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Marks Crane & Rigging Projects

Marks Crane & Rigging Projects


Marks Crane & Rigging has been a leader in the heavy hoisting industry since the 1930's. Over the years we have been a part of many projects and have completed them safely. Here is a just a few of the project stories that we have collected over the years.

Chevron Building

Midland Texas crane rental

Marks Crane & Rigging provided a crane to hoist a 18,000 lb roof top unit on the Chevron building in Midland, Odessa. The Grove GMK6350 had 233 ft of boom extended and was 60 ft over the building.

Fenton Tank Hoist

hoisting 50,000 gal tank with cranes

Marks Crane & Rigging provided a pair of Terex AC250-1- 300 ton all-terrain cranes for Fenton Rigging and Contracting.

GE Wind Lubbock, Texas

ge wind turbine lubbock texas marks crane

Hoisting a man basket for GE Wind near Lubbock, Texas. The man basket personnel are inspecting the wind turbine blades and testing the wind turbine blades.

Intrepid Potash Shutdown

intrepid potash crane rental

Marks Crane & Rigging provided seven cranes for the Intrepid Potash West plant 2015 shutdown. The shutdown included heavy picks that required our sister companies Grove GMK6400, a 450 ton all terrain crane. The Grove GMK6450 shown below is hoisting a tub. The tub weighed 44,000 lbs.

Latter-day Saints Church Lubbock

Hoisting the Latter Day Saints Church statue

Shown here is a project we did for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints here in Lubbock. We replaced their statue. The statue was a 160ft reach and we utilized our Terex AC250-1 a 300 ton crane and Grove GMK5275 a 275 ton crane.

Lubbock Mall Crane Project

Hoisting a chiller lubbock mall with crane

Shown here is a project we did for the South Plains Mall and DFW air conditioning and heating. The project involved hoisting a 13,000 lb chiller with our Terex AC250-1 a 300 ton crane.

Lubbock South Plains Mall

Grove GMK6400 working at South Plains mall in Lubbock

South Plains Mall has been a fixture of our community since its opening in 1972 and is currently owned by Macerich of Santa Monica, CA. Unfortunately, after a winter storm dropped over 10” of snow, a section of the roof, in the middle of the mall, collapsed.

Oxy Flare Stack Hobbs

odessa flare stack

This project was at Oxy South Hobbs unit with our sister comapanies Manitowoc 2250 and our Terex AC-250 a 300 ton all terrain crane. The flare stack was 200 ft tall and weighed 120,000 lb.

OXY Mallet Plant

occidental petroleum mallet plant crane rental

This project was at the OXY [Occidental Petroluem] Mallet CO2 Recovery Plant in Sundown, Texas. We used the Terex AC250-1 to hoist valves.

Oxy Transformers Hoist and Heavy Haul

SPX Transformer hoist crane service

Marks Crane & Rigging provided a few cranes and transportation solutions for SPX. We hoisted three transformers that varied in weight from 118,750 lbs to 123,240 lbs.

Praxair Vessel

praxair vessel lubbock texas

This project was Pedro's Tamales in Lubbock, Texas for our client Praxair. We used our Terex AC-250 a 300 ton all terrain crane and out Terex Explorer 5600 a 180 ton all terrain crane. The vessel that we hoisted weighed 32,000 lbs.

Texas Tech Recreation Center

texas tech recreation center crane

This project was the Texas Tech recreational center in Lubbock, Texas. We hoisted a man lift into the basement. The man lift weighed 17,500 lbs and we use our Terex Explore 5600 a 180 ton all terrain crane.

Triple S Tower Lubbock, Texas

triple s tower marks crane rental

We are working on a tower for Triple S Tower in downtown Lubbock, Texas with our Terex AC250-1 a 300 ton all terrain crane.

Two Crane Vessel Hoist

Hoisting a vessel for OPD

Shown here is a project we did client in the Southeastern, New Mexico area. We used the Manitowoc 16000, a 440 ton crawler and Grove GMK6350, a 350 ton all-terrain crane.

Customer Testimonials

  • I wanted to let you know the great job that Justin Moffett has recently done for us. We had a relatively difficult lift of a 50,000 gal tank in Lubbock, TX and ran into a few site and logistics issues. Justin was able to go back to the site with one of our techs in order to take additional measurements and modify the lift plan to allow the lift to proceed safely and as scheduled. Without Justin’s flexibility and intimate knowledge of the crane capacities, the lift would have had to be postponed.
    Todd Maas

  • I wanted to recognize one of your crane operators (David Clark) that set in place the rain water tanks last week for Excell. Not only is he a great operator but his positive attitude made an impression.
    David Gardner

  • Those guys [the MCR crew] are very professional in what they do. They did everything asked and were very safe at doing it. I had a lot of comments from HES and upper management on how they handled themselves. I would like to thank you and the crew that you send me for making my job just a little easier.
    Byron Priest

  • We have been using a 300 ton all terrain crane to erect 290' self supporting towers. I understand that many outfits do not max out their tip height very often and that Marks is likely no different. That said, the crew that was at the South Plains II Wind Project did an outstanding job of helping us erect our structures. They were prompt, professional, and most importantly, safe. We ran into some adverse ground conditions during the early stages of this project and Marks was able to work through them to help us meet our deadlines. I would recommend your service to anyone and look forward to working together in the future.
    Eric Rodenborn

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