• All-West Crane Safety Tips

    Crane Safety Tips for Your Construction Project

    While technology has made cranes safer, the ultimate safety of a construction project depends on how they are operated. Most crane accidents occur due to boom failure or contact with a power line, overturned cranes, dropped loads, and boom collapse. Failed rigging and crushing by counterweights are causes of fatal accidents as well.

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    The Importance of Insurance for Your Construction Project

    There are all sorts of risks associated with construction projects, from natural disasters like fire and wind storms to vandalism, arson, and theft. As a contractor, you have a responsibility to ensure you and your employees are protected with the right types of insurance coverages.

  • Construction Projects on Winter Weather

    Winter Weather Hazards and Construction Projects

    In Canada, over 100 people die in excessively cold and stormy conditions every year.1 Snow, ice, and poor visibility affect everyone, including drivers and construction crews using a crane rental service. These can affect crane service and bring construction projects to a halt.

  • Crane Lifting & Rigging Basics

    Crane Lifting & Rigging Basics

    One of the most essential tasks a crane operator will be responsible for is the lifting and rigging of different materials. These materials need to be lifted off the ground and raised to different elevations based on the type of project. It is vital the operator understand the basics of crane rigging and how lifting […]

  • All-West Brucejack Project

    Crane Operators Prove Themselves with Brucejack Project

    Canada’s abundant natural resources are just beginning to be tapped, and, as a greater exploration of mineral and energy sources ramps up, the country will have a need for more heavy construction equipment, including cranes, crane trucks, and related equipment. One recent project that illustrates the need Canada’s growing mining industry has for industrial machinery […]

  • Benefits of having a professional to handle your Crane & Construction Services

    Why Is It Important for Professionals to Handle Your Crane and Construction Services?

    Operating cranes can be risky, especially when the operator is inexperienced or makes decisions to not employ proper workplace safety practices. Many of the crane truck accidents you hear about in the news in Canada and the United States are often caused from: Lack of Experience with Different Crane Models Not Familiar with Proper Rigging […]

  • All-West 3D Lift Planning

    What Is 3D Lift Planning?

    There’s no doubt that cranes are one of the most expensive pieces of construction equipment to own and operate. From the initial cost of the machine itself , to the expensive and extensive maintenance schedule, the labor, certification, staffing costs of the operators, supporting employees, the costs of storing and transporting cranes from site to […]

  • Safety Practices for Crane Workers

    12 Best Practices for Crane Workers in Canada

    Cranes are essential for large-scale construction projects in Canada, providing lifting power that makes the construction of roads, big buildings, and other major projects possible. Crane injuries and deaths happen in unfortunately high numbers each year, and almost all are preventable. Crane truck and crane operators can drastically reduce the likelihood of crane-related injuries by […]

  • DICA – SafetyTech Outrigger Pads

    DICA – SafetyTech Outrigger Pads

    DICA SafetyTech Outrigger Pads Engineered, Unbreakable & Built to Last Equipment support is achieved by spreading the load from an outrigger float over the larger surfaces of outrigger pads. This reduces the overall pressure being directed into the ground and effectively supports and stabilizes the equipment.

  • Fleet Cranes

    Why you should choose All-West Crane & Rigging!

    All-West Cranes are Hard at Work in BC and Alberta…. With a fleet of 16 cranes and a fleet of support equipment, including hanging and fixed man baskets, All-West Crane & Rigging meets the needs of the mining, construction and mill industries, as well as the private sector, as nothing is too small or too […]