Category Archives: Featured

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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MOVING HISTORY

When the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis started a major renovation in November 2012, they were looking for a company that had experience moving sculptures and fragile and delicate items. They turned to Barnhart because we not only successfully … Continue reading

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Impressive Crane Power

At Barnhart, we appreciate amazing crane feats and this demonstration from Liebherr is pretty impressive, even when captured by amateur video.  A crane lifting a crane lifting a crane…

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A BALANCING ACT

On June 15th, Nik Wallenda a seventh-generation circus performer, and scion of the famous Flying Wallendas crossed Niagara Falls on a two-inch wire, the first man to walk over the Niagara Gorge in 116 years.  Suspended 200 feet in the … Continue reading

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PARTING WORDS

The recent commencement speech given by English teacher David McCullough Jr. to the graduating class of Wellesley High School has ignited a firestorm of controversy with its simple message: You are not special. You are not exceptional. The speech has … Continue reading

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THE STARBUCKS LESSON

Fast Company’s list of the world’s 50 most innovative companies includes Starbucks.  Why is a company that makes a pretty unimaginative product like a cup of coffee consistently rank among the most creative companies worldwide? One big reason is the … 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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DID SOMEONE ORDER AN INSTANT BRIDGE?

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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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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