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Locally owned and operated, SOLOS Lifting Solutions is Vancouver Island's premier supplier of the innovative spider crane.

How we can help you

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Gas or propane mini cranes available for outside job sites. Standard 110v plug-in and battery powered models available for interior and zero emission work sites.

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Mini crane in-house or onsite training and certification credentials available. Operator certification cards issued with Solos course.

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Solos provides certified Journeyman Operators with crane rentals if required. Let us help you tackle those challenging lifts.

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We have extensive technical experience lifting in the most demanding circumstances. Combined with Project Management expertise, we provide solutions.


"I would highly recommend Patrick for any job requiring crane service work. He can assess the requirments and deliver on the vision of the work required."

Chris Marshall, GSC
Senior Project Manager | Estimator

"Patrick has proven to be someone we can rely upon to solve complex lifting problems."

Wayne Tulford
Project Manager

"Whether the on site lift is simple or challenging you need the right tool and the right fellow assessing risks and applying their expertise to get the job done safely and effectively.  Patrick Lucas fills that role in spades."

Todd Devenney
Project Manager

Contact ~ 250 883 3635 ~ Victoria, BC

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Victoria’s Urban Development Boom

Because of their portability and the option of multiple outrigger positions, mini cranes are unlikely to be an obstacle to vehicle or foot traffic when in use on a site.
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Having performed hundreds of jobs with mini cranes over the past 20 years, we are continually impressed with their versatility and durability. And you will be too.
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June 17, 2019

4 Benefits of Using a Mini Crane for Glass Installation

For glaziers, using a mini crane for glazing jobs can help alleviate some of the concerns associated with working with heavy panes of glass, particularly in challenging installations.
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Victoria BC, V9C 3Z1
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