5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Crane Service

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  To find the best crane service near me …   Hiring a crane service is a necessity in industries such as oil & gas, construction, utilities and demolition. Due to the sizable expenditures related to equipment cost, maintenance and training of operators, using for-hire crane services like H. Brown presents a less expensive, more viable… Read more »

Facts About Transporting Heavy and Over Dimensional Loads

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In over the road transport, overweight and over dimensional loads are those that exceed the standard legal size or weight limits for a specified portion of a road, highway or other transport infrastructure. Restrictions include such factors as load per axle, height, and width. Vehicles that exceed legal limits require a special permit that allows… Read more »

4 Reasons Your Company Should Not View Wideload Transportation as DIY

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  When it comes to transport shipping, many companies, even those on the smaller side, have their own transport equipment. Semis and trailers successfully haul heavy loads both interstate and intrastate. Using manpower, ramps, pulleys, and cranes, heavy shipments can be safely loaded, transported, and unloaded. However, when these payloads extend beyond the size of… Read more »

Cranes Delicately Bear the Weight of Nuclear Power Plants

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When thinking of nuclear power plants, iconic images of Three-Mile Island may materialize or perhaps a scene from a futuristic movie or perhaps recent reports seen on the news replay. Few people are aware of the magnitude of the existing nuclear infrastructure and the plans for further construction. Even fewer are aware of the important… Read more »

Hydraulic Cranes “Move” Industrial Rigging Projects Forward

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Recently, Chevron Phillips held a second groundbreaking for its two intended petrochemicals facilities in the U.S. Gulf Coast area. An article by ENP Newswire reports that both facilities will require large engineering and construction over the course of the next couple of years, including the laying of 45 miles of railroad track. The 500,000 metric… Read more »

Wide Variety of Cranes Instrumental to the Construction Industry

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From residential builds to industrial builds to public works projects, cranes are indisputably instrumental around the world at construction sites. Cranes allow heavy payloads to be lifted safely and accurately. A wide range of crane types exists and they lift payloads safely and accurately anywhere from a single foot high to allow horizontal transportation to… Read more »

Hydraulic Cranes: How Water Powers Our Greatest Moves

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Undeniably, our ancient predecessors were capable of extraordinary building projects with multi-ton payloads lifted to great heights. From the Greeks and Romans, to the Ancient Egyptians and Chinese, levers and ramps and eventually pulleys and cranes helped hoist declarations of power and stability to great heights. One major difference separates the modern world from the… Read more »