• Fri, Sep 17 2021

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...