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Stampede Crane & Rigging Calgary – Pancake Breakfast Photo Gallery

Culture, Events, Uncategorized | Sep 26 / 13

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Stampede Crane & Rigging – Stampede Week Pancake Breakfast

Stampede Breakfast This year’s Stampede breakfast was again a fantastic event. Over 300 people attended the breakfast. We even had some random community people show up because they saw the man basket rides from the streets. We had many people attend and no one was disappointed. The highlight of the breakfast was the 310’ man…

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Stampede Crane Lifts Mobile Home after Alberta Flood

Construction, Culture | Aug 21 / 13

As we are all aware of the flooding in Alberta, and the damage it did to thousands of homes, many homeowners were faced with difficult repairs and reconstruction. Following Stampede’s values of caring and teamwork, many services were donated to aid in the rebuilding of homes. In this particular case, a 40 ton picker truck…

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CraneBlogger 4th Annual Crane Photo Contest

Announcements, Construction | Aug 19 / 13

CraneBlogger is starting up its 2013 annual great crane photo contest, this is where you can submit your photos of the coolest tower crane, coolest mobile crane and wildest crane project. Photos will be accepted until August 16, 2013. There are always some amazing photos of Liebherr Mobile & Tower cranes, Grove Manitowoc and tons…

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Scam Alert Southern Alberta Energy Expo

   BEWARE! Scam Alert Southern Alberta Energy Expo It’s important to inform people of a scam alert for the Southern Alberta Energy Expo show manager’s attention that previous exhibitors of the petroleum shows and chamber members may be the target of a foreign company known to scam exposition and trade show exhibitors with a ‘free…

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1st Annual Stampede Crane Bike Ride & Show ‘N Shine

Announcements, Culture, Events | Jul 26 / 13

Stampede’s Classic car, Bike Ride Cruise and Lunch! Got a bike or Classic car? Or just want to have lunch? Come join your fellow co-workers from Calgary and Southern Alberta on Saturday July 27th, 2013. Please arrive at the shop by 9:30am Cruise will leave the Calgary shop at 10:00am sharp! Go up through Nanton…

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Accidents Prevention – 5 Critical Steps

Written by: Robert Ingraham, Former HSE Director Eagle West Cranes, Inc. Accidents, incidents and near miss-events occur on construction sites every year and they are 100 percent preventable. Here are 5 critical steps that will reduce your risk: Step 1 – Identify the Critical Tasks A “Critical Task” is a task that has the potential…

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Safety is a Culture of Caring

Workplace Health & Safety is alive and well in Southern Alberta! Whether we wake up to a warm Chinook wind blowing, a minus 35 degree wind chill, pelting rain or a blinding snowstorm, there is one constant that has been observed for decades in the homes and workplaces of loyal employees – we get up,…

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Andre Lalonde Benefit Auction

Announcements | Apr 16 / 13

The following Facebook Benefit Auction is being put on by Heavy Life Alberta, in support of the family of Andre Lalonde, an employee at Whissell Contracting who was tragically taken from us on April 3, 2013. 100% of the proceeds will go to his wife Melissa and children, Michaelle and Alexina. First off, we would…

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10 Steps to Prevent Crane Accidents

12 May 2011 Written by: Robert Ingraham, Former HSE Director Eagle West Cranes Inc. and Stampede Crane & Rigging Inc both divisions of TNT Crane Canada Human error is the most common cause of crane accidents. This extends to both crane operators and those workers responsible for maintenance and safety procedures. Accidents often occur when crane…

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