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Mobile Crane Insurance

Insurance Expertise &
Industry Insights

Backed by decades of industry experience, Tripemco Insurance Group is Canada’s leading mobile crane insurance broker.

Comprehensive commercial auto and property protection

Whatever type of mobile crane you own, we have the auto insurance coverage you need. We also offer flexible and customizable property and casualty coverage, with a suite of optional coverages for additional protection.

Driver and fleet management services to help keep your business moving.

We’ll help you ensure that your equipment and fleet operations are compliant with the Ministry of Transportation and meet the highest safety standards.

A reliable network you can trust

If you experience an interruption or breakdown, our specialists will visit the job site to evaluate the situation and connect you with a network of vendors to put a solution in place quickly. You’ll have access to owners and operators to help you get the job done, as well as parts and equipment distributors.

Coverage Highlights

Seamless evolution of coverage for your equipment and your client’s property, whether you’re transporting, rigging, lifting, moving, or installing. We’ve got you covered for:


Operator error

Damage from overhead electrical wires

Ice, muskeg, soft soil, and waterborne exposures

Bridge work

Proud Partners

Tripemco Insurance Group is a proud member of the Crane Rental Association of Ontario (CRAO). The CRAO is comprised of member corporations that are in the business of renting mobile cranes, employ the services of operating engineers and associate member corporations that provide services to active member companies.

Bob Hanna and Dan Lavigne are Canada’s experts on mobile crane insurance

Dan Lavigne - Mobile Crane Insurance

Dan Lavigne - Senior Risk
Management Specialist

Dan Lavigne has 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, with a focus on the construction sector. He specializes in insurance and risk management solutions for equipment driven operations, which includes specialty insurance program development, and policy audits and improvements. Dan is an expert in completing comprehensive risk assessments to fully evaluate all aspects of the operations of a business, including facilities, equipment, and employees. This thorough process allows for a deep understanding of a company, which ultimately results in catered products and enhanced protection.

Working closely with his clients’ management teams, Dan has reviewed contracts, developed specialized underwriting techniques and risk management approaches, and placed coverage for complex multi-million dollar initiatives such as Hebron Project and West White Rose Project.

His advice includes self-insured retention strategies and other alternative risk transfer methods and techniques.


Bob Hanna has 50 years of experience in the crane industry. He started his career as a tower crane operator in 1970. In 1974 he began operating mobile cranes for C.W Smith Crane Services and was promoted to Sales Manager. He moved on to All Canada Crane in 1994, beginning his lengthy tenure as the general manager of one branch, quickly opening and leading five more across the country, and ultimately being promoted to Vice President of Subsidiary Operations of Canada.

Bob was a member of the Board of Directors for the Crane Rental Association of Ontario from 1991 to 2016, holding the position of President for the majority of this time. He was involved in a front committee for provincial negotiations and was a trustee for the Operating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario for six years.

His noteworthy experience includes leading projects with Dofasco, SNC Lavalin’s Goreway Power Station, Northland Power’s Kingston Generating Station, Halton Hills Generating Station, K+S Potash in Saskatchewan, and the Long Harbour Processing Plant in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Bob Hanna - Mobile Crane Insurance

Mobile Crane Insurance Program Leaders

Dan Lavigne, RIB(Ont.)

Senior Risk
Management Specialist

Bob Hanna

Crane Specialist

Amie Burdett, RIB(Ont.), B.A., CAIB

Commercial Lines
Team Leader

Julia Best, RIB(Ont.)

Junior Account Manager

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