Category Archives: Nuclear Power

COMMON SENSE AND THE UNCOMMON COLD

Last week’s polar vortex dominated the headlines.  The weather phenomenon with the catchy, ominous name caused brutally cold weather that set records across the entire country. This arctic air mass also caused extreme temperature inversions. According to The Huffington Post, … Continue reading

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THE VALUE OF RECOGNITION

Recently, Barnhart made the Engineering News-Record’s list of Top 600 Specialty Contractors for 2013 ranked at number 45. That honor means it was a good year for Barnhart. Companies are ranked according to revenue from 2012. That good news seems to … 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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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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THE WINDS OF AUGUST

To paraphrase T.S. Eliot, August is the cruelest month, that is, when it comes to hurricanes.  Just take a look at some of the more damaging hurricanes in the past 50 years: Hurricane Katrina – August 29, 2005 Hurricane Andrew … 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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WHAT’S YOUR TIPPING POINT?

The topic of stability is one that we rarely consider or discuss, but it is a reality that affects us every second of every day. If a lamp or a box fan falls over the consequences may be minimal.  More … 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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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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Innovative Equipment Used in S.C. Nuclear Rotor and Feedwater Heater Replacement

Market: Nuclear Location: South Carolina Project Dates: 02/2010 The Challenge A customer’s faulty crane and tight quarters hindered the progress of the crew as they strove to finish a project, in which the customer hired Barnhart to remove and replace … Continue reading

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