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CQI is certified to provide the highest level of inspection and certification of mobile, shop and aerial cranes for the construction and general industry.

Our Crane Inspection is regulated under the following Canadian Codes

  • CSA Standard Z150 (mobile crane code)
  • CSA Standard Z248 (tower crane code)
  • CSA Standard W59 (structural welding code)
  • CSA Standard B167 (overhead cranes)

Our inspectors’ unique understanding and experience on construction sites, and in manufacturing settings, allows us to perform Crane Inspections in an expeditious and professional manner. Our organization is certified to CSA Standard W178.1, and we provide certified inspectors as required by CSA Standard W178.2

Our inspection work is preformed by qualified inspectors under the direction of qualified professional engineers.

Our inspectors will assess the condition of your equipment through comprehensive visual inspection, non-destructive testing, review of service and maintenance logs, functional testing and load/stability testing where required by the manufacturer or Safety Code.

We provide detailed Inspection Reports indicating all items that have been inspected. All detected deficiencies, with corrective actions, are provided.

In the event that structural damage is identified, we have engineering assistance readily available to advise on required remedial actions. We also have close working relationships with several companies who can perform welded repairs.

Engineer-sealed Certificates of Inspection are provided for all Annual Crane Inspections. We have engineers registered in Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta and North West Territories.

Our annual inspection and preventative maintenance programs are customized to your corporate and regulatory requirements. These programs will assist you in optimizing the use of your lifting equipment, thereby reducing costly equipment downtime and emergency repairs and breakdowns.

Field proven preventive maintenance methods are utilized on cranes, generating a constant, measurable reduction on overall customer maintenance costs.

We inspect the following

  • Overhead Cranes
  • Mobile Cranes
  • Tower Cranes
  • Shop Cranes
  • Hoists
  • Slings
  • Forklifts
  • Manlifts
  • Tower Lifts
  • Magnetic Particle and Dye Penetrant Testing on Hooks
  • Manbaskets
  • Spreader bars
  • Incident & accident investigation

Sampling of the industries that we have provided crane services to is provided below

  • Rail and Transportation
  • Trucking
  • Crane Services
  • Steel Manufacturers
  • Agriculture
  • Hydro
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Oil and Gas
  • Chemical Plants

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