Category Archives: Heavy Haul

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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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 EXPANDS OPERATIONS AND SERVICES WITH FOUR NEW BRANCHES

Continuing our strategy to build a national network, Barnhart is expanding our branches and ability to serve customers. Barnhart recently opened three new offices in Charleston, SC; Owensboro, KY; and Richland, WA which will support project operations. These branches, along … 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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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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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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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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