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Bridge Builders

Our team was given a 10 minute window to move this 50 ton bridge along the public roadway at the Salt Lake International Airport. Pictured here our OshKosh m1070 tugger brought the piece into place and our LTM 1220 set it. The job continued over six nights until all seven sections of the pe- destrian […]

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Wildlife Bridge

It was a project that caused some major detours for motorists traveling East and West on I-80 last month. In the end it's a win-win for the safety of drivers and animals who share this area. Just West of Parley's summit, UDOT began this 5 million dollar project. Tall fences will funnel the wildlife to […]

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Cranes & Trains

Ever wonder how a part underneath a 112,000 lb locomotive gets replaced? With our Liebherr 200 ton, AT crane, that's how! This Ems SD40 locomotive had an 11,000 lb traction motor that needed replacing. Our crew first hoisted up the locomotive and the old traction motor was taken out. Then, a new piece was picked […]

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Somebody call 911

We were more than happy to come to the “rescue” of the top notch crew at the Salt Lake City Fire Department last month. Working at their training facility, we placed 3 support beams using our Grove 9000E, 110 ton. This structure will soon be used to clean and maintain the firetrucks. A big thanks […]

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Big Block

LR-1600 Load Block Perspective is everything. The load block for our LR-1600 looks like any other when you see it hanging, but on the ground and up close you can really begin to grasp just how massive the equipment is! The 10 sheave block weighs in at 1250kg (2750lbs). In order to properly tension 20 […]

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LTM 1220

Ain't no mountain high enough! Sometimes the most important ingredient to a successful job is sheer grit! Hats off to our incredible crew who worked in extrememly tight quarters & bitter cold temps to get this job done! The over 100 year old piping system above the mouth of Provo Canyon has been under renovation […]

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Woc on water

Row, Row, Row your… Crane? ALL ABOARD! When the only place to set up the crane is on the water, we’ll do that too! Working with Cannon Builders inc, and utilizing three tug boats and a barge, our team used the Manitowoc 2250-S3 right on the Snake River. The job required four different set ups […]

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900 Ton Crane

GETTIN’ IT DONE WITH THE 900 TON What can we say? We love our 900 ton! This crane is not only RARE (less than 10 in the U.S.) it’s also MASSIVE, and extremely VERSATILE. Affectionately known as our “Justice League Crane” this beast seems to have super powers! It boasts a tip height of 520’ […]

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World Record Basketball Shot

THAT’S OFFICIALLY AMAZING! Mountain Crane was honored to be a part of a Guinness Book of World Records moment! When the Harlem Globe Trotters reached out to our team and asked if we could hoist a basketball hoop up 50 feet in the air to set a new world record we couldn’t wait to be […]

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500 Ton Tandem Crane

Mountain Crane was honored to be a part of a Guinness Book of World Records moment! When the Harlem Globe Trotters reached out to our team and asked if we could hoist a basketball hoop up 50 feet in the air to set a new world record we couldn’t wait to be a part of […]

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