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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.

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Safety Source: 5 water safety tips for swimming this summer

Whether it’s a backyard oasis or a trip to the beach, the fun and memories made in and around the water would not be complete without some simple safety tips.  Read on for advice to keep in mind this summer and share in your next safety minute.

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HBR Honors Deep South … Again

Deep South Crane & Rigging (Deep South) has been awarded the 2018 Best of the Best in the Crane & Rigging category for outstanding safety performance from the Houston Business Roundtable (HBR)—the second consecutive honor for the firm in years of eligibility.

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ISTC Selects Deep South for Top Honors

The Industrial Safety Training Council (ISTC), a 501(c)3 Non-Profit training and education organization, recently honored Deep South with 3 awards – Safety Achievement Award, Recordable Incidence Rate; Safety Achievement Award, Years Worked; Safety Achievement Award, Hours Worked. 

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Chemical Plant Expansion Gets Big Lift from Deep South

The Deep South team was hard at work at the Geismar Chemical Plant in Louisiana.  Read on to see how are talented crews are using cranes, transporters, and jacking solutions to help construct the largest alpha olefins production facility in the world.

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Deep South Crane Performance Earns GBRIA Safety Recognition

The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance (GBRIA) recently awarded Deep South Crane first place in the Crane & Rigging category at GBRIA’s 2018 Contractor Safety Excellence Awards on Thursday, March 15th. Eligibility for the awards is based on nominations by GBRIA members, who submit their highest performing contractors for consideration. For the 22ndannual competition, Deep South Crane and Rigging was nominated by Axiall/Westlake Chemical.

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Deep South Celebrates 50 Years of Customer-focused Success

2018 is a milestone year for Deep South Crane. Fifty years after hardworking electrical engineer Camile Landry saw an opportunity to make a go of his own business, Deep South is now among the top 20 crane heavy lift, heavy haul companies in the world, operating nine offices throughout North and South America. As we celebrate a half-century in business, we couldn’t be prouder of what our people have accomplished and the future they’re paving for us.  

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Deep South Employees Honored for Life Saving Response

Deep South employees, Josh McDavid and Daniel Potter, were awarded Bring Your A-Game coins by Marathon Petroleum Company for their quick thinking to save a car crash victim.

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