Power Generation & Transmission

Lifting, Transport, & Rigging Solutions for the Power Industry

Crane, Rigging, & Transport Solutions for the Power Industry

With ever increasing demand for electricity, our nation’s power generation and transmission industry requires partners capable of safely completing complex, critical projects on time and on budget. For that reason, Northwest is an industry leading provider of lifting, rigging, and transportation solutions to the power industry. From transporting and installing transformers to providing operated and maintained cranes to support hydroelectric upgrade projects, Northwest has the right personnel, equipment, and expertise to get the job done right.

When it comes to working in power generation and transmission facilities, safety is the name of the game. That makes Northwest your perfect partner for your next crane, rigging, or transportation project. With our Safety Culture, industry leading safety statistics, ongoing safety and craft training for our personnel, and commitment to continuous improvement, you can count on Northwest to safely and efficiently move your project forward.

Whether your power project is new construction, an emergency operation, or a planned upgrade, Northwest provides industry leading Liebherr cranes, the best operators and riggers in the business, and a trusted, experienced project planning and management team. When your project calls for installation of a large, heavy transformer count on our transportation and jack & slide expertise to get the job done right. If you need to lift heavy SCR components, turn to Northwest’s innovative rigging solutions and heavy lift cranes to maximize efficiency on your project. Whatever your project may be, call on Northwest 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Our versatile fleet of highly maneuverable compact cranes, heavy-lift crawler cranes, all-terrain mobile cranes, and self-propelled modular platform transporters are always ready to go to work.

Northwest’s in-house project engineers and project managers develop detailed lift plans, pre-project planning, and tailored lifting and logistical solutions. Our approach ensures that your project avoids unnecessary delays, saving you time and money. Additionally, you will be knowledgeable of how we plan to perform our work in your critical facility, and you can know that Northwest is providing the right personnel and equipment to get the job done safely and efficiently.

Northwest maintains an active status with a number of safety rating agencies including ISNet World and PICS PEC/SafeLand USA.  We also keep our personnel current with OSHA 10 Electrical Hazard training and site-specific training programs. Call on Northwest for your next turnaround, construction project, or emergency repair. We will help move your project forward.

We Support All Power Projects:

  • Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)
  • Cogeneration (Co-Gen)
  • Hydroelectric Stations
  • Substation Construction
  • Transformer Transportation & Installation
  • Transmission Line Construction
  • Transmission Line Inspection & Maintenance
  • Trans-Loading & Storage

Featured Power Generation & Transmission Projects

LTC 1050-3.1

Transformer Set Inside Existing Structure

The LTC 1050-3.1 setting a 21,500 lb transformer inside a building. The compact crane footprint and special jib attachment made this crane the ideal choice for this job and had inches to spare from the

LTM 1300-6.2 - Transformer - Bristow, OK

LTM 1300-6.2 – Bristow, OK Transformer Set

With the unique maneuverability of our Goldhofer PST-SLE, a self-propelled modular trailer, Northwest was able to transport this 150,000 lb transformer into site and allowed our Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2 to safely set it in place.


Billings Wind Farms Erection

Northwest’s LR1600/2 erecting wind turbines near Billings, OK. Northwest has proudly served the Wind Power Industry in Oklahoma since the first farm was constructed in 2003. Northwest can provide a full range of operated and

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