Projects

  • “Window” Of Opportunity to Work Together

    So many homes, high rises, office spaces are made up of glass, it allows light to filter in while protecting the interior from the elements – on top of just looking outstanding from the outside.  Unfortunately, glass can also be fragile. Moisture, cracks, and years of wear and tear can...

  • Have we ever told you about our “steady” trucks?

    The term steady is used to describe a vehicle that works for the same customer daily. Some of our steady trucks have worked for the same customer for years. In this video, you will see driver #1138 Tony, with his tandem axel 28’ long flat deck. Tony has been with...

  • When Reading At The Library Wasn’t An Option For Us

    Dealing with public art is always very interesting work for our team. While usually we handle the install of these pieces, such as the giant panda bears at the Parq Vancouver Casino or the Spinning Chandelier under the Granville Street Bridge, last month we were hired to handle the removal...

  • What Routine Crane Tasks Look Like

    We often get called for a HIAB rental without necessarily knowing the extent of the work. Sometimes it’s only for one lift, sometimes it’s for a couple of hours while at other times, we must stay onsite all day to help our clients move materials from one side of the...

  • Sharing The Road With Our Happy Cyclists

    During the pandemic, the ‘Bike to Work Week’ commuting campaign (which started at the beginning of this week) has moved online with a new name: 'Go by Bike Week'! The new concept is perfect for us at Phoenix as we are still limiting foot traffic in our building by continuing...

  • The Behind the Scenes “Secrets”

    Couple of weeks ago, we headed downtown Vancouver to place a rooftop unit onto a five story building on East Cordova. And if you had been there, you would have noticed that we were able to execute and complete the contracted job quickly and efficiently. Despite the short time spent...

  • Fashion isn’t important – Safety is!

    Safety! That word is at the forefront of our work, every day of every year. But at no time have we seemed to ‘hear’ it more, than the past few months. When it comes to transportation, jobsite, and workplace safety, our industry has made a great deal of progress and...

  • Essential Workers Step-up to Help Combat Coronavirus

    Who would have ever thought that we would be on the front lines during a time like this? Like many, you probably picture men and women in uniform – such as firefighters, doctors, police officers - when you think about front line workers. But today, with the world in its...

  • In response to COVID-19

    Tuesday, March 24, 2020 To our valued customers & communities, As the situation around the COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to evolve, and the World Health Organization declaring the outbreak a pandemic, we’re reaching out to let you know that Phoenix Truck & Crane has been closely monitoring the situation, and to...

  • Happy International Women’s Day

    Sunday, March 20, 2020: As the world recognizes the 109th International Women’s Day, first observed in Europe in 1911, we reflect on the progress that has been made, and feel proud to work for a company that operates in what's considered a traditionally ‘male dominated’ industry'. At Phoenix, all employees...