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A.W. Leil Cranes and Equipment opens new branch in Saint John

May 6, 2021  By Crane & Hoist Canada Staff

A.W. Leil utilized a T-250 Tadano to assemble the large Terex/Demag CC 2400 crane that performed the major operations for the Great Big Lift. Photo courtesy of the Ship Hector Society

A.W. Leil Cranes and Equipment has opened a new branch in Saint John, N.B. The branch will be focused on servicing the Saint John, Fredericton and surrounding areas.

“We are very pleased to be continuing on our growth plans with the opening of our new location,” said Caleb Wood, vice-president of A.W. Leil. “We have continued to grow our customer base in New Brunswick over the last few years with the opening of our Moncton branch in 2018 and are looking forward to increasing our market coverage with our new Saint John location.”

“With four offices currently located in Nova Scotia and two locations in New Brunswick, we can meet all of our customers’ needs throughout the Maritimes.”

For specific inquiries relating to the crane rental operations of the new Saint John branch, contact local manager Tom Bishop at (506) 349-6608.


Established in 1958, A.W. Leil is an Atlantic Canadian crane rental and heavy lift services business. The company operates a fleet of more than 50 cranes across six offices. For more information, visit

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