Andrew Snook

Andrew Snook

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Terex Cranes’ Demag AC 300-6 all-terrain crane has arrived in Canada. Cropac, one of Terex Cranes’ biggest and most active dealers, officially sold the first-ever Demag AC 300-6 to come to Canada to Milton, Ont.-based Modern Crane, which took ownership of the crane this past January. Cropac president Bill Finkle says that the main application for this type of crane is the erection of tower cranes.
Hackers have been in existence almost as long as computers. Some of them are, in fact, quite harmless. People looking to test their skills against the strongest security systems strictly for the intellectual challenge - many of these bright minds are hired by governments and private companies to test their own systems against those who look to do harm.
Alberta’s oil and gas sector should be expecting another challenging year ahead, according to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
A major hub in downtown Montreal’s central business district is getting a makeover, and mini-cranes are at the heart of the work designed to make the building radiant in more way than one.
From British Columbia and The Yukon to St. John’s, Newfoundland, Crane & Hoist Canada is searching Canada’s crane industry for the best and brightest young workers in the industry.
Mini-cranes are used in a variety of applications across Canada from glass installations to construction in areas requiring lifting equipment with smaller footprints, and plant and mill maintenance. Depending on where you are in Canada, the application for these unique machines can differ significantly.
There are few people with more years dedicated to standards in Canada’s overhead crane industry than Judy Mellott-Green. The president and CEO of the All Canadian Training Institute (ACTi) has been active in the industry for nearly three decades, and is just as passionate as ever about promoting safety and improving standards across Canada. Judy still participates as a technical committee member on the CSA B167 Overhead Crane Standard and has participated on all revisions of this standard. She has participated in committees with the CSA for many years and looks back on her years working with CSA committees with great fondness.
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) have been busy on this side of the Canada-U.S. border, working with the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) on the current phase-out of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) escorts in the province for superload permit moves.
Registration officially opened on Nov. 1 for the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association’s (SC&RA) 2019 Specialized Transportation Symposium, taking place from Feb. 19 to 22, 2019 in Houston, Texas.
Canadian industry is eager to showcase its latest and greatest technologies at the 2019 edition of bauma, the world’s largest trade show for the international construction machinery, mining equipment, and building material machinery sectors.
Link-Belt Cranes hosted close to 1,000 people over five sessions during its triennial CraneFest event. Customers, dealers and media from around the world flocked to the company’s headquarters in Lexington, Ky. to check out the company’s latest and greatest technologies.
Unless you’ve had your head in the clouds – possibly some particularly smoky clouds that have caused you to crave unhealthy amounts of pizza and nachos – then you’ve heard about the upcoming changes coming into effect related to recreational marijuana use across Canada.
Hundreds of professionals from the crane and rigging industry flocked to the Louisville Marriott Downtown for the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association’s 2018 Crane & Rigging Workshop, which took place from Sept. 26 to 28 in Louisville, Ky.
Work on Port Saint John’s modernization project is underway with the initial tenders for the project released this summer.
If you’ve got a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of your business for a few days, I suggest a trip to Louisville, Ky., this September.
According to the latest rental revenue forecasts from the American Rental Association (ARA), Canada’s rental revenues are projected to be $5.4 billion in 2018, up 4.4 per cent; and are expected to grow an additional 4.8 per cent in 2019; 4.7 per cent in 2020; 3.8 per cent in 2021 and 2.7 per cent in 2022 to reach $6.159 billion. Canada's construction and industrial segment is expected to make up $4.3 billion. Canada’s construction and industrial segment is expected to make up $4.3 billion of the $5.4 billion in 2018.
Transport Canada recently announced it will invest $7.5 million into a project at the Port of Thunder Bay in Thunder Bay, Ont., that will improve the port’s infrastructure.
The Crane Rental Association of Canada (CRAC) presented the inaugural CRAC Safety Awards during the 20th anniversary CRAC Conference and AGM last month in Winnipeg.
The Crane Rental Association of Canada hosted its 20th anniversary Annual Conference this week from June 6 to 9 in Winnipeg.
Courageous conversations with loved ones was the focus of the Crane Rental Association of Canada’s (CRAC) keynote speaker this morning during the association’s 20th Annual Conference and AGM being held this week in Winnipeg.
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