Category Archives: Educational

Tips On Choosing the Right Size Crane

To properly size and select a crane for a job many factors must be considered to determine the right type of crane and corresponding capacity. Should it be a heavy lift crane? Boom truck crane? Rough Terrain crane? Weight and … Continue reading

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FACT OR FICTION?

A recent article on thoughtcatalog.com, describes the “23 Things Everyone Believes that Have Been Disproven by MythBusters.” Here are just a few goodies. Dropping a penny off the side of the Empire State Building could kill someone. No, it couldn’t. … Continue reading

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BARNHART’S KAERCHER TO LEAD ITI WEBINAR

Gene Kaercher, Director Safety & Quality for Barnhart Crane, will lead a free ITI Showcase Webinar on Friday, November 30th entitled, “Tackling the Challenges of Training Site Supervisors, Lift Directors, and Other Leaders”. 3:00 p.m. ET The webinar is intended … Continue reading

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Headline: DETERMINING STABILITY FOCUS OF AUGUST 2ND WEBINAR

In keeping with Barnhart Crane’s commitment to safety, quality service and continuous improvement, join us for the webinar: WHAT’S YOUR TIPPING POINT? How to Determine Stability for Rigging, Heavy Haul, & Construction Activities August 2, 2012 11 AM CT REGISTER … Continue reading

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WHAT’S YOUR TIPPING POINT?

The topic of stability is one that we rarely consider or discuss, but it is a reality that affects us every second of every day. If a lamp or a box fan falls over the consequences may be minimal.  More … Continue reading

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LIVE BARNHART WEBINAR TO SHOWCASE ENGINEERING CONSIDERATIONS

On Thursday, June 7th, Jim Yates, PE, Barnhart Crane & Rigging’s senior vice president of engineering and technical services, will be featured in Industrial Training International’s (ITI) live showcase webinar presentation entitled ‘Heavy Intermodal Lift & Transport – Engineering Considerations.’ … Continue reading

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BUBBA WATSON’S PINK CLUB

The biggest news in golf this week came in the form of Bubba Watson, a self-taught pro from Bagdad, Florida who picked up the most coveted piece of apparel in golf, a green jacket from the Masters. One key to … Continue reading

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LAUGHING BABIES AND PLAYFUL KITTENS

Laughing babies.  Frolicking kittens.  Teen singing sensations. This is YouTube’s stock in trade.  These videos attract millions of views and are forwarded to friends all over the globe for laughs and comments. You might be surprised to know that Barnhart … Continue reading

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Working with Wind Turbines: Various Facts on the Wind Energy Market

Throughout our rich company history, Barnhart has worked in several different energy markets. From nuclear to coal, we’ve done jobs in almost every type of power plant. Because of the rising demand for cleaner energy, lower costs of wind energy … Continue reading

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Combined Cycle Power Plants – Condensate and Waterflow

A large part of Barnhart’s business includes heavy lifting and transport for power plants. From nuclear to coal, we have lifted and transported generators, feedwater heaters, transformers and more. Unless you work in a power plant, most folks wouldn’t know … Continue reading

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