Bigge CONTRIBUTES TO CONSTRUCTION OF THE WILSHIRE GRAND IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES
Since 1952, the location of the new Wilshire Grand Center has played an important role to the business, tourist and local communities in Downtown Los Angeles. This site at the
Bigge Performs Multi Crane Tilt Up at Pinole Point, CA With Tandem Lift
In Richmond, CA, Bigge recently performed a tilt up at Pinole Point. Bigge had three concrete panels which required a tandem lift using two cranes. Utilizing a Liebherr LTM1220 5.2 All Terrain crane with 100’ of boom and a Link-Belt HC-268 Lattice Boom Truck Crane with 105’ boom, Bigge lifted and placed panels weighing up to 96 tons for a new warehouse.
Bigge Gives Big This 2016 Holiday Season
The 2016 holiday season brought the spirit of giving to the team at Bigge Crane. We are proud to announce that our teams participated in variety of ways by contributing to charities in their local communities. The 2nd Annual Bigge Food Drive took place from November 15 through December 15, 2016, in both our California locations: La Mirada and San Leandro. In 2015, Bigge was able to ...
Crane Sales to Latin America Bounce Back
The year 2016 proved to be a fruitful one for Latin America. According to Construcción Latinoamericana some of the countries currently seeing the most activity are Ecuador, Bolivia, México, El Salvador and Argentina.
Bigge Lifts Beardley Spillway Bridge
Bigge recently perfomed an emergency job for the Oakdale and South San Joaquin Irrigation District, lifting out the Beardsley Spillway Bridge.
San Francisco Doyle Drive Project
In 2016, Bigge worked on the Presidio Parkway restoration project in San Francisco, CA. Our crawler cranes, the Manitowoc 2250 and Liebherr LR1200SX, were used to remove girders and to prep an area for demolition.
One Bigge Green and One Bigge Giving Committees
The One Bigge Green and One Bigge Giving teams partnered to host a can drive in which the proceeds were used to purchase school supplies for a local school. With the assistance of the San Leandro Education Foundation, much needed school supplies, including 100 backpacks with crayons, markers, colored pencils, erasers, sharpeners, scissors, folders and hand sanitizer, were donated to Wa...
Chabot Dam Seismic Upgrade
Recently, the Bigge team participated in a portion of the seismic upgrade process for the Chabot Dam in San Leandro, CA. The cranes used onsite were a Kobelco CK2750G and a Terex RT780, which were used to test and prep the ground at the Chabot Dam. A 6 Line Goldhofer PST was used for mobilization and demobilzation. A The challenges of the job were the steepness of the site, hairpin tur...
Bigge Lifts in Seattle, WA
In August of 2016, Bigge provided an operated & maintained Grove RT880E Rough Terrain crane for new construction in downtown Seattle, Washington. Lifting steel beams, wood, compressors and generators, Bigge was able to execute a plan in extremely limited space.
Seeing the Big Picture
As a young man, I tried on many hats when it came to working before becoming a Safety Professional. Granted all of these positions were entry level, but boy did I learn a lot. The old saying “hindsight is 20/20” is true, we learn from our experiences. Back then I was eager to jump in and get dirty. I was willing to try and learn something new, but many times this ended with an incident...