Projects

  • 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...

  • Supporting “Lifting” Each Other Up Campaign Feel Just Right

    Happy Pink Shirt Day 2020 from all of us at Phoenix Truck & Crane!! Bullying is a major issue in our schools, some local workplaces, and mostly importantly online. So we wanted to help raise awareness and take a stand. This year, Pink Shirt Day campaign urges Canadians to ‘Lift...

  • Choosing the Best Lifting Equipment is a Skill Best Determined by a Professional

    Some jobs require specialized lifting equipment. Perhaps the load is heavy or oversized, requiring a spreader bar to prevent the overload of pressure towards the center of the piece. Or maybe the load can be lifted using strong lifting slings; wire rope, chain or synthetic slings can all be used...

  • Sometimes an object can ‘take you back’ to where it all began!

    The owner of Phoenix Truck & Crane, Bill Dick, recently shared with us the license plate (#055-054) from his first truck back in 1991.. what a memory to start off this new decade with! In those early days of Phoenix, truck drivers and crane operators needed a motor carrier license...

  • The “Highs” of the Vancouver’s Newest Landmark!

    It’s hard to believe that it’s been four years since Vancouver city council approved the project to install a 1.2 million dollar chandelier under the Granville Street Bridge – but now having witnessed the end result, we know it was worth the wait! Commissioned by developer Westbank Corporation, this impressive...