Deep South Recognized for Excellence During Shell Turnaround
The Shell Norco Manufacturing Complex (NMC) recognized Deep South Crane and Rigging for its lifting support during the 2019 Who Dat Crackin’ Turnaround, one of the largest and most complex turnarounds in site history.
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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.
500,000-pound Deisobutanizer Turnkey Project
Deep South Crane performed turnkey transport and lift services for a Southeast oil refinery, transporting a 500,000-pound deisobutanizer from its fabricator in Vicksburg, Mississippi to Krotz Springs, Louisiana using a combination of over-the-road hauling, barging, and heavy lifting. The 1,500-ton VersaCrane TC-24000 as well as the 440-ton Demag CC-2400 lifted it into final position. Lifting bails with all steel-plate links allowed the crane operator to unhook the rigging without any personnel having to access the top of the tower.
Quintin Reeves Talks Trucks, Transporters and Cranes
Whether moving an offshore drilling rig into port or 40+ barge loads of refinery equipment across a levee, heavy hauling is more than driving big trucks. It’s challenging work that top professionals like Quintin Reeves know requires constant learning, careful planning and a resolute focus on safety.
Safety Source: Look, Learn, and Live with Motorcycle Safety
The Texas Department of Transportation’s “Look, Learn, Live” motorcycle safety and awareness campaign offers great tips, practices, and reminders for drivers and riders alike. These three simple themes offer statistics and techniques that can save lives.