Projects

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Replacing Chillers in Downtown Chicago

By admin_imperial - June 17, 2020

Portfolio Request A Quote View As Pdf High five moment Imperial Crane saved Loyola University time and money on a chiller replacement project in downtown Chicago. Chicago-based Imperial Crane & Rigging often wins jobs based on adept lift planning, crane selection and its “thinking outside the box” mentality. A case in point was a recent…

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Imperial Partners with Mt. Prospect for their Millennium Celebration

By admin_imperial - June 17, 2020

Portfolio Request A Quote View As Pdf Imperial Crane partnered with the Village of Mt. Prospect to hoist two signs on their water tower to announce their centennial anniversary (1917-2017). Mt. Prospect began as a farm community and now has over 60,000 residents. Imperial was able to setup the crane in the existing parking lot…

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Imperial Crane featured in the August issue of ACT magazine for their lift plan expertise

By admin_imperial - June 17, 2020

Portfolio Request A Quote View As Pdf General contractors, the Army Corps of Engineers and crane owning companies clearly see the risk mitigation benefits of requiring software-generated lift plans before work is performed. Daily crane users large and small like to see calculated lift plans to have assurance they’re getting a crane that’s neither too…

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Imperial Crane is selected as the first round pick for the second year in a row for the 2016 NFL Draft

By admin_imperial - June 17, 2020

Portfolio Request A Quote View As Pdf In 2015 and 2016, Imperial Crane took part in the assembly of the main stage for the NFL Draft. The NFL Draft is one of the biggest sporting events and Imperial Crane was excited to be drafted to take on this project. Imperial lifted 7,800 poles that held…

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Up Close with Abraham Lincoln and the Common Man

By admin_imperial - June 17, 2020

Portfolio Request A Quote View As Pdf The Common Man and an Abraham Lincoln’s 36 foot tall monumental statues hung from Imperial’s crane at the Crown Point, Indiana Sportsplex. This is a part of the Crown Point six month public art project which depicts Abraham Lincoln explaining the Gettysburg Address to today’s common man. The…

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Imperial Crane makes the wheel go round at Graue Mill in Oak, Brook IL.

By admin_imperial - June 17, 2020

Portfolio Request A Quote View As Pdf The 164 year old Graue Mill is under construction to make structural improvements. As a part of their renovations, Imperial Crane was called on-site to lift the waterwheel so that repairs can be done underneath the wheel. Imperial Crane is estimated to be back on site in June…

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Imperial Crane on the front cover of ACT magazine along with Imperial Power featured in the same issue for the 756kV switchyard project.

By admin_imperial - June 17, 2020

Portfolio Request A Quote View As Pdf Crane choreography Imperial Power Services was called in to take care of business at an electrical plant. John Skelly reports. Last November T&D Power contracted Imperial Power Services of Bridgeview, IL to pick a 765kV dead-end structure during a planned power outage. After hearing what Imperial had accomplished…

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Complicated Motor Removal Simplified with Custom Devices

By admin_imperial - June 17, 2020

Portfolio Request A Quote View As Pdf Minimizing downtime is crucial to any business, but an outage at a nuclear plant can cost millions. When the Braidwood Generating Station in northeast Illinois serviced its heater drain motors, the complicated removal procedure was time consuming and took the motors out of commission for weeks. After the…

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Imperial Crane Hired to Remove Chicago’s Historic Water Tower

By admin_imperial - June 17, 2020

Portfolio Request A Quote View As Pdf Multiple cranes were on-site during the removal of the historic water tower from the Goldblatt Brothers Department Store building. Imperial removed a 40,000 pound tank that began on a Saturday morning and continued into the night. A replica of this tower is set to be replaced in 2018.…

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Take a “SPIN” with Imperial Crane

By admin_imperial - June 17, 2020

Portfolio Request A Quote View As Pdf Imperial Crane took part in Navy Pier’s Ferris Wheel’s last go around as they were hired to assemble six of the new legs weighing 36,000 pounds each. Navy Pier was shut down for two days while Imperial assembled these during some of the coldest weather conditions and a…

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