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Bigge Partners with Enerpac to Become an Official Integrated Solutions Dealer

Bigge Partners with Enerpac to Become an Official Integrated Solutions Dealer

Bigge is now an official Enerpac Integrated Solutions Dealer. We are proud to now carry their full line-up including Jack-Up Systems, SyncLifts, Strand Jacks, SyncHoist and other heavy lift equipment for rent and...

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Bigge Buys BIG at Bauma 2016

Following our 2015 Terex Service Award and Centennial Recognition Ceremony, Bigge purchased 12 new Terex RT90’s. The newly designed Rough Terrain features a capacity of 90 US tons and 154 feet of main boom. This versatile crane’s IC-1 control system delivers cutting edge technology,...

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Bigge Celebrates Milestones with Tadano

Today at Bauma 2016, the Bigge and Tadano teams came together to celebrate Bigge’s Centennial Year, and took a moment to recognize Bigge’s unique position as a fourth-generation, family run business. In addition to Bigge’s longevity, Tadano celebrated the delivery of the 100th Tadano crane...

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Bigge Celebrates Growth with Kobelco at Bauma 2016

As Day 2 of Bauma 2016 kicked off, Bigge celebrated the success of our partnership with Kobelco with a presentation at their booth. Since 2008, Bigge has purchased 100 cranes from Kobelco, including our 25 crawler crane purchase in 2014. This unprecedented purchase marked the largest number...

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Bigge’s Award Winning Partnership with Terex Honored at Bauma 2016

As the world’s largest Terex dealer, Bigge was honored today by the Terex Corporation at Bauma 2016 as Bigge marks several legendary ‘100’ milestones. In addition to celebrating Bigge’s historical 100 Year Centennial, Terex also saluted Bigge on the “100 by 5” achievements – recognizing...

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Alimak Presents Special Century Award to Bigge at Bauma 2016

In honor of Bigge’s Centennial Year and the ownership of 100 construction hoists, Alimak presented a special Bigge Century Award at Bauma 2016 in Munich, Germany. Bigge President and CEO, Weston Settlemier, received this award and historic acknowledgement along with the Bigge team. Bigge is...

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Manitowoc Awards Bigge at Bauma 2016

While commemorating Bigge’s ownership of 100 Manitowoc cranes and 12 Potain Igo tower cranes, Manitowoc presented a salute to Bigge’s 100 Year Centennial with a special recognition today at Bauma 2016 in Munich, Germany. The Manitowoc team was on hand to present an award acknowledging this...

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Bigge’s Long-standing, Trusted Partnership Recognized by Liebherr at Bauma 2016

Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. was pleased to be recognized by our partner, Liebherr, at Bauma 2016 today in Munich, Germany. In honor of Bigge’s Centennial Year, Liebherr spoke about our trusted and long-standing partnership at a presentation with Weston Settlemier, Bigge President and CEO,...

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Bigge Receives Terex service Award for 2015

Providing great customer service is part of Bigge’s commitment to our customers. We take pride in being flexible and doing our best to meet all of our client’s needs. Bigge has been in business with the Terex Corporation since 2002 and is the leading dealer for Terex machinery in the world....

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Bigge Helps Install A New Bascule Bridge

Bigge recently supported the installation of a new bascule bridge over the Rouge River in Detroit, MI. The Fort Street replacement bridge is 175 feet long, 68 feet wide and weighs over 800 tons. The bascule "leaf" (span) of the bridge was assembled on land and then slid out over the river...

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Bigge on the Cover of American Cranes & Transport

Bigge is on the cover of American Cranes & Transport for our recent haul of 23 radio telescopes, at a gross weight of 220,000 pounds.

The telescope featured on the cover is the biggest telescope coming in at 50,000-pounds. This telescope was hauled...

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Bigge Transports to Wolf Hollow

Bigge recently transported 30 HRSG modules and 2 HP drums for Alstom Power. The load, weighing as much as 386,000 pounds, was transported over 45 miles from Cleburne, Texas to Granbury, Texas. The trailers included two 11 line Goldhofer Dual Lane...

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Bigge on the Cover of August AC&T with LTS Lift

Today’s industrial rigging projects require Houdini-like magic, except there’s no magic involved. Expert engineering, precisely designed equipment and experienced teamwork are the basic elements needed to pull off these amazing projects. Bigge deploys its LTS Bigge Crane and Rigging is...

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Bigge Hands Off Two New T340-1XL Cranes

Bigge Crane & Rigging Co. recently handed off the first of two new Terex T340-1XL cranes to OHL USA, Inc. in Southern California (Mike Rice with Tony Tipton of OHL pictured below).

OHL USA, Inc. is a general contractor specializing in large, complex, heavy civil infrastructure projects. 

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Bigge Helps Renovate Stanford University

Bigge was recently involved in renovating an over 100-year-old building at Stanford University.

We were contacted by the contractor to lift 3 mini excavators out of the building. This request presented a unique challenge, as it would require cutting the access that was being used to keep...

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Bigge Helps Redevelop Kyle Field

Bigge is currently helping redevelop the historic Kyle Field at Texas A&M.

The 485 million dollar renovation will add roughly 20,000 more seats bringing the total capacity to 102,512, making it the largest football stadium in Texas and the SEC. In addition, the renovation will provide more...

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Bigge’s 300,000 LB Transport

Bigge was contracted for the handling of one refinery vessel that has now traveled over land, sea, and will soon travel to its destination. Once there, it will be set into place with a 500 ton crawler crane

Bigge loaded the 300,000 lbs. unit at a manufacturing facility in the northwest...

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Bigge Crane & Rigging Co. Takes Delivery of First MLC650

Bigge Crane & Rigging Co. recently took delivery of a new Manitowoc MLC650.

The MLC650 has the strongest load charts in its class. With a main boom length of 341 feet and a maximum capacity of 716 US Tons in lift crane and 771 tons in VPC Max, the MLC650 can travel, swing, and hoist counter...

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Bigge Lifts Component’s for Major Glass Manufacturer

Bigge Crane and Rigging recently lifted three steel frame structures at a glass manufacturing plant owned by a major northern California winery. One piece (pictured in the photo) was 91’ long, 22’ wide, and 30’ high, weighing 100,000 pounds. The job site requirements were difficult.

There...

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Bigge Hands Off New Terex T340-1XL to Community Tree Service, Inc.

Bigge recently provided a Terex T340-1XL to Community Tree Service, Inc.  Adolfo Garcia (owner) started Community Tree Service from scratch 15 years ago, and has been growing ever since. Community Tree Sevice was recently awarded a 2-year government contract and decided to upgrade to a...

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Bigge Helps Repair USNS Montford Point

Bigge recently provided a Manitowoc 16000 S-3 with 452,000 pounds of counterweight to repair the Vehicle Transfer Ramp for the USNS Montford Point. The USNS Montford Point is the first ship of her class of Mobile Landing Platforms. Named in honor of African American Marine Corps recruits,...

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400-Foot Crane Takes Over Washington Street

Written for Hoodline.com by Geri Koeppel
 

A gigantic crane has overtaken a long block of Washington Street this weekend so workers can remove and install mechanical equipment on the roof of One Maritime Plaza.

The 400-foot-long hydraulic crane by Bigge Crane & Rigging Co. was stretched...

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Xtreme Bigge

Xtreme Bigge

March 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

Written for Vertikal.net

Bigge Crane has taken delivery of the 31.7 tonne/12 metre Xtreme XR7038 heavy duty telehandler, launched last year at Conexpo. 

However before it shipped, the company loaned the machine to EC Source, an Ahern Rentals...

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Bigge Pulls Off Amazing Downtown San Francisco Lift

Steep lift for Bigge

Written by Laura Hatton, American Cranes & Transport - 31 Jul 2014

Heavy lift and transport service provider Bigge Crane and Rigging used a 300 tonne capacity Liebherr crawler crane to lift a 15 US ton (13.6 tonne) generator onto a building on a sloping street in San...

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Bigge Moves Megaload across Northwest US


Refining equipment megaload nearing Great Falls

A second megaload of oil refining equipment, parked near Wolf Creek Wednesday, could arrive in Great Falls by Friday, according to the company transporting it.

“We’re chugging along,” Chuck Beam, a supervisor with Bigge Crane and Rigging...

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Bigge Adds New Manitowoc MLC650 Super Crawler To Fleet - Coming 2015

Bigge adds new Manitowoc crawler to fleet

Written by Laura Hatton - 29 Apr 2014

US crane rental company, Bigge Crane and Rigging, has added a new Manitowoc MLC650 crawler crane to its fleet.

The 716 ton (649 tonne) MLC650 has the Variable Position Counterweight (VPC) system, which...

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Construction Begins at USTAR

Bigge's Peiner SK415 tower crane arrived in January at the USTAR (Utah Science Technology and Research) project at the University of Utah. The new 200,000 square foot research complex should be completed in 2012.

The crane stands at 225’ HUH (height under hook) configured with a 246’ jib...

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City of Hope Gets a Lift

Bigge’s tower crane and hoist services recently assembled a Peiner SK415 tower crane for the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center which is currently under construction at City of Hope in Duarte, CA.

The Bigge operated and maintained 22-ton capacity...

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Bigge Gears Up for Winter

This will be the second winter for Bigge’s Peiner SK575 tower cranes in Park City, UT. The 35-ton capacity tower cranes have been working together for the past 12 months constructing a new five star luxury resort in the Deer Valley area.

Bigge’s team of professional engineers, technical...

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