Specialists in Heavy-Lift and Transport Planning

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Services for Project Managers, Contractors or Facility Owners

With the recent media focus on crane accidents, it is becoming critical for a professional, expert review and supervision of all types of lifting activities. HLI Consulting can bring its considerable pool of talent and experience to the table, to ensure your sub-contractor is performing safely, efficiently and within the law.

  • Project pre-planning.
  • Feasibility studies.
  • Review of sub-contractor plans and on-site representation.
  • Risk analysis.
  • Provision of full-time on-site heavy-lift and transport  “Rigging Engineers”

Most companies do not have a dedicated rigging professional. Let HLI Consulting perform this role, releasing your employees for other work, and minimizing your risk and liability...

Services for Equipment Owners

HLI Consulting can help you out in several ways:

We can take an existing plan and give it the polish and professional touch that will impress your clients. You know your equipment, you know your personnel:
HLI Consulting can help you project that confidence and ensure you meet all the administrative requirements of the project, leaving you to do what you do best…
HLI Consulting can use your logo and design a custom drawing title block, so our work will appear to originate from your offices.
We can take a job site drawing (and if necessary visit the job site) and develop a lift plan using your equipment and personnel.


  • Detailed method statements including preparation of CAD drawings for rigging and transportation activities using your equipment.
  • Over-dimensional road permit drawing preparation.
  • Equipment sourcing & comparison for purcasing decisions.
  • AutoCAD Block creation and compilation of custom drop-down menus for use by your draftsmen.
  • Redrafting into CAD of paper drawings.

Other Services

  • Equipment testing and inspection.
  • Accident investigation.
  • Provision of expert witnesses.
  • Sourcing of P.E. services.

We believe HLI Consulting offers the most comprehensive service available in our industry, and we look forward to showing you how we can lower your costs and minimize your risk and liability. HLI Consulting carries $1,000,000 in professional liability insurance and an additional $1,000,000 general liability policy for your peace of mind.

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HLI Consulting now offers full 3D Animation and Illustration Services

  • Bridge Replacement in New York
  • Crane Support Structure Concept


  • Accident Reenactment to Support Expert Witness Testimony


  • Concept Bridge Spanning Technique for Presentation to Local Highway Authorities




Steve Sparrow

Tel: (+1) 832-592-0048
Cell: (+1) 817-776-6068