Spruce Grove, AB -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/19/2014 -- Entrec Corporation recently approved a C$46 million capital expenditure program focusing primarily on mounting its mobile crane competencies. C$5 million of which will be allotted to heavy haul transportation. John M. Stevens, President and CEO of Entrec, mentioned that, “We believe continued investment in this area will increase our access to the recurring onsite maintenance, repair and operation (“MRO”) support work in the Alberta oil sands region, as well as to the significant industrial construction work occurring in both the oil sands and in Northwest BC.” It continually acquires advanced vehicles to ensure various customer needs are served.
Entrec has decades of expertise in heavy life and heavy haul services to all major industry sectors throughout western Canada and the U.S. Bakken region in North Dakota. It serves the following industry sectors: mining, oil sands, petro chemical, pulp and paper, forestry, infrastructure, hydro-electric, and wind power. It has an extensive fleet of conventional multi-wheel trailers which contain configurations ranging from 40 to 96 wheels. These haulers are designed to endure severe road conditions related to specialized oilfield hauling.
The corporation’s hauling services include heavy equipment hauling, tank haling, natural gas compression and process machineries transfer, wind turbines hauling, ship hauling, and other heavy haul solutions to HVAC units, camps, transformers, generators, to mention some. Among the Entrec fleet are Air Ride trailers which can be configured as either 48 or 64 combinations. These trucks have been permitted by the British Columbia government to carry large dimensional loads between British Columbia up to present.
With its most recent recognition as being one of Alberta’s top 65 employers for 2014, Entrec continues to guarantee great customer service and satisfaction. The editors and researchers at Canada’s Top Employers gave the award to the corporation based on the following: physical workplace, work atmosphere, health, financial and family benefits, vacation and time off, employee communications, performance management, training and skills development, and community development.
The company continues to boost its internal brand through employee ownership, competitive compensation, providing exceptional training, an ingenious safety program, and a management approach of integrity, honesty and caring about each individual.
ENTREC is a leading provider of heavy lift and heavy haul services with offerings encompassing crane services, heavy haul transportation, engineering, logistics and support. ENTREC provides these services to the oil and natural gas, construction, petrochemical, mining and power generation industries. The common shares of ENTREC trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol "ENT".