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Anthony Henday Light Poles
Anthony Henday Light Poles

The Anthony Henday / Bridge construction around Encore Trucking & Transport Ltd. headquarters is well underway and has been pushing forward at a steady pace over the last few months. Recently, we have been working for High Line Electrical installing 100′ light poles along the Henday. Chris has been doing this work in our 50 […]

Global Petroleum Show 2014
Global Petroleum Show 2014

Make sure to come visit us at the Global Petroleum Show this year in Calgary! The show runs from June 10-12 at the Stampede Grounds. Encore Trucking & Transport Ltd. will be located at outdoor booth 3370

Stadium LRT demolition
Stadium LRT demolition

We recently wrapped up a project with PCL Construction to demolish & remove concrete slabs from the Stadium LRT station here in Edmonton. Most of the work was done by Fred on one of our 30 ton knuckle picker trucks but we had a 45 ton straight boom onsite a few times as well. Check […]

Miscellaneous Lifts
Miscellaneous Lifts

It’s been awhile since we’ve updated the blog but check out the gallery below to see some of the projects we’ve been working on the last few months. The photos are from a bunch of different Encore Trucking units and encompass all types of lifts including: jack and roll, straight boom pickers, knuckle boom pickers, […]

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 […]

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 […]