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Roadside Barriers done Right – an Article by the JoC

As a team, we’re proud of what we do. We love to do what we do well. We also like to think outside of the box. This is the case with our precast concrete products. We decided to integrate the manufacturing of precast barriers and precast retaining wall blocks into our crane business. It just made sense. For us we were delivering and placing the blocks with our knuckle boom cranes would speed u…

Engineered – Curved Retaining Wall Blocks

Engineered – Curved Retaining Wall Blocks
Many contractors around the lower mainland of British Columbia struggle with the same two questions. How do you make a retaining wall block curve around a corner? And how do you make it look good? Two questions that I believe have caused a great many geotechnical engineers and architects a ton of headaches.

Backing this discussion up a little and w…

The Basics of Tilt Up Construction

liebherr mobile crane performing a pre-cast concrete tilt up

The Basics of Tilt Up Construction

Like any business, the construction industry has its own jargon, but you don’t have to be an expert to understand what tilt up construction means. One of the largest and most popular growing industries in the United States, the technique fast gaining pace – and taking up ground – in Canada, too.

From the ground up

Hoist them up and you’re done,…

VIDEO: 200 Ton Palfinger Folding Boom Crane

Below is a video Eagle West Cranes, a division of TNT Crane Canada new 200 Ton Palfinger folding boom crane hoisting rooftop units in Surrey for Broadway Refrigeration.

Big reach. Articulating jib. Quick setup & teardown. 1st in Canada.

Less site time = Cost savings for our customers.

 

Eagle West Precast is a division of Eagle West Crane & Rigging, Stampede Cran…

VIDEO: Kelowna Tilt-Up with 270 Ton Hydraulic Crane

The below video is for the Eagle West Cranes, a division of TNT Crane Canada used a 270 ton hydraulic crane hoisting concrete panels on Ellis Street in Kelowna for the new two-storey Telus tilt-up building. We are pleased to work with Dycor Construction on this project. There are a total of 29 concrete panels to be hoisted and the project is to be completed by November 2016.

Concrete panels…

Low Level Road Project – North Vancouver – Redi-Rock Retaining Walls

Redi-Rock Retaining Walls - Low Level Road Project - North Vancouver

Low Level Road Project – North Vancouver – Redi-Rock Retaining Walls
The Low Level Road Project located in North Vancouver was been completed in 2015. Eagle West Precast,a division of TNT Crane Canada, worked with B&B Contracting to deliver and install Redi-Rock blocks for a number of different retaining walls throughout the project. There are  walls the run along the 3rd Street by t…

Concrete Barriers Save Lives

Concrete barriers along the Sea-to-Sky Highway stops a charter bus with 50 passengers from falling off a cliff during a motor vehicle accident. See below link for the whole story from CTV News:
Bus carrying 50 people crashes with SUV on Sea-to-Sky Highway
Eagle West Precast produces, delivers and installs concrete highway barriers that comply with the Ministry of Transportation and…

Employment Opportunity: Sales Coordinator

Established in 1990, Eagle West is involved in all aspects of the crane industry including service, sales, and rental companies which provide hoisting, rigging and transportation solutions to all forms of residential, industrial, commercial, institutional, and government applications. At Eagle West we believe that the culture of our company and the people who choose to live and work in this…

Retaining Wall Project Update – Camelot Road, West Vancouver

Redi-Rock Retaining Wall - North Vancouver - Camelot Project

Retaining Wall Project Update – Camelot Road, West Vancouver
North Construction is the prime contractor for a residential development in West Vancouver, which Eagle West Precast,a division of TNT Crane Canada, has delivered almost 3,000 Redi-Rock gravity wall blocks with more to come. It is located just North of Highway 1 with outstanding views of downtown Vancouver and Vancouver Island. Du…

TNT Crane & Rigging Announces Expansion into Rocky Mountain Region with Acquisition of RMS Crane

TNT Crane & Rigging Announces Expansion into Rocky Mountain Region with Acquisition of RMS Crane
HOUSTON, TX: TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc., one of the nation’s premier lifting services providers, today announced that it has acquired Rocky Mountain Structures, Inc. and its subsidiaries (“RMS”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

RMS, headquartered in Denver, CO, is on…

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