• Mon, Apr 15 2024

    BARGE CRANES ESSENTIAL IN BRIDGE CLEANUP

    On March 26, sections of the Francis Scott Key bridge in Baltimore collapsed after a mammoth cargo ship, the Dali, collided with... Read More... The post BARGE CRANES ESSENTIAL IN BRIDGE CLEANUP appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Fri, Feb 9 2024

    MARDI GRAS PUTS MOBILE ON THE MAP

    It’s Mardi Gras season in several parts of the country.  When people think of Mardi Gras, they usually associate New Orleans with... Read More... The post MARDI GRAS PUTS MOBILE ON THE MAP appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Mon, Feb 5 2024

    Barnhart Founder Dies

    Richard Barnhart, founder of Barnhart Crane and Rigging Co., passed away at his home in Millington, TN on January 21st at the... Read More... The post Barnhart Founder Dies appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Mon, Jan 29 2024

    LATEST ACQUISITIONS MAY BE A SIGN OF THE TIMES

    After 2023 produced three company acquisitions for Barnhart in Minneapolis, St. Louis and Madison, IL, the company has started off the year... Read More... The post LATEST ACQUISITIONS MAY BE A SIGN OF THE TIMES appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Tue, Dec 19 2023

    Some Good News in a Chaotic Year

    This year has been filled with war, upheavals, strife and division. Still, there’s hope to be found in this holiday message.... Read More... The post Some Good News in a Chaotic Year appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Tue, Dec 12 2023

    Strategic Growth: Barnhart Bolsters Operations with Branch Acquisitions

    The year 2023 marked a pivotal year of growth and expansion for Barnhart with the acquisition of three new branches. This strategic... Read More... The post Strategic Growth: Barnhart Bolsters Operations with Branch Acquisitions appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Nov 22 2023

    Gratitude and Grace

    At Thanksgiving, it’s customary to take stock of your good fortune. During gatherings of family and friends, we often reflect upon the... Read More... The post Gratitude and Grace appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Oct 11 2023

    BARNHART TEAMS UP TO TRAIN FUTURE WORKERS

    It’s no secret there’s a labor shortage in some of the skilled trades. Addressing that scarcity is essential to Barnhart CEO Alan... Read More... The post BARNHART TEAMS UP TO TRAIN FUTURE WORKERS appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Sep 6 2023

    TEN RULES OF CRANE CAPACITY CHARTS

    A crane capacity chart is a crane operator’s Bible. Following the chart is essential to avoid disaster. Here’s a few things to keep... Read More... The post TEN RULES OF CRANE CAPACITY CHARTS appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Fri, Aug 11 2023

    Putting Others First: The Art of Servant Leadership

    Servant leadership is one of Barnhart’s core values, which states: We serve our people by providing purpose, trust, belonging, progress, recognition and... Read More... The post Putting Others First: The Art of Servant Leadership appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Tue, Jun 20 2023

    Preserving History: Battleship Gun Barrel Finds New Home

    Barnhart is known for moving oversize or heavy pieces in industrial or plant settings. But a project to move a 1940s-era battleship... Read More... The post Preserving History: Battleship Gun Barrel Finds New Home appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Mon, May 15 2023

    Barnhart to Purchase Taylor Crane Rental

    (MEMPHIS, Tenn.)  Barnhart Crane and Rigging Co. and Taylor Crane Rental, of St. Louis, have entered into an agreement under which Barnhart... Read More... The post Barnhart to Purchase Taylor Crane Rental appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, May 10 2023

    Barnhart Tackles Challenging Projects with Award-Winning Results

    Faced with the threat of a collapsing scrubber unit, a power plant in New Jersey made an emergency call to Barnhart. A thousand... Read More... The post Barnhart Tackles Challenging Projects with Award-Winning Results appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Thu, Apr 13 2023

    SC&RA: An Industry Advocate

    For 75 years, the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has been on a mission.  SC&RA advocates, educates and provides networking opportunities... Read More... The post SC&RA: An Industry Advocate appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Mar 22 2023

    GET A JOB WITH ROOM TO GROW

    A great disruption occurred in the workforce over the past few years. As the initial phase of the COVID crisis ebbed, businesses reopened.... Read More... The post GET A JOB WITH ROOM TO GROW appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Wed, Feb 22 2023

    Pit Stops Get Plants Back on Track Faster

    The words shutdowns, turnarounds and outages are familiar terms in heavy industry. In all cases, they involve a lengthy stoppage of a... Read More... The post Pit Stops Get Plants Back on Track Faster appeared first on Barnhart Crane & Rigging Blog .
    • Thu, Jan 26 2023

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 .