SWaM Certification

We are pleased to announce that this morning we received our SWaM Certification from the Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise (DMBE). SWaM Certification allows us to compete with larger companies when bidding on VDOT jobs and other Virginia government contracts. For more information about SWaM and the DMBE, visit their web site at http://www.dmbe.virginia.gov/aboutus.html. For more information about doing […]

Cell Tower

Hoisting a man cage to work on a cell tower in Haymarket, VA on May 1st using a 70-ton Grove.

 

Dulles Jet Bridge

Lifting a Jet Bridge at Dulles Airport
On Wednesday May 7th, a crew traveled to Dulles Airport for the removal of a 58,000 lb. passenger jet bridge. Using a 110-ton Grove TMS9000E, the 60-foot long bridge was easily removed from the terminal and placed on our Trail King double drop deck stretch trailer.
The rain held off long enough to secure […]

Happy 56th Birthday RAC

 

Long, Lost Blog

Long time, no post. This picture was taken at our annual company picnic in 2009. Since that time, we have lost many of those who were and still are near and dear to us. Paul Devine was the first to leave us after we saw him at our 2011 picnic. Barnes passed away in December 2012, and his brother Jimmy […]

Howard Barnes FitzGerald

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our long-time boss, coworker, family member and friend, Howard Barnes FitzGerald. Barnes, as he was known to friends, family and coworkers, was one of the three founding FitzGerald brothers who made their start as steel workers with Arlington Iron Works. In 1957, he headed Rent-A-Crane, Inc. as an offshoot […]