Category Archives: Commercial


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

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Barnhart Helps Kick Off the Holidays in Canton

Barnhart’s Canton, Ohio recently had an unusual assignment – moving a Christmas tree from its site to a location in downtown Central Plaza. The 35-foot, 3,000-pound blue spruce was donated by St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, located just a few blocks … Continue reading

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Putting the Art in Barnhart

Barnhart has been hired for some unusual projects: to lift a 1950s garbage truck, install a generator on the roof of a high-rise, and set a lighthouse facade at a casino. In a recent job in Des Moines, Barnhart was … Continue reading

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A mammoth project is underway in Seattle to replace the Alaska Way Viaduct with a new State Route 99.   To dig the tunnel that goes beneath the city, the contractor brought in the world’s largest Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) ever … Continue reading

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Barnhart Crane & Rigging is expanding into Syracuse, New York with the recent acquisition of C&S Crane and Rigging Company.  C&S served industrial, commercial and public sector customers throughout upstate New York since 2008 with 15 to 200 ton cranes … Continue reading

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City of Southaven “raising the roof” at Snowden Grove Amphitheatre

Action News 5 – Memphis, Tennessee SOUTHAVEN, MS – (WMC-TV) – Some big name acts are calling for some big time changes at a Southaven concert venue. Country music star Brad Paisley is just one of the household names that … 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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Custom Stands and Hydronics Unit Speed Up Commercial Cargo Removal and Replacement

Market: Commercial Location: California Project Dates: 12/2010 The Challenge A customer tasked Barnhart to unload eleven rail car shells for a cargo ship, store the cars on site to allow for the unloading of other cargo below the shells, and … Continue reading

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