Crane service provider I&H Kran Transport Montage Service, based in Germany, added a 6-axle Tadano ATF 400G-6 all terrain crane to its fleet. Nils Laumann, I&H member of the management, said, “Normally, such a lifting capacity is only provided by 7-axle machines, which restricts flexibility enormously. The ATF 400G-6 takes us through all roundabouts in our core area and need not be accompanied by escort vehicles. “As we keep our fleet permanently up to date, the resale value of the cranes is essential. With the two engines, I can verify … [Read more...]
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Crane service provider Daum HKS in Germany has added a 5-axle Tadano ATF 110G-5 all terrain crane to its fleet. Jürgen Klee, Daum HKS managing director, said, “Our decision for the ATF 100G-5 has proved to be worthwhile. The crane is capable of much more performance than you would expect from such a vehicle based on work experience. “Due to the dual-engine concept, Tadano cranes are perceptibly more economical and extremely powerful - even without additional counterweight, which can be noticed especially when such a crane is used as … [Read more...]
FESCO, Ltd. purchased two new ATF 180G-5 cranes from TADANO America. The ATF 180G-5 has a capacity of 200 tons and a maximum lift height of 324 feet. FESCO, Ltd, a Texas-based oilfield service company, plans to use the all-terrain cranes in a variety of ways. The ATF 180G-5 features cameras on the main and auxiliary winches. … [Read more...]
UK crane rental company Quinto Crane Hire has taken delivery of a 130 tonne Tadano ATF 130G-5 All Terrain crane. The five axle machine features a 60 metre main boom plus an 18 metre bi-fold swingaway extension. The all wheel steer crane can carry up to 21.7 tonnes of counterweight on the road, within the UK’s STGO category C, and comes with heavy duty 3.8 metre off-settable extension, capable of lifting up to 40 tonnes. Intended for refinery work the crane has also been fitted with AMOT engine shutdown valves. Quinto owner Oliver Arnold, … [Read more...]
Crane manufacturer Tadano has launched the ATF 100G-4 all terrain crane and an updated version of the ATF 70G-4. The 100 tonne capacity ATF 100G-4 has a 51.2 metre boom and an 18 m boom extension. Its maximum working radius is 73 m. Vehicle length is 13.05 m and it has a transport weight of 48 tonnes where the 12 tonne axle load limit includes 6 tonnes of counterweight. An asymmetrical outrigger base control is standard on the ATF 100G-4 and it has a flexible counterweight system to help meet axle load regulations. Power is from two … [Read more...]
The first unit of Tadano's new four axle, 100 tonne ATF 100G-4 All Terrain crane to delivered in the UK has arrived with Crowland cranes in Peterborough. Demand for the new crane was such that it went straight out to a job, leaving no time for any official hand over ceremonies. The new crane is equipped with EUROMOT 4/EPA Tier 4f engines in the carrier and superstructure a 51.2 metre six section main boom, plus 10 to 18 metre bi-fold swingaway extension and a new counterweight system. … [Read more...]
Aertssen Machinery Services (AMS), a branch of Belgian company Aertssen Kranen based in the Middle East, has taken delivery of a Tadano GR-1450EX rough terrain crane. The company will offer the 145 tonne capacity RT for rent with an operator, a spokesperson said. It will be used for work in construction yards in refinery, oil and gas businesses as well as land reclamation projects and large scale infrastructure sites, a spokesperson added. Tony Nuyts, AMS branch manager, said, “The Tadano GR-1450EX is the largest Tadano rough terrain … [Read more...]
Transport and crane service provider Otto Fischer chose a Tadano ATF 220G-5 all terrain crane to lift a bridge at the state garden show in Saxony, Germany. Otto Fischer was contracted to carry out the logistics, construction and lifting of the bridge. The pedestrian bridge weighed 24 tonnes and the 220 tonner lifted the bridge 35 metres in the air, before placing it into position. During the lift the team had to contend with a small working area. The ATF 220G-5 was configured with its full 71 tonnes of counterweight and worked at a radius of … [Read more...]
Satoru Oyashiki, vice president of Tadano Faun, is moving back to Tadano headquarters in Japan, after six years in the job. He will be replaced by Akihiko Kitamura who moved to Germany in October. Kitamura has been an officer of Tadano since 2011. Oyashaki’s role as sales and customer support director, will be taken over by Rolf Sonntag. Sonntag joined Tadano Faun in a production role in 1992 and has been a Geschäftsführer of Tadano Faun since 2007. … [Read more...]