Bigge Crane and Rigging Co.

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  • Bigge Helps Advance Cancer Treatment in Miami

    Bigge Projects completed a transport and heavy lift project in a new industry segment, Proton Therapy Centers for cancer treatment. Bigge was contracted to transport the two halves of the Cyclotron from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale to the Miami Cancer Institute, to rig the Cyclotron halves into the building, and to install many smaller components for several other associated sys...

  • Bigge celebrated in special AC&T Section

    Bigge was featured in AC&T's September 2016 Issue detailing the first 100 years of our history. From humble beginnings as a small trucking company hauling cargo from docks and railroad depots in San Francisco's Easy Bay region to a global super power in the crane rental, rigging and specialized transportation industry, Bigge Crane and RIgging Co. exemplifies what it takes to succed i...

  • Being Safe!

    If you want to be safe at work, home, and play, you need to demonstrate certain characteristics that are visible by others. When someone claims that you are a safe person, they have observed something about you that resonates with being safe. Someone who is safe can be observed as committed to injury-free work, compliant with safety practices, and working with competency (skills and k...

  • Multiple Tower Cranes on Clearfork Project

    The Shops at Clearfork have six tower cranes (five Peiner SK 415s, one Comansa 21 LC 550). The project was a yearlong tower crane rental.

  • Bigge Receives Numerous Awards for Milestones at Bauma 2016

    Bigge Crane & Rigging Co. was pleased to be recognized by six manufacturers in our centennial year. LiebherrIn 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, along with the Bigge team. Standing in

  • Bigge Hauls Cyclotron for the University of California at Berkeley

    On this day (March 4) in 1940, Bigge hauled a 60-inch cyclotron for the University of California at Berkeley. The cyclotron was the largest in diameter and most powerful such instrument of its day. In World War II, the cyclotron created 8 artificial elements including plutonium.

  • Bigge Hauls the Italian Art Exhibit to the World's Fair

    On this day (February 18) in 1939, Bigge hauled the Italian Art Exhibit to the World’s Fair on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. The $40 million art exhibition was borrowed from the great museums of Europe, which was acclaimed as the finest collection ever displayed in the Western Hemisphere. Bigge also hoisted various exhibit pieces including a Diego Rivera Mural. This was San Francis...

  • Fact vs. Opinion

    Knowing what is safe or how to make a situation safe is a constant issue for those in leadership positions. Most safety manuals have a line on the front page that says, “This manual cannot cover all work situations. If you find a situation that the book does not cover, contact your supervisor.” The issue of not having a safety rule for a specific situation occurs many times because th...

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