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Deep South Crane Honored with 2019 SC&RA Safety Award and LWCC Safest 70

Deep South is honored to have recently received two safety awards. On April 27th at the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association’s (SC&RA) annual conference in Carlsbad, CA, Deep South received the 2019 Crane & Rigging Group Safety Award, and three Deep South crane operators received the Crane Operator Safety Award. LWCC also recognized Deep South in their Safest 70 award program.

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Deep South Vice President Part of Historic Recognition Award from NCCCO to OSHA

Kerry Hulse, vice president of Deep South and current president of NCCCO, recently presented a recognition award to OSHA for its foresight and initiative in officially recognizing CCO certification nearly two decades ago. The recent recognition was featured in an article by American Cranes & Transport magazine.

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124-line SPMT Chemical Reactor Transport

In the Southwest, Deep South received three vessels from a heavy lift ship at the Port of Houston, barged the vessels, and transported them to final staging using a total of 124-axle lines Scheuerle SPMT. The heaviest vessel weighed 1,800,000 pounds and the total gross weight at transport for that vessel was 2,300,000 pounds.

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Combined Gantry/Strand Jack Systems Power Lifts Co-Gen Train

The construction of a combined-cycle power station in Louisiana required a specialty contractor to move, lift and set a STG generator (692,250 lbs.) and HIP turbine (392,420 lbs.). 

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Tailing Over a Live Pipe Rack Emphasizes Complex Project

From a tricky bridge crossing to a complex coordinated lift, Deep South facilitated the delivery and setting of components for a petrochemical facility acid modification and upgrade project in Louisiana.

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2,500T Versacrane featured in the Monster Cranes Highlight by American Cranes & Transport

Deep South is proud to be featured in American Cranes & Transport’s recent edition on Monster Cranes. Our VersaCrane fleet has a patented, compact design that allows it to maintain high lifting capacity in crowded and congested areas while maintaining one of the lowest ground-bearing pressures in the industry. 

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Safety Source: A Safety Spring Cleaning

As winter becomes a fleeting memory, and summer is right around the corner, this is an excellent time to do some smart "safety spring cleaning" around your home.

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Deep South Crane & Rigging adds four Liebherr all-terrain mobile cranes

Deep South Crane & Rigging recently acquired four Liebherr mobile cranes - two each of the LTM 1450-8.1, a 550 US-ton class crane, and the LTM 1300-6.2, a 360 US-ton class crane. The acquisitions give the company cranes with longer telescoping booms than it has had to date.

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