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FALL SAFETY FOR ALL SEASONS

It’s fitting that during this season of football, colorful leaves and crisp breezes, we also focus on the kind of fall that can be dangerous. In this industry, and others, it’s common for our teams to work on projects far … Continue reading

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BEATING THE HEAT BEFORE IT BEATS YOU

The summer is winding down, but the weather is still brutal.  With temperatures soaring into the 90s in some parts of the country, care must be taken when working outdoors to prevent heat-related illnesses. In this video, Barnhart Safety Trainer Daniel … Continue reading

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HOW TO AVOID HAND INJURIES

Hand injuries are all too common in an industrial setting.  In this video, Barnhart Safety Trainer Daniel Voss has some suggestions to keep your hands safe on the job.  After all, safety is one of Barnhart’s core values. Here are … Continue reading

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CORE VALUES DRIVE BARNHART

Have you ever noticed how pretty much every company or business has some sort of mission statement, catchy slogan or motto that reflects the company’s core values?  Slogans like “Save money, live better” for Wal-Mart, or my personal favorite “There … Continue reading

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A SAFETY VIDEO THAT WILL MAKE YOU SMILE

One of the downsides of holiday travel –  in addition to crowded airports, long lines, snow delays, crying children and generally grouchy people – is that even once you’re on the plane, you’re not done. After you dodge getting whacked … 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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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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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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Safe, Reliable, and Cost-Effective: the Modular Lift Tower, Part III

In the two previous articles (Part I and Part II), we demonstrated the growing need for a lifting device that rivaled cumbersome heavy lift cranes. Barnhart’s engineers solved this problem by creating the highly versatile Modular Lift Tower (MLT). While … Continue reading

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How Do We Practice Unparalleled Safety? From Start to Finish.

Our comprehensive commitment to safety sets us apart from our competitors. To Barnhart Crane & Rigging, safety is not only one of our core values but also a mindset, and as a result, our commitment to safety starts with hiring … Continue reading

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