 That is not a throwaway, ease into it, introduction.  Platitudes and wordy manuals are the death toll of every safety program.  Yet we are surrounded by gov manuals, insurance directives, company policy, […]