3D Lift Planning
There’s no doubt crane service technology has improved our day-to-day lives but it has also improved the way we work. With a properly trained person and the right software, it is possible to create a lift plan for any crane and rigging job and virtually make the lift weeks or even months in advance. We […]
Block 23, University District, Calgary, Alberta
Building Alberta one lift at a time The three-acre central park located in the University District NW, Calgary, Alberta will be a four-season gathering place for social events and activities. University District’s Central Park will feature a winter skating rink with a cooling system, a staging area for concerts, picnic area with tables, a water […]
What to look for when hiring a crane company
As we move through this interesting period of Covid lockdowns business is still moving ahead. The construction industry is still moving ahead and government stimulus packages are going to ensure a busier time moving forward. McIntyre crane services many industries including Roofing and building, construction and concrete, infrastructure, power line, HAVC, Oil and Gas to […]
Lift planning to ensure a safe and successful crane lift.
This crane lift to the top of a 20 story building in Calgary was tricky due to the surroundings. It required the use of our lift planning software which gave us a full video of the lift before execution.
Crane and Man-basket for cell tower work. Calgary, Alberta
A good example of versatile crane work. We used our 50 ton crane in North west Calgary to hoist a man basket for the replacement of the facia of the tower.
200 ton Crane removes cell tower. Calgary, Alberta
One of the hazards of doing Crane work in Calgary or anyplace in southern Alberta is dealing with storms. While using our 200 ton crane to remove an old cell tower a huge storm started to roll in. Following safety protocol we ended up having to lower the crane boom for the duration of the […]
200 ton Crane replaces AC Unit 20 stories up, Calgary, Alberta.
We used our 200 ton AC 160-2 crane to accomplish this job in the heart of downtown Calgary, Alberta. A single crane lift to the top of a 20 story building.
8 Point Tandem Crane Lift. Calgary, Alberta
A good example of a multipoint crane lift: This job in Calgary, Alberta (Rockeyview county) involved using a crane to lift a large cooler onto the roof of the warehouse. An 8 point 6 spreader bar system was used due to the length of the cooler. We used our 100 ton Grove all terrain crane and […]
“Flat Sticking” with a 90 Ton Grove Crane. Calgary, Alberta
Flat-Sticking is crane term where you need to place an item in a location with a crane but have limited vertical space, so your crane boom angle needs to stay low. Here we are using our 90 Ton Grove crane to place a flat deck in a new apartment build in downtown Calgary, Alberta. The […]