Tag Archives: heavy transport

THE ARRIVAL OF A CHRISTMAS TRADITION

The centerpiece of the holiday season in New York City is the awe-inspiring Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.  Each year, a special tree is selected and its entrance to Manhattan is greeted with as much excitement as the arrival of Santa’s … Continue reading

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WESTRAC: DUAL LANE TRANSPORTER FOR SUPER HEAVY HAULS

Innovation is one of Barnhart’s core values, which frequently produces leading-edge products like one the cooler tools in our arsenal, the WesTrac/EasTrac  dual lane transporter. Barnhart engineers, in conjunction with German manufacturer Goldhofer, designed WesTrac to be a new breed … Continue reading

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ALAN BARNHART NAMED TOP 25 NEWSMAKER BY ENGINEERING NEWS RECORD

Engineering News Record (ENR) recently named Alan Barnhart, owner and president of Barnhart Crane and Rigging, a “Top 25 Newsmaker” for his leadership of a company that successfully handled an extremely challenging project in Seattle last spring. Barnhart  planned and executed … Continue reading

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HEAVY HAUL MAKES NEWS IN TENNESSEE

An ambitious hauling project was big news in Tennessee in August.  Barnhart was involved in transporting a mammoth absorption column, 14 feet in diameter and 140 feet long, from Knoxville to the U.S. Nitrogen plant site in Greenville, Tenn. The … Continue reading

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BARNHART’S HEAVY HAUL THROUGH MISSISSIPPI

This week, Barnhart Crane & Rigging moved heat exchangers from Bigbee Valley, MS to their eventual home at a Mississippi Power plant site in Kemper County on Highway 493 near DeKalb. 

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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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Engineering Promptly Finishes a Turbine and Generator Haul and Minimizes Transport Costs

Market: Power Location: North Carolina Project Dates: 03/2011 The Challenge A customer contracted Barnhart to haul, lift, and set steam equipment after the project had already been started. Starting behind schedule forced the team to work quickly. The Solution Engineering … Continue reading

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Barnhart Transports Cold Box over 400 Miles

Market: Chemical Location: Tennessee Project Dates: 12/2010 The Challenge Narrow turns and obstructions clouded Barnhart’s route when a customer asked the company to transport a cold box across town.

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Barnhart Powers Forward in Transformer Transport

Market: Nuclear Power Location: Pennsylvania The Challenge A customer contracted Barnhart Crane & Rigging Co. to transport a main power transformer over twenty-seven miles of road. Overpasses and creeks made the transport very difficult as overhead obstructions and water forced … Continue reading

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