Unlocking Opportunities: The Unseen Benefits of Attending the CCRA Annual Conference

As leaders and owners in the crane industry, it’s essential to stay ahead of the curve, and the Canadian Crane Rental Association’s (CCRA) annual conference is the perfect catalyst for this. Here are compelling reasons why this event should be marked in your calendar:

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Alberta permanently allows increased weights

February 8, 2022 – The Crane Rental Association of Canada and Alberta Transportation
announce an important amendment of the Alberta AT Cranes Pilot Project to include dollies.

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The Power of Association

The recent announcements of changes to Weights & Dimensions Regulations for All-Terrain Cranes (ATC) in British Columbia demonstrate the power of association. One member alone could not initiate the province-wide changes; but together, we could.

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BC Removes 1000 kg restriction on adjacent axles for ATCs

Regina, SK – January 12, 2024 – BC Transport has announced further significant changes to the weights and dimensions policy, specifically Chapter 5, pertaining to All-Terrain Cranes. These changes have resulted from the efforts of the CCRA Weights & Dimensions Technical Committee.

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Major Changes to B.C. All-Terrain Cranes Policy

Montreal, QC, December 6, 2023 – BC Transport has announced significant changes to the weights and dimensions policy, specifically Chapter 5, pertaining to All-Terrain Cranes.

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Weights & Dimensions Committee Update

November 1, 2023 – Formally known as the Boom Dolly Research Committee, the W&D Committee is currently working with the Western provinces with the goal of achieving a certain level of harmonization when in comes to All Terrain Cranes.

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Participate in CCRA’s History of Crane Rentals in Canada Project!

November 1, 2023 – The Canadian Crane Rental Association is putting together the first-ever historical book on the history of the crane rental sector in Canada, and we need your help!

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CCRA Technical Committee Update

October 30, 2023 – The CCRA’s Technical Committee has been busy tackling several projects, including its work on the CSA Z150 Standard

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2023-2024 CCRA Executive Committee Introduction

August 30, 2023 – The Canadian Crane Rental Association’s Executive for 2023-24 will consist of Chair Shannon Moir-Riendeau, fifth generation at Moir Crane Service; Vice-Chair Steve Anema, TNT Crane & Rigging Ltd.; Secretary-Treasurer Ryan Long, A.W. Leil Cranes & Equip. Ltd.; and Past-Chair Trevor Eckert, Sterling Crane.

To learn more about the 2023-24 Executive Committee, check out the bios below:

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BOD 2023-2024 Announcement

The Association is governed by a Board of Directors representing ten crane rental companies and three supplier companies. The members met at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver, BC on May 18, 2023 and have elected the following directors to serve the 2023-2024 Board

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Canadian Lift of the Year Awards winners

Vancouver, May 23, 2023– The Canadian Crane Rental Association is excited to announce the winners of the Canadian Lift of the Year Awards. The Over 20 Tonnes was awarded to Mammoet Canada Western Ltd. and the Under 20 Tonnes was awarded Irving Equipment Limited.

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Longevity Awards for 2023

Vancouver, May 18, 2023 – At the 25th Annual Conference, held at the Westin Bayshore Hotel, in Vancouver, companies celebrating milestone years were recognized for their long-standing commitment to the industry and the association.

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Safety Awards 2023

Vancouver, May 18, 2023 – The Canadian Crane Rental Association (CCRA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Safety Awards for their outstanding health safety standards in 2022.

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