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Tailored solutions, safety and the right price

Irving Equipment is Atlantic Canada's leading provider of heavy lifting, specialized transportation, pile driving and project management services. We also serve the heavy lifting needs of the Northeastern United States and the Ohio River Valley. In business for more than 50 years, we specialize in industrial, commercial, infrastructure and residential projects.

Count on us to provide tailored solutions for your toughest moving and lifting challenges.

One of the biggest benefits of working with Irving Equipment is you gain access to an exceptional workforce, experienced operators, and our talented team of in-house engineers. Our employees set the standard for solving complex problems efficiently and affordably. Whatever your needs, they'll get the job done.

As a customer of Irving Equipment, you'll also benefit from our investments in advanced technologies, such as CraneCAD™, a unique, computer-aided drafting system that creates three-dimensional drawings of all aspects of proposed lifts.

Backed by our extensive equipment fleet, which includes more than 140 cranes, we're ready to partner with you and complete your heavy lifting project—safely, on time and on budget.

As a proud member of the J. D. Irving family of companies, we work closely with Atlantic Towing and Gulf Operators to provide more comprehensive heavy construction solutions. You'll benefit from one-stop shopping and our seamless provision of services.

Our goal: To simplify your job!

Call (800) 561-2726 for an estimate today!

Serving Area


We provide our services throughout Atlantic Canada and in the Northeastern United States. Explore our serving area.



Our head office is in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. We have six additional branch offices in Atlantic Canada and three branch offices in the Northeastern United States. See our crane rental office locations.

Project Gallery

Irving Equipment moving a home accross the Saint John River

Irving Equipment is Atlantic Canada's leading provider of heavy lifting, specialized transportation, pile driving and project management services. See examples of our work.

Social Responsibility

Vice President Roger Cyr helping out the community of Saint John, NB

As a member of the J.D. Irving, Limited family of companies, we're committed to being involved in our community. We give back through charitable donations, sponsorships and the many efforts of our dedicated employee volunteers. Discover our record for giving back.



At Irving Equipment, safety is our top priority, and our record for protecting the health of our workers is among the best in the business. You can rest assured that safety will be deeply embedded at every stage of your project. Learn more about our commitment to safety.



We apply a disciplined approach to business management, resulting in cost savings for our customers, greater consistency of service and higher standards of performance. Our processes are leading edge and lead to continual improvements in our operations and the quality of our services. Learn about our disciplined approach to quality.

Our History

Irving Equipment Crane working on construction of Harbour Bridge in Saint John, New Brunswick

Irving Equipment was founded more than 50 years ago in Saint John, New Brunswick by J.D. Irving, Limited. We're the leading provider of heavy lifting, specialized transportation, pile driving and project management services in Atlantic Canada. Your customer loyalty helps us continue to grow. Learn more about our history.

J.D. Irving, Limited

J.D. Irving, Limited logo

J.D. Irving, Limited is a diverse, family-owned company with operations in Canada and the United States. For more than 125 years, our focus has been on providing quality service and products to customers around the world. We're dedicated to using the best practices to make the best products. Learn more about J.D. Irving, Limited.

Irving Equipment—Raising the bar for safety, quality services and flexible solutions.