3D Lift Planning

3d lift plans for crane and rigging job in Calgary

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 […]

Block 23, University District, Calgary, Alberta

University district cran lift

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

structure erection

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 […]

200 ton Crane removes cell tower. Calgary, Alberta

cell tower crane

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 […]

8 Point Tandem Crane Lift. Calgary, Alberta

8 point crane lift

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

90 ton crane extended

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 […]