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Irving Equipment receives Safety Award from the Crane Rental Association of Canada

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Irving Equipment has received the 2017 Safety Award from the Crane Rental Association of Canada for its high standards in safety and security. 

Irving Equipment Team
From left to right: Mike Turnbull, Ryan Long, and Ted Redman


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It is during the Annual General Meeting of the Crane Rental Association of Canada in Winnipeg, MB that the first Safety Awards were presented to eight-member companies. This new association initiative is to promote and celebrate safety in the Canadian crane industry. 

“We are very proud to receive this award as it is a testament to the safety culture that we have worked hard to cultivate here at Irving Equipment”, says David Irving, General Manager of Irving Equipment. “To me, this award is validation that our efforts to engage our employees on safety are moving us in the right direction. Our customers expect this type of performance from us, but I think it is equally important that we expect it of each other.”

The Crane Rental Association of Canada’s members are crane rental companies, manufacturers and suppliers of cranes and equipment, and supplier of service used in the specialty crane rental business in Canada. Members come from Canada, the United States and Europe.

About Irving Equipment Ltd. 

Irving Equipment is Atlantic Canada’s leading provider of heavy lifting, specialized transportation, pile driving and project management services. They also serve the heavy lifting needs of the Northeastern United States and the Ohio River Valley. In business for more than 50 years, Irving Equipment specializes in industrial, commercial, infrastructure and residential projects. Backed by their extensive equipment fleet, which includes more than 115 cranes, Irving Equipment provides heavy lifting projects safely, on time and on budget. 

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Ted Redmond, CEO and President of NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul

“I would like to congratulate Irving Equipment and J.D. Irving for their outstanding safety performance in 2017. It’s companies like this that set the standard for safety in the Canadian crane rental business.”

David Irving, General Manager of Irving Equipment

“We are incredibly proud to receive this award… it is a testament to the safety culture that we have worked hard to cultivate. This award is validation that our efforts to engage our employees on safety are moving us in the right direction. Our customers expect this level of performance, but I think it is equally as important that we expect it of each other.”

Mike Turnbull, Director of Business Development, Construction and Equipment Division at J.D. Irving

“I am pleased to present this award with Ted Redmond on behalf of the Crane Rental Association of Canada. I would like to thank the entire Irving Equipment team for their continued safety leadership. This award demonstrates our efforts to provide a safe workplace for our employees and a safe project execution for our customers.”

Media Contact:

Mary Keith
Vice President Communications
J.D. Irving, Limited
(506) 650-8209
keith.mary@jdirving.com

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