Hire Dependable Power & Utilities Rigging Experts

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Heavy rigging for power and utilities requires expertise and professionalism. Moving generators, transformers, switchgears and other large equipment and machinery requires careful planning, project management and safety.   You can’t afford to take risks.     It’s not always easy to find a local company to perform moves and lifts that require specialized equipment. But the… Read more »

Lift-N-Lock Hydraulic Gantries: Versatile and Cost-Effective

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Got an industrial rigging project and need some heavy lifting capability? H. Brown uses Lift-N-Lock Hydraulic Gantries that can move up to 900 tons. Our gantries hoist heavy payloads vertically and can move on tracks or rubber tires. Our Lift-N-Lock Gantry is a mobile, self-propelled, variable-height, hydraulic lifting frame controlled from a remote, self-contained power module. H…. Read more »

Wide Load Shipping Services

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Wide or oversized loads require extra care during transport. Not only do industry regulations and safety precautions need to be strictly adhered to, state and local ordinances concerning large loads must be followed to a “T.” Safety for Wide Load Shipments Safety is especially critical when it comes to wide load transport. A driver should follow… Read more »

What is a Critical Lift?

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Once deemed critical, a lift becomes subject to additional precautions and protocols.   What criteria must a load or lift operation meet in order to be considered critical? A load that would create any of the following conditions upon its upset or collision qualifies as critical: Damage that would cause a significant delay in operations… Read more »

Construction & Hauling Equipment Jobs on the Rise

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Looking for a job in Construction & Hauling? The Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA) say that construction jobs grew in 39 states over the last year. This means that construction in the U.S. is alive and well — and growing. Let’s take a closer look at this trend. Where Construction Demand Grows, Hauling Demands Grow Data from… Read more »

Tower Crane Dogman Fail

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Here’s a video from our friends at CraneCrews.com. This tower crane dogman has seen better days. Lucky for him his lapse in judgement didn’t cost him a foot … Or his life. A good dogman works on the ground and directs the crane with radios, whistle signals or hand signals, and he ALWAYS follows best… Read more »

Heavy Haul Videos

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In for the HEAVY Haul   Heavy Haul trucking takes focus and passion. Loads have to be shipped professionally, safely, and on-time. It ain’t easy. That’s why it takes a pro to do it right. Getting a heavy load onto the trailer or transporter isn’t even the beginning. There’s a lot of thoughtful planning involved. That’s why finding videos… Read more »