Monthly Archives: April 2012

Nuclear Plant Upgrade Project Wins Barnhart SC&RA Rigging Job of the Year

The team at Barnhart Crane and Rigging is always up for a challenge.  But when we were contacted about a nuclear plant in Two Rivers, WI, we knew we had our work cut out for us.  That work has won … Continue reading

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‘Big Al’ handles a range of heavy lifting at the Port of Mobile, AL

Barnhart’s barge-mounted ‘Big Al’ lifts a lot of equipment used to upgrade the port cranes at the Port of Mobile in Alabama. View Detailed PDF

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The New York Times ran an article last week, profiling the replacement of a span of the River Street Bridge in Boston. What was remarkable about the project is that instead of taking two years, the replacement took place over … Continue reading

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End of an Era?

The Space Shuttle Discovery landed in Washington, DC yesterday in preparation for going on display at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.  It is a big deal for guys like me who were moved to consider engineering as a … Continue reading

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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.  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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