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Transporters and Cranes Facilitate Processing Plant Upgrade

The movement and replacement of process plant components are a familiar site in the Texas Gulf Coast region—though not often to the scale and timeline faced by one EPC contractor. Per the client, the contractor was tasked with the haul and lift of two trains of fractionation tower components (debutanizer, depropanizer, splitter and deethanizer) over the course of nine months.

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Go Small to Gain Big: Transport Optimized for Efficient Transport

When an oil & gas customer needed help transporting a new oxygen tank from Texas to a gas facility in South Carolina, the options seemed costly and complex. Deep South’s logistics specialists took a custom approach to the transport of a 375,000-lb oxygen tank from road to rail to plant, saving time and money for the client.

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Turnaround Efficiency: Lift, Lower and Slide

A major process unit turnaround (TAR) project for a petrochemical plant in the Southwest required some well-planned logistics, over 1,200 craftworkers (at peak) and a comprehensive fleet of cranes, trucks and customized skid (Jack & Slide) systems.

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Safety Source: Fall Prevention

Did you know the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death is falls and more than 8 million people were treated in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries in 2019? Read on for some smart tips to prevent fall injuries both at home and at work from The National Safety Council.

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Super-Sized Truss No Problem for High Capacity Crane

A residential backyard, a nearby interstate, and a limited work window all combined to make a bridge truss replacement project a powerful demonstration of lifting strength and agility.

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Bridge Span Move and Lift Set Pace for New Bridge Completion

In support of a major bridge construction project in the Midwest, Deep South crews helped transport and install four bridge spans from an off-site staging area to the bridge foundation.

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Safety Source: Distracted Driving

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "it takes about five seconds, on average, to read or send a text. Not a lot of time. But, in that span of time, with your eyes on your phone and not on the road, a vehicle traveling 55 miles per hour can travel the length of a football field. In that instant, over that distance, a life can be taken—maybe even yours."

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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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