Crane and Hoist Canada

Moir-Riendeau succeeds Eckert as Chair of CCRA

May 23, 2023  By Don Horne

On May 18, the members of the Canadian Crane Rental Association (CCRA) met in Vancouver, B.C. to elect a new board of directors.

Shannon Moir-Riendeau, fifth generation at Moir Crane Service, will serve as Chair. Steve Anema, TNT Crane & Rigging Ltd. will be Vice-Chair and Ryan Long, A.W. Leil Cranes & Equip. Ltd., Secretary-Treasurer.

Trevor Eckert, from Sterling Crane will continue to serve on the Board as past Chair and director for three more years.

Four new directors were elected by the members to join the Board for their first 3-year term: Mark Hooper, Manitowoc, Victor Murty, Irving Equipment Ltd. and Guillaume Gagnon, Guay Inc. They will share the Board responsibilities with Justin Andrews, Tadano America Corp, Pat Ash, ROC Corporation, Jeremy Asher, Mammoet Canada, Mike Lavoie, Myshak Crane & Rigging, Heather MacCallum, NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Services Ltd. and Paul Walchuk, Kova Engineering Ltd.


“I could not be prouder of becoming the Chair of the newly renamed Canadian Crane Rental Association, I plan on carrying the torch of my many predecessors as I lead this prestigious Board into the next quarter of century,” said Shannon Moir-Riendeau.

Moir-Riendeau, VP of Operations at Moir Crane Service, succeeds Trevor Eckert, Director of Shutdowns at Sterling Crane who has served on the Board for three years.

“We are grateful for Trevor’s leadership and commitment to our Board,” says Moir-Riendeau. “He was instrumental to the creation of our Technical Committee and improvements to our governance model.”

Eckert will remain active as director on the Board as he assumes the position of Past Chair.

CCRA is a not-for-profit, crane industry organization that represents crane rental companies, manufacturers and suppliers of cranes and equipment, and supplier of services used in the specialty crane rental business in Canada. The association is governed by a board of directors representing 10 crane rental companies and three supplier companies.


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