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New VersaCrane TC-36000/S2 makes lifting debut

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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Cantilever Beam Approach Helps Ease Exchangers Into Place

Deep South used a cantilever beam, which incorporates a compact counterweight design with customizable rigging attachment points, to move eight 118,000-pound exchangers into position under an existing steel structure at a refinery optimization project in the Southwest.

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The Why Behind All That We Do

As we entered 2020, the Deep South team renewed a company-wide conversation about the “why” behind all that we do — why we come to work each day, why we stay safe, why we work hard, and why we strive to be the best.

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A Letter to Our Clients | Deep South’s COVID-19 Response

We know that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak continues to be top of mind for many of you – just as it is for all of us here at Deep South Crane & Rigging. With the health and safety of our employees, families, clients, vendors, and communities prioritized, we want to share with you our current plans for the continuation of our business operations.

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Deep South Wins GBRIA Best of Division I Workforce Development Award

The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance (GBRIA) honored Deep South Crane & Rigging with their Best of Division I Award at the 12th annual Craft Workforce Development Awards on Thursday, September 19th.

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Safety Source: Back to School Safety

With schools back in session, it is a great time to study a few simple back-to-school safety tips. From bus stops to backpacks, the National Safety Council provides some smart safety approaches to make this school year a safe one.

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A One Lift Truss and Tower Take-Down

In the Southwest, a 100' diameter wood pellet bin caught fire and collapsed, compromising the 117,000-pound, 215’ long truss and tower conveyor system.

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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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