Crane Safety in the Nuclear Industry

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Operating a crane can be dangerous if you aren’t doing it right.   Everyone know this.   In order to decrease the number of crane accidents on construction sites, construction companies have developed advanced planning procedures and training materials. OSHA inspections make sure of this. Crane manufacturers have also enhanced safety by providing improved and… Read more »

4 Ways to Demolish Buildings

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There’s more than one way to skin a cat, and there’s more than one way to demolish a building.   There are many factors to consider before demolition can happen. Things like building material, location, and disposal methods. Here, we’ll discuss four of the common demolition procedures, and in which situations you should use each.  … Read more »

Do the Oversized Load Regulations Need to Change?

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It is well-known in the trucking industry that the oversized load regulations make it difficult for trucking companies to move cargo. When a shipment includes heavy or oversized cargo, the primary questions owner-operators and truck drivers ask are what permits are required and which bridges and roads can handle the loads safely. But with 50 states… Read more »

See the Biggest Crawler Cranes in the World

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If there’s one thing that gets any construction enthusiast out of their seats, it’s the sight of a huge crane in action. Being able to lift enormous materials with the power of today’s machinery is a genuine marvel of human engineering. Since their origins in ancient Greece, cranes have grown in size and power to… Read more »

Hauling Equipment in Construction

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One of the most important, but difficult tasks fleet managers face is moving heavy, oversized loads from one location to another. This job is no easy task, and it could easily harm someone who doesn’t have the right training and equipment. Hauling large, heavy loads requires: the use of hauling equipment in construction. It requires… Read more »

Hire a Crane

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Cranes have become a crucial aspect of building construction, due to the indispensable services they provide when it comes to moving heavy materials. They have been around since ancient times, and their development is interrelated with the emergence of new power sources that significantly reduce our lifting responsibilities. New crane models are even equipped with various features,… Read more »

Why Rent a Crane?

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Cranes get work done, pure and simple. From the major lifts on construction sites to the installation of rooftop air conditioning units, cranes can give you the muscle you need. However, cranes are expensive, highly complicated pieces of equipment that require knowledgeable personnel to ensure the safety of the operators, and the crews working around… Read more »

H. Brown is Louisiana’s Crane Service Putting Safety First

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Safe operation of mobile cranes requires a keen awareness of several, often interrelated, factors. Skipping over or inadequately performing safety procedures can result in crane failures and accidents. These cost money for the replacement of damaged or broken crane components, damage to the load, and damage to property on or near the job site. At worst,… Read more »

Dual Lane Trailer/Transporter Permits and Rules

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Dual Lane Trailer/Transporter Permits and Rules   Dual lane transporters are made to spread the load you’re hauling so it will meet highway and bridge-load limits.   Dual lane transporters are perfect for moving heavy loads, including power plant equipment (such as transformers, turbines, and generators) and refinery equipment (like pressure vessels and exchangers) over public… Read more »