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Glass Panel Installation
Glass Panel Installation

Grant & Chad recently finished installing glass panels on a new highrise building under construction in downtown Edmonton. This project entailed lifting the mini crane to the roof (& removing it upon completion) and setting up in specific engineered locations. Once set up, the mini crane would lift the 600 lbs panels of glass from […]

Pipeline Shutdown & Replacement
Pipeline Shutdown & Replacement

We had a couple of our 45 T straight boom picker trucks on this shutdown project. Leon, Joe, TC & Grant were on site for several days replacing miscellaneous pipes and valves with weights up to about 1,000 lbs each. With 100 ft radius, including tandem lifts, this job had a bit of everything. Encore […]

Canem Jack & Roll
Canem Jack & Roll

We used one of our 30 T knuckle boom pickers recently to move a 6,000 lbs genset through a doorway at a Edmonton LRT station. Using a liftbar and our reverse knuckle setup, Fred pushed this genset and a 2,000 lbs fuel tank through the doorway. Once inside, it was lowered onto waiting skates where […]

Packing up Christmas
Packing up Christmas

You know the holidays are over when Gary shows up in one of our biggest knuckle boom picker truck to take down the Christmas tree stand. A stand which is 8 pieces with varying weights up to 17,000 lbs. This job entailed pulling the pieces apart and transporting them to storage, including the steel beams […]

U of A LRT
U of A LRT

It’s been quite awhile since our last update but things have been rolling along here at Encore Trucking. We were very busy leading up to Christmas and nothing has changed in 2013. Below is a photo of Pat in one of our knuckle boom picker trucks installing window panes at a University of Alberta LRT […]

Heavy Duty Mechanic
Heavy Duty Mechanic

We are currently looking to fill a HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC position. This is in town work at our shop in Edmonton. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Work on fleet trucks & trailers as required In town work Adhere to Encore Trucking & Transport Ltd.’s safety guidelines and procedures Ability to work independently and with a crew QUALIFICATIONS Journeyman Ticket/Certification […]

Straight Boom Operator
Straight Boom Operator

We are currently looking to fill STRAIGHT BOOM OPERATOR positions. This is diverse and challenging work. Encore offers good wages and great benefits including RRSP. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Perform various lifts around the province In & out of town work as required Operate Straight boom picker trucks up to 45T Picker only and picker w/trailer work Adhere […]

Tractor Driver – old
Tractor Driver – old

We are currently looking to fill positions for TRACTOR DRIVERS. Become part of our team and work with the most experienced picker operators in the province. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Perform various deliveries around the province In & out of town work as required Adhere to Encore Trucking & Transport Ltd. safety guidelines and procedures Ability to work […]

7ft, 2000 lbs Chicken?
7ft, 2000 lbs Chicken?

At the end of September, Craig used our 6 T knuckle boom to move a chicken sculpture. Very interesting piece of art as you can see from the pictures. Measuring in at 7′ H x 8′ L x 3′ W and weighing 2,000 lbs, this chicken was  a hefty one. Mr. Cluckers will make quite […]

Dock Removal
Dock Removal

Pat used a 45 ton straight boom picker to remove the dock across from the Edmonton Queen for the City of Edmonton this past week. Check out the pictures below.

Canmet Energy Jack & Roll
Canmet Energy Jack & Roll

We recently finished a huge jack & roll project at the Canmet Devon Research Centre. It involved installing a new machine with multiple components using several of our pickers, mini cranes and a jack and roll crew. When all was finished, the machine had less than 1/4 inch on both sides for clearance! We held […]

Mini Crane Straight Jib
Mini Crane Straight Jib

Last weekend, Pat and Tyler used one of our mini cranes with our new custom-built straight jib at a compressor shack in Villeneuve. We removed two electric motors for @AtcoMidstream from very tight quarters inside the shack and brought in two new ones for installation. The project took multiple setups and various rigging configurations to […]