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George H.W. Bush 4141 Train Arrives at Its Final Destination in College Station

With Deep South's help, Union Pacific's historic George H.W. Bush 4141 locomotive arrived at its final destination in College Station, TX. Using two 500-ton Liebherr LTM 1400-7.1 cranes, Deep South lifted the 315,000-pound locomotive off the track, where it will be permanently featured at Bush's presidential library and museum at Texas A&M University. We're proud to have helped out on this special project!

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Heavy Haul Job Featured in AC&T Magazine

In support of a plant upgrade, a petrochemical company in Louisiana needed to transport several large vessels from a cargo ship to their site. The weight and height of three of these vessels posed challenges for the contractor in the way of severe height restrictions from a pipe rack along a public road.

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VersaCrane Line Featured in AC&T’s Article “Mega Cranes Tackle Projects Around the Globe”

Deep South Crane & Rigging’s new, powerful 3,000-ton VersaCrane TC-36000 Series 2 is one of the largest pedestal cranes in the world. The Series 2 configuration utilizes a ring system for the auxiliary counterweight movement, keeping the ground bearing pressures suitable for most project sites. Counterweight is positioned at a 95-foot radius in the Series 2 configuration.

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Power Move: Transformer Lift and Staging Rises to the Occasion

In support of a power plant project in the Northeast, Deep South crews were tasked with transporting and staging four transformers, each 22’ high, 12’ wide and 14’ long and weighing 314,000 pounds.

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Safety Source: Don’t Fuel the Fire by The American Burn Association

Looking for a safety topic to begin your upcoming meeting? Read on for helpful information from The American Burn Association regarding working with or around gasoline as well as a reminder of Burn Awareness Week, which will be hosted February 7-13, 2021.

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Custom Connections Deliver Heavy Systems Safely, Timely, and Cost Effectively

Deep South has put its transport and skills to work for a heavy industrial project in the Southwest that required Deep South to direct discharge from ships gear to barge, haul and sett a cold box, depropanizer and six modules.

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15 Module Lift and Transport

Deep South was contracted by a Gulf Coast refinery to transport fifteen modules from a fabrication shop in Port Allen, LA to the site in Norco, LA.

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New VersaCrane TC-36000/S2 makes lifting debut - AC&T Feature

For more than 50 years, Deep South Crane & Rigging has been distinguishing itself throughout North America. Founder Camile Landry has an intense appreciation for cranes, and he has always been intrigued by projects that require a higher level of skill and expertise. In the 1980s, he saw a need for a new generation of cranes. He envisioned a high-capacity crane with a smaller footprint and a tighter tail swing. He wanted to see a crane that could be transported easier than other heavy lift cranes.

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