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Encore Open House 2019
Encore Open House 2019

Encore Open House 2019 will be a great event for all.  Please come and join us for an engaging day to learn more about how Encore Trucking & Transport can help you move and lift. Learn about our services including: Carry Decks, Spydercranes, Knuckle Booms, Straight Booms, Heavy Haul Transportation, Jack & Roll, Deck Trucks […]

One of our customers has an 8′ x 12′ Solar Shed For Sale
One of our customers has an 8′ x 12′ Solar Shed For Sale

One of our customers has an 8′ x 12′ Solar Shed For Sale. Please see the link for more detail.  This is a new construction shed with 2 300w solar panels 3 12v deep cycle gel battery’s with a 2000w 110v inverter with 20amp plugs . Duel sliding doors for convenience. Great building for back […]

Lifting Road Plates with Magnets
Lifting Road Plates with Magnets

One of our operators safely lifting a heavy steel road plate using a magnet Lifting road plates with magnets increases productivity and safety. At Encore, we are all about saving our customers money and keeping our operators safe. Using a heavy duty magnet, we can easily grab hold of these heavy road plates, and not […]

Escalators – Back in the boom – an old article resurfaces
Escalators – Back in the boom – an old article resurfaces

Don Lucas at Encore Trucking in Canada relates his story of how bad weather, restricted space and tough working conditions were overcome to install some escalators in a new building. A pair of 2.9 ton Unic mini cranes in an inaccessible area did the same job that Encore had a 50 ton do before. Installing […]

Specialty Services and Options Available from Encore
Specialty Services and Options Available from Encore

We have so many specialty services and options available from Encore. Which brings us to the question: What exactly are the skills and equipment that make us such a specialty company? Knuckle and Straight Booms & Other Trucks – Specialty Services We have a wide variety of strengths and lengths of boom trucks in both […]

Bus Wash Enigma – another problem to be solved
Bus Wash Enigma – another problem to be solved

We were presented with another problem to be solved, we called this one The Bus Wash Enigma. NETG project; The new bus barn off Yellowhead and Fort Road by the big smokestack. Another Problem Presents Itself We were contacted by a major construction company and were asked to help their supplier.  They had several fiberglass […]

The Hand of Kong and how it’s changing the crane world
The Hand of Kong and how it’s changing the crane world

The Hand of Kong – A new lift device. We are very excited to announce a truly unique jib for our 25 ton knuckle boom. This one is specifically designed for the fly jib. This design allows our crane to lift like a forklift. The Hand of Kong can lift from below. But unlike a […]

Placing heavy slabs in a tight access point surrounded by heritage buildings (and impressing the customer)
Placing heavy slabs in a tight access point surrounded by heritage buildings (and impressing the customer)

Here at Encore, we find ourselves problem solving daily, but this job we had to label as a Pre-Cast Epic. This job was a journey that started with a lot of planning, incurred many on-site tweaks, and ended with acquiring a very solid client. We were also able to make the Site General very happy, […]

A Story in Pictures
A Story in Pictures

We performed an Art Installation at Legislation Grounds here in Edmonton. An initiative by the teachers of the Province, The Garden, created by artist Richard Tosczak and Jacob Dutton, based on a poem by Rollie Pemberton. Our install work was with Behrends Bronze. Encore Trucking is extremely proud to share some moments of work that […]

Float Plane Lift to show our versatility
Float Plane Lift to show our versatility

Our latest unique lift, a Float Plane Lift, was featured on the Fassi.com website! This was a fun lift for one of our 25 ton Fassi knuckleboom picker trucks. We drove out to a local airport and lifted a customer-built airplane up into the air so he could install some floats on the bottom. We […]

Sculpture Installation on a beautiful day
Sculpture Installation on a beautiful day

Our latest sculpture installation was featured on the Fassi webpage! This is one of our smaller 6 ton knucklebooms with a built-on deck. Although it has a smaller capacity, it definitely has its advantages as well. We were glad to be a part of this project, alongside artist Kyle Walton from Hammer & Forge who […]

Heavy Haul Driver
Heavy Haul Driver

Become part of our team and work alongside the most experienced picker operators in the province. Encore Trucking is currently looking for a HEAVY HAUL DRIVER. Major Responsibilities: Knowledge of multi axle RGN trailers ,jeeps, boosters as well as longer, higher and wider load transport a definite asset Ability to self-load and offload a variety […]