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Encore is more than a trucking company we are a specialty lifting and moving solutions provider whose strengths are in its people.  

 An Edmonton based company founded on providing innovative solutions in transportation, moving and lifting to the many industries it serves across western Canada and beyond.

Highly trained and certified, our employees meet the demands of the many industries it serves, from urban utilities, healthcare, oil & gas, education and public infrastructure, no challenge is too big to overcome or provide a necessary solution.

 Essential to meeting the needs of industry and beyond, Encore has grown into the industry leader in specialty moving and lifting solutions – from picker services, mini-cranes, jack & roll.

Building trust in our community and to lead by providing efficient, cost effective, and innovative service, Encore’s mission is to lead the lifting community in the safe transport and specialty lifting of all goods within a framework of empowered employees, integrity and trust.

Hauling. Lifting. Moving. Installation. We do it all.

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Encore Projects
Encore Projects

Encore Projects Preparation is key Our project work can be one of Encore’s cranes on-site for days or weeks at a time, but most sites need much more support.  If there is equipment, or product to deliver to the site, Encore has tilt decks, winch tractors with live roll trailers,  flat decks of all types, […]

Mini Crane
Mini Crane

Mini cranes  Before Encore became a mini crane fan and dealer, we bought an old one, 2.9 ton, sight unseen, from an auction in Vancouver. It was an odd-looking package, with spidey legs, worn tracks, and faded paint, but it started easily, and all the crane and drive functions worked. We knew this machine could […]

Picker truck and trailer. (Knuckle Boom)
Picker truck and trailer. (Knuckle Boom)

Picker truck and trailer. (Knuckle Boom)                   With the right specs, a good boom truck and trailer is a time-saving, cost-efficient Machine.                 It can pick up its load, drive across town, or the province and offload, construct, or just go to work.                Encore’s crane and […]

Location, Location, Location!
Location, Location, Location!

  Location, Location, Location Located just off the Yellowhead on the Eastern edge of Edmonton; Encore’s spacious yards are easily able to accommodate the largest loads for storage. We keep our power units and trailers to the outside and leave a large working area in the center. This allows 100 ft plus loads to enter […]

Picker truck and trailer.
Picker truck and trailer.

Picker truck and trailer.  With the right specs, a good boom truck and trailer is a time-saving, cost-efficient Machine.                  It can pick up its load, drive across town, or the province and offload, construct, or just go to work.                 Encore’s crane and trucks are carefully chosen and built, a lot of it in-house, […]

The problem with Forklifts.
The problem with Forklifts.

The problem with Forklifts.   Encore moves a lot of gear, every day.  Some of it was ideally suited to a forklift application.  We could usually get creative with our cranes and get the job done, but we needed a forklift.  And we ran into THE PROBLEM.  In a  business like ours, working for multiple […]

Mini Cranes – Brand Video Segment
Mini Cranes – Brand Video Segment

Mini Cranes – Brand Video Segment Before Encore became a mini crane fan and dealer, we bought an old one, 2.9 ton, sight unseen, from an auction in Vancouver.  It was an odd looking package, with spidey legs, worn tracks and faded paint, but it started easily, and all the crane and drive functions worked.  […]

The Blair Witch Tale
The Blair Witch Tale

The Blair Witch Tale     Photo Credit: FredL2.0 Story#1 Story #2 Story #3 Story #4 Story #5

Update from the Trucker in the Garden
Update from the Trucker in the Garden

                Everything started in our yard.  It’s a sold gravel marvel, flat and pounded steel hard for our parked fleet of big power units and trailers.  This is real trucking, highboys, step decks, winch tractors, and oil patch tough boom trucks.                 We are strategically placed with main […]

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 […]