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Oversize Shack Relocation
Oversize Shack Relocation

Encore Trucking & Transport Ltd. moves job shacks and skids all the time but this one was a little different. Weighing in at 20,000 lbs and dimensions of 16′ h x 13′ w x 24′ l, this shack was a big one. This required a double-drop trailer, multiple permits, 2 pilot cars and one of […]

Unit #503 is Almost Here
Unit #503 is Almost Here

Encore is excited to announce its newest addition to the fleet, unit #503! This will be the largest articulating picker truck in our fleet. Please take a moment to read a few words regarding this new crane from one of our directors, Jim Lucas. We are in the process of mounting a massive Fassi 1950 […]

Unloading 747s at Edmonton International Airport
Unloading 747s at Edmonton International Airport

Encore Trucking has recently started working for a customer based out of the UK who flies shipments of pipe into Canada via the Edmonton International Airport. This is a unique job and Encore is definitely excited to be a part of it. This ongoing job consists of accessing the runway via the cargo terminal and […]

The Encore Trucking Yard
The Encore Trucking Yard

Encore Trucking is ideally situated in Edmonton and equipped to load, store and deliver loads throughout the city (and all of Alberta). We have a convenient, large (7 acres) yard, that is gated, fenced, lit and secure, on the East side of Edmonton.  It is located just off the Yellowhead, or Hwy 16 at this point; […]

Encore Travels to Ft. Chipewyan
Encore Travels to Ft. Chipewyan

This is our story of our placement of a unit in Fort Chip started in the summer of 2015 when we were attempting to deliver some construction material to the new swimming pool in Fort Chip. The only route is via the barge. When we contacted Guy Thacker of Fort Chip Marine; he was very […]

Loading, Hauling & Installing
Loading, Hauling & Installing

One of the advantages of Encore Trucking & Transport Ltd‘s picker fleet is our ability to both load and transport. Often our customers need a commodity to be picked up in one location and offloaded or installed at another. Encore Trucking can do everything, eliminating the need for a third party tractor and trailer. Shack or […]

Double Girder Crane Installation Pt.2
Double Girder Crane Installation Pt.2

In addition to a recent outdoor girder crane installation in Nisku, we did a second tandem lift in the indoor portion of the facility as well. Again, we used our 50 ton knuckle picker and a 45 ton picker to get this girder crane installed. You can check out the first part on the blog […]

Stiff Boom Work
Stiff Boom Work

Our 50 ton straight boom picker has been hard at work throughout the city. Whether he is installing rooftop units, lifting light poles on the Anthony Henday or doing man-basket work, our operator Chris always has something on the go. With 155 ft of stick and 195 ft with the jib, this picker reaches where most trucks […]

Double Girder Crane Installation
Double Girder Crane Installation

We recently installed a huge double girder crane in Nisku. The total end weight on this thing was around 79,000 lbs and required our 50 ton knuckle picker and one of our 45 ton knuckle picker trucks to install all the pieces. Check out some photos from the job below. These tandem lift jobs are […]

Recent Mini Crane Lifts
Recent Mini Crane Lifts

Our mini cranes have been hard at work as usual. Below are some pictures of various jobs that Wes has completed over the last couple of months. These 3 ton Spydercranes (as they are often called) are some of the most versatile equipment you will ever see! With multiple leg positions, good boom length & […]

6 Ton Picker Work
6 Ton Picker Work

Encore Trucking has been busy using our 6 ton picker trucks for various projects around the province (and even as far as the NWT!). These small pickers are very versatile units and have a 12′ deck which allows them to carry all types of commodities. When a larger picker cannot get access to a site, […]

Engine Block Swap
Engine Block Swap

Here is another great example of what our Reverse Knuckle & Specialty Jib attachments can do. This is Fred swapping out a 7042 engine block. This engine weighs 5,500 lbs and one of our 30 ton picker trucks with the reverse knuckle attachment was able to move it through a set of double man doors […]