Category Archives: News

BARNHART MOVES BERTHA IN AN “ENGINEERING MARVEL”

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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Quality and Safety on Wind Projects: How to plan for safety and quality to maximize budget, schedule and wind power production

by Julian Bell, Signal Energy Constructors Everyone pays a lot of attention to the four major construction issues: safety, quality, schedule and budget.  Of these, safety and quality are typically the least discussed during the project award process.  “Good” quality and … Continue reading

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BARNHART ACQUIRES STEEL CITY

Even in an economy that is still far from robust, Barnhart is always looking for ways to expand our services and equipment inventory to better serve our customers. So pardon our enthusiasm and this moment of self-promotion as we announce our … 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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BARNHART’S KAERCHER TO LEAD ITI WEBINAR

Gene Kaercher, Director Safety & Quality for Barnhart Crane, will lead a free ITI Showcase Webinar on Friday, November 30th entitled, “Tackling the Challenges of Training Site Supervisors, Lift Directors, and Other Leaders”. 3:00 p.m. ET The webinar is intended … Continue reading

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NEW MARKET FOR BARNHART

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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CRANE PLAYS MAJOR ROLE IN RECORD-BREAKING BURGER FEAT

Barnhart Crane has been called to do some unusual things. For example, we installed several 3,000 lb bronze sculptures by Fernando Botero outside a Memphis Museum.  We moved an antique locomotive to Minute Maid Park, the Houston Astros baseball stadium.   … Continue reading

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The Future of Cranes: Rocket Power?

Imagine a future with cranes that harness the power of rockets to do their work. If you think it sounds like a bad plot from a space-era science fiction novel, you aren’t far from the truth. In fact, NASA used … Continue reading

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Headline: DETERMINING STABILITY FOCUS OF AUGUST 2ND WEBINAR

In keeping with Barnhart Crane’s commitment to safety, quality service and continuous improvement, join us for the webinar: WHAT’S YOUR TIPPING POINT? How to Determine Stability for Rigging, Heavy Haul, & Construction Activities August 2, 2012 11 AM CT REGISTER … 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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