Safe
Safe Entry and Exit – 3 Points of Contact

Did you know if you jump from the cabin, you can exert 12 times your body weight on your ankles, knees, hips and lower back? When getting in and out of your truck, you need to maintain three points of contact with the machine.  That means one hand and two feet, or two hands and one […]

Making
Making Use of Equipment Warehousing

One of the challenges associated with the handling of industrial equipment and machinery is the logistics and storage. Where do you store your equipment during downtime when it’s not being used? How do you ensure that your equipment is protected from theft and vandalism? That’s where Can Ridge comes in. We are a moving, rigging, […]

Moving
Moving Equipment Through Machinery Crating

Moving equipment, machinery or any industrial package is a major task. Preparing your goods for transportation is an important procedure with many logistics involved. Crating in particular is an essential final step to ensuring a damage-free delivery. At Can Ridge, we offer professional crating services for your shipment. Our machinery crating team has years of […]

What
What is equipment staging?

Have you obtained a new and very complex or large piece of heavy equipment recently? Perhaps your equipment is already being held in our Vancouver storage warehouse, waiting to be re-located to it’s final destination. Our clients often find they require access to the equipment for assembling in advance before having it transported for a […]

Using
Using a Hydraulic Lift on Your Project

Heavy machinery moving is exactly that – heavy. For these tough moving jobs we use hydraulic cranes to place heavy equipment where it needs to go, but what happens if the location the machinery needs to be placed is inaccessible by crane? A hydraulic platform is ideal in this situation. What is a hydraulic lift? […]

Crane
Crane Rentals in Vancouver

Vancouver is a city with many moving parts and numerous expanding industries. There is a constant need for movement of machinery and equipment throughout the city, which requires a reliable crane rental. Can Ridge prides itself on providing reliable, safe, and quick crane rentals in Vancouver. Here is how we provide this service to all […]

Types
Types of Cranes & Hoists

Moving heavy machinery is a tough task that requires specialized equipment. In order to move CNC machinery or heavy equipment correct tools must be used to prevent damage to the item being moved and to facilitate a quick and efficient move. Through the use of cranes and hoists extremely heavy objects can be lifted and […]

Organizing
Organizing an Equipment & Machinery Move

When preparing for a heavy equipment move, there can be many logistics involved. Even before you have selected your machinery moving company, you need to determine many factors that can make or break the process. Organize Your Team Before your equipment or machinery move, it is important to have your team prepared. This means that […]

What
What is rigging?

At Can Ridge, we are experts in rigging. For those who are new the industrial equipment industry you may have not previously heard of the term, “rigging’. However, if you require heavy equipment moving or machinery installation services, it is something that you will become very familiar with. Rigging Rigging is the process of lifting […]

The
The Logistics of Heavy Equipment Moving

Transporting heavy equipment and machinery can be a challenging task. These large metal beasts can easily weigh tens of thousands of pounds. When a piece of machinery needs to be transported to another location across the city, province, or country, it can seem impossible. With Can Ridge, we can help you prepare for your move and […]