Projects

  • Precision Planning and Swift Crane Operation Saves Time and Costs

    This morning’s job could easily be considered one of those ‘quickies’! We were asked to hoist a 250 lbs unit 55 feet up and 30 feet out, and we were in and out fast, like lightning. Many elements contributed to this efficiency, and here are the top three: 1. Pre-assessment:...

  • What’s Your Favourite Ice Cream?

    For real, please tell us what is your favourite ice cream flavor so that we can make sure it finds its way to the coolest (literally) facilities lol. We’re so excited to be part of constructing this massive 45,000 sq. ft. ice cream freezer for the premier wholesale supplier and...

  • Fixing Up Instead of Fueling Up: A Day of Resilience at the Gas Station

    In the bustling atmosphere of a gas station, where every minute counts and every service matters, an unexpected event can disrupt the flow of operations, leaving behind a trail of inconvenience and financial loss. This was the case at a local Shell station recently when a car collided with a...

  • Flowing Forward: Water Chamber Installation at Village Seniors Affordable Rental Housing Project

    At Phoenix Truck & Crane, we take pride in our role as more than just a transportation company. We are partners in progress, committed to community development and enhancement. Recently, we had the privilege of collaborating with the City of Delta on a project that aligns with this commitment, the...

  • Exploring Farming Trends & Practices: Insights into Sustainable Local Agriculture

    Recently, we were helping a local company, known for their expertise in engineering, drive systems, power distribution, and automation, and what they do is truly fascinating. This time, they needed our crane to assist them to move four massive 10-ton pieces, each possessing the power to convert 25,000 kVA to 600...

  • Happy International Women’s Day!

    Today, we celebrate the incredible women who make our company shine bright every day. As part of the transportation industry, we're honoured to recognize the invaluable contributions of all women, both within our team and beyond. We extend our deepest gratitude to Gaynor and Tammy, whose dedication and service combine...

  • Clearing the Path: Removing Tanks for a Sustainable Future

    At the bustling intersection of 12th Avenue and Commercial Drive in Vancouver, a significant transformation is underway. Amongst the construction of a new six story building featuring both residential and commercial spaces, a crucial step towards environmental sustainability is unfolding. The removal of Storm Guard Water Treatment tanks marks the...

  • A Caffeine-Fueled Morning at Brentwood Mall Skytrain Station in Burnaby

    Our crane #5044 was bright and early at Brentwood Mall Skytrain Station this morning revving up a crucial job. Onsite at 6:30 am, we were asked to help in the demolition and removal of the north stairwell, a pivotal part of the station's renovation. Access to the site is tight,...

  • Elevating Education: The Chronicle of Crafting St. George’s School’s Extraordinary New Facility

    What a joy to find a bustling Phoenix Truck & Crane ‘crowd’ at the new St. George’s Senior School construction site today with unit 1180 being the first onsite, followed by our stiff boom #5011, to then have trucks like 196, 240 etc. bringing some materials. The sight of three...

  • Dual Crane Triumph: Unleashing Tandem Power

    In the realm of heavy lifting, there exists a solution when one crane can’t do all the work itself—the tandem lift. While perhaps uncommon in our daily jobs, two cranes working together to lift one piece is a display of precision, coordination, and engineering prowess that elevates our usual task...