• Thu, Jan 26 2023

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : HEAVY HAUL: MINNESOTA TO MOOSE JAW

    When Barnhart recently transported a turbine and generator from Duluth, Minnesota to Moose Jaw (real name) in Saskatchewan, Canada, heads turned. After... Read More... The post HEAVY HAUL: MINNESOTA TO MOOSE JAW appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Thu, Dec 15 2022

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : A GIFT THAT COMES IN ALL SIZES

    The season is filled with heart-warming stories of generosity. For example, the Waffle House patrons who leave a $1,100 tip on a $74.75... Read More... The post A GIFT THAT COMES IN ALL SIZES appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Nov 9 2022

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Barnhart Adds Second Ohio Branch

    Barnhart has opened a new branch in Columbus, Ohio’s largest city. The branch opened in September, joining another Buckeye branch down the... Read More... The post Barnhart Adds Second Ohio Branch appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Mon, Oct 17 2022

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Nuclear Power: Part of the Net-Zero Solution

    When you hear about the goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, what first comes to mind is solar panels, wind turbines and... Read More... The post Nuclear Power: Part of the Net-Zero Solution appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Sep 21 2022

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Crane Types and Their Uses

    At their core, all cranes perform the same job. They lift and move heavy materials and equipment. But within that general job... Read More... The post Crane Types and Their Uses appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Fri, Sep 2 2022

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : THE VALUE OF WORK

    September 5th is Labor Day and for most of us, it represents both an end of the summer and a welcomed day... Read More... The post THE VALUE OF WORK appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Mon, Aug 1 2022

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : DISMANTLING HISTORY

    For over 50 years, the Gerald Desmond Bridge was a signature feature of the Long Beach, CA harbor skyline. However, a need... Read More... The post DISMANTLING HISTORY appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Jun 22 2022

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : REMOVING COMPONENTS IN HARD-TO-REACH PLACES

    A component is buried deep inside a plant. Perhaps it was an original piece of equipment when the plant was built and the... Read More... The post REMOVING COMPONENTS IN HARD-TO-REACH PLACES appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Thu, May 12 2022

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Unique Replacement Solution Helps Wins SCRA award

    A heat exchanger removal and replacement project using a unique slide and swivel device turned into an SC&RA 2022 Rigging Job of... Read More... The post Unique Replacement Solution Helps Wins SCRA award appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Tue, Apr 19 2022

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Barnhart #1 American Crane Company in Recent List

    American Cranes and Transport (ACT) recently revealed its top 10 crane-owning companies in North America in its Annual Specialized Lifting 50 list... Read More... The post Barnhart #1 American Crane Company in Recent List appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Thu, Mar 3 2022

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : SUNKEN BRIDGE POSES A LIFTING CHALLENGE

    The Gums Crossing Bridge on County Road 21 in Yalobusha County, Mississippi provided passage to residents crossing Grenada Lake for decades. But... Read More... The post SUNKEN BRIDGE POSES A LIFTING CHALLENGE appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Feb 2 2022

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : FIND A JOB YOU’LL WANT TO KEEP

    It’s been called the Great Resignation, the mass exodus of workers from their jobs in 2021. Jobs were plentiful, and workers had... Read More... The post FIND A JOB YOU’LL WANT TO KEEP appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Thu, Jan 6 2022

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : How to Slightly Improve in 2022

    Does the idea of making and keeping New Year’s resolutions just too overwhelming or seems doomed to failure?  Here’s a sample of some simple suggestions from The Guardian’s “100 Ways to Slightly Improve Your Life Without Really Trying” article to … Continue reading → The post How to Slightly Improve in 2022 appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Dec 22 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : The Season of Miracles

    The final days leading up to Christmas are filled with last-minute shopping, errands and travel. Amid the chaos, take a moment to focus on the essence of the holidays. This video brings new life to an Old Master, Bartholome’-Esteban Murillo, … Continue reading → The post The Season of Miracles appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Thu, Dec 16 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : INFRASTRUCTURE BILL GOOD NEWS FOR HEAVY HAUL

    President Joe Biden signed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law Nov. 15. It will deliver $550 billion of new federal investments in America’s infrastructure over five years. The law will touch everything from bridges and roads to the nation’s broadband, … Continue reading → The post INFRASTRUCTURE BILL GOOD NEWS FOR HEAVY HAUL appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog ...
    • Wed, Nov 17 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : LABOR WOES MAY WORSEN OVER REGULATIONS

    According to a recent article in Fortune, “Overall, nonfarm employment in the U.S. is down by 4.2 million, or 2.8%, from its pre-pandemic level. This is according to the latest October figures from the BLS. Others estimate it could be higher. … Continue reading → The post LABOR WOES MAY WORSEN OVER REGULATIONS appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Thu, Oct 28 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : WHAT IS AN SPMT?

    Acronyms are common in the word of rigging and heavy transport.  You’ll often hear PST, SPMT. What does the alphabet soup of acronyms mean?   A PST is a model of a Goldhofer trailer and generally referred to as a self-propelled … Continue reading → The post WHAT IS AN SPMT? appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Tue, Sep 28 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Tribute to a Fallen Hero

    Flags were flying as Corporal Daegan Page came home to Omaha, Nebraska on Friday, Sept. 17 to a hero’s welcome. It was also his final rest. Cpl. Page was among the 13 service members killed in the suicide bombing at … Continue reading → The post Tribute to a Fallen Hero appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Fri, Sep 17 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : TEN RULES OF CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Barnhart started in 1969 with one branch and a handful of loyal customers. Today, there are more than 50 branches across the United States and the customer list has grown accordingly. That’s in part because of attention to customer service … Continue reading → The post TEN RULES OF CUSTOMER SERVICE appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Aug 25 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : BARNHART GIVES NEW LIFE TO ABANDONED BUILDING

    In the early morning hours on a frigid night in Jan. 2014, the Rose Bowl, a popular entertainment spot in Mason City, IA, caught fire. The bowling alley and restaurant was a local fixture since the 1960s. Presidential and other … Continue reading → The post BARNHART GIVES NEW LIFE TO ABANDONED BUILDING appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Mon, Aug 2 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Crane and Rigging Plus a Whole Lot More

    Barnhart provides advanced planning and engineering services in addition to the crane and rigging service we're most known for. Continue reading → The post Crane and Rigging Plus a Whole Lot More appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Mon, Jul 12 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Demonstration Explores Undersea Vehicle Transport

    Barnhart was recently part of a demonstration at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) in Southern California involving vehicles that will probe the depths of the ocean. The demonstration was part of a U.S. Navy project. According to a press release … Continue reading → The post Demonstration Explores Undersea Vehicle Transport appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Fri, Jul 2 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : July 4th: From Happiness to Hot Dogs

    The 4th of July is celebrated with fireworks, hot dogs and parades. But what are we celebrating anyway?  The holiday, also known as Independence Day, was when the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia, right? Actually, the Declaration … Continue reading → The post July 4th: From Happiness to Hot Dogs appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Tue, Jun 15 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Lady Justice Gets a Lift from Barnhart

    Barnhart played a part in the recent restoration of a historic Holmes County Courthouse in Millersburg, Ohio. The courthouse, constructed in 1885, was in bad need of repair to restore it to its former glory. The project involved the removal … Continue reading → The post Lady Justice Gets a Lift from Barnhart appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Fri, May 14 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : PRECISION ON DISPLAY IN STATOR PROJECT

    A project to remove and replace a 1,073,000 pound stator was recently featured in the May issue of American Cranes and Transport. What made this project notable was the precise calculations and testing that went into making the project a success. … Continue reading → The post PRECISION ON DISPLAY IN STATOR PROJECT appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Fri, Apr 23 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Notable Omissions from this Year’s Oscar List

    The Oscar ceremony is coming up this weekend. While it claims to honor the finest work in the film industry, there’s a treasure trove of video achievement that wasn’t recognized. Barnhart has an extensive video library of compelling content. And while … Continue reading → The post Notable Omissions from this Year’s Oscar List appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Mon, Mar 29 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : TEXAS TOWER DELIVERY TAKES AN INTERNATIONAL ROUTE

    Barnhart specializes in transporting cargo from Point A to B – even when those points are roughly 9,000 miles apart. In this instance, four Texas Towers in Italy required delivery to Illinois. This journey including oceanic travel, inland US waterway navigation, … Continue reading → The post TEXAS TOWER DELIVERY TAKES AN INTERNATIONAL ROUTE appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog ...
    • Fri, Mar 12 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : GROWING A COMPANY TO GIVE IT AWAY

    While Alan Barnhart and his brother Eric share the name behind our business, they aren’t the owners of Barnhart. They are merely the stewards of its incredible growth and success.  In this video, Alan and his wife, Katherine, outline their … Continue reading → The post GROWING A COMPANY TO GIVE IT AWAY appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Mon, Feb 22 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Wind Project Uses Innovative Method

    A recent project at a wind farm in West Texas employed a revolutionary method for blade and bearing replacement in the wind industry.  Barnhart used a new “craneless” method to complete the project.  Customarily, a replacement project requires two and … Continue reading → The post Wind Project Uses Innovative Method appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Jan 27 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Ten Safety Rules for Riggers

    Riggers perform an essential function on any heavy lift and heavy haul project and in the daily function of many industries. Performing with excellence and managing the risks of work go hand-in-hand, plus abiding by standard rules and safety practices.   … Continue reading → The post Ten Safety Rules for Riggers appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Thu, Jan 7 2021

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : BARNHART PLAYS VITAL ROLE IN SEATTLE TRANSFORMATION

    The City of Seattle’s waterfront has undergone an extensive transformation over the past decade. It has involved reconstructing the 1930s Seattle seawall and boring a new 2.2 mile tunnel to create a subterranean waterfront corridor. An aging Alaskan Way viaduct … Continue reading → The post BARNHART PLAYS VITAL ROLE IN SEATTLE TRANSFORMATION appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Fri, Dec 18 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : FINDING COMFORT IN A CHAOTIC YEAR

    As an historic, sorrowful and eventful year comes to a close, we wanted to share a special holiday message.   Peace we leave with you. The post FINDING COMFORT IN A CHAOTIC YEAR appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Mon, Dec 14 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : HEAVY HAUL SPANS SIX STATES

    Transporting heavy loads are nothing new for Barnhart, but a recent multistate job was nearly one for the record books.   Barnhart was hired to transport an energy tower, also known as a deisobutanizer, more than 1600 miles to a refinery … Continue reading → The post HEAVY HAUL SPANS SIX STATES appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Tue, Nov 24 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : The Grinch that Stole Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is here and it’s hard not to think of the Dr. Seuss’ classic, The Grinch that Stole Christmas. In that famous book, TV special and feature film, the small-hearted Grinch steals what he thinks is the meaning of Christmas. … Continue reading → The post The Grinch that Stole Thanksgiving appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Thu, Nov 12 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : INTERSTATE BRIDGE WORK COMPLETED AT A RAPID PACE

    Barnhart was hired to replace six bridge sections on I-95 in Warwick, Rhode Island. The busy interstate carries over 174,000 cars and trucks a day. To minimize disruption, the DOT used a different, quicker method – a design-build rapid replacement … Continue reading → The post INTERSTATE BRIDGE WORK COMPLETED AT A RAPID PACE appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Oct 7 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Barnhart Adds Machinery Moving Services to Its Midwest Operations

    Barnhart has joined forces with a respected and established Midwest company, Days Corporation of Elkhart, Indiana. Under a recent agreement, Barnhart will purchase Days Machinery Movers, including all associated personnel and equipment of that business unit.    Days Corporation, a family … Continue reading → The post Barnhart Adds Machinery Moving Services to Its Midwest Operations appeared first on Barnhart...
    • Mon, Sep 21 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : 15-Week Transport Job Attracts Audience

    Barnhart recently transported 63 nacelles and hubs from the Port of Brownsville, Texas to a wind farm in Rio Hondo. With so many pieces to move, it was a job that would stretch out over months.    The hubs, which … Continue reading → The post 15-Week Transport Job Attracts Audience appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Aug 26 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : The Comeback Crane

    Barnhart took a sidelined LR1300 crane, gave it new life, and let it play in the big leagues. Continue reading → The post The Comeback Crane appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Aug 12 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Mockup Proves Essential in Award-winning Job

    Barnhart recently was recognized with the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) Rigging Job of the Year $750,000 to $2 million. It was one of two award-winning projects that included the SC&RA Rigging Job of the Year under $150,000. Continue reading → The post Mockup Proves Essential in Award-winning Job appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Fri, Jul 24 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : First-Time Rigging Solution Wins SC&RA Award

    A capabilities meeting at a cement plant last fall turned into an SC&RA 2020 Rigging Job of the Year under $150,000 for Barnhart. It was one of two award-winning projects that included Rigging Job of the Year $750,000 to $2 million. Continue reading → The post First-Time Rigging Solution Wins SC&RA Award appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Thu, Jul 2 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Red, White and You

    The 4th of July is normally a celebratory time a day of fireworks, picnics and displays of national pride.  But this year the holiday arrives in the shadow of a pandemic and against a backdrop of national unrest. This unrest, … Continue reading → The post Red, White and You appeared first on Bartnart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Tue, Jun 16 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : URBAN SETTING PROVIDES PROJECT CHALLENGES

    Barnhart’s Mount Vernon and Kent, Washington branches joined forces to perform a joint venture tower crane dismantle in Seattle.  The team set up a GMK7550, an all-terrain mobile crane, with 264,000 pounds of counterweight and Mega wing attachment and 200 … Continue reading → The post URBAN SETTING PROVIDES PROJECT CHALLENGES appeared first on Bartnart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Fri, May 29 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Planning and Engineering Result in Safe Delivery of Large Load

    While one of Barnhart’s specialties is heavy haul, considerable planning and engineering is always required, particularly when large loads are moved. That was the case with a 105-foot-long pressure vessel that was recently hauled. Barnhart was delivering the vessel from … Continue reading → The post Planning and Engineering Result in Safe Delivery of Large Load appeared first on Bartnart Crane & Rigging...
    • Fri, May 15 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Ten Rules for Crane Operators

    Barnhart has thousands of employees across the United States who perform hundreds of projects a year safely and successfully. We empower all our employees to be actively engaged in safety and offer plenty of training and guidance. Here are a … Continue reading → The post Ten Rules for Crane Operators appeared first on Bartnart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Apr 29 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : DOUBLE TAKE ON THE INTERSTATE

    Hauling oversized cargo sometimes requires some unusual solutions. In this instance, Barnhart was hired to transport nine components, one of which was a 200’ long column vessel, from a fabricator to a fracking unit at a refinery in Texas. The journey … Continue reading → The post DOUBLE TAKE ON THE INTERSTATE appeared first on Bartnart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Fri, Apr 10 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Seeking the Good in a Difficult Good Friday

    Today is Good Friday, which is observed around the world. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s sacrifice, his passion, crucifixion, and death.  Right now, all of us are making sacrifices due to the coronavirus with social distancing and stay-at-home orders.  We’re unable to … Continue reading → The post Seeking the Good in a Difficult Good Friday appeared first on Bartnart Crane & Rigging...
    • Mon, Mar 30 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : 10 Tips for Working from Home

    The coronavirus has forced many of us to start working remotely from home. It is an adjustment, particularly if your spouse and kids are there as well. Still, it’s important to keep a work mindset, even when you’re home.  Here’s some tips. … Continue reading →
    • Mon, Mar 16 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Coronavirus: Stay Calm and Think of Others

    The news about the coronavirus and the mounting numbers of those affected is inescapable and alarming. Schools are closing statewide.  Companies are urging their employees to work from home.  Any event that might draw a crowd of more than 50 … Continue reading →
    • Fri, Feb 28 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : Gantries Play Essential Role in Mill Stand Installation

    Barnhart was hired to install four 27-foot tall mill stands weighing 250,000 pounds apiece and several other components at a manufacturing plant in South Carolina.  The site was still under construction and had a foundation that had different levels and … Continue reading →
    • Wed, Jan 29 2020

    Barnhart - Nuclear Services : BARNHART COMPLETES ROOFTOP REACTOR REPLACEMENT

    Barnhart was hired to remove and replace a reactor at a chemical plant. The reactor was 11’ diameter and 20’ long and the only access was through the roof. The crew also faced a tight setup area for the crane … Continue reading →