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CRANE PENDANTS VERSUS CRANE REMOTE CONTROLS

Masco Crane & Hoist has seen a constant trend from our customers in making the change from pendant control stations to radio remote controls for their Overhead Crane and Hoisting operations.  So why make the change from pendants to radio remote controls?  It is a...

Masco Develops Cranes for Groat Road Bridge Renovation

In 2018, the city of Edmonton announced a major three-year renovation plan for one of the busiest river crossings in the city, the Groat Road Bridge. The bridge, which spans 330 metres across the Fort Saskatchewan River, had been constructed in 1955 and it has been...

Overhead Crane Demand Increases Across Canada

Matt Beck, CEO of Alberta-based Masco Crane & Hoist, has no question that his company’s increases in demand are definitely tied to an industry: Alberta’s booming oil industry. “We have a huge amount of oil here in Alberta due to the oilsands and that’s feeding our...

Travelling Jibs Come To Alberta

“The travelling jibs are very rare over here,” said Masco vice-president Steven Beck. “They are a European design.” Beck’s company is the Western Canadian dealer for the Street Brand Wire Rope and Chain Hoists, which will be used in Liebherr’s new manufacturing...

Career Opportunity: Certified Overhead Crane Technician

Certified Overhead Crane Technician Position Requirements: Valid drivers license 10,000 hours to Inspect a crane system related to the crane industry required by CSA 8,000 hours to repair a crane system related to the crane industry required by CSA A journeyman...